About Zhuo Chen
Zhuo (Adam) Chen is a Senior Health Economist at The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He earned his B.S. (1996) and M.Mgt. (1999) in Management Science from the University of Science and Technology of China, M.S in Statistics (2002) and Ph.D. in Economics (2004) from Iowa State University. His research focuses on Health Economics, Applied Econometrics, Development Economics, and China’s Agriculture. His research on these topics had appeared in American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Economics Letters, Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, China Economic Review, Papers in Regional Science, Journal of Health Economics, and Health Services Research. Before joining CDC, he was a postdoctoral scholar at the Chicago Center of Excellence in Health Promotion Economics, The University of Chicago. He has been a Board Director (2007-2008; 2012-2013) of the Chinese Economists Society and a Steering Committee Member (2008-2009) of the CDC Health Economics Research Group. He is with the Division of Epidemiologic and Analytic Methods for Population Health, Epidemiology and Analysis Program Office, CDC.
Health Economics, Applied Econometrics, Development Economics, and Regional Economics
Nutrigenomics Hypothesis: Examining the Association Between Food Stamp Program Participation ...
Journal of Family and Economic Issues (2011)
This paper examines the association between food stamp program participation and bodyweight among 1,723 eligible women who were respondents of ...
Geographically weighted regression bandwidth selection and spatial autocorrelation: an empirical ...
Applied Economics Letters (2010)
This research note examined the performance of Geographically Weighted Regression (GWR) using two calibration methods. The first method, Cross Validation ...
Economic Perspective on Strategic Human Capital Management and Planning for ...
Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (2009)
An organization's workforce-or human capital-is its most valuable asset. The 2002 President's Management Agenda emphasizes the importance of strategic human ...