Student Perspectives"Jane Fortson was very informative and expanded upon our knowledge quite well. The topic was relevant to our class and she provided much thought provoking information." -- Jessica Jach '10
Jane Fortson, PhD, is a Becker Center Fellow in Price Theory at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago. Fortson received a MA in Economics in 2005 and a PhD in Economics in 2007 from Princeton University. Her fields of interest include Development Economics, Health Economics, Public Economics, and Labor Economics. She has done much research on the economic impact of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. She has made presentations at the XVII International AIDS Conference and the World Bank.
On April 15, Fortson was a distinguished visitor in professor Melinda Green's PSY 383: Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine course.