Andrea M. Austin , Ph.D., is a Research Scientist in The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI), Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Dr. Austin is interested in applications of methods for social network analysis to cancer and geriatric medicine and is currently leading several research projects. She is also the data engineer for the Data Analysis Center at TDI, working to develop cutting-edge analysis of claims data. Kurt Richard Brekke is professor of economics at the NHH Norwegian School of Economics in Norway. He obtained his PhD from the University of Bergen, Norway, in 2003. He is currently on leave as Chief Economist at the Norwegian Competition Authority for the period 2016 to 2019. He was formerly associate editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization and is currently associate editor of the Nordic Journal of Health Economics. His maincurrent research interests are in the fields of Health Economics and Industrial Organization, focusing particularly on competition and regulation issues in health care and pharmaceutical markets. His research has been widely published in journals such as Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Health Economics, European Economic Review, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, and Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.
Julie P.W. Bynum , M.D., M.P.H. is Professor of Internal Medicine, Geriatric & PalliativeMedicine at The University of Michigan School of Medicine where she is also Research Professor at The Institute of Gerontology and member of The Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation. She also is an Adjunct Professor at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Dr. Bynum’sresearch focuses on health system performance for an aging population, in particular those with high needs or cognitive impairment, to inform development of effective payment, policies and healthcare delivery. Carrie Colla is a health economist and an associate professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at the Geisel School of Medicine. Her research focuses on physician payment, health insurance markets, and benefit design, and is aimed at policies that will improve the quality, accessibility, and cost of health care. Much of Colla’s research focuses on examining health system performance and the effectiveness of payment and delivery system reforms, including accountable care organizations. Dr. Colla has worked on empirical studies involving the effects of changes in Medicare reimbursement for physicians and institutional providers on high-need patients ; prevalence and drivers of low-value health services ; costs, use, and outcomes of post-acute care; and employer benefit choices under an employer mandate. Colla received her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and her PhD in health policy (economics track) from the University of California, Berkeley.
Brigitte Dormont is Professor of econometrics and health economics at the University of Paris Dauphine, PSL University, where she is Director of the Laboratory of Economics and Management of Health Organizations. Her research focuses on regulation of health care systems, hospital payment systems and health insurance. Her work has been published in academic journals and several books. Brigitte Dormont is on the editorial boards of Health Economics (Associate Editor) and the International Journal of Health Economics and Management (Editor in Chief). She is also on the editorial boards of several French journals. Since 2001, Brigitte Dormont has been a member of the French government committee on national health accounts. She has served as a member of the French High Council for the Future of Health Insurance (2011-2016) and of the French Council of Economic Analysis (Conseil d’analyse économique) (2012-2016), an advisory body that reports to the French Prime Minister.
Laurent Gobillon is a senior researcher at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and a professor at the Paris School of Economics (PSE) where he is head of the research axis Labour and Public Policy. He is also a researchfellow at Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). He received his Ph.D in economics from School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS) and his Ph.D supervisor certification from University of Aix-Marseille II. He completed post-docs at University College London and London School of Economics, and was a researcher at the French Institute for Demographic Studies (INED) for eleven years before occupying his current position. His main research interests are regional, urban and housing economics. He was granted the Geoffrey J.D. Hewings Award attributed to the best young researcher in regional science by the North American Regional Science Council (NARSC) in 2013. He his currently managing editor of Regional Science and Urban Economics (RSUE).
Hugh Gravelle is a professor in the Centre for Health Economics in the University of York, United Kingdom. He has worked on pricing policy for public sector firms, insurance, and the economics of law. He now uses theoretical and empirical microeconomic models to examine the behaviour of patients and health care providers facing the complex set of incentives and constraints in healthcare systems. His research interests include pay for performance in general practice and secondary care; rationing by waiting; determinants of quality in general practices; effects of general practice quality on hospital admissions and costs; the effects of hospital market structure, organisation, and ownership, on quality ; patient choice of hospital ; patient choice of general practice; capitation formulae and budget setting; informal care.
Jon Magnussen is professor in health economics and currently vice dean for education at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway. Since 2015 he has served as chairman of the Norwegian Research Council board for Health and Welfare Services research. Magnussen has worked extensively with models for resource allocation and led two Governmental Commissions (2007 and 2018) on the subject. He acted as a consultant to the government in the preparation of a White Paper on priority setting in health care, and is member of a Government Commission working on principled for priority setting in for primary and long term care. His main research areas are the organization and financing of health care services.
Carine Milcent currently performs as Professor at Paris School of Economics (PSE, France) and researcher at the French scientific research funding agency (CNRS, France). She received her Ph.D in Economy from the University of Paris X, Paris and her Ph.D. Supervisor certification from the University of Paris I Sorbonne. After a Post-Doc at Stanford University, she was visiting associate professor at HEC-Lausanne and then, at School of Economics and Management (SEM), Tsing Hua University (Beijing, China) and researcher at the CNRS (French scientific research funding agency, France). Rewarded with different grants including a Fulbright fellowship grant, she shares her research interest between French and Chinese health and healthcare access challenges. Econometrician, her expertise is healthcare systems focusing on the demand side i.e. patient’s well-being and on the supply side, assessing the impacts of the development of e-health and the increase needs of the ageing population.
Pedro Pita Barros is Professor of Economics at Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He is a member of the European Commission’s “Expert panel on effective ways of investing in health”, of the Portuguese National Council of Ethics for the Life Sciences and of Portuguese National Health Council and Past-President of the European Association of Health Economic. His research focuses on health economics and on regulation and competition policy and appeared in many academic journals. Pedro Pita Barros has also several books on health economics (in Portuguese and English). He served as Member of the Board of the Portuguese Energy Regulator (2005/2006) and on the Governmental Commission for the Financial Sustainability of the National Health Service (2006/2007). Pedro Pita Barros was President of the Portuguese Association for Health Economics. He serves on the editorial boards of academic journals in the field of Health Economics. He acted as consultant for both private and public entities, in Portugal and at the European level, in the areas of health economics, competition policy and economic regulation.
Luigi Siciliani is professor at the Department of Economics and Related Studies at the University of York, United Kingdom, where he also obtained his PhD in 2003. He is director of the MSc in Health Economics, and an Editor of theJournal of Health Economics. He has specialised in the economics of hospitals and has published 70 articles in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include waiting times for non-emergency treatment, hospital quality competition, contracting theory applied to health care, pay for performance and coordination between health and social care. His research has been published in journals such as Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Health Economics, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Journal of EconomicDynamics and Control, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Canadian Journal ofEconomics, Social Science and Medicine, Regional Science and Urban Economics, and Health Policy.
Jonathan Skinner is the James O. Freedman Presidential Professor in Economics at Dartmouth College and a professor at the Geisel School of Medicine’s Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Skinner’s researchinterests include the economics of government transfer programs, technologygrowth and disparities in health care, and the savings behavior of agingbaby boomers. He is currently director of the Aging Program at theNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and a member of theNational Academy of Medicine. He was associate editor of the AmericanEconomic Journal: Economic Policy, and the editor of the Journal of HumanResources. Skinner received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from UCLA, and aB.A. in political science and economics from the University of Rochester.He has also taught at the University of Virginia, the University of Washington,Stanford University, and Harvard University.
Odd Rune Straume is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Minho inPortugal. He obtained his PhD from the University of Bergen, Norway, in 2002. He is currently Director of the Centre for Research in Economics and Management (NIPE) at the University of Minho, and is also Adjunct Professor at the University of Bergen and Research Fellow at CESifo, Munich. He was formerly Co-Editor of the Portuguese Economic Journal (2008-2016) and is currently Associate Editor of Bulletin of Economic Research. His main current research interests evolve around issues related to competition and regulation in health care markets, but he has also done extensive research in the field of industrial organization and on topics related to globalisation and labour markets. His research has been widely published in journals such as RAND, Journal of Economics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Development Economics and Journal of Health Economics.