Dr. Augustine Denteh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Tulane University. His broad research interests are in Health Economics and Applied Econometrics, where he employs innovative econometric tools to study how public policies affect people’s health and wellbeing. In particular, he works on impact evaluation, measurement error models, the economics of obesity, and food and nutrition programs. He is also interested in techniques for generalizability in health policy using statistical machine learning approaches for causal inference.
Dr. Denteh completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Harvard Medical School after obtaining his Ph.D. in Economics from Georgia State University. He also holds an MA in Economics from the University of Akron and a BA in Economics and Statistics from the University of Ghana.