Research Assistant Professor, University of Southern California
Etienne Gaudette is a Research Professor at the USC School of Pharmacy, Policy Director of the Roybal Center for Health Policy Simulation, and an economist at the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics. Dr. Gaudette was awarded the Vanier Graduate Scholarship — Canada’s most prestigious graduate scholarship — and Quebec’s Society and Culture Research Fund’s postdoctoral award for his research. Dr. Gaudette’s research focuses on health economics, economics of aging, microsimulation methods and applied macroeconomics. His dissertation uses theory and computational methods to study the demand for care and predict policy outcomes in public healthcare systems and in the United States. His current research uses simulation methods to study the health and economic impact of health policy and medical innovation. Dr. Gaudette’s publications include analyses of health financing policies in the context of aging, of the future of the Medicare program, and of the health and economic impact of medical innovation for the elderly. Dr. Gaudette received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Economics from the University of Sherbrooke and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Quebec in Montreal.