John Romley, PhD
Scientific Advisor, PHE
Associate Professor of Public Policy, Price School of Public Policy, and Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics, University of Southern California
Dr. Romley’s research focuses on the fields of health economics, industrial organization, law and economics, and applied econometrics. Dr. Romley has been assessing competition among hospitals in quality of care and patient satisfaction, with support from the National Institute on Aging as well as a leading hospital system. He led a study, funded by the Hewlett Foundation, on the impact of air quality on hospital spending. Finally, he has led studies funded by the US Department of Defense on best practices and costs at pharmacies and on the financial performance of military treatment facilities. He is currently a managing editor for the Forum for Health Economics & Policy, Berkeley Electronic Press.
PhD, Economics, Stanford University
BA, English and Economics, Amherst
ASSOCIATED CASE STUDIES
- Goldman DP, et al. The emerging importance of patient amenities in hospital care. N Engl J Med. 2010.
- Lakdawalla DN, et al. How cancer patients value hope and the implications for cost-effectiveness assessments of high-cost cancer therapies. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012.
- Romley J, et al. Product safety spillovers and market viability for biologic drugs. Int J Health Econ Manag. 2016.
- Romley JA, et al. Hospital spending and inpatient mortality: evidence from California: an observational study. Ann of Intern Med. 2011.
- Romley JA, et al. How costly is hospital quality? A revealed-preference approach. J Ind Econ. 2011.