Economics Professors James Rebitzer and Mark Votruba Win $80,000 Grant from University to Investigate Turnover in Health Insurance Plans
Posted 6.21.05James Rebitzer, professor and chair of the economics department in the Weatherhead School of Management, and Mark Votruba, assistant professor of economics, are part of a team of researchers to receive an $80,000 grant to investigate the rate of turnover of membership in health insurance plans. The grant is part of the university's Presidential Research Initiative (PRI) program, which is designed to stimulate interdisciplinary research throughout the university, and was matched by a $40,000 grant from the Weatherhead School for a total of $120,000. Randall Cebul, professor in the School of Medicine, is the third member of the research team.
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