Sara Markowitz is the Winship Distinguished Research Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at Emory University. She holds a joint appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the Rollins School of Public Health and is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economics Research. Dr. Markowitz’s research interests focus on how public policies affect health outcomes, health behaviors, and heathcare markets. Much of her research focuses on maternal and child health. Dr. Markowitz is widely published in general interest and specialty academic journals. She served as an editor of the Southern Economic Journal and is currently on the editorial boards of the Journal of Health Economics and Review of Economics of the Household. Her research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
PhD in Economics, 1998
City University of New York
BA in Economics and English, 1993