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Kevin S. Milligan is a Research Associate in the NBER's Programs on Aging and Public Economics and an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of British Columbia (UBC). He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Toronto in 2001 and joined the UBC economics faculty that year. He was also a Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Simon Fraser University from July 2008 to June 2009.

Milligan's research has focused on policies related to the wellbeing of children and seniors, studying issues such as child tax benefits, parental leave, tax-preferred savings, and retirement decisions. He has taught public finance and program evaluation at the graduate level, and leads a senior undergraduate seminar on the economics of taxation.

In addition to his teaching and research, Milligan serves as Co-Director with Tammy Schirle of the CLSRN project "Challenges for Canada's Retirement Income System." He is also Associate Editor of the journal, Canadian Public Policy, and is on the Editorial Board of the Canadian Tax Journal and the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance.

When time permits, Milligan enjoys spending time in the outdoors and listening to music with his family.

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