Charles Stoecker  

Charles Stoecker, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Global Health Systems and Development
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 1900
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 988-6247
Fax: (504) 988-3783





Research Interests:

Vaccination policy, child outcomes, health insurance, health policy


Professional Achievements:

  • 2011 Steven M. Teutsch Prevention Effectiveness Fellow
  • 2012 Conference Organizer "Bending the Cost Curve:  Economic Research in Public Health"

Educational Background:

  • PhD, economics, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, 2011
  • MA, economics, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, 2008
  • BA, economics, Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts, 2003


Selected Publications

  • Jason Lindo and Charles Stoecker.  2013.  Drawn into violence:  Evidence on "What makes a criminal" from the Vietnam draft lotteries.  Economic Inquiry forthcoming.
  • Charles Stoecker, Lee M. Hampton, and Matthew R. Moore.  2012.  7-Valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine and otitis media:  Effectiveness of a 2-dose versus 3-dose primary series.  Vaccine 30:6256-6262.
  • Charles Stoecker, Lee M. Hampton, Ruth Link-Gelles, Mark L. Messonnier, Fangjun Zhou, and Matthew R. Moore.  2013.  Cost-effectiveness of using 2 vs 3 primary doses of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.  Pediatrics forthcoming.



Personal Statement:

Dr. Stoecker is a health economist interested in designing and analyzing policies that affect early life events.  Dr. Stoecker's work has explored the impacts of vaccination policy efficiency, air pollution regulation, and health insurance coverage on children's health.  His current research focuses on the economics of infectious disease including the impact of the Super Bowl on disease transmission and the links between scope of practice laws and health inequality.


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