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Tyler Welch

Tyler Welch
PhD Student | Actuarial Science, Risk Management, and Insurance
Actuarial Science, Risk Management, and Insurance


Tyler Welch is a PhD Candidate in the Actuarial Science, Risk Management, and Insurance program. His research interests are tied to applied microeconomic topics in insurance, health, and decision-making under uncertainty. Specifically, he is interested in social insurance, longevity risk management, behavioral economics, health insurance, and public policy. He is a Graduate Research Fellow at the Institute for Research on Poverty and an Associate Member at the National Academy of Social Insurance.

In 2020, Tyler received his BBA from Temple University and earned his designation as a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS).


Selected Accepted Journal Articles

Bavafa, H. & Mukherjee, A. & Welch, T. (2023). Inequality in the Golden Years: Wealth Gradients in Disability-Free and Work-Free Longevity in the United States Journal of Health Economics

Selected Submitted Journal Articles

Welch, T. (2023). Access to Health Insurance and Social Security Claiming: Evidence from Medicaid Expansion