Elizabeth R. Vigdor, Associate Professor of the Practice of Public Policy
Office Location: 108 Rubenstein Hall
Office Phone: (919) 613-9264
Duke Box: 90312
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of Expertise
- Health Policy, Economics
- Public Finance
- Education Finance
- Revenue Forecasting
- State and Local Government Finance
- Tax and Expenditure Analysis
PhD, Harvard University, 1999
Research Categories: Health Policy and Health Economics
Research Description: Research: Health economics, health of the uninsured, access to care, measurement and valuation of health, gun policy
Teaching (Spring 2014):
- Pubpol 155d.001, Intro to policy analysis
- Sanford 04, TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
- Pubpol 640s.01, Value for money in health care
- Sanford 102, TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
- Busch, Susan H. and Elizabeth Richardson Vigdor. "Are Adults in Poor Health More Likely to Enroll in Public Insurance?." Inquiry 45.4 (2008): 380-394.
- E. Vigdor and James A. Mercy. "Do Laws Restricting Access to Firearms by Domestic Violence Offenders Prevent Intimate Partner Homicide?." Evaluation Review (2006).
- Wilhelmine Miller, E. Vigdor and Willard Manning. "Covering the Uninsured: What is it Worth?." Health Affairs (2004).
- E. Vigdor. "Coverage Does Matter: The Value of Health Forgone by the Uninsured." Hidden Costs, Value Lost: Uninsurance in America The National Academies Press. (Summer, 2003).
- E. Vigdor and James A. Mercy. "Disarming Batterers: The Impact of Laws Restricting Access to Firearms by Domestic Violence Offenders." Evaluating Gun Policy.
Ed. Philip J. Cook and Jens O. Ludwig Brookings Press, Spring, 2003
Elizabeth Vigdor’s research focuses on the economics of health policy, specifically the individual and social consequences of being uninsured, the measurement and valuation of health, and the impact of firearms policies. She earned a PhD in Health Policy from Harvard University and her MS in Health Policy and Management from Harvard School of Public Health. Vigdor has previously been an assistant professor of public policy and a research scholar at Sanford. She is affiliated with the Center for Health Policy and the Center for Child and Family Policy.