Marietou Ouayogode is a health economist who joined The Dartmouth Institute as a post-doctoral research fellow in 2015. She has developed great interest in investigating policy-driven questions in health, behavioral, and public economics. As an applied micro-economist, Ouayogodé has gained expertise in evaluating health care reforms and understanding how and to what extent people and institutions respond to incentives and regulatory changes in the health care environment. Prior to joining The Dartmouth Institute, she conducted research on policy changes and incentive programs for the End Stage Renal Disease population and for kidney transplantation in the U.S., and the effects of those changes on adult obesity, provision of care, and patients’ well-being. Ouayogode has been actively working on policy issues associated with the Affordable Care Act of 2010. She conducts research evaluating health care delivery and payment system reform with a primary focus on studying the formation, implementation, and performance of accountable care organizations. She earned a BBA, and an MA and PhD in economics from Georgia State University in Atlanta.