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Natalia A. Zhivan, MA, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Global Health Systems and Development
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
nzhivan@tulane.edu

 

Educational Background:

  • BS, Mathematical Economics, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • MS, Mathematical Economics, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • MA, Economics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • PhD, Economics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Professional Awards and Honors:

  • 2010 Research Grant, Healthcare Quality Scholars Program, Network for Multicultural Research on Health and Healthcare, Dept. of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles (funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
  • 2005 Paula and Daniel Greeley Dissertation Fellowship Award
  • 2004 Boston College Summer Fellowship
  • 2003 Pass with Distinction, Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam in Microeconomics, Department of Economics, Boston College
  • 2003 Boston College Summer Fellowship

Selected Publications:

Bertrand JT, Goldman P, Zhivan N, Agyeman Y, Barber E. Evaluation of the "Lose Your Excuse" public service advertising campaigns for teens to save energy. Eval Rev. 2011 Oct;35(5):455-89. Epub 2011 Dec 12.

Zhivan NA, Ang A, Amaro H, Vega WA, Markides KS. (2011). Ethnic/Race Differences in the Attrition of Older America Survey Respondents: Implications for Health-Related Research.  Health Serv Res. 2011 Sep 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Zhivan NA, Diana ML. (2011). U.S Hospital Efficiency and the Adoption of Health Information Technology. Health Care Management Sciences. Epub ahead of print.

Zhivan NA, Campbell CR, Signorovitch J, Shi L. (2010). Association between Private-to-Medicaid Change in Health Insurance and Health Care Utilization and Outcomes among Children with Cystic Fibrosis. 2010 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference.

Sun W, Webb A, Zhivan NA. (2010). Does Staying Healthy Reduce Your Lifetime Health Care Costs? Issue in Brief 10-8, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.

Webb A, Zhivan NA. (2010). What is the Distribution of Lifetime Health Care Costs from Age 65? Issue in Brief 10-4, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.

Calvo E, Haverstick K, Zhivan NA. (2009) "Older Americans on the Go: Financial and Psychological Effects of Moving" Issue in Brief, 9-19, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

Munnell AH, Soto M, Zhivan NA. (2008) "Why Do More Older Men Work in Some States?" Issue in Brief, 8-6, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

Zhivan NA, Sass SA, Sapozhnikov M, Haverstick K. (2008) "An "Elastic" Earliest Eligibility Age for Social Security," Issue in Brief 8-2, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

Haverstick K, Sapozhnikov M, Triest R, Zhivan NA. (2007) "A New Approach to Raising Social Security's Earliest Eligibility Age," Public Policy Discussion Paper 08-4, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Munnell AH, Sass S, Soto M, Zhivan NA. (2006) "Do Older Workers Face Greater Risk of Displacement?" Issue in Brief 53, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

Bender KA, Zhivan NA. (2005) "What Makes Retirees Happy?" Issue in Brief, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

Munnell AH, Zhivan NA. (2005) "What Makes Older Women Work?" Issue in Brief, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College 10.  Zhivan NA. (2004) "How Can the Actuarial Reduction for Social Security Early Retirement Be Right?" Just the Facts, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

Munnell AH, Meme KB, Cahill KE, Zhivan NA. (2004) "Should We Raise Social Security's Earliest Eligibility Age?" Issue in Brief, Center for Retirement Research at Boston CollegeMunnell AH, Cahill KE, Zhivan NA. (2003) "How Has the Shift to 401(k) Plans Affected the Retirement Age?" Issue in Brief, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

 

Biography

Natalia Zhivan is part of the adjunct faculty in the health systems management department. She is interested in aging and retirement caused by socioeconomic, labor force participation, and health.

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