Kosali Simon, Ph.D. is a health economist, a Professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University, and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Prior to joining SPEA in 2010, she was an Associate Professor at Cornell University. At SPEA she teaches classes in health economics and health policy at graduate and undergraduate levels. Her primary research area is applying economic analysis in the context of health insurance and health care policy, and her work appears in economics and policy journals. She is a former recipient of the John D. Thompson Prize from the Association of University Programs in Health Administration for contributions to health services research. Her research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, among other sources. She is a Board Member of the American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon), on the National Advisory Committee of the RWJF Health Policy Scholars Program, and she serves as the health Co-editor for the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, an Associate Editor of Health Economics, and as an Editorial Board Member of the American Journal of Health Economics. She received her PhD in Economics from the University of Maryland at College Park.