Lucie Schmidt

Professor of Economics and Director of the Williams-Exeter Programme at Oxford University

Williams Oxford Program
At Williams since 2002


A.B. Smith College, Government (1993)
M.A. University of Michigan, Economics (1997)
Ph.D. University of Michigan, Economics (2003)

Areas of Expertise

  • Labor economics
  • Health economics
  • Economics of the family
  • Anti-poverty policy


Current Committees

  • Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


I am an empirical microeconomist working in the fields of labor and health economics and the economics of the family.

Specific research areas include social safety net programs in the United States, with a particular focus on programs for individuals with disabilities; retirement security; and the economics of marriage and fertility decisions.

I am also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Co-Editor of the Review of the Economics of the Household.

My CV.

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