Faculty Profile

Edward Norton

Edward C. Norton, PhD

  • Professor, Health Management and Policy
  • Professor, Economics

Edward C. Norton is a Professor in both the Department of Health Management and Policy and in the Department of Economics at the University of Michigan, and a member of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation. In addition to his affiliations with the University of Michigan, Prof. Norton is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in the Health Economics, Health Care, and Economics of Aging Programs.

His research interests in health economics include econometrics, long-term care and aging, and pay-for-performance. He was the Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research at the University of Michigan. In 2003, before coming to Michigan, he taught at UNC at Chapel Hill and at Harvard Medical School. In 2018 he won the School of Public Health Excellence in Research Award at the University of Michigan.

  • PhD, MIT, 1990
  • AB, Princeton University, 1986

Health economics, econometrics, long-term care and aging, and pay-for-performance.

Research Projects:
Michigan Value Collaborative
Center to Accelerate Population Research on Alzheimer's

Norton, E.C., E.J. Lawton, J. Li. 2023.  Moneyball in Medicare: Heterogeneous treatment effects American Journal of Health Economics 9(1):96-126.

Norton, E.C. 2022. The inverse hyperbolic sine transformation and retransformed marginal effects Stata Journal. 22(3):702-712.  A previous version appeared as NBER Working paper #29998.

Norton, E.C., J. Li, A. Das, L.M. Chen. 2018. Moneyball in Medicare. Journal of Health Economics 61:259-273. A previous version appeared as NBER Working paper #22371. PMCID: PMC5794630.

Norton, E.C. and B.E. Dowd. 2018. Log odds and the interpretation of logit models. Health Services Research 53(2):859878. PMCID: PMC5867187.

Deb, P, E.C. Norton, and W.G. Manning. 2017. Health Econometrics Using Stata. College Station, TX: Stata Press.

Ai, C. and E.C. Norton. 2003. Interaction Terms in Logit and Probit Models. Economics Letters 80(1):123129.

Email: ecnorton@umich.edu
Office: 734-615-5738
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

For media inquiries: sph.media@umich.edu

Areas of Expertise: Aging,  Health Care,  Health Economics