Victor Fuchs' Book Launch: Health Economics and Policy


Date and Time

June 7, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM


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Philippines Conference Room
Encina Hall, Third Floor, Central, C330
616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305

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Francesca Apalis -

Health Economics and Policy by Victor Fuchs

With Introductions by Douglas K. Owens and Stanford Dean of Medicine Lloyd B. Minor

Remarks by Victor Fuchs

"Riding Two Horses Without Splitting Your Pants"

Luncheon at 11:30, before talk

Victor Fuchs' new book "Health Economics and Policy" offers readers a selection of his public lectures, articles, papers, and op-eds that span 50 years. His forte is applying economic analyses to social problems of national concern, with special emphasis on health and medical care. He is the author of nine books and editor of six others, including the classic Who Shall Live?
Fuchs' contributions have been recognized by his election as president of the American Economic Association, election to the American Philosophical Society, American Academy of Arts and Sciences and National Academy of Medicine. 
Fuchs is the Henry J. Kaiser, Jr., Professor of Economics and of Health Research and Policy (emeritus) at Stanford University as well as a senior fellow (emeritus) at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

"The collection represents an extraordinary intellectual achievement."  — Sir Angus Deaton, a winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics

"Victor Fuchs is one of the world's most influential figures in health, medicine and policy." —Victor J. Dzau, MD, president of the National Academy of Medicine


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