I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Care Management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania.

I received my B.A. and M.A. in Economics from Tel Aviv University, and my Ph.D. in Business Economics from the University of Chicago.

My research interests include:
  • The dynamics of mixed-ownership competition in health care markets
  • Antitrust and tax treatment of nonprofit providers
  • Regulation, competition and integration in the home health care industry
  • Privatization and organization of emergency medical services
  • Organizational and individual learning and forgetting in health care
  • Physician specialization, reputation, technology adoption and patient selection
  • Welfare effects of specialty hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers, and
  • The effects of pharmaceutical marketing, promotion, and regulation on drug safety
I teach undergraduate, MBA and PhD courses in Economics and Health Care Delivery at Penn.

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