Congratulations to Martin Hackmann, the winner of the Warren C. Scoville Distinguished Teaching Award for best undergraduate teaching in Spring 2021! Martin Hackmann won this award while teaching ECON 131: Economics of Health and Healthcare. This course provides an economic analysis of health and healthcare. It includes presentations of several detailed economic models, including models of addiction, demand for healthcare, demand for insurance, nonprofit behavior, and other models.
Warren C. Scoville was a faculty member for the UCLA Department of Economics for 28 years before his death in 1969. This award is given quarterly in his name to the ladder faculty member who receives the highest teaching evaluation scores from his or her course.