David Dranove is the Walter McNerney Distinguished Professor of Health Industry Management at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, where he is also Professor of Strategy. He was previously Director of the Health Enterprise Management program. He has a PhD in Economics from Stanford University.
Professor Dranove's research focuses on problems in industrial organization and business strategy with an emphasis on the health care industry. He has published nearly 100 research articles and book chapters and written six books, including The Economic Evolution of American Healthcare, What’s Your Life Worth?, and Big Med. His textbook, The Economics of Strategy, is used by leading business schools around the world. Professor Dranove has served as the lead economics expert in several high profile healthcare antitrust cases, including FTC v. St. Luke's Healthcare System, U.S. v. Anthem and Cigna, and State of California v. Sutter Health System, and regularly consults with leading healthcare organizations in the public and private sector. He has also served on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Health Care Cost Institute and is currently Treasurer of the American Society of Health Economists.