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Tara Templin, MS

  • Pre-doctoral Student at Stanford Health Policy

Biography

Tara Templin is a first year Health Policy PhD student specializing in Health Economics. Tara obtained her BA in Economics and Mathematics from Columbia University and her MS in Statistics from Stanford University. Prior to Stanford, Tara was a research fellow at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, working on health expenditure forecasts, tracking development assistance for health, and studying the effects of the epidemiological and demographic transitions in low- and middle-income countries. Her other previous research experience includes studying results-based financing mechanisms at the Center for Global Development and portfolio allocation modalities for the Global Fund. She hopes to apply her background to work studying the allocation and effectiveness of government expenditure and development assistance for health, as well as demand and supply side barriers to health care.

publications

Journal Articles
August 2021

Democracies Linked To Greater Universal Health Coverage Compared With Autocracies, Even In An Economic Recession

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Democracies Linked To Greater Universal Health Coverage Compared With Autocracies, Even In An Economic Recession

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Democracies Linked To Greater Universal Health Coverage Compared With Autocracies, Even In An Economic Recession

Democracies are more likely than autocracies to maintain universal health coverage, even amid economic recessions, when access to affordable, effective health services matters most, according to new research led by SHP PhD student Tara Templin.
Democracies Linked To Greater Universal Health Coverage Compared With Autocracies, Even In An Economic Recession
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The common denominator to improving health in developing countries: Democracy

The common denominator to improving health in developing countries: Democracy
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Stanford PhD student develops novel formula to help donors determine where to put their global aid

Stanford PhD student develops novel formula to help donors determine where to put their global aid
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