Contact Details

Phone: 9654360569
Anup Karan
Additional Professor

I am working as Additional Professor at the Indian Institute of Public Health Delhi (IIPHD) since December 2013. I hold a D.Phil. degree in public health (health economics) from the University of Oxford and have completed ‘Research and Advanced Training in International Health’ from Harvard School of Public Health as a Takemi Fellow. My basic training is in economics and teach and do research in healthcare financing and health economics.

I have more than 20 years of experience in teaching and research. My core area of research is inequality in health related financial burden and its consequences on households’ living status in India. I have published research papers on issues such as inequality in payments for health care, 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.

I have worked as Member of Sub-Committee on out-of-pocket expenditure for estimating National Health Accounts by National Health System Resource Centre and Member, Expert Committee on Determination of Methodology and Fixation of National Minimum Wage, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India.

Professional Affiliations

i) Member, International Health Economist Association (iHEA)
ii) Life member of Indian Economic Association (IEA)
iii) Life member of Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE)
iv) Life member, Health Economist Association of India (HEAI)

Center Affiliations
Areas of Expertise
  • Non-Communicable Diseases(NCDs) and Injuries
  • Tobacco Control
  • Health Policy and Planning
  • Health Economics
  • Health Financing
  • Global Health
  • Research Methods
  • Statistical Modelling
  • Impact Evaluation
  • Health Impact Assessment
  • Health System
Other Areas of Expertise
  • Resource Mobilization
  • Technical Advisor
  • Information/Library