Visiting Assistant Professor, Haverford College; Senior Researcher, Mathematica
Michael Levere is an a visiting assistant professor at Haverford College. He is also affiliated with Mathematica as a senior researcher. His research focuses on the intersection of labor economics, health economics, and public economics through the lens of disability issues. He has particular interest in:
- The relationship between health insurance coverage and disability benefit participation
- Outcomes for children receiving Supplemental Security Income as they transition into adulthood
- How work-incentives in disability benefits affect labor market outcomes.
Recent work by Michael Levere
A combination of information and cash transfers is effective in changing maternal behavioural practices, which could bring down malnutrition
Mothers who received modest cash inputs along with information on practices to reduce malnutrition were more likely to adopt those practices