J. Paul Leigh
Professor of Health Economics, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research
J. Paul Leigh received his degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His fields of expertise are health and labor economics as well as econometrics. In recent years he has written papers on tobit regression, instrumental variables, and attrition bias that attempt to popularize econometric techniques for research physicians and epidemiologists. He has also written papers that estimate the costs of occupational injuries and illnesses as well as costs of hepatitis C. Additional research interests include workers compensation, arthritis, and effects of gasoline prices on highway fatalities.