Daniel Bennett

Assistant Professor

Daniel Bennett is an Assistant Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. He received his PhD in Economics from Brown University in 2008, his MA in Economics from Brown University in 2004, and his BA with high honors from Swarthmore College in 2001. Dr. Bennett is a research economist who specializes in applied economic development with a focus on public health issues in developing countries. His research considers the economic and behavioral aspects of international health issues such as emerging infectious diseases and pharmaceutical markets in developing countries. His work frequently highlights how market failures, such as externalities and public goods, contribute to these public health problems. Some of his past work deals with water supply and sanitation in the Philippines, antibiotic use in Taiwan, the impact of the 2003 SARS epidemic, and the effect of providing antiretroviral drugs for HIV in Malawi. His current work examines the determinants of drug quality in Hyderabad, India.

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