Newsletter Issue 2015:2

4 posts

Carrie D. Wolinetz, Ph.D

by Carrie D. Wolinetz, Ph.D Just before the Thanksgiving holiday, National Institutes of Health (NIH) released important guidance regarding funding of health economics related research. You can read the notice here. ASHEcon solicited feedback from NIH regarding the notice. You can find below comments from Carrie D. Wolinetz, Ph.D., Associate Director for Science Policy […]

Maya Rossin-Slater

by Maya Rossin-SlaterDepartment of Economics, UC Santa Barbara Despite being among the wealthiest countries in the world, the United States fares relatively poorly by standard indicators of early childhood health. For example, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. infant mortality rate was ranked 32nd among the 34 countries […]