Barbara Wolfe, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, in 1943. Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Associate Professor of Economics and Preventative Medicine at the University of Wisconsin,Madison.
Fellow (1 September 1984 – 31 August 1985)
I completed several publications on topics from the field of the economics of disability including: ‘modelling true disability as a latent variable’, ‘qualitative choice model of women’s labour force, disability transfer choices’; ‘a maximum likelihood model of men’s choices between work and retirement’; ‘modelling and simulating behavioural responses to social security retrenchment’; ‘men’s labour force responses to disability transfers’. I also completed a research project on the determinants of men’s disability; and ‘pension policy and age retirement’.