Sara Markowitz is Professor of Economics and Director of Graduate Studies in the Economics Department 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 are on the economics of healthy and unhealthy behaviors, with an emphasis on the role of public policies in determining health outcomes. 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