Manoj Mohanan is an applied microeconomist, focusing on health and development economics, with a background in medicine and public health. His research focuses on topics related to health and healthcare in developing countries including: performance based contracts, measurement of provider quality and performance, social franchising, and social accountability / monitoring. He also studies the role of subjective expectations / beliefs in healthcare behavior.
Several of these projects feature field experiments and policy interventions / evaluations. Manoj has ongoing research projects in India, Kenya, and China.