About the Authors

Dr. Gerald L. Musgrave is President of Economics America, a consulting firm in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Musgrave earned his PH.D. in economics at Michigan State University, and has engaged in teaching and research at California State University, Michigan State University, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Stanford University, and the University of Michigan. Dr. Musgrave has written widely on health care and other issues. He is the author or coauthor of over 60 publications. He is the chairman of the Health Economics Roundtable of the National Association of Business Economists and served as a presidential appointee to the National Institutes of Health Recombinant DNA Advisory committee.

He is the chairman of the Academic Advisory Board of the Bahamas Institute of Economic Affairs, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

Dr. John C. Goodman is President of the National Center for Policy Analysis in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Goodman earned his Ph.D. in economics at Columbia University and has engaged in teaching and research at six colleges and universities, including Columbia University, Stanford University, Dartmouth College, Sarah Lawrence College and Southern Methodist University. Dr. Goodman has written widely on health care, Social Security, privatization, and other public policy issues. He is author of six books and numerous scholarly articles. His published works include National Health Care in Great Britain, Regulation of Medical Care: Is the Price Too High?, Economics of Public Policy and Social Security in the United Kingdom.