Paul Ginsburg

View Full Bio

Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Center for Health Policy | Director, Center for Health Policy | Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair in Health Policy Studies

Paul Ginsburg

Paul Ginsburg is the director of the Center for Health Policy at Brookings, a senior fellow in Economic Studies at Brookings, and the Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair in Health Policy Studies. Dr. Ginsburg is also Professor of Health Policy at the University of Southern California (USC) and director of public policy at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics. He leads the Schaeffer Initiative for Innovation in Health Policy, a partnership between Brookings and the USC Schaeffer Center. A Harvard-trained economist and health policy expert, Ginsburg is a MedPAC commissioner and the former president of the Center for Studying Health System Change, an institution he founded in 1995 to conduct research focused on changes to the organization, financing and delivery of health care in the U.S. Prior to founding HSC, Dr. Ginsburg served as the founding executive director of the Physician Payment Review Commission (now MedPAC), was a senior economist at RAND, a deputy assistant director at the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), and a faculty member of Duke and Michigan State Universities.

 | View Full Bio