Frontiers in Genetics and Economics

November 18th-19th, 2021

The conference Frontiers in Genetics and Economics will take place on Thursday, November 18th and Friday, November 19th, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The conference will bring together economists interested in the potential for genetic data to contribute to broad, long-standing questions in economics.

The two-day conference is hosted by BRIDGE (BRInging Data on Genetics to Economics) and sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) at UW-Madison, the Center for the Economics of Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Chicago, and the National Institute on Aging as the funder of the Research Network on the Determinants of Life Course Capabilities and Outcomes.

For more information, visit the main event page on CDHA’s website.

Conference Organizers

Jason Fletcher

CDHA Director, UW–Madison


Nicholas Papageorge

Johns Hopkins University


Victor Ronda

Center for the Economics of Human Development


Lauren Schmitz

UW–Madison


Kevin Thom

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee


Sessions

Next Frontiers

Daniel Benjamin

University of California, Los Angeles


David Cesarini

New York University


Lauren Schmitz

UW–Madison


Patrick Turley

University of Southern California


 

Health and Health Behaviors

Robel Alemu

Tufts University


Norma Coe

University of Pennsylvania


Titus Galama

University of Southern California


 
 

Human Capital Development

Orazio Attanasio

Yale University


Silvia H. Barcellos

University of Southern California


Jonathan Beauchamp

George Mason University


Victor Ronda

Center for the Economics of Human Development


Matthew Wiswall

University of Wisconsin-Madison


Intergenerational Mobility

Joseph Ferrie

Northwestern University


Bhash Mazumder

Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago


Aldo Rustichini

University of Minnesota


 
 

Lifecycle Behavior

Leandro Carvalho

University of Southern California


George-Levi Gayle

Washington University in St. Louis


Richard Sias

University of Arizona


Mateo Velásquez-Giraldo

Johns Hopkins University