Lee Lockwood is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Virginia and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). His main research fields are public finance and labor economics, with a special interest in the effects of government social insurance programs on behavior and welfare.
Professor Lockwood holds a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago and a BS in industrial engineering and economics from Northwestern. He was previously an assistant professor of economics at Northwestern University and a postdoctoral fellow in health and aging at the NBER. He spent the 2016–17 academic year on sabbatical from Northwestern as a visiting fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.