Hana Ross, Ph.D.

Dr. Hana Ross is currently Principal Research Officer (Professor Level) at the Research Unit on the Economics of Excisable Products at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Dr. Ross studies the economic impact of tobacco control interventions in Africa, South East Asia, and in the European Union. She also works on issues related to illicit trade in tobacco, including measuring the size of tax avoidance/evasion and strategies to control the illegal cigarette market.

Dr. Ross received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago.