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Gopi Shah Goda      

Deputy Director & Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)

Gopi Shah Goda is a Senior Fellow and the Deputy Director at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) at Stanford University. Goda served as a senior economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers from July 2021 to July 2022. She is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries. As the institute's Deputy Director, Goda works closely with the Director in developing and articulating the institute's strategic priorities while overseeing its academic programs and its operations.

Goda’s research focuses on the well-being of individuals as they age, the sustainability of public programs serving elderly and vulnerable populations, and the broader implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on health and labor supply. Her recent research studies examine the effects of long-term care insurance on family members’ work and location decisions, and how COVID-19 illness affects U.S. workers. Her work has appeared in a variety of leading economics journals, and has been supported by the Social Security Administration, the National Institutes on Aging, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the TIAA Institute.

Prior to joining SIEPR, Goda was a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research at Harvard University. She earned her PhD in economics from Stanford University in 2007 and her B.S. in mathematics and actuarial science from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 2000.


Hutchins Roundup: Labor force losses, climate change, and more
Sep 15, 2022 ... Using data from the Current Population Survey, Gopi Shah Goda of Stanford and Evan Soltas of MIT find that the COVID-19 pandemic has had persistent effects ...

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