Our health economists study the underlying causes of the high cost of health care and whether health care can be improved through better resource allocation and health care financial management.
In examining diverse medical problems including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, lead poisoning, and substance abuse, our research helps policy makers decide how to allocate personal, technical, and financial resources to improve public health and the human condition.
Cost/benefit analyses of interventions and treatments
FeatureStudy: States Aiming to Promote Healthy Eating Through Sales Taxes Often Miss the Target
Increasing sales taxes on sugary foods to promote healthier food choices among grocery store shoppers is unlikely to be ... Read more »