HKS Authors

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Ethel Zimmerman Wiener Professor of Public Policy, HKS; Henry and Allison McCance Professor of Business Administration, HBS


This Viewpoint calls out the contribution of growth in health care workforce to higher health care costs, and emphasizes the need to find efficiencies in the current national workforce and resist additional hiring growth as a mechanism to slow growth in spending.


Skinner, Jonathan, and Amitabh Chandra. "Health Care Employment Growth and the Future of US Cost Containment." Journal of the American Medical Association, 319.18, May 2018, 1861–1862.