- Associate Professor of Health Care Management, The Wharton School
- Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
- University of Chicago, PhD, Business Economics
- Tel-Aviv University, MA, Economics
Dr. David is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Care Management, Wharton School and the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, the Director of the Doctoral Program in Health Care Management and Economics, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and the Director of Education at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania. In addition, Dr. David is an associate editor of the American Journal of Health Economics and editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Health Economics and Management. Dr. David’s research interests include: the dynamics of mixed-ownership competition in health care markets; antitrust and tax treatment of nonprofit providers, regulation, competition and integration in the home health care industry; privatization and organization of emergency medical services; organizational and individual learning and forgetting in health care; physician specialization, reputation, technology adoption and patient selection; welfare effects of specialty hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers; the organization of primary care, and the effects of pharmaceutical marketing, promotion, and regulation on drug safety. Dr. David received his B.A. and M.A. in Economics from Tel Aviv University, and his Ph.D. in Business Economics from the University of Chicago. Dr. David teaches undergraduate, MBA and PhD courses in Health Economics and Health Care Delivery at Wharton.