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David B. Ridley, Professor of the Practice and Economics and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society

David B. Ridley

David Ridley is the Dr. and Mrs. Frank A. Riddick Professor of the Practice of Business Administration. He is also the Faculty Director of Duke's Health Sector Management program. In his research, David examines innovation and pricing, especially in health care. He was the lead author of the paper proposing the priority review voucher program to encourage development of drugs for neglected diseases. The voucher program became law in the U.S. in 2007 and and created more than a billion dollars in value. David has published in economics journals (Journal of Public Economics), medical journals (Journal of the American Medical Association), and scientific journals (Nature Reviews Drug Discovery). David teaches in the daytime MBA and executive MBA programs. He received a PhD in economics from Duke University in 2001.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  100 Fuqua Drive, Durham, NC 27708-0120
Email Address: send me a message
Web Pages:  http://www.fuqua.duke.edu/faculty/david-ridley
http://faculty.fuqua.duke.edu/%7Edbr1/

Teaching (Fall 2019):

  • HLTHMGMT 711E.601, HEALTH CARE MARKETS Synopsis
    TBA, F 02:00 AM-03:00 AM
  • HLTHMGMT 717.201, BIOTECH AND PHARMA STRATEGY Synopsis
    Fuqua CON, MTh 09:00 AM-11:15 AM
  • HLTHMGMT 718E.601, LIFE SCIENCE PRODUCT STRATEGY Synopsis
    TBA, F 03:00 AM-04:00 AM
Education:

Ph.D.Duke University2001
M.A.Duke University1995
B.A.University of Missouri at Columbia1993
Specialties:

Health Economics
Industrial Organization
Research Interests:

David Ridley is the Dr. and Mrs. Frank A. Riddick Professor of the Practice of Business. He is also the Faculty Director of Duke's Health Sector Management program. In his research, David examines innovation and pricing, especially in health care. He was the lead author of the paper proposing the priority review voucher program The voucher program became law in the U.S. in 2007 and the market price of vouchers has been more than $100 million. David has published in economics journals (American Economic Journal: Economic Policy), medical journals (Journal of the American Medical Association), and scientific journals (Nature Reviews Drug Discovery). David teaches in the daytime MBA and executive MBA programs. He received a PhD in economics from Duke University in 2001.

Areas of Interest:

Health Economics
Industrial Organization
Strategy

Keywords:

Biotechnology • Drug Approval • Drug Costs • Drug Industry • Economics, Pharmaceutical • Elasticity • Health Care Costs • Health Care Economics and Organizations • Health Care Reform • Health Care Sector • Health Policy • Health Services Research • Innovation • Market entry • Patents as Topic • Prescription Fees • Pricing • Product Surveillance, Postmarketing • World Health Organization

Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Kyle, MK; Ridley, DB; Zhang, S, Strategic interaction among governments in the provision of a global public good, Journal of Public Economics, vol. 156 (December, 2017), pp. 185-199, Elsevier BV [doi]  [abs]
  2. Ridley, DB; Moe, JL; Hamon, N, A Voucher System To Speed Review Could Promote A New Generation Of Insecticides To Fight Vector-Borne Diseases., Health Affairs, vol. 36 no. 8 (August, 2017), pp. 1461-1468 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Yurukoglu, A; Liebman, E; Ridley, DB, The role of government reimbursement in drug shortages, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol. 9 no. 2 (May, 2017), pp. 348-382, American Economic Association [doi]  [abs]
  4. Ridley, DB; Zhang, S, Regulation of price increases, International Journal of Industrial Organization, vol. 50 (January, 2017), pp. 186-213, Elsevier BV [doi]  [abs]
  5. Ridley, DB, Priorities for the Priority Review Voucher., The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 96 no. 1 (January, 2017), pp. 14-15 [doi]  [abs]


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