Stephen Weinberg

Researcher examines health policy and psychological economics

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Stephen Weinberg

Clinical Assistant Professor
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Department: Public Administration and Policy

Public policy; healthcare

Campus phone: (518) 442-5270
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Stephen Weinberg is an economist who focuses on health policy and on psychological economics. His research focuses on evaluating the effects of health insurance, on Medicaid fraud prevention, on emergency department use, on consumer decision making, and on tobacco use.

He has conducted program evaluations for the New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General, the New York City Human Resources Administration, and the New York State Department of Health.

Professor Weinberg serves as MPA Director and as Faculty Director of the Undergraduate Major in Public Policy and Management.