The Program in Health Care Financing seeks to develop a systematic framework for the evaluation of health systems, as well as perform interdisciplinary research focusing on the relationship between economic development and health. The Program has a small core staff and operates through collaborations with investigators elsewhere at Harvard and at other sites throughout the world.
The Director of the Program is William C. Hsiao, a researcher and the K.T. Li Professor of Economics at the school.
Winnie Chi-Man Yip is an associate Professor who directs an inter-disciplinary study to examine the dynamic social, cultural, psychological and economic determinants of health and well-being in rural China.