Professor and Chair • Member of the Doctoral Faculty at CUNY's Graduate Center
Ph.D. Economics, Columbia
Office: HW 1501
Professor Honig joined the department as Chair in 1981, having taught previously at the University of Illinois and Rutgers University. She is a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance, editor of the Social Insurance Research Network (SIRN) series, and has served on the advisory boards of the Michigan Retirement Research Consortium and the Brookdale National Fellowship Program. She has also served as co-director of research at International Longevity Center, a research and policy institution concerned with the implications of population aging.
Her research interests relate to the economics of aging and retirement, including the adequacy of saving for retirement and the labor supply effects of employer pensions and Social Security, demand for health insurance and other employment-based benefits, job loss among older workers, and household wealth accumulation. Her current research is supported by the U.S. Social Security Administration through a grant to the Michigan Retirement Research Consortium, University of Michigan.