David Cutler

Professor of Economics, Harvard University

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Professor of Economics at Harvard University who served on President Clinton's Health Care Task Force; author of Your Money or Your Life: Strong Medicine for America's Health Care System and adviser to Barack Obama on his healthcare plan

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