Gerald Friedman

Professor of Economics & Undergraduate Program Director at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Gerald Friedman is a University of Massachusetts-Amherst economist who has drafted several state and national financing plans for single-payer health care systems. With deep policy expertise on the current state of health policy economics, he addresses why a single-payer system is necessary to curtail the increasingly prohibitive costs of health care imposed by insurance companies and ultimately, stop our nation from falling behind in health outcomes.