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Susan Chen
Assistant Professor, College of Finance and Legal Studies
University of Alabama

Susan Chen is a health economist with a research agenda that focuses on topics in aging and nutrition. Dr. Chen’s research in aging focuses on estimating the effect of government programs such as the Social Security Disability Insurance on the early retirement decisions of prime aged men. In more recent work she has focused on modeling joint household labor supply decisions and estimating the effect of disability insurance on spousal labor supply.



Associated Research Projects
 
UM12-16:  The Economic Well-Being of Rejected Disability Applicants
UM10-05:  The Effect of Disability and Disability Insurance on Spousal Labor Supply