UCLA Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy

Program Objective: This program promotes teaching and research on issues related to pharmaceuticals and the pharmaceutical industry. It trains professionals seeking careers in the area, and supports the work of industry and government.

William S. Comanor

Associate Directors:
Stuart O. Schweitzer
Michael O. Intriligator

Telephone:  (310) 206-1641
Fax:  (310) 825-3317


Upcoming Schedule

All meetings are held in the Brentwood Room, 16-154 CHS on Thursday afternoons from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM.  There will be dinner with the speaker at the UCLA Faculty Center following the Seminar.

October 2, 2014 | William S. Comanor | UCLA and UCSB | “An Introduction to the Economics of the Pharmaceutical Industry”

October 16, 2014 | Antoni Ribas | UCLADept.of Medicine | “Interactions between Academic Medicine and the Pharmaceutical Industry:a Two-way Street.”

October 30, 2014 | Matthew Higgins | Georgia Institute of Technology | “Incentives for Pharmaceutical R&D on New Antibiotics”

November 13, 2014 | Dean Jamison | University of Washington | “Pharmaceutical Economics: a Fifty Year Perspective”

December 4, 2014 | Rena Conti | University of Chicago | “Prices and Quantities of Specialty Drugs: an Economic Analysis”

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