John Moran

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Associate Professor of Health Policy and Administration/Professor-in-Charge of the MS/Ph.D. Graduate Programs

Contact Information

504T Donald H. Ford Building
The Pennsylania State University
University Park PA 16802


(fax) 814-863-2905


B.A., 1990, Economics, Ursinus College
Ph.D., 1997, Economics, Pennsylvania State University

Teaching Interests

Health economics and econometrics.

Research Interests

The economic impact of cancer; health insurance; the health and medical care utilization of the elderly.

Selected Publications

Moran, J., & Short, P.F. (2014) “Does Cancer Reduce Labor Market Entry? Evidence for Prime-Age Females,” Medical Care Research and Review 71, 224-241.

Moran, J., & Scanlon D. (2013) "Slow Progress On Meeting Hospital Safety Standards: Learning From The Leapfrog Group's Efforts" Health Affairs 32, 27-35

Punekar, R., Short, P.F., & Moran, J. (2012) "Use of Psychotropic Medications by U.S. Cancer Survivors," Psycho-Oncology 21: 1237-1243

Hollenbeak, C., Short, P.F., & Moran, J. (2011) "The Implications of Cancer Survivorship for Spousal Employment." Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 5: 226-234

Moran, J., Short, P.F., & Hollenbeak, C. (2011) “Long-Term Employment Effects of Surviving Cancer.” Journal of Health Economics, 30: 505-514

Short, P.F., Moran, J., & Punekar, R. (2011) “Medical Expenditures of Adult Cancer Survivors under Age 65 in the U.S.” Cancer, 117: 2791-2800.

Cawley, J., Moran, J., & Simon, K. (2010) “The Impact of Income on the Weight of Elderly Americans.”  Health Economics, 19: 979–993.

Tunceli, K., Short, P.F., Moran, J., & Tunceli, O. (2009) “Cancer Survivorship, Health Insurance, and Employment Transitions among Older Workers.” Inquiry, 46:17-32.

Short, P.F., Vasey, J., & Moran, J. (2008) Long-Term Effects of Cancer Survivorship on the Employment of Older Workers. Health Services Research, 43(1, Part 1):193-210.

Kanter, R.K., & Moran, J. (2007) Hospital Emergency Surge Capacity: An Empirical New York Statewide Study. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 50:314-319.

Curriculum Vitae

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Strategic Themes

  • Domains of Health and Behavior
  • Health Care Systems
  • Methodology