Call for Applications: Predoctoral Fellowships in Health Economics Research

The Initiative on Enabling Choice and Competition at the University of Chicago is accepting applications for predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships. The fellowship is meant to encourage original inquiry that will deepen our understanding of health and health care markets and how they relate to the overall economy.

Fellows awarded funding will conduct research on the economics of health and health care under Professors Casey B. Mulligan and Tomas J. Philipson, as well as interact and collaborate with a large network of other economics scholars at the institute and throughout the University of Chicago.

Awardees from organizations other than The University of Chicago will be based at their home institution but will likely visit The University of Chicago during the course of the grant period, safety permitting.


We welcome applications from current PhD students and researchers at institutions both within and outside the US.


The program will provide dissertation fellowships to PhD students in the amount of $20,000. Fellows will receive $10,000 of funding upon notification of the award, and the remaining $10,000 will be awarded upon receipt of dissertation.

Fellows will be required to write a dissertation on the economics of health care under Professors Mulligan and Philipson and participate in a late fall workshop at the University of Chicago, where they will present and discuss their work.

Awards will be announced September 1, 2022.

Application Requirements

The application should be no longer than five pages and include a description of the research to be conducted while in the program. Please send applications to jmanor@uchicago.edu.

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