The Politics of Cost Containment in the U.S. Health Care System

Date & time

Apr 27, 2005, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT


Political Science Department
5769 Haven Hall Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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). Joe is the Political Science Department Chair, the Luxenberg Family Professor of Public Policy, and Director of the Center for Policy Studies at Case Western Reserve University.

Thanks to the Political Science Department, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and the RWJ Scholars Program at the School of Public Health for their support.