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Leora Friedberg

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Economics
Office location and address
Monroe Hall, Room 257
248 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Johns Hopkins University
Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Variable and Fixed Indexed Annuities - A Primer
Source: Alliance for Lifetime Income
June 01, 2021 – May 31, 2022
Which households benefit from delayed claiming?
Source: Regents of the University of Michigan
February 01, 2021 – September 15, 2021
Complexity and Mistakes in Retirement Saving and Health Insurance Choices
Source: Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association
August 31, 2018 – August 31, 2019
AS-ECON The Market for Long-term Care Insurance
Source: Boston College
September 15, 2011 – August 31, 2015
ECON 4880: Seminar in Policy Analysis
Credits: 3
Introduces the methods used to estimate the effects of existing and proposed government programs. Methods will be illustrated with applications to several areas of government policy. Students will complete an empirical policy analysis under faculty supervision. Prerequisite: ECON 3010 or 3110, ECON 3720, and ECON 4310.
ECON 4999: Distinguished Majors Thesis
Credits: 1–3
Supervised research culminating in the writing of a Distinguished Majors thesis. Restricted to members of the Distinguished Majors Program.
LPPP 7600: Thesis Project
Credits: 3
Thesis Project
PPOL 7600: Thesis Project
Credits: 3
Thesis Project
LPPP 7610: Applied Policy Project
Credits: 3
The Applied Policy Project (APP) is the capstone event of the MPP program, an independent analytical project for each student, working with an external client on a mutually agreed upon policy problem facing the client organization. The final product is a report approximately 50 pages single-spaced in length, professionally bound, and presented both to the faculty member and to the client.
PPOL 7610: Applied Policy Project
Credits: 3
The Applied Policy Project (APP) is the capstone event of the MPP program, an independent analytical project for each student, working with an external client on a mutually agreed upon policy problem facing the client organization. The final product is a report approximately 50 pages single-spaced in length, professionally bound, and presented both to the faculty member and to the client.
LPPP 7750: Applied Policy Project II
Credits: 3
The Applied Policy Project (APP) is the capstone event of the MPP program, an independent analytical project for each student. During APP II, students produce a final report of approximately 50 single-spaced, professionally bound pages. The report is presented to both the faculty member and to the client.
ECON 8310: Public Economics I
Credits: 3
Topics include the justifications for government activities; principles of program analysis; illustrative theoretical and empirical analysis of expenditure programs; and theories of political processes. Prerequisite: ECON 7030 or instructor permission.
ECON 8320: Public Economics II
Credits: 3
Studies the foundations of excess burden, incidence analysis, and optimal taxation; studies of taxation; general equilibrium analysis for tax policy; and the study of tax reform. Prerequisite: ECON 7030 or instructor permission.
ECON 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of the first reader or prospective first reader.