Leila Agha

Assistant Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College

Leila Agha is an assistant professor of economics at Dartmouth College and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Her research focuses on productivity and innovation in health care markets. Much of her work focuses on how experts assess and realize value from new technology. She has studied the diffusion of medical technologies, trade-offs between human decision making and medical guidelines, and the ability of peer review committees to identify high-impact science. In addition to her research on technology and innovation, she also studies the organization and coordination of health care teams. Her research has been published in the American Economic Review, Science, and the Review of Economic and Statistics. Professor Agha received both her bachelor's degree and Ph.D. from MIT. Prior to joining the faculty at Dartmouth, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at NBER and was an assistant professor at Boston University.

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