Adjunct Assistant Professor of Strategy
Matthew Schmitt is a health and industrial organization economist whose research examines competition and antitrust issues in health care markets, an area of growing policy interest. Schmitt’s current projects include studies of competition between multihospital systems, cost savings from hospital mergers, copayment coupons for prescription drugs and “reverse payment” patent settlements.
Buyers find the tomes heavy, costly and too frequently revised, while sellers might like to kill the used book market entirely
Fewer employers = less competition for workers = smaller paychecks
A study looks at how changes in FDA labeling affect pediatric utilization of drugs
Matt Schmitt’s research shows hospital prices rise after acquisitions, even where local competition is unchanged
Matt Schmitt finds that size and location help determine how much, if any, costs fall after deals