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Researcher Detail

Na Yin
Assistant Professor
Baruch College The Graduate Center of CUNY

Na Yin is an assistant professor in the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College and a faculty associate of the CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR). Dr. Yin's research is on how public disability and retirement policies affect the economic behavior and well-being of vulnerable populations, such as the elderly and the disabled. In particular, she focuses on how public policies, e.g., Social Security programs and Medicare policies, affect their health status and economic well-being, and how the policies shape their benefit claiming behavior and receipt, and labor supply decisions. Na received her PhD in Economics from State University of New York at Stony Brook and BA in Economics from Renmin University in Beijing.



Associated Research Projects
 
UM13-02:  How Close to Actuarial Fairness Are Old-Age, Spouse’s and Widower’s Benefits for Current and Future Beneficiaries?