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Sham Surgery: Market Failures, Government Failures, and the Problem of Inadequate Medical Evidence

Eric M. Patashnik Eric M. Patashnik

Speaker: Eric M. Patashnik
Date: September 19, 2006
Time: 12:00 PM

Eric Patashnik, Associate Professor of American Politics and Public Policy, University of Virginia

Patashnik is the author of Putting Trust in the U.S. Budget: Federal Trust Funds and the Politics of Commitment (Cambridge, 2000). His essays have appeared in Political Science Quarterly, Governance, Policy Sciences, P.S., Journal of Health Politics, Policy & Law, and elsewhere. Patashnik has been a research fellow at the Brookings Institution and previously held faculty positions at Yale University and UCLA. He is currently writing a book about the political sustainability of general-interest reforms that will be published by Princeton University Press. Patashnik received his Ph.D. from Berkeley in 1996. The Miller Center acknowledges with gratitude the underwriting support of the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation for this Colloquium.


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