Andrew Goodman-Bacon

Cohort 21 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Dr. Goodman-Bacon holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan. He is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Vanderbilt University.  His research focuses on the health and social policy reforms of Lyndon Johnson's Great Society.  His work combines historical data collection methods with econometric program evaluation techniques to provide new evidence on the effects of these policy changes of program participation and health.  Current research includes an evaluation of the mortality effects of the original introduction of Medicaid and of the Community Health Center program, and projects that describe the determinants of participation in transfer programs in the 1960s and 1970s.  

Discipline: Economics
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