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Stipica Mudrazija
Nonresident Fellow
Income and Benefits Policy Center
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  • Stipica Mudrazija is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Systems and Population Health at the University of Washington and a nonresident fellow at the Urban Institute. He studies issues related to population aging, intergenerational support, and the health and well-being of older adults in the United States and internationally, and he is an elected member of the National Academy of Social Insurance. His research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, other federal agencies, and major foundations and philanthropic organizations. It has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes and featured in media outlets including CNBC, the Daily Mail, The Economist, Forbes, Reuters, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal.

    Before joining the University of Washington, Mudrazija was a principal research associate at the Urban Institute and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Previously, he was a postdoctoral scholar at the Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging at the University of Southern California. He also worked as a junior analyst in the research department of the Croatian National Bank; a trainee in the social protection unit of the European Commission's Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs, and Inclusion; and a graduate research intern in the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

    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 doctoral degree in public policy from the University of Texas at Austin.

    Research Areas
    Aging and retirement
    Global issues
    Health and health care
    Social safety net
    Wealth and financial well-being
    Asset and debts
    Community-based care
    Disability and long-term care
    Disabilities and employment
    Disability Insurance

    Outside Affiliations
    University of Washington
    Assistant Professor
    Croatian Economic Survey
    Editorial board member
    National Alzheimer's Disease Index working group member

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