Full Name
Madison Ashworth
Job Title
Research Associate
Fletcher Group
Speaker Bio
Madison Ashworth is a research associate with the Fletcher Group, Inc., and a PhD candidate in economics at the University of Wyoming. Her research focuses on the intersection of health and behavioral economics, specifically in designing and testing different policies to determine their efficacy in changing individual behavior and public health outcomes. In her research career, she has been involved in some of the first studies looking at the effect of COVID-19 social distancing policies on public health, economic, and environmental outcomes. She has also led studies determining the important factors relating to COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and testing different public health messaging campaigns and financial incentives to increase the uptake of a COVID-19 vaccine. Recently, her research has focused on evaluating interventions to reduce stigma around substance use disorder.
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