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Josephine Duh

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Jo works at the San Francisco office of The Brattle Group, an economic consulting firm, where she specializes in complex litigation with a focus on the health care and pharmaceutical industries.  In her casework, Jo has testified in federal court as a summary witness in a class action lawsuit alleging wrongful denials of mental health & substance use disorder claims, and she has supported experts on various cases concerning fraud, anticompetitive behavior, and patent infringement.  She has a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University, where she shared an office with Dean and Mike, and B.S. in Economics from MIT.  At Princeton, Jo studied community effects of global health interventions, and two chapters of her dissertation analyzed the effects of scaling up antiretroviral therapy on maternal and child health services and on child schooling in sub-Saharan Africa.

Blog

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A Small Tribute to Uwe Reinhardt

By Josephine Duh, on November 25th, 2017

I was greatly saddened to hear about Uwe Reinhardt’s passing on Monday, November 13, 2017.  For those who may not be familiar with him, Uwe was the James Madison Professor of Political Economy and professor of economics and public affairsRead More..

Research

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Health and hunger: Can an improving disease environment explain the Indian calorie consumption decline puzzle?

By Josephine Duh, on February 1st, 2016

India's experience presents a puzzle at odds with a basic fact of household economics: amidst unprecedented economic growth, average per capita daily calorie consumption has declined in recent decades. Does an improving disease environment explain the calorie decline? A diminishedRead More..