James Rebitzer

Peter and Deborah Wexler Professor Professor, Markets, Public Policy, and Law

I am currently professor of management, economics and public policy at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business where I chair the Markets, Public Policy and Law Department. I am also a professor of economics (by courtesy) in the the College of Arts and Sciences Economics Department.

    Education
  • PhD, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1985
    Publications
  • Frandsen, B., Powell, M., Rebitzer, J. (In Press). "Sticking Points: Common Agency Problems and Contracting in the U.S. Healthcare System", RAND Journal of Economics, 50 (2), 251-285
  • Agha, L., Frandsen, B., Rebitzer, J. (2019). "Fragmented Division of Labor and Healthcare Costs: Evidence from Moving Across Regions", Journal of Public Economics, 169 (43466), 144-159
  • Frandsen, B., Rebitzer, J. (2015). "Structuring Incentives within Accountable Care Organizations", Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 31 77-103
  • Frandsen, B., Joynt, K., Rebitzer, J., Jha, A. (2015). "Care Fragmentation, Quality, and Costs Among Chronically Ill Patients", American Journal of Managed Care, 21 (5), 355-355
  • Rebitzer, J. (2011). "Extrinsic Rewards and Intrinsic Motives: Standard and Behavioral Approaches to Agency in Labor Markets", Elsevier
  • Fallick, B., Fleischman, C., Rebitzer, J. (2005). "Job-Hopping in Silicon Valley : Some Evidence Concerning the Micro-Foundation of a High Technology Cluster", Finance and Economics Discussion Series, 2005 (11), 1-27
    Research Presentations
  • Rebitzer, J. Team Formation and Performance: Evidence from Healthcare Referral Networks, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2019
    Awards and Honors
  • 2016, Brocher Foundation Visiting Scholar, Foundation Brocher
  • 2013, MBA Professor of the Year Award for Cohort B, BU School of Management
  • 2012, 20th Annual Kenneth J Arrow Award for best paper in health economics, International Health Economics Association
  • 2012, Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar, Boston University School of Management