Uwe Reinhardt

Princeton University economics professor and an authority on healthcare economics


Economy, Healthcare

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Leading Authority on Healthcare Economics / Professor of Political Economy at Princeton Uwe E. Reinhardt, a native of Germany, has taught at Princeton University since 1968, where he is a James Madison Professor of Political Economy and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Rising through the ranks from assistant professor of economics to his current position, he has taught courses in both micro- and macro-economic theory and policy, accounting for commercial, private, non-profit, and governmental enterprises, financial management for commercial and non-profit enterprises, and health economics and policy. Recognized as one of the nation's leading authorities on health care economics, Reinhardt has been a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences since 1978. He is a past president of the Association of Health Services Research. From 1986 to 1995, Reinhardt served as a commissioner on the Physician Payment Review Committee, established in 1986 by Congress to advise it on issues related to the payment of physicians. He is a senior associate of the Judge Institute for Management of Cambridge University, UK, and a trustee of Duke University, and the Duke University Health System. Reinhardt has been a member of numerous editorial boards, among them "The Journal of Health Economics," "The Milbank Memorial Quarterly," "Health Affairs," "The New England Journal of Medicine," and "The Journal of the American Medical Association." He received his Ph.D. from Yale University.

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