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Dora Costa
Dora Costa, Principal Investigator

Dora L. Costa is the Kenneth T. Sokoloff Professor of Economic History at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research, grounded in American economic history, focuses on issues in labor economics, demography, and health.

Leah Platt Boustan Profile
Leah Platt Boustan, Co-Investigator

Leah Boustan, a professor of economics at Princeton University, is co-director of the Development of the American Economy (DAE) Program.

Sok Chul Hong, Co-Investigator
Chulhee Lee, Co-Investigator
Robert A. Margo, Co-Investigator
Sven Wilson, Co-Investigator
Noelle Yetter
Noelle Yetter, Director of Research Operations

Noelle Yetter directs data acquisition efforts associated with the Union Army data project.

Ran Abramitzky Profile
Ran Abramitzky, Senior Investigator
Hoyt Bleakley, Senior Investigator
Moshe Buchinsky, Senior Investigator
Louis Nguyen, Senior Investigator
Irwin Rosenberg, Senior Investigator

Supported by the National Institute on Aging grant #P01AG010120


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