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
Early Estimates Indicate Rapid Increase in Health Insurance Coverage under the ACA: A Promising Start (Policy Briefs/Health Policy Briefs)
Sharon K. Long, Genevieve M. Kenney, Stephen Zuckerman, Douglas A. Wissoker, Dana Goin, Katherine Hempstead, Michael Karpman, Nathaniel Anderson
QuickTake: Number of Uninsured Adults Falls by 5.4 Million since 2013 (Policy Briefs/Health Policy Briefs)
Sharon K. Long, Genevieve M. Kenney, Stephen Zuckerman, Douglas A. Wissoker, Dana Goin, Michael Karpman, Nathaniel Anderson
Health Care Access and Cost Barriers for Adults with Physical or Mental Health Issues: Evidence of Significant Gaps as the ACA Marketplaces Opened their Doors (Policy Briefs/Health Policy Briefs)
Dana Goin, Sharon K. Long
An Update on Health Insurance Coverage and Health Care Access, Use and Affordability in Massachusetts as of 2012 (Research Report)
Sharon K. Long, Ariel Fogel
The Expansion of Medicaid Coverage under the ACA: Implications for Health Care Access, Use, and Spending for Vulnerable Low-income Adults (Article)
Lisa Clemans-Cope, Sharon K. Long, Teresa A. Coughlin, Alshadye Yemane, Dean Resnick
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.