NBER Profile: Mark V. Pauly
Mark V. Pauly is a Research Associate at the NBER. He is affiliated with the NBER's program on Health Care.
Pauly is the Bendheim Professor and Professor of Health Care Systems, Business and Public Policy, Insurance and Risk Management, and Economics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Before coming to the University of Pennsylvania, Pauly held a faculty appointment at Northwestern University.
Pauly currently serves as the co-editor-in-chief for the International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, and as an advisory editor for the Journal of Risk and Insurance. Professor Pauly has been a member of several scientific panels, including the Medicare Technical Advisory Panel, the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Committee on Evaluation of Vaccine Purchase Financing in the United States at the National Academy of Sciences. Pauly has also served as a consultant for pharmaceutical companies, health care organizations, and public policy think tanks.
Professor Pauly's current research includes projects that explore health care reform, conceptual foundations for cost-benefit analysis of drugs, and incentives in managed care.
He received an A.B. from Xavier University, an M.A. from the University of Delaware, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Virginia.
His current interests include keeping the rate of restoration of his century-old Victorian house ahead of the rate of deterioration, and doting on his granddaughter. He is interested in traveling to Africa and Eastern Europe for both economic and historical reasons