Stipica Mudrazija is a senior research associate in the Income and Benefits Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where he studies issues related to population, aging, retirement, intergenerational support, and long-term care for older adults.
Before joining the Urban Institute, Mudrazija was a postdoctoral scholar at the Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging at the University of Southern California, where his research projects focused on the ability of the health care system to provide long-term care to a growing older population of minorities in the United States, the availability of support systems for health and functional ability of older return migrants in Mexico, and the impact of the Great Recession on intergenerational transfers between older parents, adult children, and others. Previously, Mudrazija worked as a junior analyst in the research department of the Croatian National Bank. He was also a trainee in the Social Protection unit of the European Commission's Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion as well as a graduate research intern in the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. His research on intergenerational support, retirement security, long-term care, immigration, and economic and health disparities has been published in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes.
Mudrazija holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Zagreb, a master's degree in public policy from Georgetown University, and a doctorate in public policy from The University of Texas at Austin.