Health Economics

Richard Scheffler

Richard M. Scheffler is Distinguished Professor of Health Economics and Public Policy at the School of Public Health and the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He also holds the chair in Healthcare Markets & Consumer Welfare endowed by the Office of the Attorney General for the State of California. Professor Scheffler is director of the Global Center for Health Economics and Policy Research as well as director of the Nicholas C. Petris Center on Health Care Markets and Consumer Welfare.

Jonathan Skinner

Jonathan Skinner is the John Sloan Dickey Third Century Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College and a professor in the department of community and family medicine at Dartmouth Medical School, where he works in the Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences. He is also a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) in Cambridge, MA and the editor of the Journal of Human Resources. Professor Skinner was elected to the Insitute of Medicine in 2007. He was a recipient of the first TIAA/CREF Paul A. Samuelson Award of Excellence in 1996.

Frank Sloan

Frank A. Sloan is the J. Alexander McMahon Professor of Health Policy and Management and professor of economics at Duke University since 1993. He is also the director of the Center for Health Policy, Law and Management at Duke that originated in 1998. Professor Sloan did his undergraduate work at Oberlin College and received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. Before joining the faculty at Duke in July 1993, he was a research economist at the Rand Corporation and on the faculties of the University of Florida and Vanderbilt University.