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American Journal of Health Economics

The American Society of Health Economists is proud to announce the launch of the American Journal of Health Economics, which will be the official journal for ASHEcon.

The American Journal of Health Economics (AJHE) will provide a forum for in-depth analysis of institutional health care systems and individual health behaviors. The journal will permit high quality review of topics, both theoretical and applied, which cannot be examined as fully by general economics publications.

The articles appearing in AJHE will be authored by scholars from universities, private research organizations, government, and industry. Subjects of interest include competition between private health insurance providers, the impact of the Affordable Care Act, pharmaceutical regulation, medical device supply, the rise of obesity, the influence and growth of aging populations, and much more.

All ASHEcon members will receive the journal as part of their membership. Submission fees are waived for ASHEcon members. However, during the first 6 months, submission fees are waived for all manuscript submissions, including those from non-members.

The journal’s editor, Frank Sloan, is a past President of ASHEcon and J. Alexander McMahon Professor of Health Policy and Management and Professor of Economics at Duke University. The managing editor is Lindsey Eldred, JD, a research associate at the Department of Economics at Duke University.

The inaugural issue of the American Journal of Health Economics will appear in the first quarter of 2015.

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Editorial Board

Frank Sloan, Editor in Chief
Duke University, Durham, NC
Lindsey Eldred (Kozecke), Managing Editor
Duke University, Durham, NC
Katherine Baicker
Harvard University, Boston, MA
Jay Bhattacharya
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Tom Buchmueller
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Kate Bundorf
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Christopher (Kitt) Carpenter
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
John Cawley
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Amitabh Chandra
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Leemore Dafny
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Guy David
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Randall Ellis
Boston University, Boston, MA
Martin Gaynor
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Donna Gilleskie
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
David Grabowski
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Michael Grossman
City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, NY
Jonathan Gruber
MIT, Cambridge, MA
Deborah Haas-Wilson
Smith College, Northampton, MA
Vivian Ho
Rice University, Houston, TX
Robert Kaestner
University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Darius Lakdawalla
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Albert Ma
Boston University, Boston, MA
Kathleen McGarry
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Tom McGuire
Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA
Joseph Newhouse
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Christopher Ruhm
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Kosali Simon
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
W. Kip Viscusi
Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, TN