James W. Henderson
Chair and Professor of Economics
James W. Henderson, chair and professor of Economics at Baylor University, received his PhD in Economics from Southern Methodist University in 1981. He has published healthcare research in Pharmacoeconomics, Journal of Insurance Regulation, Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, Journal of Legal Economics, Journal of Forensic Economics, Journal of Rural Studies, Journal of Regional Science and Health Care Financing Review. Notable books include Health Economics and Policy, 8e (CENGAGE, 2022) and Health Care for Us All (Cambridge Press, 2009).
An active economic consultant, Henderson provides expert testimony in litigation cases around the country. He has worked with more than 50 different law firms over the past 25 years providing testimony in more than 150 cases. Henderson and his wife Betsy have two sons and three grandchildren.
Ph.D. Economics, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
MA Economics, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
BBA Finance, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
ECO 4350 Economics of Health and Medical Care
Health Economics & Policy, 8e, CENGAGE Learning, 2022.
“The Consequences of Price Discrimination in Health Care,” with Earl L. Grinols, Atlantic Economic Journal 49(1), March 2021.
“Estimating the Impact of State Health Insurance Mandates on Premium Costs Using the Community Tracking Survey,” with Tracey LaPierre, Christopher Conover, Allen Seward, and Beck Taylor, Journal of Insurance Regulation 27(3), Spring 2009, 3-36. Winner of the 2009 Spencer L. Kimball Article of the Year Award.
Health Care for Us All: Getting More for Our Investment, with Earl L. Grinols, Cambridge University Press, August 2009.
“Replace Pharmaceutical Patents Now,” with Earl Grinols, PharmacoEconomics 25(5), 2007, 355-363.