Headshot of health economics scholar Marah Short

Marah Short

Scholar in Health Economics


Marah Short is a scholar in health economics. Her research primarily examines the ways in which economic incentives and government policies influence the quality and cost of health care. She has conducted research for projects funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American Cancer Society and the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas. Her research has been published in the Annals of Surgical Oncology, Forum for Health Economics and Policy, and Cancer.

Short received a B.S. in economics from Texas A&M University and an M.A. in economics from the University of Houston.

Contact at mnshort@rice.edu or 713-348-4374.