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Institute Staff

D. Mark Wilson

President and CEO, American Health Policy Institute; VP, Health and Employment Policy, Chief Economist, HR Policy Association

In his positions at the Institute and Association Mark he has written or co-authored a variety of studies focusing on the impact the Affordable Care Act has on employer-provided health care benefits. His work also includes legislative and regulatory policy analysis of various health care and employment and related bills and regulations, and advocating for the Association’s positions before Congress and the Administration.

Mr. Wilson has over 35 years of health care and employment policy experience including serving seven years as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Employment Standards Administration at the U.S. Department of Labor for President George W. Bush. Mr. Wilson was also a Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation, and Senior Economist, in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Labor were he severed on President Clinton’s health care reform task force in 1993-94. As a member of the economic analysis work group, he drafted an analysis of the employment impacts of the task force’s reform proposal.

During his career, Mr. Wilson has published or co-authored over 100 research papers, testified more than 14 times before Congress, and frequently briefed members of Congress and the Administration and employment and health care issues. He has also appeared on a number of national radio and television shows, including, CNN, CNBC, Fox News, and C-SPAN, as well as publishing numerous op-eds in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Times, and various state newspapers.

Mr. Wilson has a B.A. in economics, and minors in finance and statistics from Kent State University, as well as masters degree studies in economics at George Washington University. He is a member of the American Economic Association and the National Association for Business Economics.