January 17, 2013, 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Robert Sutherland Hall, 138 Union Street, Room 202
Associate Professor, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University
Steven Lehrer is an Associate Professor of Economics at Queen's University and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). His research focuses on health economics, economics of education, labor markets, causal inference and experimental economics. His recent research on genetic lotteries received the 2009 Victor R. Fuchs Research Award for his best paper with the potential to spawn new research in an underdeveloped area of health economics or health policy. His research has been published in the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Health Economics, American Political Science Review among other outlets. Prior to joining Queen’s, Prof. Lehrer spent two years at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania as the John M. Olin Postdoctoral Fellow in Medical Economics. He received his PhD in economics from the University of Pittsburgh and his B. A. in Economics at McGill University. He also serves as an associate editor for both Canadian Public Policy and Empirical Economics.