Published and Forthcoming Papers
Reform and Hospital Referrals"
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2014,
forthcoming (with Ariel Pakes).
"Let Them Have Choice: Gains
from Shifting Away from Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Towards an
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2013, 5(1): 32-58.
Also available as NBER Working Paper #15687 (with Leemore Dafny and
"The Use of Full-line Forcing Contracts in
the Video Rental Industry"
American Economic Review, 2012, 102(2): 686-719. Also available
NBER Working Paper #14588 (with
Justin Ho and Julie Mortimer).
"Analyzing the Welfare Impacts
of Full-line Forcing Contracts"
Journal of Industrial Economics, 2012, 60(3): 468-498. Also
available as NBER Working Paper #16318 (with Justin Ho and Julie
"Do Physician Incentives
Affect Hospital Choice? A Progress Report"
International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2011, 29:
(special issue for 37th EARIE Annual Conference) (with Ariel Pakes).
"Location and Competition in
International Journal of Industrial Organization,
2011, 29(5): 537-546 (with Joy Ishii).
Winner of Paul Geroski Award for best paper of the year,
International Journal of Industrial Organization
Exchange: Which Employees Would Benefit and Why?"
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings,
May 2010, 100: 485-498 (with Leemore Dafny and Mauricio Varela).
"Insurer-Provider Networks in
the Medical Care Market"
American Economic Review, 2009, 99(1): 393-430.
Winner of Arrow Award for best paper of the year, International Health
Economics Association 2010.
"Barriers to Entry of a Vertically Integrated Health Insurer: An Analysis
of Welfare and Entry Costs"
Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 2009, 18(2):
"The Welfare Effects
of Restricted Hospital Choice
in the US Medical Care Market"
Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2006, 21(7): 1039-1079.
Winner of Richard Stone Prize in Applied Econometrics 2006-2007. Also
available as NBER Working Paper 11819.
"The Business Case
for Diabetes Disease Management
for Managed Care Organizations"
Forum for Health Economics and Policy, 2007: Vol. 9: Iss. 1
(Frontiers in Health Policy Research)
(with David Cutler, Nancy Dean Beaulieu, George Isham, Tammie
Lindquist, Andrew Nelson and Patrick O'Connor)
"Moment Inequalities and
(with Ariel Pakes, Jack Porter and Joy Ishii), 2011 (revised and
Prices and Financial Incentives to Physicians"
(with Ariel Pakes),
2014 (revised and resubmitted, American Economic Review. Also
available as NBER Working Paper 19333).
and Negotiated Hospital Prices"
(with Robin Lee), 2013
(submitted. Also available as NBER Working Paper 19401).
"The Industrial Organization
of Health Care Markets"
(with Martin Gaynor and Robert J. Town),
2014 (revised and resubmitted, Journal of Economic Literature.
Also available as NBER Working Paper 19800).
Research in Progress
"The Impact of Consumer Inattention on Insurer Pricing in the Medicare
Part D Program"
(with Joe Hogan and Fiona Scott Morton), 2014.