1. Study Investigators

David S. Johnson is Director of PSID and Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research. He is an economist with many years of experience in the federal statistical system. His research focuses on inequality and poverty measurement, equivalence scale estimation, and consumption.
 
Vicki Freedman is Associate Director of PSID and Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. Freedman is an epidemiologist whose research focuses on population health and aging, disability, time use, and long-term care. Dr. Freedman currently serves as co-PI to the National Health and Aging Trends Study.
 
Narayan Sastry is Associate Director of PSID and Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. Sastry's research interests center on social and spatial dimensions of health, development, and well-being of children and adolescents. He is the Co-Director of the Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey and is the Director of the Displaced New Orleans Residents Survey.
 
Katherine McGonagle is Assistant Director of PSID and a Research Scientist at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. Dr. McGonagle is a social psychologist with research interests in the areas of survey research methods, health, and well-being.
 
Charlie Brown is Co-Investigator of PSID and Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research and Professor of Economics, University of Michigan. He is an empirically-oriented labor economist whose research has focused on compensating differentials, minimum wage laws, employer size and labor market outcomes, and measurement error in survey data.
 
Paula Fomby is Co-Investigator of the PSID Child Development Supplement and Associate Research Scientist at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. Fomby is a sociologist and demographer whose research focuses on the relationship between family organization and child development in the context of social and economic inequality.
 
Fabian Pfeffer is Co-Investigator of PSID and a Research Assistant Professor at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. Pfeffer is a sociologist whose research focuses on socio-economic inequality, intergenerational mobility, education, wealth dynamics, and cross-national comparisons.
 
Bob Schoeni is Co-Investigator of PSID and Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research and Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. Dr. Schoeni’s research focuses on welfare and poverty, economic and demographic aspects of aging, socioeconomic disparities in health, and labor economics.
 
Frank Stafford is Co-Investigator of PSID and Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research and Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan. Dr. Stafford’s current research interests include household saving and wealth accumulation, human capital formation, time use, and the impact of monetary policy on household spending and portfolio adjustment.


2. Affiliated Investigators

Judith A. Seltzer is Professor of Sociology at the University of California-Los Angeles and Director of the California Center for Population Research.
 
James P. Smith is Senior Economist and the Distinguished Chair in Labor Markets and Demographic Studies at the RAND Corporation.


3. External Board of Overseers

Marcy Carlson
Professor, Department of Sociology
Director, Center for Demography and Ecology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Kerwin Charles
Interim Dean and Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor
Harris School of Public Policy
University of Chicago
Dalton Conley
Henry Putnam University
Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology
Princeton University
 
Kyle Crowder
Blumstein-Jordon Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology
University of Washington
Pamela Herd
Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology
La Follette School of Public Affairs
University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Marianne Page
Professor
Department of Economics
University of California, Davis
Anne Pebley
Professor
Department of Community Health
Sciences and Sociology
University of California, Los Angeles
 
Karen M. Pence, Board Chair
Adviser
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Luigi Pistaferri
Professor
Department of Economics
Stanford University
 
Nora Cate Schaeffer
Director & Sewell Bascom Professor of Sociology
University of Wisconsin Survey Research Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jürgen Schupp
Professor & Dean
DIW Graduate Center of
Economic and Social Research
Berlin, Germany
 
Douglas A. Wolf
Professor
Public Administration & International Affairs
Gerald B. Cramer Professor of Aging Studies
Syracuse University


4. Past Board Members
  • Abraham, Katharine
  • Bane, Mary Jo
  • Bianchi, Suzanne
  • Black, Dan
  • Burkhauser, Richard
  • Dynan, Karen
  • Hotz, V. Joseph
  • Lillard, Lee
  • Manski, Charles
  • Smith, James P.
  • Tuma, Nancy
  • Ziliak, James
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  • (Chair, 2009-2010)
  • (Chair, 1983-1987)
  • (Chair, 2006-2009)
  • (Chair, 2015-2017)
  • (Chair, 2000-2002)
  • (Chair, 2011-2013)
  • (Chair, 2002-2006)
  • (Chair, 1987-1990)
  • (Chair, 1994-1998)
  • (Chair, 1998-2000)
  • (Chair, 1990-1994)
  • (Chair, 2013-2015)
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  • Altonji, Joseph
  • Ashenfelter, Orley
  • Barnow, Burt
  • Biemer, Paul
  • Blau, David
  • Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne
  • Buck, Nick
  • Bumpass, Larry
  • Butz, William
  • Card, David
  • Casper, Lynne
  • Chamberlain, Gary
  • Cherlin, Andrew
  • Clark, William A.V.
  • Crimmins, Eileen
  • Deaton, Angus
  • DiPrete, Thomas
  • Elder, Glen
  • Ellwood , David
  • Featherman, David
  • Flavin, Marjorie
  • Folsom, Ralph
  • Griliches, Zvi
  • Grossman, Michael
  • Hayward, Mark
  • Heckman, James
  • Hout, Michael
  • Jencks, Christopher
  • Johnson, David S.
  • Kalil, Ariel
  • Kalleberg, Arne
  • Kalton, Graham
  • Kapteyn, Arie
  • Kasprzyk, Daniel
  • Krueger, Alan
  • Kulka, Richard
  • Little, Roderick
  • Manning, Wendy
  • Marmot, Michael
  • McFadden, Daniel
  • McGarry, Kathleen
  • McLanahan, Sara
  • Michael, Robert
  • Moen, Phyllis
  • Moffitt, Robert
  • Mullan-Harris, Kathleen
  • Newhouse, Joseph
  • O'Muircheartaigh, Colm
  • Orcutt, Guy
  • Presser, Harriet
  • Quigley, John
  • Rainwater, Lee
  • Ribar, David
  • Sandefur, Gary
  • Sawhill, Isabel
  • Skinner, Jonathan
  • Smeeding, Tim
  • Sorensen, Aage
  • Tienda, Marta
  • Waite, Linda
  • Weiss, Carol
  • Welch, Finis
  • Willis, Robert
  • Wise, David
  • Wolpin, Kenneth
  • Wu, Lawrence
  • Zeldes, Stephen