Jason Fletcher is Professor of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, with appointments in Applied Economics and Population Health Sciences. A specialist in health economics, economics of education and child and adolescent health policy, Fletcher focuses his research on examining social network effects on adolescent education and health outcomes, combining genetics and social science research, estimating long-term consequences of childhood mental illness, and child and adolescent mental health policy.
Professor Fletcher also serves as director of UW–Madison’s Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA) and executive director of the Wisconsin Research Data Center (WiscRDC), a branch of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Federal Statistical Data Center. He is an affiliate of the Center for Demography and Ecology (CDE) and the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP); a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA); and a member of the Scholars Strategy Network (SSN) and Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Group (HCEO) at the University of Chicago.
Conference on social genomics and economics
Announcing the Frontiers in Economic Analysis with Genetic Data conference on November 18-19, 2021 in Madison, WI. The conference is being sponsored by the UW Initiative in Social Genomics (ISG), the Center for Demography of …
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