Associate Fellow

Amanda Kreider, PhD

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Biomedical Postdoctoral Programs, Perelman School of Medicine

Amanda Kreider, PhD is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. She studies the economics of health insurance markets with a focus on public health insurance programs. She is especially interested in factors affecting health care access and coverage for low-income individuals and families, and people with chronic and mental health conditions. In her most recent work, she examined Medicaid managed care plans’ incentives to ration access to specialty care due to adverse selection. Dr. Kreider received her PhD in Health Policy (economics concentration) from Harvard University in 2021. She held a Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Aging & Health Economics at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Prior to graduate school, Dr. Kreider worked as a research associate at PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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