Health Policy Working Group: Abraham Asfaw

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

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

Lavin-Bernick Center
Race Room
Sponsored by:
Center for Public Policy Research

Event Description

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.

Admission Information

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