Jonathan S. Skinner, PhD

James O. Freedman Presidential Professorship
Professor Department of Economics, Dartmouth College
Professor of Department of Family and Community Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

Jonathan S. Skinner, PhD



(603) 646-2535


  • PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, Economics, 1983
  • MA, University of California, Los Angeles, Economics, 1978
  • BA, University of Rochester, Political Science, 1977

Primary Contact

Kathy Stroffolino
(603) 653-0881

Curriculum Vitae

Jonathan S. Skinner CV


Dartmouth College
Geisel School of Medicine
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Skinner's research interests include the economics of government transfer programs, technology growth and disparities in health care, and savings behavior of aging baby boomers.

Published Research

In the Media

Making Sense Of Price And Quantity Variations In U.S. Health Care Health Affairs Blog, December 30, 2015 »

Costs for Dementia Care Far Exceeding Other Diseases, Study Finds The New York Times, October 26, 2015 »

The 125 Percent Solution: Fixing Variations In Health Care Prices Health Affairs blog, August 26, 2014 »

Acceleration Is Forecast for Spending on Health New York Times, April 22, 2014 »

Cost of Drugs used by Medicare Doctors Can Vary Greatly by Region, Analysis Finds Washington Post, April 9, 2014 »

Health-Care Spending Grew at Modest Pace in 2012 Wall Street Journal, January 6, 2014 »

Don’t Expect Slower Rise In Health Spending To Last: New Tech Will Keep Medical Costs Exorbitant Medical Daily, December 9, 2013 »

Medicare Spends Nearly $2 Billion in South Florida Miami Herald, April 18, 2014 »

The Costly Paradox of Health-Care Technology MIT Technology Review, September 5, 2013 »

Making Sense Of Geographic Variations In Health Care: The New IOM Report Health Affairs, July 24, 2013 »

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