Paul Gertler PhD

Professor, Health Services Finance
Faculty Director, Graduate Program in Health Services Management
Research Interests: 
  • The role of regulation and finance in health care markets
  • The internal organization of health care institutions
  • Social health insurance in developing countries
  • Financing and allocating public health care resources in developing countries
Selected Publications: 

“Physician Ownership of Complementary Medical Services” forthcoming in the Journal of Public Economics, 2016.

“Shelter from the Storm: Upgrading Housing Infrastructure in Latin American Slums,” Journal of Urban Economics, 2016. 

“Investing in the Foundation of Sustainable Development: Pathways to Scale for Early Childhood Development,” The Lancet, 2016. 

“Non-Contributory Pensions,” Labour Economics, 2016.

“The Demand for Energy-Using Assets Among the World’s Rising Middle Classes,” American Economic Review, 2016.

“Contribution of Air Conditioning Adoption to Future Energy Use Under Global Warming,” proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 2015. 

“Using Provider Performance Incentives to Increase HIV Testing and Counseling Services in Rwanda,” Journal of Health Economics, 2014. 

“Labor Market Returns to an Early Childhood Stimulation Intervention in Jamaica”, Science, 2014. 

“The Effect of India’s Total Sanitation Campaign on Defecation Behaviors and Child Health in Rural Madhya Pradesh: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial”, PLos Med, 2014.

“Cash for Coolers: Evaluating a Large-Scale Appliance Replacement Program in Mexico”, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2014.

Profile Updated: December 15, 2016