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Margaret McConnell, PhD

Associate Professor
Global Health Economics, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Margaret McConnell is associate professor of global health economics in the Department of Global Health and Population at Harvard Chan School. Her research combines behavioral economics with field and laboratory experiments to better understand and evaluate policies designed to change health behaviors and improve health outcomes for marginalized populations, with a specific focus on maternal and child health. She has served as PI or co-PI on more than five randomized control trials within both low-income populations in the U.S. and within low-income countries. McConnell is a former postdoctoral fellow in the Program on the Global Demography of Aging at HCPDS.