Monday, Dec 1
Linda Waite, Health & Well-Being of Adults over 60
Graduate Student, Population Studies Center.
Graduate Student, Department of Economics.
Graduate Student, School of Law.
Economics and Law, Year: 5
PSC Mentor: James Hines, Jr
J.D., University of Michigan
M.A., University of Michigan
Research Interests: law and economics issues (e.g. how probate law affects testamentary decisions) and decision making over the business cycle (e.g. how tax evasion and savings behavior differ during high and low income periods); his other work looks at the effect of recessions on low- and moderate-income households, the effect of weather on birthrates, and the socially optimal punishment of crime.