This Program encourages research in population, behavioral, and health economics.
Potential applicants are advised to consult with a program official regarding the alignment of their research with IC program priorities. See
NOT-OD-16-025 Clarifying NIH Priorities for Health Economics Research for an overview of NIH Priority Areas in Health Economics.
Population, Behavioral, and Health Economics
Areas of potential interest include:
- Health and health-related outcomes associated with the allocation of family resources within and across generations;
- Effects of public policy programs on family behavior and child development;
- Impact of child care arrangements on labor supply;
- Determinants of family labor supply and economic resources and their health impacts;
- Evaluations of the impact of changes in state and federal programs including those related to welfare, housing, and child care policies on child health and development;
- Interrelationships between health and economic status, including issues related to wealth, poverty, productivity, human capital development, and economic development;
- Evaluations of population-level interventions to improve the health and well-being of children;
- Health services and health care financing for children and adolescents with multiple conditions;
- Provider-level and regional variation in health expenditures, services, and health related outcomes for children and adolescents.
Contact:Dr. Regina Bures