Shin-Yi Chou, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics

Dr. Shin-Yi Chou received her B.A. from National Taiwan University in 1994 and her Ph.D. from Duke University in 1999. She is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her research focuses on three aspects: quality and cost of health care; economic analysis of obesity; and health insurance, education and health outcomes. Her recent research on parental education and child well-being and national health insurance and child health are funded by National Institute on Child Health and Human Development and National Science Foundation, respectively. Portions of her work have been published in Journal of Health Economics, Rand Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Health Economics, Journal of Public Economics and Journal of Applied Econometrics. She is teaching "Applied Microeconomics and Health Economics."