Maria D. Fitzpatrick

Professor; Director, Cornell Institute for Public Affairs; Associate Vice Provost for the Social Sciences
Policy Analysis and Management, College of Human Ecology

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Contact Information

3216 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-1272

Maria D. Fitzpatrick

Professor; Director, Cornell Institute for Public Affairs; Associate Vice Provost for the Social Sciences
Policy Analysis and Management, College of Human Ecology

Expertise

Economics of education; child and family policy and wellbeing

Current Research Interest

Child maltreatment; improving child welfare systems; using algorithms to improve child and family wellbeing; higher education; school finance policy; teacher retirement; incarceration and conditions of confinement

Distinction

National Bureau of Economic Research, Research Associate
CESIfo Research Group Fellow
Economics of Education Review, Co-editor

Selected Publications

Fitzpatrick, Maria D., and Timothy Moore. “The Mortality Effects of Retirement: Evidence from Social Security Eligibility at Age 62.” Journal of Public Economics 157 (2018): 121–37.

Fitzpatrick, Maria D., and Michael F. Lovenheim. "Early Retirement Incentives and Student Achievement." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 6, no. 3 (2014): 120–54.

Cornell Research Website Article

Economic Tools for Human Dilemmas