Leadership

William H. Dow

Director, CEDA
William Dow, CEDA Director, is the Kaiser Permanente Professor of health economics at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and previously served as Senior Economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers. His research focuses on the economics of global health changes.

Ronald D. Lee

Associate Director, CEDA
Ronald Lee is Edward G. and Nancy S. Jordan Family Professor Emeritus of Economic and Demography. An elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, he co- chairs its Committee on the Long-Run Macroeconomic Effects of the Aging U.S. Population. Professor Lee was CEDA's founding Director, a position in which he served for 19 years.

Elizabeth Vasile, PhD

Executive Director, CEDA
Elizabeth Vasile, CEDA Executive Director, earned a Ph.D. in Geography from UC Berkeley. Before returning to academia, she worked for years in the private sector as a research consultant specializing in program evaluation and strategy development, and managed several small businesses and non-profit operations.