Craig Garthwaite

Assistant Professor of Strategy, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Professor Garthwaite is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Kellogg School of Management. He is an applied microeconomist whose research examines the effects of government policies and social phenomena with a focus on the health sector. He has examined the labor supply effects of the Affordable Care Act, the reactions of nonprofit hospitals to financial shocks, the economic benefits of health care innovations, and the changes in physician labor supply following large public health insurance expansions.

Garthwaite received a BA and a Masters in Public Policy from the University of Michigan. Prior to receiving his PhD in Economics from the University of Maryland, he served in a variety of public policy positions including the Director of Research for the Employment Policies Institute. He has testified before the United States House of Representatives and several state legislatures on matters related to the minimum wage and health-care reforms.