Melinda Sandler Morrill


  • Her research has been published in top economics journals and has been cited in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Newsweek, and the Los Angeles Times.
  • She has received research support from the Alfred P. Sloan Fdtn., the TIAA Institute, the Center for State and Local Government Excellence, the National Institute on Aging, the Social Security Admin., and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
  • She is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance.

Melinda Sandler Morrill is an Professor of Economics at North Carolina State University.  In 2015, Prof. Morrill named a North Carolina State University Faculty Scholar.  Her research focuses on how public policies and employer policies affect the demographic and health outcomes of families.  She has studied the effectiveness of employer-provided financial information both to newly hired workers and to those nearing retirement. She also studies the design and impact of public sector pension and retiree health plans on public sector workers, and in other work, she explores how school-related policies affect children’s health and academic success. She earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.