Adam Leive

Adam Leive

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Economics
Education & Training
PhD, Managerial Science and Applied Economics, Wharton School, 2016
MSc, Health Economics, University of York, 2006
AB, Public Policy, Princeton University, 2005

Adam Leive is an applied micro-economist with research interests at the intersection of health economics and public economics. He uses large administrative datasets to study policy-relevant questions about consumer behavior in insurance markets. His recent work has focused on employee choices in health insurance and retirement saving, and the effects of employment incentives in means-tested and social insurance programs.

He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and his B.A. from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs. Before graduate school, he worked at the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Washington, DC. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Social Security Administration, TIAA Institute, and Pension Research Council.