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Associate Professor, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Bhaven N. Sampat is an associate professor at the Department of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on the economics and political economy of biomedical research policy. Among other topics, he has studied US and global life science patent policy, the politics and economics of publicly funded science, the roles of the government in pharmaceutical innovation, and the economic history of the US biomedical research enterprise.
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