Michael Grossman is Distinguished Professor of Economics in the Ph.D. Program in Economics at The City University of New York Graduate Center; New York Office Director, Health Economics Program Director, and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research; and Research Fellow at IZA. He is the author of seven books, seventy-three journal articles, and thirty-five book chapters in the field of health economics. He is the inaugural recipient of the Victor Fuchs Award for lifetime contributions to the field of health economics, presented by the American Society of Health Economists in 2008. He also is Honorary Director of the Nankai-Grossman Center for Health Economics and Medical Insurance at Nankai University in Tianjin, People’s Republic of China.