Scott L. Greer, Ph.D., a political scientist, does research on the consequences for health policy and the welfare state of federalism, decentralization, and European integration. He has done research on health politics and policy in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, France, Germany and Spain as well as EU politics and policy. Before coming to Michigan, he taught at the University of London. He currently directs a two-year project on the consequences for health services and political participation of elections to health boards in Scotland, is editing two books (on decentralization in health care with Joan Costa I Font of the LSE and on EU public health policy, with Paulette Kurzer of the University of Arizona), and is writing a book with Margitta Maetzke of Johannes Kepler University Linz on the role of the state in English, German and American health care.
HMP625: COMPARATIVE HEALTH POLICY AND MANAGEMENT IN HIGH INCOME COUNTRIES
HMP684: The Politics of Health Services Policy
HMP685: The politics of Public Health Policy
Ph.D., Political Science, Northwestern University, 2003
B.A., Political Science, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 1996
Research Interests & Projects
Development of European Union health policy and multi-level health policymaking in the UK; health politics in Britain, Spain, and Canada; comparative politics of Spain, France, Germany and the United Kingdom
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Greer, S. L. (2010). Standing up for health? Health departments in EU health policy formulation. Social Policy & Administration, 44(2), 208-224.
Greer, S. L. (2010). Devolution and Health: Structure, Process and Outcomes In Lodge G, Schmuecker K (Ed.) Devolution in Practice 3 Institute for Public Policy Research.
Greer, S. L., Rauscher, S. (2010). When does market making make markets? European Union health care services policy at work in Germany and the United KIngdom Journal of Common Market Studies
Greer, S. L., Jarman, H. (July 2010). What Whitehall? Definitions, demographics and the changing UK civil service. Public Policy and Administration, 25 (3), 251-270.
Greer, S. L., Jacobson, P. D. (2010). Health Care Reform and Federalism. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 2, 203-226.
Greer, Scott L. (2009). The Politics of European Union Health Policies Open University Press.
Greer, Scott L. and Simone Rauscher (2010). Destabilization rights and restabilization Politics: Policy and political reactions to European Union health care services law Journal of European Public Policy