Marianne P. Bitler
Professor of Economics
Marianne Bitler is a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of California, Davis; a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research; and a Research Fellow at IZA. She received her PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1998. Her research focuses on the effects of the US social safety net on poverty, income, human capital, and health; economics of the family; economics of education; and health economics. She is currently serving on a National Academies/Institute of Medicine/Food and Nutrition Board panel that is reviewing the new food packages for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and on a National Academies/CNSTAT panel that is evaluating the revised Survey of Income and Program Participation.