Amitabh Chandra

Amitabh Chandra

Ethel Zimmerman Wiener Professor of Public Policy, HKS
Henry and Allison McCance Professor of Business Administration, HBS
Ph.D. University of Kentucky

Amitabh Chandra is the Ethel Zimmerman Wiener Professor of Public Policy and Director of Health Policy Research at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and the Henry and Allison McCance Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He teaches undergraduates in Harvard College, graduate students at the  Kennedy School and  Business School, and in Harvard's Executive Education programs.  He is a member of the Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) Panel of Health Advisors, and is a Research Associate at the IZA Institute in Bonn, Germany and at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). His research focuses on productivity and cost-growth in healthcare, medical malpractice, and racial disparities in healthcare. His research has been supported by the National Institute of Aging, the National Institute of Child Health and Development, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and has been published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and Health Affairs. He is an editor of the Review of Economics and Statistics, a former editor of the Journal of Human Resources, and serves on the editorial boards of Economics Letters and the American Economic Journal.

Staff Support: Michael Blackmore

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