Manoj Mohanan

Manoj Mohanan, MBBS, MPH, SM, PhD is an Associate Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, with appointments in the Department of Economics and Duke Global Health Institute. As an applied microeconomist, Prof. Mohanan’s research focuses on topics in health policy, health economics, and development economics.  His ongoing studies cover a range of topics including: performance based contracts, measurement of provider quality and performance, social franchising, and governance innovations such as social accountability and community monitoring.  He is also investigating the role of subjective expectations / beliefs in healthcare behavior, and the role of social networks in collective action decisions.  He is a founding member of COHESIVE-India: The Collaboration for Health Systems Improvement and Impact Evaluation in India. In addition to leading several large-scale policy evaluations in India, he has also conducted research on health system innovations in China, Kenya, and Rwanda.  Mohanan received his PhD in Health Policy (economics) from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University, and also holds degrees in medicine (Grant Medical College, Mumbai) and public health (Harvard School of Public Health).

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