Tanvi Rao is a senior economist in the Health Division at AIR. She is an applied microeconomist with training and experience in quantitative research, econometric analysis, program evaluation and causal inference using experimental and quasi-experimental research methods. Her areas of expertise include healthcare payment and delivery models, and Medicare and Medicaid policy.
Dr. Rao is experienced in leading & conducting rigorous quasi-experimental impact evaluations and performance benchmarking for federal clients, including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). She regularly authors evaluation reports and peer-reviewed publications and makes presentations to disseminate research to a diversity of audiences.
Ph.D. and M.S., Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University; B.A., Economics, University of Delhi.