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Name  Dora Costa
Role  Economist
Spouse  Matthew Kahn

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Books  Heroes and Cowards: The Social Face of War, The evolution of retirement
Education  University of Chicago (1993), University of California, Berkeley (1986)

Dora L. Costa (born 1964) is an American economist. After teaching at MIT from 1993 to 2007, Costa is now a Professor of Economics at UCLA. Costa is noted for her studies of social class and health inequality and for her work on social capital.

In 1986, Costa earned her B.A. at the University of California, Berkeley. In 1993, she earned her Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. She is a married to her collaborator Matthew E. Kahn, a professor of economics at USC. She has authored papers with her former professor Robert Fogel on "technophysio evolution".


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