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David Molitor

David Molitor is a PERC 2024 Lone Mountain fellow as well as an associate professor and Hewitt Faculty fellow in the Department of Finance at Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Molitor’s research explores how location and the environment shape health and healthcare delivery in the United States. His research has received over $10 million in funding from organizations including the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, J‑PAL North America, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. His research has been published in leading academic journals, including The American Economic Review, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, and The Review of Economics and Statistics, and has been covered by media outlets, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Molitor was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.S. from the University of Minnesota.