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Emma  Boswell  Dean

Emma Boswell Dean

Assistant Professor, Health Management and Policy

Research Interests

Health and development economics, the pharmaceutical industry and global health

Featured Publications

  • Dean, E.B., Johnson, P. and Bond, A. “Physician, Practice, and Patient Characteristics Associated with Biosimilar Use in Medicare Recipients." JAMA Open Network2021, 4(1), e2034776.

    Dean, E.B., French, M. and Mortensen, K. “Food Insecurity, Health Care Utilization, and Health Care Expenditures." Health Services Research, 2020, 55(S2), pp.883-893.

    Dean, E.B., Schilbach, F. and Schofield, H. 2019. “Poverty and Cognitive Function." In “The Economics of Asset Accumulation and Poverty Traps," edited by Barrett, C.B., Carter, M. and Chavas, J.P., 57-118. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Grossman, G., Pierskalla, J. and Dean, E.B.Government Fragmentation and Public Goods Provision.” Journal of Politics, 2017. 79(3), pp. 823-840.

    Dean, E.B., Schilbach, F. and Schofield, H. “Poverty and Cognitive Function.” Chapter in forthcoming NBER book The Economics of Asset Accumulation and Poverty Traps, Barrett, C.B., Carter, M. and Chavas, J.P. eds.

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Teaching Assistant, University of Pennsylvania , 2014-2017
  • Consultant in Market Research & Advanced Analytics, Trinity Partners, Waltham, MA , 2010-2013
  • Associate Consultant in Advanced Analytics, Trinity Partners, Waltham, MA , 2008-2009

Specialties

  • Health Economics, Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Managerial Science & Applied Economics, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 2018
  • M.S., Managerial Science & Applied Economics, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 2015
  • B.Sc., Biometry & Statistics, Cornell University, 2008

Honors and Awards

  • Judith & William Bollinger Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Research, University of Pennsylvania, 2017-2018
  • Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, 2016-2018
  • Ackoff Fellow, Risk Management and Decision Processes Center of the Wharton School, 2015-2016
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