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Siha Lee is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Social Sciences at McMaster University. Siha received both her Masters and PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests include health, caregiving, retirement and savings, and social insurance programs. Siha’s research focuses on studying various late-life choices made by individuals and families as well as how those choices and their outcomes are influenced by public policies. Currently, she is exploring the impact of disability on labor market outcomes and time use of individuals and their family members, the effects of social security wealth for long-term health of widows, and self-employment dynamics among older workers.


  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MSc, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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