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Professor Dora L. Costa received her Ph.D. from University of Chicago.
Research interests include: Effects of environmental stress and social networks on older age health and mortality; long-run changes in aging patterns; the effects of social networks on learning and community participation

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Professor Lloyd Shapley wins the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics

UCLA is proud to offer our warmest congratulations to Lloyd Shapley who shared the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics with Alvin Roth of Harvard University... Read More


Understanding the Current Economy: UCLA Economists Speak Out

In recent months, UCLA economists have actively written and spoken about the current economic crisis. We have compiled links (in chronological order) to the various opinions and ideas put forth by our economics faculty on issues such as how the current disaster was allowed to develop, how the proposed economic policies are likely to work, and what the future holds for our economy.







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