Adam Leive joins the Batten faculty as an economist with interests at the intersection of health, risk and public policy. Leive studies consumer choices of health insurance plans, as well as taxation and regulation in markets for health insurance and medical care.
His research also examines the determinants of health status and the effects of policy interventions on health. His research has been published in the Journal of Health Economics, American Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Population Economics, the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs, and the Bulletin of the World Health Organization. He has also written op-eds in the Economists’ Voice and the New York Times.
He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and his B.A. from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School. Before graduate school, he worked at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Washington, DC.