Bruce Larson

Research Professor, Global Health

University of Wisconsin, MA, PhD

  • Office: Crosstown Center, CT378
  • Phone: 617-414-1457
  • Email: blarson@bu.edu

Biography

Dr. Larson is an applied economist with the Department of International Health and the Center for Global Health and Development (CGHD). See the CGHD website, http://www.bu.edu/cghd/about-us/people/bruce-larson/, for information on recent and continuing research activities.

Dr. Larson has conducted research activities in 25 countries over the past 20 years, mainly in Africa and the former Soviet Union. Before joining Boston University, Larson was an Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut, a Research Associate with the Harvard Institute for International Development, a Research Fellow with Winrock International, and an Agricultural Economist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. As part of these activities, he was based in Tallinn and Moscow during 1994-1997 and Nairobi in 2005-2006.

Note: The publications list below does not include publications outside of public health (e.g. agriculture, environment, development, international trade).

Projects

Publications

Same-Day CD4 Testing to Improve Uptake of HIV Care and Treatment in South Africa: Point-of-Care Is Not Enough

Bruce A. Larson, Kathryn Schnippel, Alana Brennan, Lawrence Long, Thembi Xulu, Thapelo Maotoe, Sydney Rosen, Ian Sanne, and Matthew P. Fox

AIDS Research and Treatment. 2013 Jun; 2013:1-7.

HE2RO Policy Brief 6: THE Benefits of Antiretroviral Therapy for Patients’ Economic Well-Being

Rosen S, Larson B, Rohr J, Sanne I, Mongwenyana C, Brennan AT, Galarraga O

2013 Jan.

Economic Outcomes of Patients Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV/AIDS in South Africa Are Sustained through Three Years on Treatment

Rosen S., Larson B., Brennan A., Long L., Fox M., Mongwenyana C., Ketlhapile M., Sanne I.

PLoS ONE. 2010 Jan; 5(9):e12731.