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Jonathan Skinner

John Sloan Dickey Third Century Chair of Economics, Professor, Department of Economics, Dartmouth College; Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice; H

Jonathan Skinner is a John Sloan Dickey Third Century Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College and a professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School, where he works in the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Professor Skinner is also a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA and a former editor of the Journal of Human Resources. He is the current Project Investigator of a program project funded by the National Institute on Aging, "Causes and Consequences of Health Care Efficiency", recipient of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Award in 2006-08, and was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences in 2007. His research interests include the economics of government transfer programs, technology growth and disparities in health care, and savings behavior of aging baby boomers. Before moving to Dartmouth, he taught at the University of Virginia, Harvard University, and Stanford University.

Professor Skinner received a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from the University of Rochester, NY, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

 

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