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David Weir

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Research Professor, Survey Research Center.
Ph.D., Economics, Stanford University
Dr. Weir is Director of the Health and Retirement Study. His current research interests include the use of longitudinal data to study chronic disease processes, especially diabetes; the changing relationship of health insurance, economic status, and health over the life course; how couples jointly plan for risks of old age including retirement, widowhood, and disability; and the use of biomarkers in population surveys.