Christine Durrance

Credentials: Associate Professor


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Christine Durrance, Associate Professor of Public Affairs


Christine Piette Durrance is an Associate Professor of Public Affairs. As an applied microeconomist, she concentrates in health economics and policy. Her work includes a focus on maternal, infant, and reproductive health; risky behavior (e.g., substance use and violence); and the legal and policy environment. For the past 13 years, she served on the faculty of the Department of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including Health Services Research, Contemporary Economic Policy, JAMA Pediatrics, and American Journal of Health Economics.

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  • Ph.D., University of Florida, Economics
  • M.A., University of Florida, Economics
  • B.A., Emory University, Economics


Public affairs courses taught by Christine Durrance:

PA 201 Introduction to Health Policy in the United States

PA 380 Analytic Tools for Public Policy

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