Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Research Professor, Institute for Social Research.
Research Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health.
Research Professor, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University
Research Interests: Dr. Levy's research interests include the causes and consequences of lacking health insurance, evaluation of public health insurance programs,and the role of health literacy in explaining disparities in health outcomes. She is a co-Investigator on the Health and Retirement Study, a
long-running longitudinal study of health and economic dynamics at older ages. She is currently the recipient of a Career Development Award (K01) from the National Institute on Aging to study health literacy and health
disparities among the elderly.
Fusaro, Vincent A., Helen Levy, and H. Luke Shaefer. Forthcoming. "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Lifetime Prevalence of Homelessness in the United States." Demography.
Levy, Helen, Thomas C. Buchmueller, and Sayeh Nikpay. Forthcoming. "The Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Household Consumption." Eastern Economic Journal.
McKee, Michael M., HwaJung Choi, Shelby Wilson, Melissa J. DeJonckheere, Philip Zazove, and Helen Levy. Forthcoming. "Determinants of Hearing Aid Use Among Older Americans With Hearing Loss." The Gerontologist.
Davis, A.M., Kai Zheng, Yang Liu, and Helen Levy. 2017. "Public Response to Obamacare on Twitter." Journal of Medical Internet Research, 19(5): e167.
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