MUSHKIN, Selma was born in 1913 in Centerville, New York, United States of America.
Bachelor of Arts Brooklyn College, 1934. Master of Arts Columbia University, 1935. Doctor of Philosophy New School Social Research, New York, 1956.
A leading writer on health economics in the 1960s, who also worked extensively on the economics of education and intergovernmental fiscal relations in general. Chief, Division Finance Studies, United States Social Security Administration, 1937-1919. Economics, United States Public Health Service, 1949-1960.
Research Professor, George Washington University, 1963-1968. Director Research, Studies State and Local Finance, Urban Institute, Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, 1968-1970. Professor of Economics, Director, Public Service Laboratory, 1970-1979.