Erwin A. Blackstone, PhD, is a professor of economics at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has taught economics for over 40 years. Prior to coming to Temple in 1976, Blackstone taught at Dartmouth College and Cornell University. His research areas and publications include the economics of industrial organization, health economics, and antitrust topics.
Joseph P. Fuhr Jr, PhD, is a professor emeritus of economics at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania who has taught and researched for over 30 years. He is an expert on antitrust, health economics, and pharmacoeconomics issues. He has written articles on hospital mergers, exclusive arrangements, health insurance, bundling, providers' fees, cost-benefit analysis, and predictive modeling.