Eric Kramer, PhD was the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Research and Strategic Planning at the Plymouth Rock Company for seven years until 2012, when he took a sabbatical to write a book. He received a BA in Biology from Williams College and worked in a biophysics lab for a year before returning to school to get a PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from Harvard Law School. Dr. Kramer also teaches insurance regulation and law and economics at Suffolk Law School. He is very interested in public health and health policy insurance issues program evaluation and methodological issues in epidemiology. Dr. Kramer resides in Jamaica Plain and has an identical twin brother.