PhD, Carnegie Mellon University, 2015
MPhil, Carnegie Mellon University, 2012
Matthew Eisenberg, Ph.D., is an economist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Eisenberg’s research focuses on a variety of economic issues related to health care including how incentive structures and information flows affect consumer decision making, health care markets, and behavioral health.
Dr. Eisenberg has active projects examining the impact of high-deductible health plans, the effects of direct-to-consumer marketing of pharmaceutical and over-the-counter products, and the opioid epidemic. His work has been funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, and the Arnold Foundation. His research has been published in outlets such as the Journal of Health Economics, JAMA-IM, and Health Services Research.
At Johns Hopkins, he is the director of the Interdepartmental Program on Health Economics, he mentors several health economics Ph.D. students and teaches core courses in the health economics sequence. He received his Ph.D. from Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University.
Honors and Awards
Best of ARM Abstract. Selected as one of eight abstracts to be featured as the Best of the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, 2020
Bloomberg School of Public Health Excellence in Teaching for Applied Microeconomics for Policymaking, 2019
Bloomberg School of Public Health Excellence in Teaching for Intermediate Health Economics, 2019, 2020
Bloomberg School of Public Health Excellence in Teaching for Health Economics II, 2016, 2017, 2018