PhD (Public Health Economics), MA (Economics)
Anup Karan is currently working as Associate Professor at the Indian Institute of Public Health Delhi (IIPHD). He is an economist by basic training with Master’s degree in Economics (Ranchi University, India) and D.Phil. in public health (health economics) from the University of Oxford. He completed ‘Research and Advanced Training in International Health’ from Harvard School of Public Health as a Takemi Fellow.
His core area of research is includes health, employment and poverty and their interlinkages. Over the years, he has made significant contribution to the literature on inequality in healthcare financing and its consequences on households’ living status in India. He has published research papers on issues such as inequality in payments for healthcare, poverty and catastrophic impacts of out-of-pocket payments, economic impacts of non-communicable diseases, impacts of health insurance on financial risk protection etc. in different peer reviewed international and national journals.