Richard Scheffler, professor of health economics and public policy
Richard M. Scheffler is Distinguished Professor of Health Economics and Public Policy at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health and the Goldman School of Public Policy. He also holds the Chair in Healthcare Markets & Consumer Welfare endowed by the Office of the Attorney General for the State of California. In addition, Scheffler directs The Global Center for Health Economics and Policy Research and the Nicholas C. Petris Center on Health Care Markets and Consumer Welfare. He has been a Rockefeller and a Fulbright Scholar, and served as president of the International Health Economists Association 4th Congress in 2004. His most recent book is Is There a Doctor in the House? Market Signals and Tomorrow’s Supply of Doctors (Stanford University Press, 2008).