Steven Lugauer was named a research affiliate at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Aging Research (CEPAR). Steven joined the Department of Economics in 2016. He received a PhD and MS in Economics at Carnegie Mellon University, an MBA in Economics and Finance at the University of Miami, and a BA in Economics at the University of Chicago. His primary research interests are in macroeconomics and demographics. He has published work on these topics in such journals as the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.