Mark Duggan is the Trione Director of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics at Stanford. His research focuses on health care and the effects of government programs including Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. His research has been published in leading academic outlets including the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, and the Quarterly Journal of Economics and has been featured in The Economist, The New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. Duggan was the 2010 recipient of the ASHEcon Medal (awarded once every two years to the leading health economist in the U.S. under age 40). He has testified about his research to committees in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives and he served from 2009 to 2010 as the senior economist for health care policy at the White House Council of Economic Advisers. He teaches "Econ 1" at Stanford and advises dozens of undergraduate and graduate students.