Heather Schofield

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Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Contact information
Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
11th Fl, Blockley Hall
Philadephia, PA 19104
A.B. (Economics)
Harvard College, 2005.
M.S. (Population and International Health)
Harvard School of Public Health, 2007.
Ph.D. (Business Economics)
Harvard University, 2014.
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Selected Publications

T. Ramakrishnan: Study Planned on the Sleep Patterns of the Urban Poor. The Hindu Nov 4 2017.

Heather Schofield, Emma Dean and Frank Schilbach: Poverty and Cognitive Function. NBER conference on volume on "The Economics of Asset Accumulation and Poverty Traps" 2017.

Kullgren JT, Troxel AB, Lowenstien G, Norton LA, Gatto D, Zhu J, Schofield H, Shea JA, Asch DA, Pellathy T, Driggers J, Volpp KG: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Employer Matching of Employees' Monetary Contributions to Deposit Contracts to Promote Weight Loss. Am J Health Promot 30(6): 441-52, Jul 2016.

Schofield H: The Economics of Ramadan. The Economist 2016.

Schilback F, Schofield H, Mullainathan S: The Psychological Lives of the Poor. American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings 106(5): 435-440, 2016.

Schofield H: The Economics of Sleep. Freakonomics Podcast, Produced by Christopher Werth 2016.

Schofield H: Radio Interview. Knowledge @ Wharton 2016.

Schofield H: "A Bad Night's Sleep Might Do More Harm than You Think" NPR, All Things Considered 2015.

Schofield H, Loewenstein G, Kopsic J, Volpp KG: Comparing the Effectiveness of Individualistic, Altruistic, and Competitive Incentives in Motivating Completion of Mental Exercises. J Health Econ 44: 286-99, 2015.

Mullainathan S, Schofield H: The Psychology of Nutrition Messages. Advances in Health Economic and Health Services Research 19: 145-72, 2008.

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