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
QuickTake: Number of Uninsured Adults Continues to Fall under the ACA: Down by 8.0 Million in June 2014 (Fact Sheet / Data at a Glance)
Sharon K. Long, Genevieve M. Kenney, Stephen Zuckerman, Douglas A. Wissoker, Adele Shartzer, Michael Karpman, Nathaniel Anderson
Strategies in 4 Safety-Net Hospitals to Adapt to the ACA (Research Brief)
Teresa A. Coughlin, Sharon K. Long, Rebecca Peters, Additional Authors
Who Are the Newly Insured as of Early March 2014? (Policy Briefs/Health Policy Briefs)
Adele Shartzer, Sharon K. Long, Stephen Zuckerman
Changes in Mortality After Massachusetts Health Care Reform: A Quasi-experimental Study (Article)
Benjamin D. Sommers, Sharon K. Long, Katherine Baicker
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
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.