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Prof. David Hotchkiss

David Hotchkiss is a professor at Tulane University's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Trained as a health economist, his current research focuses on the evaluation of health systems strengthening strategies in low- and middle-income countries including: health care financing mechanisms; health workforce strategies; and routine health information systems. He has also led studies of: socio-economic inequities in health outcomes and health care utilization; demand for health care; and child marriage and reproductive health. Hotchkiss has served as a consultant to the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, USAID, UNICEF, and the United Nations Population Fund. He teaches International Health Policy, and Health Economics for Developing Countries. Prior to joining the faculty at Tulane, he was a research associate at the International Food Policy Research Institute and a pre-doctoral trainee at University of North Carolina's Carolina Population Center.

Doctorate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Current or most recent Employer

Vice Chair

Tulane University
Time in Post - 25

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise

Lebanon, Oman,

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Current Areas of Policy Interest


Health policy

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Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Health policy (Including health insurance)

Humanitarianism & emergency relief