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Ananth Seshadri

Professor of Economics

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Ananth Seshadri is professor and chair of the department of economics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he specializes in macroeconomics and public finance. He has written on the causes and consequences of demographic change and the effects of technological change in accounting for various demographic patterns. His research has appeared in leading economics journals, including The American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, and the Journal of Political Economy. He was awarded a research fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in 2006. He has received several competitive research grants from the National Science Foundation, and from the National Institute of Aging.  His undergraduate degree is from BITS Pilani, India and his Ph.D. is from the University of Rochester.

Associated Research Projects

UM17-03: Understanding Earnings, Labor Supply and Retirement Decisions
UM16-06: The Interaction Between Consumption and Health in Retirement
UM14-03: Long-Run Determinants of Intergenerational Transfers.
UM13-Q1: Uncovering the Relationship Between Real Interest Rates and Economic Growth
UM13-11: The Assets and Liabilities of Cohorts: The Antecedents of Retirement Security
UM13-01: Health Insurance and Retirement Decisions
UM12-09: The Interplay of Wealth, Retirement Decisions, Policy and Economic Shocks
UM11-12: The Influence of Public Policy on Health, Wealth and Mortality
UM10-19: New Explorations of Health and Wealth
UM09-04: What Replacement Rates Should Households Use?
UM08-01: Are All Americans Saving Adequately for Retirement
UM07-12: Children and Household Wealth
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