Professor Buchmueller is a health economist whose research focuses on the economics of health insurance and related public policy issues. His work has examined the relationship between employer-sponsored insurance and labor market outcomes, interactions between the public sector and private insurance markets and consumer demand for health insurance. Most recently, his research has examined the economic effects of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion. Prof. Buchmueller was an original member of the Institute Leadership Team (ILT).
- Ph.D., Economics, University of Wisconsin
- B.A., Economics, Carleton College