Helen G. Levy

Helen Levy, Photograph
Associate Director

Contact Information

3460 ISR
426 Thompson St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: 734.936.4506
Email: hlevy@umich.edu

Education

Princeton University, Ph.D., Economics, 1998
Yale University, B.A. cum laude, Mathematics and History, 1991

Research and Projects

Dr. Levy's research interests include the areas of health economics, public finance and labor economics. Her most recent work explores the financial consequences of poor health for households without health insurance and the determinants of men's and women's occupation choices.

Selected Recent Publications

Hirth RA, Acharya Y, Levy HG, Langa KM. Does home equity affect decisions on long-term care insurance purchases? Evidence from the United States. Research on Aging. 2019;41(6). doi:10.1177/0164027519830078.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30803354?dopt=Abstract
Fusaro VA, Levy HG, H. Shaefer L. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Lifetime Prevalence of Homelessness in the United States. Demography. 2018;55(6):2119-2128. doi:10.1007/s13524-018-0717-0.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30242661?dopt=Abstract
Levy HG. User Guide to Health Insurance in the Health and Retirement Study, 2006-2014. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan; 2017.PDF icon Download PDF (298.12 KB)
Sonnega A, Robinson K, Levy HG. Home and community-based service and other senior service use: Prevalence and characteristics in a national sample. Home Health Care Services Quarterly. 2017;36(1):16-28. doi:10.1080/01621424.2016.1268552.