Richard Burkhauser

Sarah Gibson Blanding Professor of Policy Analysis, Cornell University

Richard Burkhauser is the Sarah Gibson Blanding Professor of Public Policy in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management and Professor in the Department of Economics, Cornell University. He is also professorial research fellow at the University of Melbourne in Australia. His professional career has focused on how public policies affect the economic behavior and well-being of vulnerable populations, e.g., older persons, people with disabilities, low-skilled workers. He has published widely on these topics in journals of demography, economics, gerontology, as well as public policy. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.