Kathleen J. Mullen

Cohort 12 — Harvard
Economist,
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica CA

Dr. Mullen is an Economist at RAND in Santa Monica, CA, and Associate Director of the RAND Center for Disability Research. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2005. Dr. Mullen is a labor economist whose primary research interests are the economics of aging, disability and retirement, with a focus on the role of social insurance programs such as Social Security and disability insurance. Her research has been published in leading journals, such as the American Economic Review and The New England Journal of Medicine.

Discipline: Economics