Jody L. Sindelar PhD
Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and of Economics; Executive Committee, ISPS; Research Associate, NBER
Substance abuse economics
- Incentives to Quit Smoking in CT Medicaid: Role of Medical Homes
- Financial Motivations to Quit Smoking and Prevent Related Economic Costs
- Types of Stressors and their Impact on Health Related Addictions: Smoking, Drinking and BMI
- Addiction, Economics and Policy: Pre-doc T32 Training Grant
- Aging Research at the 2010 through 2014 ASHEcon Biennial Conferences
- National Implementation of Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan CAHPS Survey
- Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems
Dr. Sindelar is a professor of public health and a health economist at the Yale School of Public Health. In addition, she is a Research Associate at the National Bureau Economic Research, is a Research Fellow at IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor) an Associated Faculty at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale, and has been the President of the American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon). She has published over 100 papers, served on editorial and other boards, and has presented her research internationally.
Dr. Sindelar is an expert on the economics of substance abuse including alcoholism, illicit drugs and smoking. Her studies include lost productivity, cost-effectiveness of treatments, social costs, and policy. She has published on the impacts of substance abuse on productivity, educational attainment, gender differences, and related policy issues in economics, policy, addiction, health and medical journals.