Stephen Weinberg

Stephen Weinberg, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor and MPA Director
Public Policy & Healthcare
Department of Public Administration & Policy

213B Milne Hall | 518-442-5270

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About Professor Weinberg

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.  He teaches the following courses (not all in the same year):


  • RPAD 345: Psychological Economics and Policy
  • RPAD 354: Health Reform in the Age of Obama


  • RPAD 503: Principles of Public Economics
  • RPAD 508: Professional Development II
  • RPAD 643: Economics of Government Programs
  • RPAD 645: Psychological Economics and Policy
  • RPAD 654: Economics of Health Policy: Your Money or Your Life


  • RPAD 688: STATA Programming Workshop
  • RPAD 703: Economic and Financial Theory