Published and Forthcoming Papers
"The Industrial Organization of
Health Care Markets"
With Martin Gaynor and Robert J. Town. Journal of Economic Literature, 2015, 53(2): 235-284. Also available as NBER Working Paper 19800.
"Moment Inequalities and Their
With Ariel Pakes, Jack Porter and Joy Ishii. Econometrica, 2015, 83(1): 315-334.
Earlier and longer version is
and Financial Incentives to Physicians"
With Ariel Pakes. American Economic Review, 2014, 104(12): 3841-84.
Also available as NBER Working Paper 19333.
Online appendices are
Coverage in London School of
Economics USApp Blog
Reform and Hospital Referrals"
With Ariel Pakes. American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings,
May 2014, 104(5): 200-205.
"Let Them Have Choice: Gains
from Shifting Away from Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Towards an
With Leemore Dafny and Mauricio Varela. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2013, 5(1): 32-58.
Also available as NBER Working Paper 15687.
"The Use of Full-line Forcing Contracts in
the Video Rental Industry"
With Justin Ho and Julie Mortimer. American Economic Review, 2012, 102(2): 686-719. Also available
NBER Working Paper 14588.
"Analyzing the Welfare Impacts
of Full-line Forcing Contracts"
With Justin Ho and Julie Mortimer. Journal of Industrial Economics, 2012, 60(3): 468-498. Also
available as NBER Working Paper 16318.
"Do Physician Incentives
Affect Hospital Choice? A Progress Report"
With Ariel Pakes. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2011, 29:
(special issue for 37th EARIE Annual Conference).
"Location and Competition in
With Joy Ishii. International Journal of Industrial Organization,
2011, 29(5): 537-546.
Winner of Paul Geroski Award for best paper of the year,
International Journal of Industrial Organization
Exchange: Which Employees Would Benefit and Why?"
With Leemore Dafny and Mauricio Varela. American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings,
May 2010, 100: 485-498.
"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"
With David Cutler, Nancy Dean Beaulieu, George Isham, Tammie Lindquist, Andrew Nelson and Patrick O'Connor.
Forum for Health Economics and Policy, 2007: Vol. 9: Iss. 1
(Frontiers in Health Policy Research).
in Health Care Markets"
With Robin Lee. 2016. Revised and resubmitted, Econometrica. Also available as NBER Working Paper 19401 and CEPR Discussion Paper 10812.
Subsumes a previous working paper entitled "Insurer Competition and Negotiated Hospital Prices''.
Coverage in London
School of Economics Business Blog
"The Impact of Consumer Inattention on Insurer Pricing in the Medicare
Part D Program"
With Joe Hogan and Fiona Scott Morton. 2016. Revise and resubmit, RAND Journal of Economics. Also available as NBER Working Paper 21028 and CEPR Discussion Paper 10976.
New York Times 11/2/15 , Washington Post
"Partial Identification in Applied Research: Benefits and Challenges"
With Adam Rosen, 2015. Also available as NBER Working Paper 21641, CEPR Discussion Paper 10883, and CEMMAP Working Paper CWP64/15.
"The Price Effects of Hospital Mergers Across Markets"
With Leemore Dafny and Robin Lee. 2016. Also available as NBER Working Paper 22106.
Research in Progress
"Prices, Incentives, and Provider Consolidation in Health Care"
With Ariel Pakes and Mark Shepard. 2016.