Samuel Mann completed his Ph.D. in economics at Swansea University in the U.K. and has previously held positions at Vanderbilt University, Open University and The Welsh Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data, and Methods. Sam is an Applied Micro-economist whose research interests lie in the fields of labor economics, health economics, and public policy. Mann's research broadly explores the impact of LGBTQ+ policies on the health and labor outcomes of LGBTQ+ people. Mann is also currently working across several projects that explore the causal effect of public policies on population health.
As states continue to introduce laws that restrict access to gender-affirming care or limit protections against conversion therapy, questions have arisen about the effectiveness of interventions intended to help transgender youth. In this political climate, gold-standard evidence is more important than ever. Prior research has been unable to tease out cause and effect between health […]