Health economics, economics of obesity, policies to expand insurance coverage
Charles Courtemanche is a health economist and applied micro economist with research interests in the economics of obesity, public policies to expand insurance coverage, and big box retailers. His research has been published in journals including the Economic Journal, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, and Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. He has received research funding from the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Washington University, St. Louis. Additionally, he is a research affiliate for the Georgia Health Policy Center; a member of the Usery Research Group of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies; a research associate for the Health Economics Program of the National Bureau of Economic Research; and a research affiliate for the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).