M. Kate Bundorf

M. Kate Bundorf
Associate Professor

Associate Professor of Health Research and Policy, School of Medicine

Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Research Statement

Professor Bundorf’s research focuses on health policy and the economics of health care systems. She has studied public and private health insurance markets, the organization of health care providers, and consumer decision making in health care.

Research Interests

  • Health Economics
  • Insurance
  • Health Insurance

Bio

M. Kate Bundorf is an associate professor of health research and policy at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She is also a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Bundorf received her MBA and MPH from The University of California at Berkeley and her PhD from The Wharton School. She was a Fulbright Lecturer at Fudan School of Public Health in Shanghai, China during 2009 and 2010. Her research, which focuses on health insurance and health policy, has been published in leading economic and health policy journals and has received funding from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She received the 13th Annual Health Care Research Award from The National Institute for Health Care Management in 2007.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Managerial Science and Applied Economics, Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania, 2000
  • MBA, Healthcare Administration, Haas School of Business - University of California at Berkeley, 1996
  • MPH, University of California at Berkeley, 1996

Awards and Honors

  • Fulbright Scholar, Fudan University School of Public Health, 2009-2010
  • Winner of the Thirteenth Annual Health Care Research Award, National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation, 2007
  • Finalist of the Nineteenth Annual Health Care Research Award, National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation, 2013

Publications

Journal Article

Working Papers

Stanford Case Studies

Conferences, Talks & Speaking Engagements

7th Conference of the American Society of Health Economists, June 11, 2018

Service to the Profession

  • National Bureau of Economic Research, Faculty Research Fellow, Health Care Program, 2000 to present

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