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Frank A. Sloan, J. Alexander McMahon Professor of Health Policy and Management and Professor of Economics  

Office Location: 236 Social Sciences Building
Office Phone: (919) 613-9358
Email Address: fsloan@duke.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • Health Policy
    • Aging, Long-Term Care
    • Alcohol
    • Economics
    • Insurance
    • Smoking/Tobacco
    • Others

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1969
A.B. (high honors in Economics), Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 1964

Research Description: Research: Health economics; health policy; addiction research; medical malpractice; aging research

Teaching (Fall 2015):

  • Econ 756.01, Graduate health economics i Synopsis
    Social sciences 111, W 06:15 PM-08:45 PM

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. F.A. Sloan with L. Chepke. Medical Malpractice. MIT Press, 2008.
  2. F.A. Sloan, co-edited with H. Kasper. Incentives and Choice in Health Care. MIT Press, 2008.
  3. F.A. Sloan, co-edited with Hellen Gellband. Cancer Control Opportunities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Washington: The National Academies Press, 2007.
  4. F.A. Sloan with J. Ostermann, G. Picone, C. Conover, and D.H. Taylor, Jr.. The Price of Smoking. MIT Press, 2004.
  5. F.A. Sloan with V.K. Smith and D.H. Taylor, Jr.. The Smoking Puzzle: Information, Risk Perception, and Choice. Harvard University Press, 2003. (Awarded Honorable Mention, Research Communication Award, July 2004 by the American Agricultural Economics Association)
  6. F.A. Sloan with Stout, E., Whetten-Goldstein, K., and Liang, L.. Drinkers, Drivers, and Bartenders: Balancing Private Choices and Public Accountability. University of Chicago Press, 2000. 115-42 pp.
  7.  Valuing Health Care: Costs, Benefits, and Effectiveness of Pharmaceuticals and Other Medical Technologies. Edited by Frank A. Sloan. Cambridge: New York and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 1995. xi, 273 pp.

Curriculum Vitae

Frank A. Sloan