Health Care Delivery - Factor substitution in medical care

John Cawley Ph.D.

Cohort 6 — Michigan Alumni List
Professor, Departments of Policy Analysis and Management, and Economics
Co-Director, Institute for Health Economics, Health Behaviors and Disparities
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Dr. Cawley received his PhD from the University of Chicago and his AB from Harvard University. John's primary field of research is health economics, with a focus on the economics of obesity. He studies the economic causes of obesity, the economic consequences of obesity, and economic approaches to obesity treatment and prevention.  John was awarded an Investigator Award in Health Policy Research by the RWJF, the John D. Thompson Prize for Young Investigators by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration, and the Charles C. Shepard Science Award in Prevention and Control by the CDC. John is also a two-time recipient of the Kappa Omicron Nu / Human Ecology Alumni Association Award for Excellence in Advising of students at Cornell. John is an Editor of the Journal of Health Economics, an Associate Editor of Health Economics, and serves on the editorial boards of The American Journal of Health Economics and Economics & Human Biology.  He also serves on the board of directors of the American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon).

Discipline: Economics

Kurt J. Lavetti Ph.D.

Cohort 18 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Dr. Lavetti received a PhD in Economics from Cornell University in 2011. He is also a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). His research in labor and health economics, focuses on empirical estimation of compensating wage differentials, the determinants of job mobility and impacts of non-competition contracts, physician labor markets and organizations, and health insurance. He currently has several articles under review.

Discipline: Economics