Tal Gross, PhD
Tal Gross is the principal investigator on a SHARE-funded project aiming to predict the change in uncompensated hospital care driven by the ACA. The project will model uncompensated care effects by using a difference-in-differences approach to isolate the effect of Medicaid disenrollment in Tennessee and Missouri, and multiply their estimates by the ACA’s predicted change in coverage rates across the country.
Gross is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on health insurance, consumer finance, and the ways in which both affect health care consumption. His current research examines the effect of health insurance on hospital visits, whether households declare bankruptcy because of medical costs, and how family income affects the risk of a hospital visit.
Other Professional Roles
Before joining the Mailman School faculty, Dr. Gross served as an assistant professor of economics at the University of Miami. He holds an AB in economics, statistics, and math from the University of Chicago and a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.