Guy David, PhD

Guy David

Gilbert and Shelley Harrison Professor of Health Care Management, The Wharton School; Professor, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests:

Applied microeconomics, emergency medical services, health economics, industrial organization, nonprofit organizations, post-acute care, regulation


About Guy:

Guy David is a professor in the Department of Health Care Management at the Wharton School and the Department of Health Policy and Medical Ethics at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the director of the doctoral program in Health Care Management and Economics and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Professor David is also an associate editor of the American Journal of Health Economics and co-editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Health Economics and Management.

His research interests include the dynamics of mixed-ownership competition in health care markets, evaluation of policies towards nonprofit providers, industrial organization and regulation of post-acute care, the economics and organization of emergency medical services, division of labor along the care continuum, patient centered medical care, welfare effects of specialty hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers, and direct-to-consumer advertising and drug safety.

Professor David teaches undergraduate, MBA and PhD courses in Health Economics and Health Care Delivery at Wharton. He is a past recipient of the Teaching Commitment and Curricular Innovation Award, which is awarded in recognition of contributions to the educational experience of Wharton’s students. He received his BA and MA in Economics from Tel Aviv University, and his PhD in Business Economics from the University of Chicago.

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