Seth Seabury is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine and in the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at the University of Southern California. Dr. Seabury has broad research interests within health policy, economics and law. Prior to joining USC, Dr. Seabury was a Senior Economist and Associate Director of the Center for Health and Safety in the Workplace at the RAND Corporation and a Professor of Economics at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Dr. Seabury received his Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University.
Recent Posts by Seth Seabury
While the development of new antimicrobials to combat antimicrobial resistance would seem to offer high value, our current system offers insufficient incentives to invest in them. Policy interventions that dampen the tie between manufacturer profits and the volume of antimicrobial use are needed.
On November 4, 2014, Californians voted against Proposition 46, an unprecedented statewide ballot initiative that would have, among other things, raised the $250,000 cap on noneconomic damages to $1.1 million and indexed it to the rate of inflation in future years. The margin was significant...