Kathleen McGarry

Co-Investigator Picture
Health and Retirement Study

Contact Information

Department of Economics
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1477
Email: mcgarry@ucla.edu


Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1992
B.S., State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1986

Research and Projects

Public Economics, Health Economics, Economics of Aging

Selected Recent Publications

McGarry, K, Marshall, S., and Skinner, J.. The Risk of Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditures at the End of Life. Explorations in the Economics of Aging David A. Wise, ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. [2010]

McGarry, K., Cutler, D., and Finkelstein, A. Preference Heterogeneity and Insurance Markets. American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 98-2 (2008), 157-162. [2008]

McGarry, K. Bianchi, S., Hotz, V.J., and Seltzer, J. Intergenerational Ties: Alternative Theories, Empirical Findings and Trends, and Remaining Challenges. In Booth, A., Crouter, Bianchi, A.S., & Seltzer, J. (Eds.). Caring and Exchange Within and Across Generations. New York : Russell Sage 2008 [2008]

McGarry, K. Inheritances and Bequests. In Durlauf, S. & Blume, L. (Eds.). The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. MacMillian 2008. [2008]

McGarry, K. and Finkelstein, A. Multiple Dimensions of Private Information: Evidence from the long-term care insurance market. The American Economic Review 96-4(2005), 938-958. [2005]