Sankar Mukhopadhyay is a Professor of Economics at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is also the Director of Graduate Studies in Economics at the UNR. He is a research fellow at the IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Bonn, Germany, and a fellow at the Global Labor Organization (GLO), Essen, Germany.
He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005. He is interested in labor economics and health economics. His past research has focused on the evaluation of public policies using the structural estimation of dynamic systems. His current research interests include international migration, and interaction between health, healthcare policies, and labor market outcomes.
- Impacts of shifting responsibility for high-cost individuals on Health Insurance Exchange plan premiums and cost-sharing provisions (with Jeanne Wendel and Miaomiao Zou), Journal of Health Economics, forthcoming.
- Effects of the 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act on Female Labor Supply, International Economic Review, 2012.
- Value of an Employment-based Green Card (with David Oxborrow), Demography, 2012.
- Effects of School Reform on Education and Labor Market Performance: Evidence from Chile's Universal Voucher System (with David Bravo and Petra Todd), Quantitative Economics, 2010.