Benjamin Yarnoff

Health Economist

Benjamin Yarnoff


  • PhD, Economics, University of Illinois
  • MA, Economics, University of Illinois
  • BA, International Affairs, George Washington University

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A health economist for RTI’s Public Health Economics Program, Benjamin Yarnoff specializes in the economic analysis of public health programs. His current research includes analysis of the costs and cost-effectiveness of various Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)–funded community prevention programs, chronic kidney disease screening and prevention programs, and diabetes prevention programs.

Dr. Yarnoff’s technical expertise includes cost analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, simulation modeling, and econometric analysis. He has published his work in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including Frontiers in Pediatrics, Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, The Journal of Law and Economics, and The Journal of Population Economics.