Simone Schaner

Simone Schaner is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College. Her research applies insights from behavioral economics to examine savings behavior in Kenya and Ghana, and the delivery and adoption of malaria treatment in Kenya.

Content by Simone Schaner
  • Blog post

    A balancing act: Subsidising treatment for Malaria

    Public subsidies may be an effective way to increase access to antimalarial drugs in sub-Saharan Africa, but large subsidies are accompanied by the risk of overtreatment - the use of subsidised drugs by malaria negative patients. Research from Kenya provides useful insights for policymakers considering these subsidies

    14 Apr 2015 | Simone Schaner