Teague Ruder

Teague Ruder
Senior Research Programmer


M.A. in economics, Penn State University; B.A. in economics and philosophy, SUNY Geneseo


Teague Ruder is a senior research programmer at RAND who works extensively with survey and administrative data on a diverse set of projects focused on Military Health, Medicare, and Medicaid. Recent project include examining the impact of Medicaid reforms in New York State, describing patterns of post-operative care during Medicare global periods, analyzing trends in DoD disability ratings, and evaluating virtual behavioral health in the military.

Selected Publications

Justin Timbie, Peter Hussey, John Adams, Teague Ruder, Ateev Mehrotra, "Impact of socioeconomic adjustment on physicians’ estimated relative cost of care," Medical Care, 51(5), 2013

Carole Gresenz, Kathryn Derose, Teague Ruder, Jose Escarce, "Health care experiences of Hispanics in new and traditional U.S. destinations," Medical Care Research and Review, 69(6), 2012

Anita Chandra, Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo, Lisa Jaycox, Terri Tanielian, Rachel Burns, Teague Ruder, Bing Han, "Children on the Homefront: The Experience of Children from Military Families," Pediatrics, 125(1), 2010

Walid Gellad, Bradley Stein, Teague Ruder, Rochelle Henderson, Sharon Frazee, Ateev Mehrotra, Julie Donohue, "Geographic variation in receipt of psychotherapy in children receiving attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder medications," JAMA Pediatrics, 168(11), 2014

Esther Friedman, Madhumita Ghosh-Dastidar, Teague Ruder, Daniel Siconolfi, Regina Shih, "Trends In Home Care Versus Nursing Home Workforce Sizes: Are States Converging Or Diverging Over Time?" Health Affairs, 40(12), 2021