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Web Page: http://fds.duke.edu/db/Sanford/manoj.mohanan
Web Page: http://www.cohesiveindia.org
Areas of Expertise
Ph.D., Harvard University, 2009
SM, Harvard School of Public Health, 2004
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, 2000
M.S.P.H., Harvard University, 2000
MBBS, Grant Medical College (University of Mumbai, India), 1997
Research Categories: Health Economics, Development Economics, Applied Micro, Health Policy
Current projects: Experimental evaluation of input based contracts v/s outcome contingent contracts in pay for performance, Impact of Pay for Performance in Rwanda, Evaluation of Vouchers and Conditional Cash Transfers to improve obstetric care, Experimental evaluation of telemedicine; estimating price elasticity of demand for higher quality care, Impact of incentives v/s monitoring and social accountability to improve quality of care, Evaluation of state health insurance program in Karnataka (India)
Research Description: Manoj Mohanan's current research projects include development of innovative methods to measure quality of care in primary care, impact evaluation of large public sector subsidy programs, experimental evaluation of provider incentives, evaluation of social franchising models, and estimating the effect of quality information on provider choice.
Teaching (Spring 2016): (typical courses)
Recent Publications (More Publications)
Manoj Mohanan is an applied microeconomist, focusing on health and development economics, with a background in medicine and public health. His research focuses on topics related to health and health care in developing countries including: performance-based contracts, measurement of provider quality and performance, social franchising, and social accountability / monitoring. He also studies the role of subjective expectations and beliefs in health care behavior.
Several of his projects feature field experiments, policy interventions and evaluations. He is involved in research projects in India, Kenya and China.
For more on policy evaluation and research projects in India, please visitCOHESIVE-India.
Current Ph.D. Students