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
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.
Association Between Physician Supply, Local Practice Norms, and Outpatient Visit Rates
Medical Care, June 2013;51(6):
Public Financing Of The Medicare Program Will Make Its Uniform Structure Increasingly Costly To Sustain
Health Affairs, May 2013;32:
Impact of Payment Reform on Chemotherapy at the End of Life
Journal of Oncology Practice, May 1, 2012;18(5)::
Spending Differences Associated With the Medicare Physician Group Practice Demonstration
JAMA, Sept. 12, 2012;Vol. 308, no. 10:
Geographic Variation in Diagnosis Frequency and Risk of Death among Medicare Beneficiaries
Regional Variations in Diagnostic Practices
How Much Do Patients' Preferences Contribute to Resource Use?
Health Affairs, May/June 2009;28, No. 3:
Racial and ethnic differences in preferences for end-of-life treatment.
J Gen Intern Med., Jun. 2009;24(6):
Relationship Between Regional Per Capita Medicare Expenditures and Patient Perceptions of Quality of Care
Journal of the American Medical Association, 2008;299:
Are Regional Variations in End-of-Life Care Intensity Explained by Patient Preferences?
Medical Care, May 2007;45:
In the Media
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 »
Weighing the Odds of Disability, for Insurance Purposes
NY Times, October 19, 2012 »