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Kosali Simon

O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Expert Bio

Kosali Simon is a Distinguished Professor and Herman B Wells Endowed Professor in the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs and associate vice provost for health sciences. She is a nationally known health economist who specializes in applying economic analysis in the context of health insurance and health care policy. Her research focuses on the impact of health insurance reform on health care and labor market outcomes, and on the causes and consequences of the opioid crisis.

Areas of Expertise

Health economics and policy, the impact of state and federal regulations attempting to ease the availability of private and public health insurance for vulnerable populations, health and labor market outcomes, Affordable Care Act.

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