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Aakash Mohpal

Aakash Mohpal is an Senior Economist in the Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) Global Practice at the World Bank. His current interest lies in leveraging large-scale administrative data such as health information management system data and insurance billing data for improving health sector quality and efficiency. Recent projects include the use of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for enhanced patient risk stratification in Estonia and GIS-based optimal placement of health facilities and services in Peru. In parallel, he has been working with innovative survey data such as direct observations, medical vignettes and standardized patients to measure the quality of public services. He holds a BA from Middlebury College, a MA from University of Michigan, where he is also a PhD candidate in Economics.