Mariacristina De Nardi

Mariacristina De Nardi

International Research Fellow


PhD in Economics, University of Chicago, 1999
MA in Economics, University of Chicago, 1998
BA in Economics, Università degli Studi di Venezia, Italy, 1993 (with Distinction)

Mariacristina De Nardi is a professor in the economics department at UCL and a senior economist and research advisor in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.


She is also a faculty research fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her research focuses on savings, wealth inequality, social security, entrepreneurship and taxation.


Before joining the Chicago Fed in July 2005, she was an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota.

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Who Receives Medicaid in Old Age? Rules and Reality

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Medicaid is a government programme that also provides health insurance to the elderly who have few assets and either low income or catastrophic health care expenses. We ask how the Medicaid rules map into the reality of Medicaid recipiency, and we ask what other observable characteristics are important to determine who ends up on Medicaid.

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