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Lanlan (Lacey) Chu

Lanlan (Lacey) Chu

Lacey Chu joined St. Catherine University in Fall 2020 after working as an assistant professor at Buena Vista University in Iowa. Her primary research interests are in the fields of health economics and industrial organization, with a particular focus on health, aging, caregiving, and gender.

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The risks — and opportunities — of Minnesota’s aging population

By: - November 7, 2023

Minnesota’s population is rapidly aging. According to data from the 2020 Census, the number of Minnesotans aged 65 and above increased from about 683,000 in 2010 to nearly 950,000 in 2020, now accounting for almost 17% of the state’s population compared to about 13% in 2010. This surge is primarily driven by the aging of […]