Health

Scholarly Publications

Publishing and Assessing the Research of Economists: Lessons from Public Health

We highlight a growing concern in the economics profession that young scholars face incentives that are misaligned with conducting research that furthers knowledge and addresses pressing policy...

Choices In a Crisis - Individual Preferences Among SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines

Now that a third COVID-19 vaccine has been given emergency-use authorization, Michelle Mello and colleagues ask whether individuals should be able to choose which vaccine they receive.

Improving Learning by Improving Vision: Evidence from Two Randomized Controlled Trials of Providing Vision Care in China

This paper examines the external validity of health intervention by comparing the impacts of providing free eyeglasses on the educational performance of nearsighted children in two settings: rural...

Other Publications

Tracking China's Economic Path

Stanford scholars are setting and expanding research agendas to analyze China’s economic development and its impact on the world. The newly launched Stanford Center on China’s Economy and...

Far More Transparency is Needed for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

November 2020

With vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, on the near-term horizon, U.S. policymakers are focusing on how to ensure that Americans get vaccinated.

Coronavirus Could Make America’s Gun Problem Even Deadlier

June 2020

Millions of Americans have experienced the coronavirus pandemic directly, as they or their loved ones suffered through infection.

News

Public-Private Partnerships for Effective Healthcare: Theory and Practice

February 2021

In its 2020-21 colloquium series, the Asia Health Policy Program weighs the balance, benefits, and considerations in providing health services through national governments and contracting with...

Foreign Policy: China Will Run Out of Growth if it Doesn't Fix its Rural Crisis

February 2021

Chorzempa & Huang write on China's rural human capital crisis stating that "no country with China's vast education and public health problems has ever broken out of the ranks of...

Events

Research in Progress: University of Pennsylvania, Peter Groeneveld - Title: TBD

March 29, 2021

Peter W. Groeneveld, MD, MS Professor of Medicine, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Michael J.

Research in Progress: Pascal Geldsetzer - Regression Discontinuity in Electronic Health Record Data

February 23, 2021

Pascal Geldsetzer, PhD  Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Primary Care and Population Health Title:  Regression Discontinuity in Electronic Health Record Data Abstract: Regression...

People

Dr. Hongbin Li Hongbin Li Senior Fellow Co-director, SCCEI
Cusick Marika Cusick PhD Student, SHP
manuel garcia toca profilephoto Manuel Garcia Toca Master Student, SHP
Ho Vivian Ho Intermountain Fellow
Zainub Zainub Dhanani Master's Student, SHP
headshot Hemant Pullabhotla Postdoctoral Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Department of Earth System Science
Elong Elizabeth Long Research Analyst, CHP/PCOR