Dr. Arthur Sweetman & Dr. Boris Kralj
Dr. Arthur Sweetman
Arthur Sweetman is a Professor in the Department of Economics at McMaster University where he holds the Ontario Research Chair in Health Human Resources. He is also the Director of the Health Policy PhD Program, and a member of McMaster’s Center for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (CHEPA). His research is primarily at the intersection of health economics and labour markets.
Dr. Boris Kralj
Dr. Kralj has over 30 years of experience working in the government sector, non-profit sector, academia, and consulting. He is a specialist in health economics, and medical (physician) economics in particular. He is a noted expert on physician compensation models and physician pay equity or “relativity”. Dr. Kralj has authored and published a broad variety of research reports. His publications relate to health human resources, primary care, physician payment models, gender pay gap in medicine, medical services utilization, workers’ compensation, physician billing, oncology practices, prescribing patterns, and walk-in clinics.