Emily Wiemers

Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Emily Weimers faculty

Contact Information
eewiemer@maxwell.syr.edu

320C Lyman Hall
(315) 443-3749

Degree

Ph.D., University of California, 2009 

Specialties

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

Courses

Economics for Public Decisions

Biography

Emily Wiemers is an Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs, a Faculty Associate at the Aging Studies Institute, and a Faculty 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. Professor Wiemers’ research has been published in journals such as Demography, Population Development Review, The Gerontologist, and Review of Economics of the Household.