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Terence C. Cheng (郑再杰)

Research Scientist in Health System Research and Policy, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Address: 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, United States

Email: cheng.terence [at] gmail.com

Terence Cheng joined the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health as a Research Scientist of Health Systems and Policy in May 2021. His research at Harvard focuses on the evaluation of innovative health care financing and delivery models and the integration of multi-site cohort epidemiological data with policy and system research, with an emphasis on lower and middle income countries. Prior to joining Harvard, Terence has conducted extensive research evaluating health system outcomes that arise from the interactions between public and private health care systems; and on health insurance and medical labour markets in high-income country settings. He held academic and research positions at universities in Australia and Singapore, and has a Ph.D in Health Economics from the Australian National University.

Recent papers

Impact of COVID-19 on subjective well-being: Evidence from Singapore” (with Seonghoon Kim and Kanghyock Koh). 2020 IZA DP No.13702

The effect of income-based mandates on the demand for private hospital insurance and its dynamics. (with Thomas Buchmueller, Ngoc Anh Pham, Kevin Staub). Journal of Health Economics, 75, 102403, 2021. (PrePub)

How do gender differences in family responsibilities affect doctors’ labour supply? Evidence from Australian panel data“. (With Jia Song). Social Science and Medicine, 265, 113475, 2020.

Cream skimming: Theory and Evidence from Hospital Transfers and Capacity Utilisation“. (with Ou Yang, Marc Chan and Jongsay Yong). Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 173, 68–87, 2020.

Monthly spending dynamics of the elderly following a health shock: Evidence from Singapore” (with Rhema Vaithianathan & Jing Li). Health Economics, 28(1), 23-43. 2019.

Ginza, Tokyo. 2019