Heidi Williams
Heidi Williams

Assistant Professor of Economics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Heidi Williams is the Class of 1957 Career Development Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her research agenda focuses on investigating the causes and consequences of technological change in health care markets. She is the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship (2015) as well as an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship (2015).


  • 2016, Estimating the impacts of patents on U.S. firms and workers, $80,000

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