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John P. Laitner
Director of the University of Michigan Retirement Research Center, Senior Research Scientist at the Institute for Social Research, and Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan. You may contact Dr. Laitner through the project email:mrrcumich at

Executive Committee

MRRC’s Executive Committee works with the Director to develop the Center’s current and long-range research agenda; to build the roster of pariticipating researchers; and to conduct the MRRC’s research review process.

John Bound

Research Professor, University of Michigan

Eric French

Professor, University College London; Fellow, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS); Sr Economist & Research Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Michael Hurd

Senior Economist, RAND

John P. Laitner

MRRC Director & Professor of Economics, University of Michigan

Kathleen McGarry

Professor of Economics, UCLA; Research Associate, NBER

Olivia S. Mitchell

Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Wharton

Ananth Seshadri

Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Daniel Silverman

Professor of Economics, Arizona State University

Dmitriy Stolyarov

MRRC Associate Director & Associate Professor of Economics, University of Michigan

David Weir

Research Professor and Director, Health and Retirement Study, University of Michigan

Robert J. Willis

Research Professor, University of Michigan

3030 ISR-Thompson
University of Michigan
P.O Box 1248
426 Thompson Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248
734-615-0422 (p)
734-615-2180 (f)

Board of Outside Scholars

MRRC’s Board of Outside Scholars helps to insure the policy relevance, utility, and scope of the MRRC research, evaluation, and data development goals.

Louis Enoff

Principal, Enoff Associates Ltd.

Leora Friedberg

Associate Professor of Economics, University of Virginia

Gary Koenig

Vice President, Economic and Consumer Security, Public Policy Institute, AARP

Karen Pence

Adviser, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Jack Van Derhei

Research Director, EBRI Fellow’s Program

Patricia Vinkenes

Policy Analyst, Office of Management and Budget (retired)

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