William Dow

Dow is Henry J. Kaiser Professor of Health Economics at Berkeley’s School of Public Health, where he is head of the Division of Health Policy and Management. He is also associate director of the Berkeley Population Center and the Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Yale University. Dow’s research analyzes economic aspects of health insurance, health behaviors, and health and demographic outcomes. He has worked with both Democratic and Republican groups on health sector reform proposals at the federal, state, and local levels. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and he previously served as senior economist for health at the White House Council of Economic Advisers.