Sumedha Gupta earned her Ph.D. from VU University Amsterdam / Tinbergen Institute in 2009. Professor Gupta’s research fields include the opioid epidemic, population and development economics, and applied econometrics. She is an Assistant Professor and teaches econometrics and health economics for the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Department of Economics.
Bradley Heim is a Professor in the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA). He earned his doctorate from Northwestern University in 2002, and before becoming a SPEA faculty member in 2010, Professor Heim was a financial economist with the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Tax Analysis. His research interests include tax policies and the purchase of health insurance, the impact of health insurance regulations on self-employment, and the effects of the Affordable Care Act.
Dr. Holmes received her Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver and joined the faculty IUPUI in 1993. She is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health. Her research focuses on the financing and delivery of health care, particularly to chronically ill populations, and the measurement of health status for economic and health policy evaluation.
Haizhen Lin is an Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy in the Indiana University Kelley School of Business in Bloomington, where she teachers applied econometrics. She received her Ph.D. in economics from Boston University in 2008, and her research addresses issues of market competition, pricing and quality provision, imperfect information, government intervention, financing mechanisms, and health information technology.
Henry Mak is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). His research focus on the intersection of industry economics, organizational economics, and health economics. He received his PhD from Boston University in 2012.
Wendy Morrison received her Ph.D. from the University of York (UK) in 1996 and is a faculty member of the Indiana University Purdue University (IUPUI) Department of Economics. Health economics and experimental economics are Professor Morrison’s areas of research.
Anne Beeson Royalty
Professor Anne Royalty is the Director of the IUPUI Economics Department’s Ph.D. program and the Director of the Center for Health Economics Research (CHER). Professor Royalty’s research is in the area of health economics, with particular emphasis on health insurance and health care cost growth. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University in 1993 and was on the faculty at Stanford University from 1993-99. She has taught in the IUPUI Economics Department since 1999.
Professor Kosali Simon joined the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University in 2010. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland at College Park in 1999. Health economics and health policy, particularly the effect of insurance regulations on the availability of health insurance for distressed populations, are among Professor Simon’s research areas. More recently, she has also turned her attention to the opioid epidemic and what we can learn about its causes.
Vidhura Tennekoon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) where he teaches microeconometrics and applied microeconomics. His research focuses on microeconometric methods related to applied health economic problems with a special interest in measurement error in microeconomic data. Professor Tennekoon received his PhD in economics from Washington State University in 2012 and joined IUPUI in 2014.
Professor Terza earned his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pittsburgh and has been a faculty member of the University of Georgia, Penn State, the Medical College of South Carolina, the University of Florida, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro before joining IUPUI. His research area involves the development and application of limited dependent variable techniques to problems in health economics.