The Emotional Well-Being and Economic Burden Research Network (EMOT-ECON) is an initiative to advance research and generate new knowledge about the impact of economic burden of disease on emotional well-being.




EMOT-ECON Grant Writing Workshop Intensive!

We are now accepting applications for the EMOT-ECON Grant Writing Workshop Intensive. During this weeklong workshop you will receive the opportunity to work closely with experienced grant writers, receive guidance for developing competitive grant proposals, have protected time for grant writing, and participate in a mock review session process to further strengthen your grant submission.


The EMOT-ECON literature collection includes publications covering a wide range of topics related to the EMOT-ECON mission.

You can search for publications about the economic burden of disease based on dozens of diseases and topics.

Go here to also access the EMOT-ECON PubMed collection.

RFAs and Projects

EMOT-ECON funds projects that address issues related to the economic burden of disease.

Check out the most recent RFAs from EMOT-ECON and other Emotional-Wellbeling Networks by clicking below.

Who should join EMOT-ECON?

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Patients Caregivers and Advocates

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Improving the emotional well-being of patients and caregivers who experience financial issues due to illness.

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