Heather Schofield, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Operations and Information Management, Wharton School
Dr. Schofield is an economist studying development, health, and behavioral economics. Two primary ongoing areas of research include the role of health human capital (nutrition, pain management, adequate sleep) in economic productivity, cognitive function, and decision-making and the role of financial and social incentives in promoting healthy behaviors.
Please see Dr. Schofield’s personal webpage for links to recent working papers and publications.
- Interventions to Alleviate Loneliness Among Migrant Workers in India
- The Economic and Psychological Effects of Chronic Pain among Low-income Workers
- Causes and Consequences of Low Caloric Intake in India: Nutrition, Productivity, and Cognition
- Chronic Sleep Deprivation Among the Poor – A Lab-And-Field Approach in India