Karen (Hongyu) Zhang

Karen (Hongyu) Zhang

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Karen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Wharton School’s Department of Health Care Management and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include health economics, health policy, public economics, and industrial organization. Her dissertation work examines the impact of subsidy policy on the individual health insurance market and public spending. Prior to Wharton, Karen received M.P.H. in Health Policy and M.A. in Development Economics from Yale University. She received her undergraduate degree in Economics and Applied Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley.

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