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Augustine Denteh Assistant Professor Department of Economics Tulane University

Augustine Denteh

Assistant Professor
310 Tilton Memorial Hall


Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Ph.D., Georgia State University
MA, University of Akron
BA, University of Ghana


Augustine Denteh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Tulane University. His broad research interests are in Applied Econometrics and Health Economics, where he is interested in employing innovative econometric tools to study how public policies affect people’s health and wellbeing. In particular, he works on impact evaluation, measurement error models, the economics of obesity, and food and nutrition programs. Augustine is also interested in techniques for generalizability in health policy using statistical machine learning approaches for causal inference.


Applied Econometrics, Health Economics, Applied Microeconomics