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Angela Kilby

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Assistant Professor of Economics

Angela Kilby is a health economist whose current research is in the area of health behavior, healthcare provision, and their relationships to labor market outcomes.  This fall, she will be teaching both a graduate and undergraduate course in Health Economics and Health Care.

Angela Kilby received her PhD in Economics at MIT where her dissertation research focused on the economic, health, and welfare tradeoffs of the regulation of prescription opioid pain relievers. Prior to her graduate studies, she worked as a researcher at the Jameel Poverty Action Lab, and also held a Luce Scholarship which funded research and work in Indonesia.  For the 2016-2017 academic year, she held a NIH/NIA postdoctoral fellowship in aging and health research at the National Bureau of Economic Research.


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CSSH Outstanding Teaching award 2020

NBER Health and Aging Pre-Doctoral Fellowship 2015 – 2016

National Science Foundation Graduate 2011 – 2016 Research Fellowship

The Boston Globe, "With opioids, can you fight addiction without causing pain?" The Boston Globe, “Strict opioids laws hit chronic pain sufferers hard” The Chicago Tribune, "Column: Fewer opiates mean more suffering" Quartz, "What’s killing white, middle-aged women in America?" Marginal Revolution, "Opioids for the masses?"

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