Economic and Statistical Analysis Experts

Date posted: August 17, 2010

Economists and statisticians deepen our understanding of some of the most important human health problems. At N.C. State, they build better disease models, find better ways to run clinical trials for cancer treatments and help us understand economic aspects of important public health issues.

Marie Davidian
William Neal Reynolds Professor
Statistics
919-515-1928
davidian@stat.ncsu.edu

Longitudinal analysis and biostatistics, including research on ways to design and analyze data from cancer and HIV clinical trials; Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics; and Integrated Biostatistical Training Program for Cardiovascular Disease Research

Ivan Kandilov
Assistant Professor
Agricultural and Resource Economics
919-513-3713
ivan_kandilov@ncsu.edu

Research on economic issues related to agricultural workers’ health insurance

Alison Motsinger-Reif
Assistant Professor
Statistics
919-515-3574
motsinger@stat.ncsu.edu

Research on computational genetics, pharmacogenetics and epistasis; development of methodology and software to detect complex, predictive disease models

Walter Thurman
William Neal Reynolds Professor
Agricultural and Resource Economics
919-515-4545
wally_thurman@ncsu.edu

Research on the economics of pollinators and pollination markets (which affect the price of a healthy diet)

Tom Vukina
Professor
Agricultural and Resource Economics
919/515-5864
tom_vukina@ncsu.edu

Research related to health insurance, particularly related to pricing of various health insurance options (premiums and deductibles)

Mike Wohlgenant
William Neal Reynolds Professor
Agricultural and Resource Economics
919-515-4673
michael_wohlgenant@ncsu.edu

Quantifying the demand interrelationships for non-alcoholic beverages to find how consumers respond to incentives like taxes on soft drinks

Xiaoyong Zheng
Assistant Professor
Agricultural and Resource Economics
919-515-4543
xzheng@ncsu.edu

Research on farmers’ health insurance and access to health care and on Food Stamp program participation and obesity of mothers and children>

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