NBER Bulletin on Aging and Health
NBER Profile: Sherry Glied
Sherry Glied is Dean of New York University's Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service and a Research Associate in the NBER's Programs on Health Care, Health Economics, and Children. From 19892013, she was Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.
Professor Glied served as Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 2010 through 2012. She had previously served as Senior Economist for health care and labor market policy on the President's Council of Economic Advisers in 1992-1993, under Presidents Bush and Clinton, and participated in the Clinton Health Care Task Force. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, and of the National Academy of Social Insurance, and has been a member of the Board of AcademyHealth, and of the Congressional Budget Office's Panel of Health Advisers.
Professor Glied received a B.A. in economics from Yale University, an M.A. in economics from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.
Dr. Glied's principal areas of research are in health policy reform and mental health care policy. She is the author of a book on health care reform, Chronic Condition, the co-author (with Richard Frank) of Better But Not Well: Mental Health Policy in the U.S. since 1950, and the co-editor (with Peter C. Smith) of The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics.
Glied lives in New York City with her husband, daughter, and son. She is an avid sculler and an opera fan.