Alice Zulkarnain

Research Economist

Alice Zulkarnain's headshotAlice Zulkarnain is a research economist at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. She conducts research on health in retirement, eligibility for disability insurance, Social Security benefits, and long-term care use. Before joining the Center, she earned a doctorate in economics from the Graduate Center – The City University of New York in the fields of labor economics and health economics. She was a demography fellow at the CUNY Institute for Demographic Research and a post-doctoral fellow in the Economics of an Aging Workforce at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She has also worked at ABN AMRO Asset Management. Alice is currently a research affiliate for the Institute for the Study of Labor.

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Most Recent CRR Publications


Why Has Poverty Declined for Widows?

Working Paper

The Relationship between Occupational Requirements and SSDI Activity

Working Paper

How Does Contingent Work Affect SSDI Benefits?