Monica Farid

Monica Farid

Researcher
Expertise
  • Health economics
  • Policy analysis and program evaluation
  • Econometrics
Focus Areas
  • Health
  • Disability
  • Economic Well Being and Income Support
  • Medicaid and CHIP
  • Medicare
About Monica

Monica Farid’s work focuses on the economic well-being of people with disabilities, primary care and care delivery transformation, and policies affecting the Medicaid and Medicare population. She has expertise in quasi-experimental study design and impact evaluation.

Farid leads the implementation of the benefit-cost analyses of the Promoting Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income demonstration, which aims to promote positive education and employment outcomes among youth with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income. She also provides technical assistance to support and strengthen states’ evaluations of their Medicaid Section 1115 demonstrations. She has contributed to the evaluations of the Medicare Independence at Home demonstration funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Promoting Opportunity Demonstration funded by the Social Security Administration.

Farid has published in peer-reviewed journals including JAMA Network Open, BMJ, and the Journal of Aging and Health. She holds a Ph.D. in health policy (economics track) from Harvard University.