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Fuhr, Joseph

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Joseph P. Fuhr, Jr., PhD

Joseph P. Fuhr, Jr., PhD, MA

Contact Dr. Fuhr, Jr.

901 Walnut Walnut Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-0174
(215) 923-7583 fax


PhD, Temple University
MA, Temple University
BA, LaSalle University

University Appointments

Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health

Research & Practice Interests

Industrial Organization
Regulation                                                                                                                                                                                          Health Economics
Sports Economics


Health Economics


Dr. Joseph Fuhr, Jr. is Professor of Economics at Widener University, Policy Advisor for The Heartland Institute, Senior Fellow with The American Consumer Institute and Ambassador for the Internet Innovation Alliance. He also teaches for the Jefferson College of Population Health. His primary research areas are antitrust, health economics, pharmacoeconomics, telecommunications and sports economics. In health care, he has written on hospital mergers, specialty hospitals, exclusive arrangements, health insurance, bundling and doctor's fees. In pharmacoeconomics, he has written on cost benefit analysis, biosimilars, comparative effectiveness research and predictive modeling. Dr. Fuhr received his PhD in Economics and MA in Economics, both from Temple University. He received his BA in Economics from LaSalle University.