Victor R. Fuchs
Victor Fuchs uses economic theory to provide a framework for the collection and analysis of health care data. He has written extensively on the cost of medical care and on determinants of health, with an emphasis on the role of socioeconomic factors. He has been particularly interested in the role of physician behavior and financial incentives in determining health care expenditures. His current research examines the role of attitudes and beliefs in public support for national health insurance.