Professor of Applied Economics Emeritus
MIT Sloan School of Management
Ernst R. Berndt, PhD, is Professor of Applied Economics Emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management and is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Much of his research has focused on economic issues in healthcare, with a strong emphasis on the measurement of costs, outcomes, and prices.
Professor Berndt has served as an expert witness on behalf of plaintiff State attorneys general and Direct Purchasers in the Suboxone antitrust litigation, on behalf of the State of New York Attorney General and Direct Purchasers in the Namenda Antitrust litigation, and on behalf of plaintiff Amgen in Amgen v. Sanofi-Regeneron patent infringement litigation.
Expert on health care pricing, policy, and management.view profile
Research has focused on economic issues in healthcare.view profile
Written extensively on the pricing, demand, and supply of prescription drugs.view profile
Focused on increasing access to healthcare, with specific attention to reducing prescription drug costs.view profile
Focused on measuring and evaluating population-level use and costs of medications in the USA.view profile
Focused on the economics of mental health and substance abuse care, long term care financing policy, implementation of health reform and disability policy.view profile
Focused on the interaction of intellectual property law, food and drug regulation, and health law.view profile
Focuses on the effects of laws and regulations on therapeutic development, approval, use, and related public health outcomes.view profile
Focuses on improving pharmaceutical coverage, affordability, and access for older adults and individuals living with chronic conditions.view profile