Robert Town, PhD
by Jasmine Batchelor
June 4, 2019
James L. and Nancy Powell Centennial Professor, Department of Economics, University of Texas-Austin and HCCI Board Chairman
Dr. Town is the James L. and Nancy Powell Centennial Professor in American Economic Principles in the Department of Economics at the University of Texas-Austin. Dr. Town is an expert in health economics, industrial organization, and applied econometrics/data science. His research primarily focuses on the intersection of government policy as well as provider and insurer competition in the health care marketplace. He is on the Board of Editors at the American Economics Journal: Economic Policy.