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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.


Present Senior Health Economist (Senior Service Fellow), Centers for Disease Control

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Health Economics, Applied Econometrics, Development Economics, and Regional Economics

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