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Donald H. Taylor, Professor  

Office Location: 110 Rubenstein Hall, Box 90312, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 613-9357
Duke Box: 90253
Email Address: don.taylor@duke.edu
Web Page: http://sites.duke.edu/donaldhtaylorjr/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/DONALDHTAYLORJR

Areas of Expertise

  • Health Policy
    • Aging, Long-Term Care
    • Economics
    • Economics of Hospice/Palliative Care
    • Smoking/Tobacco

Education:
Ph.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1995
M.P.P., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1992
B.S., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1990

Research Categories: Hospice and Palliative Care, Long Term Care, Health Policy and Comparative Health Systems

Teaching (Fall 2022):

  • Pubpol 155d.001, Intro to policy analysis Synopsis
    Lsrc b101, TuTh 12:00 PM-01:15 PM

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Taylor, DH. Balancing the Budget is a Progressive Priority.  2012. [978-1-4614-3663-8]  [abs]
  2. Taylor, DH; Ostermann, J; Van Houtven, CH; Tulsky, JA; Steinhauser, K. "What length of hospice use maximizes reduction in medical expenditures near death in the US Medicare program?." Social Science & Medicine 65.7 (October, 2007): 1466-1478. [17600605], [doi]  [abs]
  3. Taylor, DH; Cook-Deegan, RM; Hiraki, S; Roberts, JS; Blazer, DG; Green, RC. "Genetic testing for Alzheimer's and long-term care insurance.." Health Aff (Millwood) 29.1 (2010): 102-108. [20048367], [doi]  [abs]
  4. Frank A. Sloan, Jan Ostermann, Gabriel Picone, Christopher J. Conover, and Donald H. Taylor, Jr.. The Price of Smoking. MIT Press, 2004.
  5. Taylor, DH; Hoenig, H. "The effect of equipment usage and residual task difficulty on use of personal assistance, days in bed, and nursing home placement.." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 52.1 (January, 2004): 72-79. [14687318], [doi]  [abs]
  6. Taylor, DH; Rattliff, J; Doraiswamy, PM; Sloan, FA. "Marked Increase in the Diagnosed Prevalence of Alzheimer's Disease between 1991 and 1999 in the United States.." Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences 59 (2004): M762-M766..

Other Information
Check out my new book: Balancing the Budget is a Progressive Priority out on Springer Press 2012. This title is available on Amazon, Barnes& Noble, iTunes, etc.


Current Ph.D. Students  

  • Corey Remle  

Donald H. Taylor