Section Banner
spacer home > people > researchers > researcher detail
Researcher Detail

Lee Lillard
University of Michigan

Lee Lillard was the first Director of the Michigan Retirement Research Center. He was Professor of Economics and Senior Research Scientist, Survey Research Center, University of Michigan. Lillard was an applied econometrician and labor economist who worked jointly with many and diverse co-authors, Lillard made important contributions to the study of life-cycle earnings, marriage, fertility, divorce, mortality, intergenerational mobility, and a wide variety of other issues of general interest. Before joining the U-M in 1998, Lillard spent 20 years with RAND where he was the founding Director of the Center for the Study of Aging.

Associated Research Projects
UM01-08:  Improving Modeling Behavioral Response to Policy Change: Mircosimulation in the Presence of Heterogeneity
UM00-04:  Implications of Cognitive and Physical Impairment for Management of Financial Resources Including Individual Accounts
UM99-06:  Spouse and Survivor Benefits: Use Rates with Earnings Related Marriage, Divorce and Assortative Mating