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Todd Elder
Assistant Professor
Michigan State University

Todd Elder is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Michigan State University. He received his B.A. in economics from Stanford University and his Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University. His current research focuses on the following issues: individual responses to welfare program rules; survey data on subjective expectations; search frictions, hours constraints, and labor market transitions of older workers; and estimators for models of heterogeneous treatment effects with dummy endogenous variables.

Associated Research Projects
UM07-19:  Errors in Subjective Survival Probabilities: Prevalence and Behavioral Responses.
UM07-02:  A Longitudinal Analysis of Entry of the Low-Income Elderly into the Supplemental Security Income Program
UM05-16:  Changing Health Insurance Options and SSI Participation Among the Elderly
UM03-14:  Take-up of the Supplemental Security Income Program by the Low-Income Elderly: Interactions with the Social Security System