USC Price School of Public Policy

John A. Romley

Associate Professor
Economist, Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics

University Gateway 100N
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Phone: (213) 821-7965

Fax: (213) 740-3460


Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. in Economics

Stanford University


Hospital industry, Health-care productivity / efficiency, Environmental health disparities

Biographical sketch

John A. Romley, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California, an Economist at the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, and an Adjunct Economist at the RAND Corporation. Dr. Romley’s research focuses on health care quality and costs, hospital markets, environmental health disparities, and pharmaceutical policy and economics. Dr. Romley’s work has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Health Affairs, Health Services Research, and other prominent journals. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Reuters, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle. Dr. Romley is the managing editor of Forum for Health Economics & Policy. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Economics at Stanford University, and holds Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and English (Phi Beta Kappa) from Amherst College.

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