Morgan C. Williams, Jr. is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center, a 2015-17 Predoctoral Fellow in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Economics Department, and a 2016-17 National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Predoctoral Fellow in Aging and Health Research.  His research interests are primarily in health economics, labor economics, and social economics.  His dissertation research focuses on the economics of mass incarceration and crime.