Sharon K. Long
Sharon Long, a senior fellow in the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute, is an applied economist with over 25 years of experience conducting timely research on health care issues, including work addressing state and national health reform. Dr. Long was recently awarded AcademyHealth's 2012 Health Services Research Impact Award for her research evaluating the impacts of health reform in Massachusetts. While Dr. Long has spent most of her career at the Urban Institute, she was a Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota from 2010 to 2012, where she worked with states on health reform issues as a senior economist at the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC). Dr. Long holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Publications by Sharon K. Long
An Early Look at Changes in Employer-Sponsored Insurance under the Affordable Care Act (Article)
Fredric Blavin, Adele Shartzer, Sharon K. Long, John Holahan
Taking Stock: Health Insurance Coverage under the ACA as of September 2014 (Policy Briefs/Health Policy Briefs)
Sharon K. Long, Michael Karpman, Adele Shartzer, Douglas A. Wissoker, Genevieve M. Kenney, Stephen Zuckerman, Nathaniel Anderson, Katherine Hempstead
Health Insurance Coverage and Health Care Access and Affordability in Massachusetts: Holding Steady in 2013 (Research Report)
Sharon K. Long, Thomas H. Dimmock
Low Levels of Self-Reported Literacy and Numeracy Create Barriers to Obtaining and Using Health Insurance Coverage (Policy Briefs/Health Policy Briefs)
Sharon K. Long, Adele Shartzer, Mary Politi
Taking Stock: Health Insurance Coverage for Parents under the ACA in 2014 (Policy Briefs/Health Policy Briefs)
Genevieve M. Kenney, Nathaniel Anderson, Sharon K. Long, Lisa Dubay, Stacey McMorrow, Lisa Clemans-Cope, Michael Karpman, Douglas A. Wissoker
The HealthPolicyCenter.Org site contains papers and publications dating back to the year 2000. For older work by the Center's staff, please visit the main Urban Institute site, www.urban.org.