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Michael D. Rosko PhD


  • PhD Business Administration 1982

    Temple University (PA)

  • MBA Finance/Economics 1971

    University of Pennsylvania (PA)

  • MBA 1973

    Temple University (PA)

  • HCM 672 Costs, Access, and Quality

  • BUS 640 Process Management

  • MGT/EC 451 Senior Project

My current research projects include the following: 1) examining the relationship between hospital efficiency and quality, 2) determining the factors that distinguish high-performing hospitals from low-performing hospitals, and 3) measuring performance change in Scottish hospitals: a Malmquist and Times Series Approach.

Selected Awards

  • Widener University Civic Engagement Award, Spring 2013

  • Inaugural Widener University Outstanding Researcher Award, Spring 2009

  • Senior Fellow, Jefferson School of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 2009

Selected Publications

  • Mutter, R., Greene, W., Spector, W., Rosko, M., & Mukamel, D. (2013). Investigating the impact of endogeneity on inefficiency estimates in the application of stochastic frontier analysis to nursing homes. Journal of Productivity Analysis 39 (2), 101–110.

  • Rosko M.D. (2001). Cost efficiency of U.S. hospitals: A stochastic frontier approach. Health Economics 10 (6), 539–551.

  • Rosko, M.D., and Broyles, R.W. (1988). The economics of health care: A reference handbook. New York, NY: Greenwood Press.

Academy Health, American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon), The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)