Faculty Profile - Haizhen Mou
Assistant Professor, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan
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An economist studying health policy and public finance, Haizhen Mou' primary research interests include health care financing and expenditure, population aging and long term care, and cost and efficiency of government, often from a political economy perspective. She is also interested in public-private mix of drug insurance and policy implication of the new measurements on happiness and well-being. Her main teaching responsibilities include Health Economics and the quantitative research method course for MPP and PhD students. Mou is currently supervising two MPP students and sitting on several graduate committees. She participates in the school’s government training programs and volunteers as a board member for two local non-profit organizations focusing on seniors and long term care.
Phone: (306) 966-5305
- PH.D., Carleton University
- MA, York University
- MA, Beijing Normal University
- BA, Tianjin University of Commerce
Areas of Interest
- Health care policy
- Public finance
- Population aging
- Public choice
- University start-up research grant
- Haizhen Mou. 2012. The Political Economy of Public Health Expenditure and Wait Times in a Public-Private Mixed Health Care System. Canadian Journal of Economics.
- Haizhen Mou. September 2011. The Public-Private Mix of Health Care Spending. Western Policy Analyst.
- Haizhen Mou and Stanley L. Winer. Under Review. Fiscal Incidence When Both Individual Welfare and Family Structure Matter: The Case of Subsidization of Home-care for the Elderly.
Haizhen Mou. The Political Economy of the Public-Private Mix in Health Care Expenditure: An Empirical Investigation of OECD Countries.
- Michael M. Atkinson, Haizhen Mou, and Ata-Ul Munim. The Cost of Government: Decomposing Provincial Expenditures, 1981-2007.
Work in Progress
- Gregory P. Marchildon and Haizhen Mou. The Conservative 10-year Canada Health Transfer Plan: Another Fix for a Generation? in Chris Stoney and Bruce Doern ed. How Ottawa Spends, 2013-14. McGill-Queen's University Press
- Haizhen Mou and Rose Olfert. Will They Stay or Will They Go? Location Decisions of Family Physicians.
- JSGS 803 Quantitative Method and Research Design
- JSGS 837 Health Economics
- ECON 352 Economics of Taxation
- Performance evaluation of public sectors
- Policy implication of federal transfers
- Family physicians’ practice Pattern
- Home care for the elderly
- Public-private mix in health care expenditure