Dana Goldman is a Professor and the Norman Topping Chair in Medicine and Public
Policy at the University of Southern California, where he is also the founding director
of the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics. Prior to this
appointment, he held the Chair in Health Economics at the RAND Corporation and was the
first director of RAND's program in Health Economics, Finance, and Organization and
the Bing Center for Health Economics. 

Dr. Goldman is the author of over 100 articles and book chapters, and his research has
been published in leading medical, economic, health policy, and statistics journals. He
is a health policy advisor to the Congressional Budget Office, and is a frequent speaker
on health care issues. He serves on several editorial boards including Health Affairs and
the American Journal of Managed Care. He is also a founding editor of the Forum for
Health Economics and Policy, an online journal devoted to health economics and health
policy. Dr. Goldman's work has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street
Journal, Washington Post, Business Week, U.S. News and World Report, The Economist, NBC
Nightly News, CNN, National Public Radio, and other media. 

Dr. Goldman has received numerous awards and recognition for his research. In 2009, he
was elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in recognition of his professional
achievement and commitment to service. He also was the inaugural recipient of the MetLife
Foundation Silver Scholar Award, honoring his work in helping to clearly define the value
of healthy aging and medical innovations that help individuals live healthier and longer
lives. He was a 2009 recipient of the Eugene Garfield Economic Impact Prize, recognizing
outstanding research demonstrating how medical research impacts the economy. He is a past
recipient of the National Institute for Health Care Management Research Foundation award
for excellence in health policy, and the Alice S. Hersh New Investigator Award
recognizing contributions of a young scholar to the field of health services research. 

Dr. Goldman's research sponsors include the National Institutes of Health, National
Institute on Aging, National Cancer Institute, National Science Foundation, Amgen, Merck,
Genentech, Pfizer, UnitedHealth, Pacificare, California Healthcare Foundation, Smith
Richardson Foundation, Department of Defense, Department of Labor, and the Agency for
Healthcare Research and Quality. 

Dr. Goldman is also an Adjunct Professor of Health Services at UCLA, a research associate
with the National Bureau of Economic Research (the nation's leading economic
research organization), and a director of the RAND/UCLA Health Services Research
Postdoctoral Training Program. He received his B.A. summa cum laude from Cornell
University and a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University. 

Methods

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Estimating Probit Models with Self-Selected Treatments (with Jay Bhattacharya and Daniel McCaffrey), Statistics in Medicine (2006)
 

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Sampling Patients Within and Across Health Care Providers: Multi-Stage Non-Nested Samples in Health Services Research (with John L. Adams, Matthias Schonlau, Jose J. Escarce, Meredith Kilgore, and Schoenbaum Schoenbaum), Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology (2006)
 

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Using Hospital Tumor Registries to Identify Research Subjects (with Michael Schoenbaum, Meredith L. Kilgore, Beverly A. Weidmer, Sandra H. Berry, Jose J. Escarce, Joy H. Lewis, and Nikhil Wagle), Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology (2006)
 

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Forecasting the Nursing Home Population (with Darius Noshir Lakdawalla, Jay Bhattacharya, Michael Hurd, Geoffrey Joyce, and Constantijn Panis), Medical Care (2003)
 

The link between public and private insurance and HIV-related mortality (with Neeraj Sood and Jayanta Bhattacharya), Journal of Health Economics (2003)
 

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Impact of Specialty Drugs on the Use of Other Medical Services (with Geoffrey F. Joyce, Pinar Karaca-Mandic, and Grant D. Lawless), American Journal of Managed Care (2008)
 

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Does Age or Life Expectancy Better Predict Health Care Expenditures? (with Baoping Shang), Health Economics (2007)
 

Pharmacy Benefit Caps And the Chronically Ill (with Geoffrey F. Joyce, Dana P. Goldman, Pinar Karaca-Mandic, and Yuhui Zheng), Health Affairs (2007)
 

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Adverse Selection in Prescription Drug Plans, Forum for Health Economics & Policy (2007)
 

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Drug Licenses: A New Model for Pharmaceutical Pricing (with Anupam B. Jena, Tomas Philipson, and Eric Sun), Health Affairs (2008)
 

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Prescription Drug Cost Sharing (with Geoffrey F. Joyce and Yuhui Zheng), Journal of the American Medical Association (2007)
 

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The Promise of Health Care Cost Containment (with Alan Garber and Anupam B. Jena), Health Affairs (2007)
 

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Immigrants And The Cost Of Medical Care (with James P. Smith and Neeraj Sood), Health Affairs (2006)
 

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Benefit Design And Specialty Drug Use (with Geoffrey F. Joyce, Grant Lawless, William H. Crown, and Vincent Willey), Health Affairs (2006)
 

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Association Between the Birth of Twins and Parental Divorce (with Anupam B. Jena and Geoffrey Joyce), Obstetrics & Gynecology (2011)
 

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Patient Cost-Sharing and Health Care Spending Growth (with Katherine Baicker), Journal of Economic Perspectives (2011)
 

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Coverage and Preventive Screening (with Daniella Meeker, Geoffrey F. Joyce, Jesse Malkin, Steven M. Teutsch, and Anne C. Haddix), Health Services Research (2011)
 

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Hospital Spending and Inpatient Mortality: Evidence from California: An Observational Study (with John A. Romley and Anupam B. Jena), Annals of Internal Medicine (2011)
 

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Food Prices and the Dynamics of Body Weight (with Darius Lakdawalla and Yuhui Zheng), Economic Aspects of Obesity (2011)