Herman R. Smith Research Professor in Hospital and Health Services Management, Director of Healthcare, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Craig Garthwaite is the Herman R. Smith Research Professor in Hospital and Health Services and director of the Program on Healthcare at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. An applied microeconomist, his research examines the effects of government policies and social phenomena with a focus on health and biopharmaceutical sectors. His recent work has focused on the private-sector effects of the Affordable Care Act. Garthwaite was previously research director and chief economist of the Employment Policies Institute and an economist with Public Sector Consultants. He has testified in the US House of Representatives and several state legislatures on minimum wage and health care reform matters.