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Emily Wiemers

Emily Wiemers

Contact Information:

eewiemer@syr.edu

315.443.3749

320C Lyman Hall

Emily Wiemers

Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department


Faculty Associate, Aging Studies Institute

Research Affiliate, Center for Policy Research

Courses

Economics for Public Decisions

Highest degree earned

Ph.D., University of California, 2009 

Bio

Emily Wiemers is an associate professor of public administration and international affairs, a faculty associate at the Aging Studies Institute and a research affiliate in the Center for Policy Research.

She holds a Ph.D. in economics from UCLA, a M.A. from University College Dublin and a B.A. from Brown University.

Her work examines inter-generational ties and economic well-being across the life course. Her recent work focuses the impact of health and disability on earnings instability and inter-generational transfers across adult ages.

She is a recipient of research grants from the National Institute on Aging, Russell Sage Foundation, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Wiemers’ research has been published in journals such as Demography, Population Development Review, The Gerontologist, and Review of Economics of the Household. 

Specialties

Labor economics, demography, economics of aging, household behavior and family economics, health economics