Anuj Gangopadhyaya is a research associate in the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute. His primary research investigates links between health and human capital. His work has focused on whether subsidized public health insurance improves health, family income, and education achievement outcomes for children in low-income families. His research at Urban includes identifying and measuring the impact of public housing assistance on child health.
Published and submitted work includes analysis of whether comparing standard deviation estimates in education research is appropriate across studies, assessing whether recent Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansions to adults affected labor markets, and measuring whether physician Medicaid reimbursement fees are effective policy tools for improving primary care utilization among the Medicaid-eligible population. Current research includes assessing the impact of parental-involvement laws on teen births and whether increased health insurance eligibility to parents improves child health outcomes.
Gangopadhyaya received his PhD in economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago.