Dr. Steven Lehrer
Dr. Steven Lehrer
Professor, Department of Economics

Steven Lehrer is an Associate Professor of Economics at Queen's University and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). His research focuses on topics in human capital development and bargaining thereby contributing to literatures in health economics, economics of education, causal inference and experimental economics. His recent research on genetic lotteries received the Victor R. Fuchs Research Award for the best paper with the potential to spawn new research in an underdeveloped area of health economics or health policy. His research has been published in the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Health Economics, American Political Science Review among other outlets. Prior to joining Queen’s, Prof. Lehrer spent two years at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania as the John M. Olin Postdoctoral Fellow in Medical Economics. He received his PhD in economics from the University of Pittsburgh and his B. A. in Economics at McGill University. He also serves as an associate editor for the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Canadian Public Policy and Empirical Economics.


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