William H. Dow

Professor of Health Economics, University of California, Berkeley

William H. Dow is Professor of Health Economics in the Division of Health Policy and Management at the University of California–Berkeley’s School of Public Health, where he served as Interim Dean in 2018-19and holds the Kaiser Permanente endowed chair. He is also a Professor of Demography and directs the UC-Berkeley Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging. In addition he is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and previously served as Senior Economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers. His research analyzes economic aspects of health insurance, health behaviors, and health and demographic outcomes across the globe. Honors include the Kenneth J. Arrow Award given by the International Health Economics Association. He received his PhD in economics from Yale University.

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