Faculty Name

Rebecca Sen Choudhury, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor





Office Location

Giles Hall 406


Rebecca Sen Choudhury, Ph.D., is an applied microeconomist with specialization in health behaviors and public policy. Her primary research interests include economics of risky behaviors, obesity and substance abuse, maternal and child health, and mental health. Her current research focuses on the effect of public policies on adolescent health behaviors using techniques of applied econometric modelling.

Dr. Choudhury's paper "The Effect of Tobacco Policy on Youth Physical Activity" with Karen Conway was recently published in Economics & Human Biology.

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Courses Taught

Senior Seminar in Economics
Women in the Economy

Research Interests

Economics of Risky Health Behaviors, Health Economics, Applied Microeconomics