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Laurence C. Baker

Laurence C. Baker, PhD

Professor of Health Research and Policy
Core faculty member at Stanford Health Policy

Department of Health Research and Policy
Stanford University
Redwood Building, T110
Stanford, CA 94305-5405

(650) 723-4098 (voice)
(650) 723-1919 (fax)

Research Interests

organization and economic performance of the U.S. health-care system; financial incentives in health care; competition in health-care markets; health insurance and managed care; health-care technology adoption; and health-care regulation

Bio

Laurence Baker is Professor of Health Research and Policy, Chair of the Department of Health Research and Policy, and a CHP/PCOR fellow. He is an economist interested in the organization and economic performance of the U.S. health-care system, and his research has investigated a range of topics including financial incentives in health care, competition in health-care markets, health insurance and managed care, and health-care technology adoption. Baker is a past recipient of the ASHE medal from ASHEcon and the Alice Hersch Award from AcademyHealth. He received his BA from Calvin College, and his MA and PhD in economics from Princeton University.

Stanford Affiliations

Health Research and Policy

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