Timothy A. Waidmann
Senior Fellow, Health Policy Center, Urban Institute.
Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan
Research Interests: Dr. Waidmann's research focuses on the economics and demography of health, disability, and retirement. He has collaborated on several projects examining the impact of deteriorating health on the retirement decisions of older adults. Much of this work examines race and socioeconomic differences in health and retirement behavior. He has also studied the welfare economics of social insurance and the effects of government social insurance programs on labor force behavior.
Geronimus, Arline T., John Bound, Timothy A. Waidmann, Javier Rodriguez, and Brenden Timpe. 2019. "Weathering, Drugs, and Whack-a-Mole: Fundamental and Proximate Causes of Widening Educational Inequity in U.S. Life Expectancy by Sex and Race, 1990-2015." Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 60(2): 222-239.
Bound, John, Arline T. Geronimus, Javier Rodriguez, and Timothy A. Waidmann. 2016. "US Life Expectancy: The Authors Reply." Health Affairs, 35(3).
Bound, John, Arline T. Geronimus, Javier Rodriguez, and Timothy A. Waidmann. 2015. "Measuring Recent Apparent Declines In Longevity: The Role Of Increasing Educational Attainment." Health Affairs, 34(12): 2167-2173. PMCID: PMC4783133.
Bound, John, Arline T. Geronimus, Javier Rodriguez, and Timothy A. Waidmann. 2014. "The Implications of Differential Trends in Mortality for Social Security Policy."
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