USC Price School of Public Policy

Karen Mulligan

Research Assistant Professor

VPD 401D

Phone: 213-821-8851

Ph.D. in Economics

University of Texas at Austin


Health economics, applied microeconometrics, labor economics

Biographical sketch

Karen Mulligan is a Research Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. She was previously a Research Economist at Precision Health Economics and Assistant Professor of Economics at Middle Tennessee State University. Her most recent research focuses on screening and treatment for Hepatitis C and HIV. She has also examined the impact of government policies on health-related behaviors such as vaccination and contraception use. Dr. Mulligan received her doctorate in economics from the University of Texas at Austin and an MS and BS in economics from University of North Texas.