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Publications

External Grants

  • 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.


Contact and About


Nadia Greenhalgh-Stanley
Department of Economics
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242

Office: (330) 672-1087
Fax: (330) 672-9808
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Primary Fields: Economics of Aging, Urban and Regional Economics, Health Economics
Secondary Fields: Public Economics, Public Policy

Nadia Greenhalgh-Stanley graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in economics from Wittenberg University and a M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Syracuse University. She currently is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at Kent State University, where she teaches urban economics, economics of healthcare, and principles of microeconomics. Her research interests are in urban economics, public policy and elderly housing and health. More specifically she focuses on the effects of changes in social insurance programs on elderly housing decisions, long-term care decisions, and health outcomes. Her recent work has focused on the effect of living in a low-access food desert on elderly food distress and health outcomes, as well as investigating the low-take up rates of the elderly for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Curriculum Vitae


A CV is available for download in PDF format.

Working Papers


Teaching

Masters Level Classes
  • Economics of Health Care
  • Urban Economics
Undergraduate Level Classes
  • Economics of Health Care
  • Principles of Micro Economics
  • Urban Economics