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Ed Kong is an MD-PhD student in the Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School. His research fields are in Public Economics and Industrial Organization. He is currently working on projects relating to health insurance market stability, drug pricing, and the labor market impacts of shutdown policies implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Prior to the MD-PhD, Ed obtained a Bachelor of Science from Yale where he double-majored in Economics and Biomedical Engineering. Afterward, he worked as a researcher at the National Bureau of Economic Research for two years.