Research Program

Healthcare Markets Initiative

U.S. healthcare markets suffer from both overuse and underuse. The challenge is developing the appropriate incentives that eliminate the inefficiencies which lead to some services being too expensive and reimbursements for other services being too low. The Healthcare Markets Initiative advances market-based solutions to health policy challenges in a variety of areas including rare diseases, medical devices and mental health.

Program Leadership

  • Director, Healthcare Markets Initiative, USC Schaeffer Center
    Provost Professor of Economics and Spatial Sciences, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Science

Featured Research

Healthcare Markets Researchers

  • Nonresident Senior Fellow, USC Schaeffer Center
    Former Assistant, U.S. President
    Former Director, Domestic Policy Council (DPC)

  • Director, Research, USC Schaeffer Center
    Quintiles Chair in Pharmaceutical Development and Regulatory Innovation, USC Mann School
    Professor, USC Price School of Public Policy

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Healthcare Markets Initiative

HMI aims to improve the functioning of healthcare markets in the United States. Learn more about the Initiative and how to get involved.
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