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Anuj Gangopadhyaya

Anuj Gangopadhyaya

Senior Research Associate

Biography

Anuj Gangopadhyaya is a senior research associate in the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute. His research focuses on the impact of safety net programs on health and well-being, family income, and education achievement outcomes for children in low-income families. He has focused on the impact of Medicaid eligibility expansion on children’s education achievement, maternal and child health effects of the earned income tax credit program, and the impact of the Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansion on adult labor supply and fertility rates of women of reproductive age. He also helps lead Urban’s Medicare simulation model (MCARE-SIM), estimating potential impacts of proposed policy changes on program spending, beneficiary spending, and use of services. 

Gangopadhyaya received his PhD in economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago.