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Todd Elder

MSU Foundation Professor

Economics, College of Social Science

102 Old Botany

Area of Expertise

Education Health Labor Aging


Elder’s primary research interests lie in health economics and the economics of child development. He is currently studying skill formation and learning disability diagnoses among school-age children, with a focus on the influence of malleable school and classroom factors on the diagnoses of neurodevelopmental disabilities, including autism and ADHD. Other recent research examines the relationship ... between parental characteristics and autism diagnoses among children.

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