Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Ph.D., economics, Harvard University
Summary of Experience:
Professor Gruber is the Director of the Program on Children at the National Bureau of Economic Research, where he is a Research Associate. His research focuses on public finance and health economics. Most recently, his areas of particular interest have included the economics of employer-provided health insurance, the efficiency of the current U.S. system of delivering health care to the indigent, the effect of the Social Security program on retirement behavior, and the economics of smoking. He is a Co-editor of the Journal of Public Economics and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Health Economics. Professor Gruber has received an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, a FIRST award from the National Institute on Aging, and the Kenneth Arrow Award for the Best Paper in Health Economics in 1994. He was also one of 15 scientists nationwide to receive the Presidential Faculty Fellow Award from the National Science Foundation in 1995.
INSIGHTS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE U.S. HEALTH CARE PLAN