Dahlia K. Remler is an Associate Professor at the School of Public Affairs, Baruch College and the Department of Economics, Graduate Center, both of the City University of New York. She is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She has published widely in a variety of areas in health care policy, including health care cost containment, information technology in health care, cigarette tax regressivity, simulation methods for health insurance take-up, health care cost growth and health insurance and health care markets.
She has also recently started working on higher education issues. She received a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley, a D.Phil. in physical chemistry from Oxford University-while a Marshall Scholar-and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. She has held a dissertation fellowship at the Brookings Institution, a post-doctoral research fellowship at Harvard Medical School, and assistant professorships at Tulane University's and Columbia University's Schools of Public Health, prior to joining the faculty at Baruch. Â
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William E. Wagner, III, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Sociology at California State University, Channel Islands. Prior to coming to CSU, Channel Islands, he served as a member of the faculty and Director of the Institute for Social and Community Research at CSUB. He completed his Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Dr. Wagner also holds an undergraduate degree in mathematics from St. Mary's College of Maryland. He has published in national and regional scholarly journals on topics such as urban sociology, sports, homophobia, and academic status. Dr. Wagner is co-author of Adventures in Social Research, 7 th Edition (Babbie, Halley, Wagner, & Zaino, 2010)
Dahlia Remler ï¿½ received a B.A. (with honors) in Electrical Engineering from University of California- Berkeley; a D.Phil in Physical Chemistry from Oxford University and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. Dahlia did a post-doc at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Health Policy and Management and then went on to become Assistant Professor at Tulane University from 1996 to 1999. From 2000 ï¿½ 2004 she was Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health at Columbia University. Currently, she is Associate Professor in the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College as well as a Faculty Research Fellow for the National Bureau of Economic Research. She has an extensive publication list in the scholarly journals, book chapters, and manuscripts currently under review. She is a referee for a number of scholarly journals in economics, health and research.