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Emily Wiemers, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Economics, College of Liberal Arts
  • Telephone: 617.287.6984
  • Office Location: Wheatley Hall-05-084

Areas of Expertise

Household Behavior and Family Economics, Labor and Demographic Economics, Economics of Health and Aging

Degrees

PhD University of California, Los Angeles

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Emily Wiemers's work focuses on intergenerational transfers and family exchange across the life course. She is currently working on a project funded by the National Institute on Aging to collect and analyze new data on family ties and transfers in the 2013 Panel Study of Income Dynamics. She has received a Sloan Foundation Research Grant to study the effect of transfers to mutiple generations on labor supply. She is also involved in a new data collection project funded by the National Institute on Aging which interviews the parents of respondents to the Add Health Study. She has recently begun work funded by the Russell Sage Foundation with co-principal investigator Michael Carr to examine earnings dynamics across the earnings distribution.

View Professor Wiemers's curriculum vitae.