Carol Mansfield

Senior Research Economist, RTI Health Solutions


  • PhD, Economics, University of Maryland, College Park
  • BA, Economics, Yale University

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Carol Mansfield, PhD, is a senior research economist in the Health Preference Assessment group at RTI Health Solutions. She has over 20 years of experience working on management and policy applications related to health and the environment. She has conducted research to investigate disease treatment and prevention programs, children's health, air and water quality protection, recreation experiences, and terrorism risk. Dr. Mansfield has extensive experience with preference elicitation methods, including the design and implementation of surveys and activity diaries, as well as statistical analysis of the responses. Dr. Mansfield has conducted surveys for commercial clients, policy research, regulatory analysis, and methodological research administered using mail, telephone, and web-based Internet panels. Dr. Mansfield has published her research in peer-reviewed journals, including in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, the Southern Economic Journal, the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, and Environmental and Resource Economics. Previously, Dr. Mansfield served as an assistant professor of economics at Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, where she taught graduate-level courses in environmental economics.

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