Margaret Kruk, MD, MPH School of Public Health, will speak on health care financing in the developing world. Event was co-sponsored by the International Policy Center, Ford School of Public Policy and the UM Global Health Research & Training Initiative (UM-GHRT).
Joseph White will talk about the politics of cost containment in the U.S. health care system. Joe is famous for his insightful and sharply expressed views on health care and other social policy issues, as well as on budget politics. His writings include 'False Alarm: Why the Greatest Threat to Social Security and Medicare is the Campaign to Save Them' (Johns Hopkins University Press 2001), and 'Competing Solutions: American Health Care Proposals and International Experience' (Brookings, 1995).