Helen G. Levy

Helen Levy, Photograph
Co-Investigator, Health and Retirement Study

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

Sonnega, A., Robinson, K., & Levy, H. (in press). Home and community-based service and other senior service use: Prevalence and characteristics in a national sample. Home Health Care Services Quarterly.

Levy, H., & Janke, A. (2016). Health literacy and access to care. Journal of Health Communication, 21(sup1), 43-50.

Levy, H. (2015). Income, poverty, and material hardship among older Americans. RSF.

Levy, H. (2015). Assessing the need for a new household panel study: Health insurance and health care. Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 40(1-4), 341-356.

Levy, H., Janke, A. T., & Langa, K. M. (2015). Health literacy and the digital divide among older Americans. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 30(3), 284-289.

Levy, H., Ubel, P. A., Dillard, A. J., Weir, D. R., & Fagerlin, A. (2014). Health numeracy: the importance of domain in assessing numeracy. Medical Decision Making, 34(1), 107-115.