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Jennifer Helen Kwok, PhD

Assistant Professor

Health Policy and Administration

Pronouns: She/Her


Building & Room:



1603 W. Taylor St.

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Office hours for HPA 460 Economics of Health and Healthcare are generally Tuesdays 11:55 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in person in the Spring 2024 semester. Other office hours are available by appointment at my Calendly webpage:


Jennifer H. Kwok, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and was an NBER Post-Doctoral Fellow in Aging and Health Research during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Dr. Kwok's research focuses on the roles of providers in healthcare markets, especially in specialties with ongoing provider-patient relationships. She is also interested in household health insurance and medical care decisions; physician behavior; drug innovation and use; and effects of government policies on healthcare disparities.

Primary Research Fields: Health Economics, Industrial Organization, Labor Economics

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University of California, Berkeley
Department of Economics
Ph.D. in Economics, 2019

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, 2008
Bachelor of Science in Biology, 2008