10/01/15 – NPR
Professor Craig Garthwaite was a guest on The Diane Rehm Show, where he discussed why drugs cost what they do and what can be done to lower prices for consumers.
09/29/15 – Marketplace
Quotes Professor Leemore Dafny, who said that pledges from insurers don’t mean much. “It’s competition that we want to ensure that savings are passed through if they are realized,” she said.
09/28/15 – Forbes
Quotes Professor Leemore Dafny, who said that the 1999 merger between Aetna and Prudential “resulted in reduced payments to providers and no evidence that those cost savings were passed on to consumers.”
09/22/15 – Former deputy director for the Federal Trade Commission appears before a U.S. Senate subcommittee on health insurance industry consolidationFull Story
09/14/15 – Former chief economist for the U.S. Treasury will be the first woman to helm The Brookings Institution’s flagship economic journal Full Story
09/07/15 – Marketplace
Professor Leemore Dafny is quoted discussing impact of the Cadillac Tax, a provision under Obamacare that penalizes health insurance plans that are considered too generous.
08/28/15 – Forbes
This article quotes Professor Leemore Dafny on the topic of healthcare consolidation and the merits of affiliations among various health care providers across the continuum of care.
08/20/15 – Marketplace
This article quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite on how we should be questioning whether or not the new model of incorporating startups into the pharmaceutical industry will be more expensive.
07/28/15 – Dave Chen '84 and Paul Christensen examine the benefits of impact investingFull Story
07/03/15 – CNN.com
Though many Americans believe newcomers to the country are more likely to commit crimes, research suggests the opposite is true. This article in Reason.com quotes Professor Jörg Spenkuch on how the rate of violent crimes remains essentially unaffected by an increase in immigration.
06/16/15 – CNBC
This segment, beginning at the 7-minute mark, interviews Professor Leemore Dafny on how a possible wave of consolidation in the insurance industry may impact consumers’ pockets. Read the transcript here.