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Frank Heiland

heilandFrank Heiland, associate professor with the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs and the CUNY Graduate Center (Economics Program) and faculty associate with the CUNY Institute for Demographic Research, is available to comment on a variety of topics pertaining to labor and family economics, aging and health, and demography:

— Social Security and retirement
— Private pension and housing wealth
— Obesity epidemic
— Family structure and child well-being
— Fertility preferences
— East-West German migration

Professor Heiland has been published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Economic Inquiry, Obesity, the European Journal of Population, and Demographic Research (among others). In addition, his research has been supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Social Security Administration. Professor Heiland’s research has been covered in numerous media outlets, which include The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, U.S. News and World Report, NPR and Reuters.

Professor Heiland holds a PhD as well as an MA in Economics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He also earned a BA from Universität Konstanz in Germany.


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