Teh-wei Hu PhD

Professor Emeritus
Research Interests: 
  • Economics of tobacco control
  • Health care reform in Asia (China, Taiwan and Hong Kong)
  • Costs and outcomes of mental health capitation experiments
Selected Publications: 

Hu T-w, Mao Z, Shi J, Chen W. (2010). The role of taxation in tobacco control and its potential economic impact in China. Tobacco Control. Vol 19, Issue 1: 58-64.

Hu T-w, Mao Z, Shi J. (2010). Recent Tobacco Tax Rate Adjustment and Its Potential Impact on Tobacco Control in China. Tobacco Control. Vol 19, Issue 1: 80-82.

Hu TW (ed.). Tobacco Control Policy Analysis in China: Economics and Health, World Scientific Publishing Company: Singapore, Jan 2008.

Grieve R.; Sekhon J S; Hu TW; Bloom J R. Evaluating health care programs by combining cost with quality of life measures: a case study comparing capitation and fee for service. Health Services Research 2008:43(4):1204-22.

Hu TW, He Y, Zhang M, Chen N. Economic costs of depression in China. Soc Psychitar Epidemiol Jan 2007.

Hu TW. An International Review of the National Cost Estimates of Mental Illness, 1990-2003, J Ment Health Policy Econ 2006; 9; 3-13.

Hu TW (ed.). Tobacco Control Policy Analysis in China: Economics and Health, World Scientific Publishing Company: Singapore, Jan 2008.

Hu TW, He Y, Zhang M, Chen N. Economic costs of depression in China. Soc Psychitar Epidemiol  Jan 2007.

Hu TW, Mao Z, Ong M, et al. China at the Crossroads: The Economics of Tobacco and Health, Tobacco Control, 2006; 15; 37-41.

Sung HY, Wang L, Jin S, Hu TW, Jiang Y. Economic burden of smoking in China, 2000, Tobacco Control, 2006; 15; 5-11.

Hu TW, Mao Z, Jiang H, Tao M, Yurekli A. "The Role of Government in Tobacco Leaf Production in China: National and Local Interventions," International Journal of Public Policy,  April 2006.

Hu TW. "An International Review of the National Cost Estimates of Mental Illness, 1990-2003," J Ment Health Policy Econ 2006; 9; 3-13.

Hu T, "Financing and organization of China's health care", Bulletin of the World Health Organization, July 2004

Keeler T, Hu TW, Ong M, Sung HY, "The US National Tobacco Settlement: the effects of advertising and price changes on cigarette consumption", Applied Economics, 1-7, 2003

Hu, T, "Financing Global Mental Health Services and the Role of WHO", The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 145-147, 2003

Hu T, Mao Z, "Effects of Cigarette Tax on Cigarette Consumption and the Chinese Economy", Tobacco Control, June 2002

Bloom, J. Hu TW, Wallace N., Cuffel, B, "Mental Health Care Costs and Access Under Alternative Capitalism System in Colorado", Health Services Research, April 2002

Hu T, Hsieh, C, The Economics of Health Care Reform in Asian Pacific Countries, Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing Inc. 2002

Other interests: 
  • Member, Executive Board, International Health Economics Association (2004-2005)
  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs (2000-2002)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics
Profile Updated: April 2, 2010