Morgan C. Williams, Jr. is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center, a 2016-2018 National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Predoctoral Fellow in Aging and Health Research, and formerly a Predoctoral Fellow in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Economics Department.  His research interests are primarily in health economics, labor economics, and social economics.  His dissertation research focuses on the economics of crime and mass incarceration.