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Dr. Chang Liu is Assistant professor in the Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and the Center for Ageing and Education, Duke-NUS. Dr Liu's research focuses on health insurance policy and long term care policy. He is also interested in cost-effectiveness analysis in health care decision making. His current research work examines the impact of insurance policies on the behavior of patients and providers and their economic implications using econometric study designs. He also participates in several projects on aging in Singapore including large scale national surveys and intervention programs. Before joining Duke-NUS, he worked at the Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research of Brown University where he studied long-term care and elder care policies in both the United States and China. He earned his Ph.D in Health Services Research (2013) from Brown University with a specialization in health economics. He awarded the eXebs Friedrich J. Schoening International Scholarship and was named an eXebs Fellow during his exchange study at the European Business School, Germany. He also received a master's degree in finance (2009) from the Guanghua School of Management of Peking University, China.


Dr. Liu is an author of the epilogue for Affordable Excellence: The Singapore Healthcare Story, which documents the progress toward sustainable high quality healthcare in Singapore during 2013-2014. He also works on a forthcoming book A City for All Ages.”