Ari Shwayder is a Research Fellow in WDI’s Healthcare Initiative where he provides economic insights and support to projects spanning a broad range of topics. He is also a lecturer in Business Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. He has previously worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company, where he worked on consulting and research projects across a wide range of industries. Before that, he worked in the U.S. Senate as an economist to the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee and previously taught at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Shwayder received his Doctorate in economics and his Master’s degree from Northwestern University and a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Harvard University.