Ezra Golberstein is an Associate Professor in the Division of Health Policy and Management at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. He is a health economist with a range of interests around mental health, including insurance financing of mental health services, effects of mental health services on human capital development, and provider behavior around mental health services. He has published broadly across journals in economics, health policy, and medicine. He received his doctorate in Health Services Organization and Policy from the University of Michigan, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in mental health economics in the Health Care Policy department of Harvard Medical School.
Martin Knapp is Professor of Health and Social Care Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science, based in the Department of Health Policy and the Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC, formerly PSSRU). He has also been Director of the NIHR School for Social Care Research since 2009.
Professor Knapp has been working for many years in the fields of long-term care, social care, and mental health policy and practice. His current research emphases are primarily dementia, child and adult mental health, autism and long-term social care. Much of his work has an economic focus, and in all of it he seeks to tease out the policy and practice implications. He has published almost 600 peer-review journal papers and 15 books. His work has had numerous impacts on policy and practice in these areas.