Faculty

Leora Friedberg

Leora
Friedberg

Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Monroe 257 (appointment only)

Leora Friedberg is an associate professor of economics and public policy at the Batten School and an associate professor and Vice Chair at UVA's Department of Economics. Her focus is on labor economics, including research on social security, aging and retirement economic impacts.

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Edgar Olsen

Edgar
O.
Olsen

Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Ed Olsen is a professor of economics and public policy at the Batten School and a professor of economics in the College of Arts and Sciences. Olsen's teaching and research has focused on public policy issues, especially concerning the welfare system. Within this broad area, his research specialty is low-income housing policy.

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