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Professor elected to leadership position with American Economic Association

Adriana Lleras-Muney

Adriana Lleras-Muney

Economics professor Adriana Lleras-Muney has been elected to the executive committee of the American Economic Association for a three-year term beginning Jan. 7, 2018.

As a member of the executive committee, Lleras-Muney will oversee 15 sub-committees and provide guidance and leadership on special needs or actions. The association is the profession’s most important society, publishing seven economics journals, and having over 18,000 members.

Lleras-Muney’s research studies the relationships between socioeconomic status and health, the effect of disease on income and economic development, and the determinants of fertility.

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