Maria Polyakova

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Maria Polyakova, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
Stanford Health Policy 615 Crothers Way Stanford, California 94305
(650) 498-7528 (voice)


Maria Polyakova, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Health Research and Policy at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Her research investigates questions surrounding the role of government in the design and financing of health insurance systems. She is especially interested in the relationships between public policies and individuals’ decision-making in health care and health insurance, as well as in the risk protection and re-distributive aspects of health insurance systems. She received a BA degree in Economics and Mathematics from Yale University, and a PhD in Economics from MIT.