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Academics, Academies and Public Policy: The Case of the American Health Care Debate

In the British Academy Fellows Seminar on 7 January 2010, Professor Ted Marmor FBA discussed the role that academics can play in contributing to public debate, and commended the British Academy on the recent establishment of its Policy Centre. In contrast, he provided an American perspective on the lack of any organised academic input into the debate over Obama’s health care proposals.

• Ted Marmor

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, No. 15 (March 2010).