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Jason Fletcher

Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholar

Biography

Jason Fletcher is a Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholar at Columbia University and an Assistant Professor of Public Health at Yale University. His research examines the long term effects of childhood health as well as the effects of social networks on health.  While at Columbia, he will enhance his research by exploring the intersection of biology and health policy.

He has authored research published in the Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Public Economics, Social Science and Medicine, the British Medical Journal, Health Affairs, and Demography, among others. He has received the Victor F. Fuchs Research Award in Health Economics and the Dorothy S. Thomas Award from the Population Association of America.

He received his Ph.D. in Applied Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2006. During his doctoral training, he was a National Institute of Mental Health Trainee. He holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

Departmental Biography 

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