E.J. Barone Professor of Economics and Health Policy
Carnegie Mellon University
241 Hamburg Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Martin Gaynor, PhD, is the E.J. Barone Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University and former director of the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission. He is one of the founders of the Health Care Cost Institute, an independent non-partisan nonprofit dedicated to advancing knowledge about U.S. health care spending, and served as the first chair of its governing board. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and an International Research Fellow at the University of Bristol. Prior to coming to Carnegie Mellon, Dr. Gaynor held faculty appointments at Johns Hopkins and a number of other universities, and was a visitor at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest in 1991. His research focuses on competition and antitrust policy in health care markets. He has written extensively on this topic, testified before Congress, and advised the governments of the Netherlands and the United Kingdom on competition issues in health care. He has won a number of awards for his research, including the Victor R. Fuchs Research Award, the National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation Health Care Research Award, the Kenneth J. Arrow Award, the Jerry S. Cohen Award for Antitrust Scholarship (finalist), and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Award in Health Policy Research. Dr. Gaynor received his BA degree from the University of California, San Diego, in 1977 and his PhD degree from Northwestern University in 1983.