Christine Piette Durrance

Associate Professor

La Follette School of Public Affairs
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Christine Piette Durrance

Dr. Christine Durrance is an economist and Associate Professor in the La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She is the research co-lead for CORE @ UW–Madison (Collaborative for Reproductive Equity), and a faculty affiliate with the UW Prevention Research Center, Center for Demography of Health and Aging, and the Department of OB/GYN. Her research interests are concentrated in health economics and policy, with particular focus on maternal, infant, and reproductive health; risky behavior (e.g., substance use and violence); the legal and policy environment; and competition in health care markets. Much of her work focuses on vulnerable populations, and utilizes secondary-data and robust econometric methods to identify causal effects with important policy implications.

Christine Piette Durrance's Research Interests

  • Health economics and policy
  • Reproductive, maternal, and infant health
  • Substance use and risky behavior
  • Competition in health care markets

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