Neeraj Sood

Expert in health policy and economics, including the impact of pharmaceutical spending on the economy

Vice Dean for Research, Sol Price School of Public Policy

Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy

Researcher, Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics


  • Health care costs
  • High-deductible insurance plans
  • Consumer-directed health plans
  • Global health
  • Health insurance markets and benefits design
  • Medical innovation and regulatory policy
  • Medicare and aging
  • Health economics
  • Health policy
  • Life insurance
  • Pharmaceutical spending and prices
  • Cost of HIV drugs
  • Insurance effects on HIV mortality
  • Accidents due to daylight saving time

Additional Information

  • Research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
  • Standing member of the Health Services Organization and Delivery study section at NIH.
  • 2009 recipient of the Eugene Garfield Economic Impact Prize
  • Member of the Board of Directors for the American Society of Health Economists
  • On the editorial boards of Health Services Research and Forum for Health Economics and Policy
  • Finalist for the 16th and 21st Annual NIHCM Health Care Research Award, which recognizes outstanding research in health policy
  • Sood’s recent work spans several areas, including the impact of rising health care costs on the United States economy and the role of public policy in encouraging innovation.
  • Sood holds an M.A. in Economics from Indiana University, an M.A. in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and a Ph.D. in Policy Analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School.


  • Hindi

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