Menbere Haile, PhD works as a Senior Statistician at UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (CHPR). She provides technical assistance in statistical analysis, modelling and programming at the center. She also works with the CalSIM team in collaboration with UC Berkeley Labor Center. Before joining UCLA CHPR Menbere has worked as a researcher on various randomized controlled trials and research projects. In addition, Menbere has worked as a research assistant at the center for Neuroeconomics studies at Claremont Graduate University and as a lecturer of Economics at different Universities. Menbere has a doctoral degree in Economics from Claremont Graduate University with emphasis in Health and Behavioral Economics and a Master of Science degree in Economics from Addis Ababa University.