David Weir

David Weir

Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Ph.D., Economics, Stanford University

dweir@umich.edu

Dr. Weir’s research interests include the measurement of health-related quality of life; the use of cost-effectiveness measures in health policy and medical decision-making; the role of supplemental health insurance in the Medicare population; the effects of health, gender, and marital status on economic well-being in retirement; and the effects of early-life experience on longevity and health at older ages. He has directed the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) since 2007.  and organizes MiCDA’s HRS Sister Studies Network.