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Abraham Asfaw, Health Policy Working Group

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Economics and the Murphy Institute, Tulane University

Are Prescription Drugs a Substitute to Preventive Health Behaviors? Evidence from Medicare Part D

This Event is by Invitation Only



Race Room, Lavin-Bernick Center, Uptown Campus


Meeting time is 12:00 – 1:00pm. Lunch will be provided. The meeting is open only to members of the Health Policy Working Group.

About the Speaker

Abraham Asfaw is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Economics and the Murphy Institute at Tulane University. He graduated with a Ph.D. degree in Economics from Northern Illinois University in 2017. His research interest lies at the intersection of health, labor, and development economics. His recent works examined the long term and the intergenerational human capital effects of early exposure to adverse health shocks and investments in child health inputs. Currently, he is investigating the health care utilization effects of cost-sharing in prescription drug insurances.

Filed under: The Center for Public Policy Research, Health Policy Working Group