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Research in Progress: The Roots of Health Inequality: The Value of Intra-Family Information with Maria Polyakova

Seminar

Date and Time

September 28, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Availability

RSVP

RSVP required by 5PM September 25.

Location

Philippines Conference Room

Encina Hall

3rd Floor

616 Serra Mall (Address changed due to construction)

Stanford, CA 94305

The Roots of Health Inequality: The Value of Intra-Family Information


Maria Polyakova, PhD

Assistant Professor of Health Research and Policy

Maria Polyakova, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Health Research and Policy at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Her research investigates questions surrounding the role of government in the design and financing of health insurance systems. She is especially interested in the relationships between public policies and individuals’ decision-making in health care and health insurance, as well as in the risk protection and re-distributive aspects of health insurance systems. She received a BA degree in Economics and Mathematics from Yale University, and a PhD in Economics from MIT.