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Lucie Schmidt

Robert A. Woods Professor of Economics


Wright Hall 214


Lucie Schmidt is an empirical microeconomist working in the fields of labor, health and the economics of the family. Specific research areas include U.S. social safety net programs with a particular focus on programs for individuals with disabilities; retirement security; and the economics of marriage and fertility decisions. She is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a co-editor of the Review of the Economics of the Household. Her work has been published in the Journal of Human Resources, the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Health Economics, the American Journal of Health Economics, the Social Security Bulletin and Demography, among others. Schmidt teaches introductory microeconomics and courses in labor economics, gender and economics, population economics, and poverty and public policy.

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Spring 2024


Ph.D., M.A., University of Michigan
A.B., Smith College

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