Faculty Bulletin Board

Economics professor appointed new associate dean for research in social sciences


Till von Wachter, professor of economics, has been appointed associate dean for research for the division of social sciences in the UCLA College.

He will work with the dean of social sciences and the director for research and civic engagement to find opportunities for enhancing the division’s research infrastructure and strengthening its community partnerships. Additionally, he will lead the newly created “Dean’s Forum,” a faculty advisory board representing the division’s academic units and research centers.

von Wachter’s work focuses on labor economics, the economics of aging, personnel economics and macroeconomics. He has testified in front of Congress and has two more works soon to be published. von Wachter is a research affiliate for the California Center for Population Research and RAND. 

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