Margaret McConnell

Margaret McConnell is Assistant Professor of Global Health Economics at the Harvard School of Public Health. Her current research combines behavioural economics with field and laboratory experiments to understand and evaluate policies designed to change health and savings behaviour. She is currently working on a number of field trials in Africa and Latin America related to messaging and behavior change, the formation of price expectations for health goods and the design of savings products and their impacts on health and health spending.

Content by Margaret McConnel
  • Project

    Improving the management of the health system in Mozambique

    Despite global efforts, we still see 289,000 maternal deaths and 2,762,592 preventable newborn deaths each year (UNICEF 2013). Antenatal care is a critical building block for maternal and newborn health care. Access to affordable, high quality antenatal care (ANC) offers the opportunity to inform women about potential danger signs to look for during their pregnancy,...

    10 Feb 2016 | Sandra Sequeira, Margaret McConnel, Julia Goldberg Raifman