Thomas Buchmueller

Waldo O. Hildebrand Professor of Risk Management and Insurance

Tom Buchmueller is the Waldo O. Hildebrand Professor of Risk Management and Insurance, Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. He is a health economist whose research focuses on the economics of health insurance and related public policy issues. His recent work has examined the relationship between employer-sponsored insurance and labor market outcomes, interactions between the public sector and private insurance markets and consumer demand for health insurance. Before joining the Ross School faculty, Buchmueller was Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine. He was a Packer Policy Fellow at the University of Technology, Sydney (2006-2007) and was a visiting researcher at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (2005-06), INSEAD (2001-2002), the Centre de Recherche d’Edtude et de Documentation en Economie de la Sante’ (2001-2002) and the University of York (1997). PhD, University of Wisconsin. BA, Carleton College.