Carol Mansfield, PhD

Senior Economist and Head, Health Preference Assessment

PhD, Economics
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

BA, Economics
Yale University, New Haven, CT

Carol Mansfield, PhD, is a Senior Research Economist in the Health Preference Assessment group at RTI-HS, where she conducts stated-preference studies for pharmaceutical applications. She has over 20 years of experience working on management and policy applications related to health and the environment. She has conducted research to investigate disease treatment and prevention programs, children’s health, air, and water quality protection, recreation experiences, and terrorism risk. Dr. Mansfield has extensive experience with preference-elicitation methods, including the design and implementation of surveys and activity diaries, as well as statistical analysis of the responses. Dr. Mansfield has conducted surveys for commercial clients, policy research, regulatory analysis, and methodological research administered using mail, telephone, and web-based Internet panels. Previously, Dr. Mansfield served as an assistant professor of economics at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, where she taught graduate-level courses in environmental economics.