Assistant Professor
110 Simon Center
Office Hours:
  • Mon - Wed - Fri: 9:30 - 10:30
  • Mon - Fri: by appointment

Curriculum Vitae


Adam Biener joined the Economics faculty in the Fall of 2018. He teaches Intermediate Microeconomics, Fundamentals of Econometrics, Health Economics, and Economics of the US Healthcare Industry.

Professor Biener’s research focuses on health economics and public policy. Specific areas of research include the medical care costs of obesity, the relationship between physician payments and the use of medical care with a focus on surprise medical billing, and racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare use, and methodology for analyzing survey data.

His work has been published in journals including the Journal of the American Medical Association, Health Affairs, Health Economics and Health Services Research. His work has also been featured by media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, US News and World Report, Healthcare Dive, and Vox.

Courses Taught:
Economics 215: Health Economics
Economics 251: Intermediate Microeconomics
Economics 253: Fundamentals of Econometrics
Economics 401: Economics of the US Healthcare Industry