James O. Freedman Presidential Professor in Economics
Professor, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, Geisel School of Medicine
Hinman Box: HB 6106
- B.A. University of Rochester; M.A. University of California Los Angeles; Ph.D. University of California Los Angeles
Areas of Expertise
- Economics of health care; Medicare; personal savings for retirement
Publications in Economics Journals and Books
- “Causes and Consequences of Geographic Variation in Health Care” in T. McGuire, M. Pauly, and P. Pita Baros (eds.) Handbook of Health Economics Vol. 2, North Holland; 1 edition (January 5, 2012).
- “The Risk of Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditures at the End of Life,” (with S. Marshall and K. McGarry) in D. Wise (ed.) Explorations in the Economics of Aging, University of Chicago Press, 2011.
- “A Pragmatist’s Guide to Comparative Effectiveness Research,” (with A. Chandra and A.B. Jena) Journal of Economic Perspectives, Spring 2011 25(2):27-46.
Publications in Clinical or Health Journals
- Skinner, J.S. J. N. Weinstein, E.S. Fisher, “Withholds to Slow Medicare Spending A Better Deal Than Cuts”, JAMA January 4, 2012; 307(1):43-44.
- Donohue, J., N.E. Morden, W.F. Gellad, J.P. Bynum, W. Zhou, J.T. Hanlon, J. Skinner , “Sources of Regional Variation in Medicare Part D Spending,” New England Journal of Medicine, 366 (February 9, 2012): 530-538.
- Welch, H.G., S.M. Sharp, D.J. Gottlieb, J.S. Skinner , J.E. Wennberg, “Geographic Variation in Diagnosis Frequency and Risk of Death among Medicare Beneficiaries”, JAMA March 16, 2011;305(11):1113-1118.