Ashley Bradford

Assistant Professor

Member Of:
  • School of Public Policy
Office Location: Rich Computing Center (257)
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Ashley C. Bradford is an applied policy researcher who studies the economics of risky behaviors and substance use, with an emphasis on how public policies shape health outcomes within the United States. Her recent work investigates the effects of recent drug policy innovations as well as the intersection between housing policy and risky behaviors.

Her work has been published in journals such as: The Journal of Law and Economics, The Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, JAMA Internal Medicine, Health Economics, Health Services Research, and Health Affairs. It has also been featured in media outlets such as: The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Hill, The Guardian, BBC Radio, CNN, and Forbes.

  • Ph.D. Public Affairs, O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • MPA, Department of Public Administration and Policy, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
  • B.A., Department of Sociology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
Areas of
  • Eviction
  • Health
  • Risky Behaviors
  • Substance Use


  • PUBP-3120: Statistical Analysis for Public Policy
  • PUBP-3210: US Health Policy

Recent Publications

Journal Articles