Luca Maini, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School and a Research Fellow at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. Before coming to the Department of Health Care Policy he was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Maini’s research focuses on competition and regulation in healthcare markets. His particular focus is on the pharmaceutical market, where he has studied the impact of price regulation that references prices across markets, the reaction of originator biologics to biosimilar entry, and the effect of M&A activity on the pricing and coverage of branded drugs. Maini received a BA in Economics and a BS in Mathematics from the University of Chicago, and his PhD in Economics from Harvard University.