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2017-9-23 Associate Prof. Chen Zhuo:Empirical Forum of Social Sciences (Session 4): The Role of Geographic Scale in Testing the Income Inequality Hypothesis as an Explanation of Health Disparities

Title of Lecture: Empirical Forum of Social Sciences (Session 4): The Role of Geographic Scale in Testing the Income Inequality Hypothesis as an Explanation of Health Disparities

Lecturer: Associate Prof. Chen Zhuo

Time: 14:00

Date: 2017-9-23

Venue: Academic hall (first floor), WenLan building, International Business School, Chang'an Campus

Hosted by: Center for Experimental Economics in Education

Profile of the Lecturer:

Dr. Zhuo (Adam) Chen is Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, University of Georgia and Li Dak Sum Chair Professor in Health Economics, University of Nottingham, Ningbo China. He holds a PhD in Economics and an MS in Statistics from Iowa State University. Dr. Chen has a strong record in health economics and public health research. Dr. Chen’s major areas of interest include health policy and management, social determinants of health, methods in measuring health disparities, statistical methods, and health economics. His work on the role of geographic scale in testing the income inequality hypothesis received the 2013 CDC Excellence in Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Award. Dr. Chen was elected as the President (2014-2016) of the Association of Asian/Pacific Islander Employees of CDC/ATSDR in June 2014 and received the 2016 Civilian Award in Diversity Excellence from the Federal Asian Pacific American Council for his work on diversity and inclusion at CDC. He held part-time teaching appointment at Georgia Institute of Technology School of Economics in 2007-2008. He is serving as the President (2016-2018) of the China Health Policy and Management Society and President (2017-2018) of the Chinese Economists Society.


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