Serena Rhee, PhD
Dr. Rhee is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Prior to arriving at the Schaeffer Center Dr. Rhee was at the RAND Corporation as an NIH/NIA Research Fellow in the Study of Aging. She completed her Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania in 2014 where she studied labor economics, public economics, and macroeconomics. She is interested in understanding the role of health status in individuals’ labor market outcomes over the lifecycle and designing optimal public policies that can promote welfare-improving allocation of resources in the context of the macro economy.