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Manoj Mohanan, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Global Health and Economics  

Office Location: 128 Rubenstein Hall
Office Phone: (919) 613-9263
Duke Box: 90312
Email Address: manoj.mohanan@duke.edu
Web Page: http://fds.duke.edu/db/Sanford/manoj.mohanan
Web Page: http://www.cohesiveindia.org

Areas of Expertise

    Education:
    PhD, Harvard University; Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 2009
    SM, Harvard School of Public Health, 2004
    MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, 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 2015):   (typical courses)

    • Pubpol 813.01, Quantitative eval meth Synopsis
      Sanford 05, TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM

    Recent Publications   (More Publications)

    1. with Sebastian Bauhoff, Gerard La Forgia, Kimberly Singer Babiarz, Kultar Singh, Grant Miller. "Impact of the Chiranjeevi Yojana Program on Institutional Deliveries and Birth Outcomes in Gujarat, India: A Difference-in-Difference Analysis." Bulletin of World Health Organization 92 (Accepted, March 1, 2014): 187-194. [available here], [doi]  [abs]
    2. with Sebastian Bauhoff, Gerard La Forgia, Kimberly Singer Babiarz, Kultar Singh, Grant Miller. "Impact of the Chiranjeevi Yojana Program on Institutional Deliveries and Birth Outcomes in Gujarat, India: A Difference-in-Difference Analysis." Bulletin of World Health Organization (December, 2013). [pdf]  [abs]
    3. M. Mohanan. "Causal Effects of Health Shocks on Consumption and Debt: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Bus Accident Injuries." Review of Economics and Statistics 95.2 (May, 2013): 673-681. [REST_a_00262]  [abs]
    4. M. Mohanan. "Causal Effects of Health Shocks on Consumption and Debt: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Bus Accident Injuries." Review of Economics and Statistics 95.2 (May, 2013): 673–681.  [abs]
    5. Manoj Mohanan, Marcos Vera-Hernández, Veena Das, Soledad Giardili, Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, Tracy Rabin, Sunil Raj, Jeremy Schwartz, and Aparna Seth. "Do No Harm: The Know-Do Gap and Quality of Care for Childhood Diarrhoea and Pneumonia in Bihar, India."   (Submitted, 2013).

    Curriculum Vitae

    Highlight:
    Mohanan is also one of the founding members of the Collaboration for Health Systems Improvement and Impact Evaluation in India (COHESIVE-India). To learn more about ongoing research projects visit COHESIVE-India on the web at: COHESIVE-India

    Current Ph.D. Students  

    Manoj Mohanan