Health economics, labor economics, applied microeconomics
Alice Chen is an Associate Professor of Public Policy at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. Her academic research focuses on improving the efficiency of health care markets. She examines how providers respond to changes in financial incentives and considers how health spending jointly affects health and labor indicators. Her work has been published in leading economics, policy, and medical journals, and it has been cited in major media outlets, including Business Week, CBS News, Forbes, The Atlantic, and The Washington Post. At USC Price, Dr. Chen teaches health economics and health finance.
Prior to earning her MBA and PhD in business economics from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, Dr. Chen graduated with an AB and SM in applied math from Harvard University.