Department of Health Management and Policy
School of Public Health
University of Michigan
Ph.D. Public Policy and Economics, University of Michigan (2010).
B.A. Biology and Government, Dartmouth College (2000).
1420 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029
Email: zmclaren (at) umich (dot) edu
Levinsohn, Jim, Zoë McLaren, Olive Shisana and Khangelani Zuma. "HIV Status and Labor Market Participation in South Africa." The Review of Economics and Statistics, In press. - pdf
Banerjee, Abhijit, Sebastian Galiani, James Levinsohn, Zoë McLaren and Ingrid Woolard. "Why Has Unemployment Risen in the New South Africa?" Economics of Transition, 16(4): 715-740, 2008. - pdf
The Effect of Access to AIDS Treatment on Employment Outcomes in South Africa. (Under review.) - pdf
Coping with Intra-Household Job Separation in South Africa’s Labor Market. (Under review.) - pdf
The Political Economy of AIDS Treatment Provision in South Africa. (Draft available on request.)
Does Family Planning Increase Children’s Opportunities? Evidence from the War on Poverty and the Early Years of Title X. (with Martha Bailey and Olga Malkova). (Draft available on request.)
Patterns of Health Service Utilization in South Africa (with Cally Ardington and Murray Leibbrandt). (Draft available on request.)
Cost Effectiveness of Medical Devices to Reduce Maternal Mortality in Low-Resource Settings (with John P. Hessburg, James Akazili, Amir Sabet Sarvestani, Timothy R. B. Johnson and Kathleen H. Sienko). (Draft available on request.)
RESEARCH IN PROGRESS
The Impact of AIDS Treatment on the Spread of Tuberculosis in South Africa (with Nicola Branson and Cally Ardington).
Factors Affecting the Spread of Tuberculosis in South Africa (with Nicola Branson, Yubraj Acharya, Elizabeth Brouwer, Dave Ederer and Kathryn Fischer).
Gender Disparities in Tuberculosis Testing and Prevalence in South Africa (with Nicola Branson, Elizabeth Brouwer, Dave Ederer and Kathryn Fischer).
Patterns of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa (with Nicola Branson, Yubraj Acharya, Elizabeth Brouwer, Dave Ederer and Kathryn Fischer).
The Effect of Access to Family Planning on Long-Term Economic Outcomes in South Africa (with Murray Leibbrandt, David Lam, Cally Ardington, Alicia Menendez and Nicola Branson).
The Impact of Access to AIDS Treatment on HIV Testing Behavior.
Household Strategies for Coping with the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Botswana.
Research Affiliate, IZA Institute for the Study of Labor (2010-present).
American Economic Association
Population Association of America
American Society of Health Economists
International Health Economics Association