Working Papers and Work in Progress

Healthcare Localization and Utilization:  Does Supply Create Demand for Intensive Care?

Revision Requested, Journal of Health Economics 

(with Lauren Hoehn-Velasco and Diana Jolles)

Direct and Indirect Effects of Vaccines: Evidence from COVID-19

Revision Reqeusted, AEJ: Applied Economics

NBER Working Paper #30550

(with Dan Sacks, Kosali Simon, and Coady Wing)

Pricing Innovation in Surgical Markets

Under Review

NBER Working Paper #32439

(with Alice Chen, Elizabeth Munnich, and Michael Richards)

Stacked Difference-in-Differences

NBER Working Paper #32054

(with Coady Wing and Alex Hollingsworth)

Advertising in Hospital Markets

(with Megdalynn Fisher and Victoria Perez)

Peer Reviewed Publications

Designing Difference in Difference Studies with Staggered Treatment Adoption

Annual Review of Public Health, 45: 485-505, 2024

(with Coady Wing, Madeline Yozwiak, Alex Hollingsworth, and Kosali Simon)

NBER Working Paper Version

Societal Disruptions and Childhood ADHD Diagnosis During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Journal of Human Resources, Published online before print October 06, 2023, 1222-12708R2

(with Kelli Marquardt, Dario Salcedo, Kosali Simon, and Coady Wing)

NBER Working Paper Version

Strategic use of health information exchange and market share, payer mix, and operating margins

Health Care Management Review, 47(1): 28-36, 2022. 

(with Joshua Vest, Mark Unruh, Abdulaziz Bako, and Kosali Simon)

Docs with their Eyes on the Clock? The Effect of Time Pressures on Primary Care Productivity

Journal of Health Economics, 77: Article 102442, 2021.

(with Ezra Golberstein, Tsan-Yao Huang, David Satin, and Laura Barrie Smith)

Observational Studies of the Effect of Medicaid on Health: Controls Are Not Enough

Journal of Labor Economics, 39(S2): S619-S650, 2021.

(with Andrew Goodman-Bacon and Noah Hammarlund)

Association Between Medicaid Expansion and Rates of Opioid-Related Hospital Use

JAMA: Internal Medicine, 180(5): 753-759, 2020.

(with Hefei Wen, Aparna Soni, Alex Hollingsworth, Joe Benitez, Kosali Simon, and Brendan Saloner) 

How Have Recent Health Insurance Expansions Affected Coverage Among Artist Occupations in the United States?

Journal of Cultural Economics, 44: 117-154, 2020.

(with Joanna Woronkowicz, Aparna Soni, and Kosali Simon)

Electronic Medical Records and Medical Procedure Choice: Evidence from Cesarean Sections

Health Economics, 28(10): 1179-1193, 2019.

(with Noah Hammarlund)

Health Systems' Use of Enterprise Health Information Exchange vs Single Electronic Health Record Vendor Environments and Unplanned Readmissions

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 26(10): 4491-4506, 2019.

(with Joshua Vest, Mark Unruh, and Kosali Simon)

Do Crowdsourced Hospital Ratings Coincide with Hospital Compare Measures of Clinical and Non-Clinical Quality?

Health Services Research, 53(6): 4491-4506, 2018.

(with Victoria Perez)

Does Competition Lead to Agglomeration or Dispersion in EMR Vendor Decisions?

Review of Industrial Organization, 53(1): 57-79, 2018.

(with Haizhen Lin and Jeff Prince)

NET Institute Working Paper Version

Learning from Waiver States: Coverage Effects Under Indiana's HIP Medicaid Expansion

Health Affairs, 37(6): 936-943, 2018.

(with Lilliard Richardson and Kosali Simon)

Hospital Ownership Type and Innovation: Evidence from Electronic Medical Records Adoption

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 43(3): 537-561, 2018.

(with Haizhen Lin)

Information Technology and Patient Health: Analyzing Outcomes, Populations, and Mechanisms

American Journal of Health Economics, 4(1): 51-79, 2018. 

(with Haizhen Lin and Jeff Prince)

NBER Working Paper version

Changes in Uncompensated Inpatient Shares Following Medicaid Expansion: Evidence from All-Capture Hospital Discharge Data

PLOS ONE, 12(9): e0183616, 2017.

(with Sayeh Nikpay, Aaron Carroll, and Kosali Simon)

Impact of the ACA Medicaid Expansion on Emergency Department Visits: Evidence from State-Level Emergency Department Databases

Annals of Emergency Medicine, 70(2): 215-225, 2017.

(with Sayeh Nikpay, Tom Buchmueller, and Hellen Levy)

The Information Value of Online Social Networks: Lessons from Peer-to-Peer Lending

International Journal of Industrial Organization, 51: 185-222, 2017. 

(with Ginger Jin)

NBER Working Paper version

Capacity and Utilization in Health Care: The Effect of Empty Beds on Neonatal Intensive Care Admission

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 8(2): 154-185, 2016

SSRN Working Paper version

Public Health Insurance Expansions and Hospital Technology Adoption

Journal of Public Economics, 121: 117-131, 2015

(with Haizhen Lin and Kosali Simon)

NBER Working Paper version

Product Recalls, Imperfect Information, and Spillover Effects: Lessons from the Consumer Response to the 2007 Toy Recalls

The Review of Economics and Statistics, 94(2): 371-388, 2012

(with Melissa Kearney and Mara Lederman)

NBER Working Paper version

Health Insurance and Hospital Technology Adoption

The Economics of Medical Technology (Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research, Volume 23), 177-198, 2012

Other Publications

Securing the Right to Health Care and Well-Being: Ten Years Later

The Covenant with Black America: Ten Years Later, Tavis Smiley (ed.), Smiley Books, 2016

(with Kosali Simon, Angshuman Gooptu, and Victoria Perez)

The Role of the Market in Health Care

Debates on U.S. Health Care,  Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld, Wendy E. Parmet, Mark A Zezza (ed.) Sage Publications, Inc., 2012

(with Jill Horwitz)