Nadia received her Ph.D. from Syracuse University in 2009. Her research and teaching interests include Urban Economics, Public Economics, Health Economics, and Microeconomics. Her research mainly focuses on housing and portfolio decisions of the elderly in relation with changes in Medicaid, Medicare, and long-term care insurance.
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
"Home Health Care and the Housing and Living Arrangements of the Elderly," Journal of Urban Economics 67:2 (2010): 226-238 (with Gary Engelhardt) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jue.2009.09.007
"Medicaid and the Housing and Asset Decisions of the Elderly: Evidence from Estate Recovery Programs," Journal of Urban Economics: 2-3 (2012): 210-224. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jue.2012.05.005
"How Does Bankruptcy Law Impact Elderly Business and Housing Decisions," Journal of Law and Economics: 56 (May 2013): 417-451 (with Shawn Rohlin) http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/670911
"Can the Government Incentivize the Purchase of Private Long-Term Care Insurance? Evidence from the Partnership for Long-Term Care" 21:8 (2014): 541-544 at Applied Economics Letters
"Are the Elderly Responsive in their Savings Behavior to Changes in Asset Limits for Medicaid?" forthcoming at Public Finance Review
"The Impact of Food Deserts on SNAP Participation and Food Insufficiency Among the Elderly" (with Katie Fitzpatrick and Shelly Ver Ploeg) Revisions Resubmitted at American Journal of Agricultural Economics
"Home Safety, Accessibility, and Elderly Health: Evidence from Falls" (with Gary Englehardt and Mike Eriksen) (under review at Journal of Urban Economics)
"Mandate-based Health Care Reform and Business Activity: Evidence from Massachusetts" (with Shawn Rohlin)
"Food Stamps, Food Sufficiency, and Diet-Related Disease Among the Elderly" (with Katie Fitzpatrick)
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, How Housing Matters to Communities and Families Research Grant, 2012-2014, $500,000. Co-Principal Investigator. (with Gary Engelhardt and Mike Eriksen)
United States Department of Agriculture, “The Impact of Food Deserts on the Health Outcomes of the Elderly”, 2011-2013, $10,000. Principal Investigator.
IRP RIDGE Center for National Food and Nutrition Assistance Research in association with University of Wisconsin and United States Department of Agriculture, “Food Stamps, Food Sufficiency, and Diet-Related Disease Among the Elderly”, 2011-2012, $32,341. Principal Investigator.
Steve H. Sandell Grant Program in association with the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, funded by the Social Security Administration, “Can the Government Incentivize the Purchase of Long-Term Care Insurance? Evidence from the Long-Term Care Partnership Program”, 2010-2011, $45,000. Principal Investigator.
Dissertation Fellowship in association with the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, funded by the Social Security Administration, “Medicaid and the Housing and Asset Decision of the Elderly: Evidence from Estate Recovery Programs”, 2008-2009, $28,000. Principle Investigator.
- Public Economics
- Urban Economics
- Health Economics
- Economics of Aging