Itzik Fadlon

Assistant Professor of Economics

Phone: (212) 810-9577

Office: ECON 214


Department of Economics
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive # 0508
La Jolla, CA 92093-0508


Itzik Fadlon is an assistant professor at the University of California, San Diego and a Faculty Research Fellow in the Economics of Aging Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His primary fields of interest are public finance, health economics, and labor economics. His research to date applies theory in analyzing the behavior of households, firms, and the social planner, and quasi-experimental research designs that use newly available administrative data on labor market behavior and health outcomes. Itzik has a special interest in addressing issues of health and retirement as they affect households and translate into the design of optimal social policies.
Itzik received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in May 2015. His dissertation, titled “Essays on Retirement, Savings, and Health”, was awarded the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation prize by the National Tax Association (NTA). After receiving his Ph.D., Itzik spent a year as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Disability Policy Research at the National Bureau of Economic Research.