Claudio Lucarelli

Claudio Lucarelli
  • Associate Professor of Health Care Management

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    3641 Locust Walk
    202 Colonial Penn Center
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Teaching

Past Courses

  • HCMG204 - COMPARATIVE HC SYSTEMS

    This course examines the structure of health care systems in different countries, focusing on financing, reimbursement, delivery systems and adoption of new technologies. We study the relative roles of private sector and public sector insurance and providers, and the effect of system design on cost, quality, efficiency and equity of medical services. Some issues we address are normative: Which systems and which public/private sector mixes are better at achieving efficiency and equity? Other issues are positive: How do these different systems deal with tough choices, such as decisions about new technologies? Our main focus is on the systems in four large, prototypical OECD countries--Germany, Canada, Japan, and the United Kingdom--and then look at other countries with interesting systems- including Italy, Chile, Singapore, Brazil, China and India. We draw lessons for the U.S. from foreign experience and vice versa.

  • HCMG859 - COMPARATIVE HC SYSTEMS

    This course examines the structure of health care systems in different countries, focusing on financing, reimbursement, delivery systems and adoption of new technologies. We study the relative roles of private sector and public sector insurance and providers, and the effect of system design on cost, quality, efficiency and equity of medical services. Some issues we address are normative: Which systems and which public/private sector mixes are better at achieving efficiency and equity? Other issues are positive: How do these different systems deal with the tough choices, such as decisions about new technologies? Our focus first on the systems in four large, prototypical OECD countries- Germany, Canada, Japan, and the United Kingdom -and then look at other developed and emerging countries with interesting systems - including Italy, Chile, Singapore, Brazil, China and India. We will draw lessons for the U.S. from foreign experience and vice versa.

  • HCMG902 - INDUSTRIAL ORG OF HC

    This advanced PhD seminar will explore topics in the industrial organization of health care and structural econometric approaches in health economics. The focus in this course is the development of advanced econometric tools. The (tentative) topics covered include health insurance and hospital demand estimation, the analysis of hospital competition, insurer competition, quality competition, technology adoption, models of entry and exit and dynamic oligopoly games. The readings will focus on recent advances in economics. Students are required to present recent research from the field and write an empirical research paper that broadly based on the topics covered in the course. With the permission of the instructor, the seminar is open to doctoral students from departments other than Health Care Management.

Knowledge@Wharton

Janesville: A Story of Recovery After the Great Recession

When the GM plant in Janesville, Wisconsin, shut down, taking thousands of jobs with it, the town had to figure out a new future.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/07/18
Vanke: Fending Off a Hostile Takeover

From mid-2015 to 2017, Vanke, one of China’s largest real estate developers, became embroiled in a drawn-out hostile takeover bid. The battle started when a relatively unknown Chinese activist investor, the Baoneng Group, quietly began to buy up shares of this star performer. By late 2015, Baoneng emerged as Vanke’s largest shareholder. Vanke’s major rival,

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/07/17
Sunac China: Rapid Growth Through Debt-financed Acquisitions

Founded in 2003, Hong Kong-listed Sunac China Holdings Ltd. has achieved meteoric growth over the past decade to become one of the country’s largest residential property developers. The company rapidly expanded in an era when a diminished supply of attractive properties, rising project development costs, and intense competition with existing developers, stacked the odds against

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2018/07/17