NBER Papers on Health Care Program

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w27868 Kate Ho
Robin S. Lee

Health Insurance Menu Design for Large Employers
w27865 Alex Rees-Jones
John D'Attoma
Amedeo Piolatto
Luca Salvadori

COVID-19 Changed Tastes for Safety-Net Programs
w27848 David M. Cutler
Kaushik Ghosh
Kassandra Messer
Trivellore Raghunathan
Allison B. Rosen
Susan T. Stewart

A Satellite Account for Health in the United States
w27845 Kirill Borusyak
Peter Hull

Non-Random Exposure to Exogenous Shocks: Theory and Applications
w27813 Dhaval M. Dave
Andrew I. Friedson
Drew McNichols
Joseph J. Sabia

The Contagion Externality of a Superspreading Event: The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and COVID-19
w27794 Greg Kaplan
Benjamin Moll
Giovanni L. Violante

The Great Lockdown and the Big Stimulus: Tracing the Pandemic Possibility Frontier for the U.S.
w27785 Benjamin R. Handel
Jonathan T. Kolstad
Thomas Minten
Johannes Spinnewijn

The Social Determinants of Choice Quality: Evidence from Health Insurance in the Netherlands
w27762 Michael Geruso
Timothy J. Layton
Jacob Wallace

Are All Managed Care Plans Created Equal? Evidence from Random Plan Assignment in Medicaid
w27760 Amitabh Chandra
Courtney Coile
Corina Mommaerts

What Can Economics Say About Alzheimer's Disease?
w27759 Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes
Neeraj Kaushal
Ashley N. Muchow

Is the Cure Worse than the Disease? County-Level Evidence from the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States
w27757 David E. Bloom
Michael Kuhn
Klaus Prettner

Modern Infectious Diseases: Macroeconomic Impacts and Policy Responses
w27742 Andrew B. Abel
Stavros Panageas

Optimal Management of a Pandemic in the Short Run and the Long Run
w27719 Andrew Atkeson
Karen Kopecky
Tao Zha

Four Stylized Facts about COVID-19
w27695 Naoki Aizawa
You Suk Kim

Government Advertising in Market-Based Public Programs: Evidence from the Health Insurance Marketplace
w27640 Amy Finkelstein
Nathaniel Hendren

Welfare Analysis Meets Causal Inference
w27621 Engy Ziedan
Kosali I. Simon
Coady Wing

Effects of State COVID-19 Closure Policy on NON-COVID-19 Health Care Utilization
w27619 Monica Deza
Johanna Catherine Maclean
Keisha T. Solomon

Local Access to Mental Healthcare and Crime
w27608 M. Keith Chen
Judith A. Chevalier
Elisa F. Long

Nursing Home Staff Networks and COVID-19
w27600 Angus Deaton
Randomization in the Tropics Revisited: a Theme and Eleven Variations
w27597 Andrew T. Levin
Kensington B. Cochran
Seamus P. Walsh

Assessing the Age Specificity of Infection Fatality Rates for COVID-19: Meta-Analysis & Public Policy Implications
w27594 Stefano DellaVigna
Elizabeth Linos

RCTs to Scale: Comprehensive Evidence from Two Nudge Units
w27592 Joseph A. Benitez
Charles J. Courtemanche
Aaron Yelowitz

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19: Evidence from Six Large Cities
w27584 Abby E. Alpert
Sarah E. Dykstra
Mireille Jacobson

How Do Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Reduce Opioid Prescribing? The Role of Hassle Costs versus Information
w27579 Michael D. Frakes
Melissa F. Wasserman

Investing in Ex Ante Regulation: Evidence from Pharmaceutical Patent Examination
w27578 Jason Abaluck
Mauricio M. Caceres Bravo
Peter Hull
Amanda Starc

Mortality Effects and Choice Across Private Health Insurance Plans
w27563 Leila Agha
Soomi Kim
Danielle Li

Insurance Design and Pharmaceutical Innovation
w27553 Joseph P. Newhouse
An Ounce of Prevention
w27544 Janet Currie
Hannes Schwandt

The Opioid Epidemic Was Not Caused by Economic Distress But by Factors that Could be More Rapidly Addressed
w27532 Anup Malani
Satej Soman
Sam Asher
Paul Novosad
Clement Imbert
Vaidehi Tandel
Anish Agarwal
Abdullah Alomar
Arnab Sarker
Devavrat Shah
Dennis Shen
Jonathan Gruber
Stuti Sachdeva
David Kaiser
Luis M.A. Bettencourt

Adaptive Control of COVID-19 Outbreaks in India: Local, Gradual, and Trigger-based Exit Paths from Lockdown
w27531 Christopher J. Cronin
William N. Evans

Private Precaution and Public Restrictions: What Drives Social Distancing and Industry Foot Traffic in the COVID-19 Era?
w27528 Karl M. Aspelund
Michael C. Droste
James H. Stock
Christopher D. Walker

Identification and Estimation of Undetected COVID-19 Cases Using Testing Data from Iceland
w27522 Dhaval M. Dave
Andrew I. Friedson
Kyutaro Matsuzawa
Drew McNichols
Connor Redpath
Joseph J. Sabia

Risk Aversion, Offsetting Community Effects, and COVID-19: Evidence from an Indoor Political Rally
w27520 Sumedha Gupta
Thuy D. Nguyen
Patricia R. Freeman
Kosali I. Simon

Competitive Effects of Federal and State Opioid Restrictions: Evidence from the Controlled Substance Laws
w27519 Edward L. Glaeser
Caitlin S. Gorback
Stephen J. Redding

How Much does COVID-19 Increase with Mobility? Evidence from New York and Four Other U.S. Cities
w27512 Adam Leive
Christopher J. Ruhm

Has Mortality Risen Disproportionately for the Least Educated?
w27505 Tatyana Deryugina
Jonathan Gruber
Adrienne Sabety

Natural Disasters and Elective Medical Services: How Big is the Bounce-Back?
w27490 Toren L. Fronsdal
Jay Bhattacharya
Suzanne Tamang

Variation in Health Care Prices Across Public and Private Payers
w27478 Naoki Aizawa
Soojin Kim
Serena Rhee

Labor Market Screening and Social Insurance Program Design for the Disabled
w27467 Jason Abaluck
Leila Agha
David C. Chan Jr
Daniel Singer
Diana Zhu

Mastering the Art of Cookbook Medicine: Machine Learning, Randomized Trials, and Misallocation
w27458 Joseph J. Doyle Jr.
Physician Characteristics and Patient Survival: Evidence from Physician Availability
w27457 Ned Augenblick
Jonathan T. Kolstad
Ziad Obermeyer
Ao Wang

Group Testing in a Pandemic: The Role of Frequent Testing, Correlated Risk, and Machine Learning
w27440 Craig Garthwaite
Christopher Ody
Amanda Starc

Endogenous Quality Investments in the U.S. Hospital Market
w27426 Jeffrey Clemens
Stan Veuger

Implications of the Covid-19 Pandemic for State Government Tax Revenues
w27419 Wei Cheng
Patrick Carlin
Joanna Carroll
Sumedha Gupta
Felipe Lozano Rojas
Laura Montenovo
Thuy D. Nguyen
Ian M. Schmutte
Olga Scrivner
Kosali I. Simon
Coady Wing
Bruce Weinberg

Back to Business and (Re)employing Workers? Labor Market Activity During State COVID-19 Reopenings
w27408 Dhaval M. Dave
Andrew I. Friedson
Kyutaro Matsuzawa
Joseph J. Sabia
Samuel Safford

Black Lives Matter Protests, Social Distancing, and COVID-19
w27391 Christopher R. Knittel
Bora Ozaltun

What Does and Does Not Correlate with COVID-19 Death Rates
w27374 Mohammad Akbarpour
Cody Cook
Aude Marzuoli
Simon Mongey
Abhishek Nagaraj
Matteo Saccarola
Pietro Tebaldi
Shoshana Vasserman
Hanbin Yang

Socioeconomic Network Heterogeneity and Pandemic Policy Response
w27357 Tatyana Deryugina
Nolan H. Miller
David Molitor
Julian Reif

Geographic and Socioeconomic Heterogeneity in the Benefits of Reducing Air Pollution in the United States
w27356 James J. Heckman
Bei Liu
Mai Lu
Jin Zhou

Treatment Effects and the Measurement of Skills in a Prototypical Home Visiting Program
w27348 Richard Blundell
Margherita Borella
Jeanne Commault
Mariacristina De Nardi

Why Does Consumption Fluctuate in Old Age and How Should the Government Insure It?
w27340 Robert E. Hall
Charles I. Jones
Peter J. Klenow

Trading Off Consumption and COVID-19 Deaths
w27326 Mireille Jacobson
Maria Kogelnik
Heather Royer

Holiday, Just One Day Out of Life: Birth Timing and Post-natal Outcomes
w27322 Dhaval M. Dave
Andrew I. Friedson
Kyutaro Matsuzawa
Drew McNichols
Joseph J. Sabia

Did the Wisconsin Supreme Court Restart a COVID-19 Epidemic? Evidence from a Natural Experiment
w27306 Benjamin W. Cowan
Zhuang Hao

Medicaid Expansion and the Mental Health of College Students
w27293 Charles F. Manski
Aleksey Tetenov

Statistical Decision Properties of Imprecise Trials Assessing COVID-19 Drugs
w27289 Michael Barnett
Greg Buchak
Constantine Yannelis

Epidemic Responses Under Uncertainty
w27282 Debraj Ray
S. Subramanian

India's Lockdown: An Interim Report
w27280 Sumedha Gupta
Laura Montenovo
Thuy D. Nguyen
Felipe Lozano Rojas
Ian M. Schmutte
Kosali I. Simon
Bruce A. Weinberg
Coady Wing

Effects of Social Distancing Policy on Labor Market Outcomes
w27274 Thomas G. Wollmann
How to Get Away with Merger: Stealth Consolidation and Its Real Effects on US Healthcare
w27270 Michael L. Barnett
Andrew Olenski
Adam Sacarny

Common Practice: Spillovers from Medicare on Private Health Care
w27265 Andrew Caplin
Daniel J. Martin

Framing, Information, and Welfare
w27245 Jesper Akesson
Sam Ashworth-Hayes
Robert Hahn
Robert D. Metcalfe
Itzhak Rasooly

Fatalism, Beliefs, and Behaviors During the COVID-19 Pandemic
w27240 Jason M. Lindo
Isaac D. Swensen
Glen R. Waddell

Persistent Effects of Violent Media Content
w27235 Thuy D. Nguyen
Sumedha Gupta
Martin Andersen
Ana Bento
Kosali I. Simon
Coady Wing

Impacts of State Reopening Policy on Human Mobility
w27229 Dhaval M. Dave
Andrew I. Friedson
Kyutaro Matsuzawa
Joseph J. Sabia
Samuel Safford

Were Urban Cowboys Enough to Control COVID-19? Local Shelter-in-Place Orders and Coronavirus Case Growth
w27226 Charles F. Manski
Bounding the Predictive Values of COVID-19 Antibody Tests
w27223 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Yunan Ji
Neale Mahoney

Voluntary Regulation: Evidence from Medicare Payment Reform
w27220 David O. Argente
Chang-Tai Hsieh
Munseob Lee

The Cost of Privacy: Welfare Effects of the Disclosure of COVID-19 Cases
w27212 Jonathan T. Vu
Benjamin K. Kaplan
Shomesh Chaudhuri
Monique K. Mansoura
Andrew W. Lo

Financing Vaccines for Global Health Security
w27211 Ying Fan
A. Yeşim Orhun
Dana Turjeman

Heterogeneous Actions, Beliefs, Constraints and Risk Tolerance During the COVID-19 Pandemic
w27200 Caitlin S. Brown
Martin Ravallion
Dominique van de Walle

Can the World's Poor Protect Themselves from the New Coronavirus?
w27176 Andrew W. Lo
Kien Wei Siah
Chi Heem Wong

Estimating Probabilities of Success of Vaccine and Other Anti-Infective Therapeutic Development Programs
w27175 Shomesh Chaudhuri
Andrew W. Lo
Danying Xiao
Qingyang Xu

Bayesian Adaptive Clinical Trials for Anti-Infective Therapeutics during Epidemic Outbreaks
w27172 Martin Gaynor
Nirav Mehta
Seth Richards-Shubik

Optimal Contracting with Altruistic Agents: A Structural Model of Medicare Payments for Dialysis Drugs
w27166 Jeffrey E. Harris
Reopening Under COVID-19: What to Watch For
w27157 Matthew W. Ridley
Gautam Rao
Frank Schilbach
Vikram H. Patel

Poverty, Depression, and Anxiety: Causal Evidence and Mechanisms
w27138 Martin Andersen
Johanna Catherine Maclean
Michael F. Pesko
Kosali I. Simon

Effect of a Federal Paid Sick Leave Mandate on Working and Staying at Home: Evidence from Cellular Device Data
w27132 Laura Montenovo
Xuan Jiang
Felipe Lozano Rojas
Ian M. Schmutte
Kosali I. Simon
Bruce A. Weinberg
Coady Wing

Determinants of Disparities in Covid-19 Job Losses
w27128 Jesús Fernández-Villaverde
Charles I. Jones

Estimating and Simulating a SIRD Model of COVID-19 for Many Countries, States, and Cities
w27126 John Cawley
Alex M. Susskind
Barton Willage

Does Information Disclosure Improve Consumer Knowledge? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment of Restaurant Menu Calorie Labels
w27120 Karen Clay
Joshua A. Lewis
Edson R. Severnini
Xiao Wang

The Value of Health Insurance during a Crisis: Effects of Medicaid Implementation on Pandemic Influenza Mortality
w27098 Shooshan Danagoulian
Daniel S. Grossman
David Slusky

Office Visits Preventing Emergency Room Visits: Evidence From the Flint Water Switch
w27093 David Dranove
Craig Garthwaite
Manuel I. Hermosilla

Expected Profits and The Scientific Novelty of Innovation
w27091 Dhaval M. Dave
Andrew I. Friedson
Kyutaro Matsuzawa
Joseph J. Sabia

When Do Shelter-in-Place Orders Fight COVID-19 Best? Policy Heterogeneity Across States and Adoption Time
w27079 Shilpa Aggarwal
Rebecca Dizon-Ross
Ariel D. Zucker

Incentivizing Behavioral Change: The Role of Time Preferences
w27063 Adriano A. Rampini
Sequential Lifting of COVID-19 Interventions with Population Heterogeneity
w27039 Alexander Chudik
M. Hashem Pesaran
Alessandro Rebucci

Voluntary and Mandatory Social Distancing: Evidence on COVID-19 Exposure Rates from Chinese Provinces and Selected Countries
w27038 Jonathan Gruber
Benjamin R. Handel
Samuel H. Kina
Jonathan T. Kolstad

Managing Intelligence: Skilled Experts and AI in Markets for Complex Products
w27029 Beth Ann Griffin
Megan S. Schuler
Elizabeth A. Stuart
Stephen Patrick
Elizabeth McNeer
Rosanna Smart
David Powell
Bradley Stein
Terry Schell
Rosalie Liccardo Pacula

Variation in Performance of Commonly Used Statistical Methods for Estimating Effectiveness of State-Level Opioid Policies on Opioid-Related Mortality
w27028 Ali Hortaçsu
Jiarui Liu
Timothy Schwieg

Estimating the Fraction of Unreported Infections in Epidemics with a Known Epicenter: an Application to COVID-19
w27027 Sumedha Gupta
Thuy D. Nguyen
Felipe Lozano Rojas
Shyam Raman
Byungkyu Lee
Ana Bento
Kosali I. Simon
Coady Wing

Tracking Public and Private Responses to the COVID-19 Epidemic: Evidence from State and Local Government Actions
w27023 Charles F. Manski
Francesca Molinari

Estimating the COVID-19 Infection Rate: Anatomy of an Inference Problem
w27009 Zachary A. Bethune
Anton Korinek

Covid-19 Infection Externalities: Trading Off Lives vs. Livelihoods
w27005 Eric Barrette
Gautam Gowrisankaran
Robert Town

Countervailing Market Power and Hospital Competition
w27000 Hunt Allcott
Charlie Rafkin

Optimal Regulation of E-cigarettes: Theory and Evidence
w26994 Howard Kunreuther
Mark Pauly

Do People Have a Bias for Low-Deductible Insurance?
w26992 Andrew I. Friedson
Drew McNichols
Joseph J. Sabia
Dhaval Dave

Did California's Shelter-in-Place Order Work? Early Coronavirus-Related Public Health Effects
w26990 Theresa Kuchler
Dominic Russel
Johannes Stroebel

The Geographic Spread of COVID-19 Correlates with the Structure of Social Networks as Measured by Facebook
w26977 Dhaval M. Dave
Daniel L. Dench
Donald S. Kenkel
Alan D. Mathios
Hua Wang

News that Takes Your Breath Away: Risk Perceptions During an Outbreak of Vaping-related Lung Injuries
w26976 Marika Cabral
Marcus Dillender

The Impact of Benefit Generosity on Workers' Compensation Claims: Evidence and Implications
w26951 Parag A. Pathak
Tayfun Sönmez
M. Utku Unver
M. Bumin Yenmez

Leaving No Ethical Value Behind: Triage Protocol Design for Pandemic Rationing
w26946 Hunt Allcott
Levi Boxell
Jacob C. Conway
Matthew Gentzkow
Michael Thaler
David Y. Yang

Polarization and Public Health: Partisan Differences in Social Distancing during the Coronavirus Pandemic
w26917 Jeffrey E. Harris
The Coronavirus Epidemic Curve is Already Flattening in New York City
w26906 Hanming Fang
Long Wang
Yang Yang

Human Mobility Restrictions and the Spread of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China
w26901 David W. Berger
Kyle F. Herkenhoff
Simon Mongey

An SEIR Infectious Disease Model with Testing and Conditional Quarantine
w26896 Sara Markowitz
E. Kathleen Adams

The Effects of State Scope of Practice Laws on the Labor Supply of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
w26880 Jorge Luis García
James J. Heckman

Early Childhood Education and Life-cycle Health
w26879 John Bailey Jones
Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
Rory McGee
Rachel Rodgers

Medical Spending, Bequests, and Asset Dynamics Around the Time of Death
w26871 Adam Sacarny
Katherine Baicker
Amy Finkelstein

Out of the Woodwork: Enrollment Spillovers in the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment
w26870 Juan Pablo Atal
Hanming Fang
Martin Karlsson
Nicolas R. Ziebarth

Long-Term Health Insurance: Theory Meets Evidence
w26862 Jonathan Gruber
Benjamin D. Sommers

Fiscal Federalism and the Budget Impacts of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansion
w26849 Jason Abaluck
Giovanni Compiani

A Method to Estimate Discrete Choice Models that is Robust to Consumer Search
w26846 Pragya Kakani
Michael Chernew
Amitabh Chandra

Rebates in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Evidence from Medicines Sold in Retail Pharmacies in the U.S.
w26842 Seth Pollak
Barbara L. Wolfe

How Developmental Neuroscience Can Help Address the Problem of Child Poverty
w26836 Robert Kaestner
Cuiping Schiman
Jason M. Ward

Education and Health Over the Life Cycle
w26832 Johanna Catherine Maclean
Stefan Pichler
Nicolas R. Ziebarth

Mandated Sick Pay: Coverage, Utilization, and Welfare Effects
w26751 Colleen Carey
Ethan M.J. Lieber
Sarah Miller

Drug Firms' Payments and Physicians' Prescribing Behavior in Medicare Part D
w26749 Engy Ziedan
Robert Kaestner

Effect of Prescription Opioids and Prescription Opioid Control Policies on Infant Health
w26736 Thomas G. McGuire
Anna L. Zink
Sherri Rose

Simplifying and Improving the Performance of Risk Adjustment Systems
w26735 Emilia Simeonova
Niels Skipper
Peter R. Thingholm

Physician Health Management Skills and Patient Outcomes
w26715 Janet Currie
Henrik Kleven
Esmée Zwiers

Technology and Big Data Are Changing Economics: Mining Text to Track Methods
w26697 Hung-Hao Chang
Chad Meyerhoefer

Do Elections Make You Sick?
w26691 George Wehby
Robert Kaestner
Wei Lyu
Dhaval M. Dave

Effects of the Minimum Wage on Child Health
w26690 Yi Chen
Hanming Fang

The State of Mental Health Among the Elderly Chinese
w26679 Jeffrey Clemens
Parker Rogers

Demand Shocks, Procurement Policies, and the Nature of Medical Innovation: Evidence from Wartime Prosthetic Device Patents
w26662 Sarah Miller
Laura R. Wherry
Diana Greene Foster

The Economic Consequences of Being Denied an Abortion
w26618 Janet Currie
David Slusky

Does the Marginal Hospitalization Save Lives? The Case of Respiratory Admissions for the Elderly
w26553 Thomas C. Buchmueller
Helen G. Levy
Robert G. Valletta

Medicaid Expansion and the Unemployed
w26533 Jacob Goldin
Ithai Z. Lurie
Janet McCubbin

Health Insurance and Mortality: Experimental Evidence from Taxpayer Outreach
w26524 Neriman Beste Kaygisiz
Yashna Shivdasani
Rena M. Conti
Ernst R. Berndt

The Geography of Prescription Pharmaceuticals Supplied to the U.S.: Levels, Trends and Implications
w26512 Paolo M. Adajar
Ernst R. Berndt
Rena M. Conti

The Surprising Hybrid Pedigree of Measures of Diversity and Economic Concentration
w26508 Johannes G. Jaspersen
Marc A. Ragin
Justin R. Sydnor

Predicting Insurance Demand from Risk Attitudes
w26500 Abby E. Alpert
William N. Evans
Ethan M.J. Lieber
David Powell

Origins of the Opioid Crisis and Its Enduring Impacts
w26472 Mark Shepard
Katherine Baicker
Jonathan S. Skinner

Does One Medicare Fit All? The Economics of Uniform Health Insurance Benefits
w26467 David C. Chan Jr
Matthew Gentzkow
Chuan Yu

Selection with Variation in Diagnostic Skill: Evidence from Radiologists
w26460 Zachary Wagner
Somalee Banerjee
Manoj Mohanan
Neeraj Sood

Does The Market Reward Quality?: Evidence from India
w26455 Gautam Gowrisankaran
Keith A. Joiner
Jianjing Lin

How do Hospitals Respond to Payment Incentives?
w26430 Kurt J. Lavetti
Thomas DeLeire
Nicolas R. Ziebarth

How Do Low-Income Enrollees in the Affordable Care Act Marketplaces Respond to Cost-Sharing?
w26403 J. Michael McWilliams
Laura A. Hatfield
Bruce E. Landon
Michael E. Chernew

Spending Reductions in the Medicare Shared Savings Program: Selection or Savings?
w26395 Matthew J. Neidell
Shinsuke Uchida
Marcella Veronesi

Be Cautious with the Precautionary Principle: Evidence from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident
w26388 Thomas Bossuroy
Clara Delavallade
Vincent Pons

Biometric Tracking, Healthcare Provision, and Data Quality: Experimental Evidence from Tuberculosis Control
w26367 Maria Polyakova
Stephen P. Ryan

Subsidy Targeting with Market Power
w26363 Mattan Alalouf
Sarah Miller
Laura R. Wherry

What Difference Does a Diagnosis Make? Evidence from Marginal Patients
w26362 Joanna Venator
Jason Fletcher

Undue Burden Beyond Texas: An Analysis of Abortion Clinic Closures, Births, And Abortions in Wisconsin
w26356 Thuy D. Nguyen
W. David Bradford
Kosali I. Simon

How do Opioid Prescribing Restrictions Affect Pharmaceutical Promotion? Lessons from the Mandatory Access Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
w26350 Hanming Fang
Andrew J. Shephard

Household Labor Search, Spousal Insurance, and Health Care Reform
w26343 Dhaval M. Dave
Muzhe Yang

Maternal and Fetal Health Effects of Working during Pregnancy
w26338 Leila Agha
Dan Zeltzer

Drug Diffusion Through Peer Networks: The Influence of Industry Payments
w26327 Javier Cravino
Andrei A. Levchenko
Marco Rojas

Population Aging and Structural Transformation
w26292 Rebecca Mary Myerson
Reginald Tucker-Seeley
Dana Goldman
Darius N. Lakdawalla

Does Medicare Coverage Improve Cancer Detection and Mortality Outcomes?
w26289 Craig Garthwaite
John A. Graves
Tal Gross
Zeynal Karaca
Victoria R. Marone
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

All Medicaid Expansions Are Not Created Equal: The Geography and Targeting of the Affordable Care Act
w26288 Michael Geruso
Timothy J. Layton
Grace McCormack
Mark Shepard

The Two Margin Problem in Insurance Markets
w26269 Itzik Fadlon
Jessica N. Van Parys

Primary Care Physician Practice Styles and Patient Care: Evidence from Physician Exits in Medicare
w26228 Jason M. Lindo
Mayra Pineda-Torres

New Evidence on the Effects of Mandatory Waiting Periods for Abortion
w26204 Abhijit Banerjee
Amy Finkelstein
Rema Hanna
Benjamin A. Olken
Arianna Ornaghi
Sudarno Sumarto

The Challenges of Universal Health Insurance in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Large-scale Randomized Experiment in Indonesia
w26202 Domenico Depalo
Jay Bhattacharya
Vincenzo Atella
Federico Belotti

When Technological Advance Meets Physician Learning in Drug Prescribing
w26194 Rena M. Conti
Ernst R. Berndt

Four Facts Concerning Competition in U.S. Generic Prescription Drug Markets
w26189 Gabriel K. Innes
Pranay R. Randad
Anton Korinek
Meghan F. Davis
Lance B. Price
Anthony D. So
Christopher D. Heaney

External Societal Costs of Antimicrobial Resistance in Humans Attributable to Antimicrobial Use in Livestock
w26182 Kritee Gujral
Anirban Basu

Impact of Rural and Urban Hospital Closures on Inpatient Mortality
w26168 Sendhil Mullainathan
Ziad Obermeyer

A Machine Learning Approach to Low-Value Health Care: Wasted Tests, Missed Heart Attacks and Mis-Predictions
w26162 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Tamar Oostrom
Abigail J. Ostriker
Heidi L. Williams

Screening and Selection: The Case of Mammograms
w26159 Thomas C. Buchmueller
Colleen M. Carey
Giacomo Meille

How Well Do Doctors Know Their Patients? Evidence from a Mandatory Access Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
w26157 Charles J. Courtemanche
Ishtiaque Fazlul
James Marton
Benjamin D. Ukert
Aaron Yelowitz
Daniela Zapata

The Impact of the ACA on Insurance Coverage Disparities After Four Years
w26153 Richard Domurat
Isaac Menashe
Wesley Yin

The Role of Behavioral Frictions in Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment and Risk: Evidence from a Field Experiment
w26145 Charles J. Courtemanche
James Marton
Aaron Yelowitz

Medicaid Coverage across the Income Distribution under the Affordable Care Act
w26144 Nathaniel Hendren
Ben Sprung-Keyser

A Unified Welfare Analysis of Government Policies
w26140 Marianne Bitler
Christopher Carpenter

Effects of Direct Care Provision to the Uninsured: Evidence from Federal Breast and Cervical Cancer Programs
w26135 Robert Kaestner
Engy Ziedan

Mortality and Socioeconomic Consequences of Prescription Opioids: Evidence from State Policies
w26125 Pamela Giustinelli
Charles F. Manski
Francesca Molinari

Precise or Imprecise Probabilities? Evidence from Survey Response on Late-onset Dementia
w26122 Jillian Chown
David Dranove
Craig Garthwaite
Jordan Keener

The Opportunities and Limitations of Monopsony Power in Healthcare: Evidence from the United States and Canada
w26120 Richard G. Frank
Andrew Hicks
Ernst R. Berndt

The Price to Consumers of Generic Pharmaceuticals: Beyond the Headlines
w26118 Faical Akaichi
Joan Costa-Font
Richard Frank

Uninsured by Choice? A Choice Experiment on Long Term Care Insurance
w26103 Marika Cabral
Can Cui
Michael Dworsky

What is the Rationale for an Insurance Coverage Mandate? Evidence from Workers' Compensation Insurance
w26100 Yiwei Chen
Hui Ding
Min Yu
Jieming Zhong
Ruying Hu
Xiangyu Chen
Chunmei Wang
Kaixu Xie
Karen Eggleston

The Effects of Primary Care Chronic-Disease Management in Rural China
w26095 Diane Alexander
Molly Schnell

The Impacts of Physician Payments on Patient Access, Use, and Health
w26094 Victoria Perez
Justin M. Ross
Kosali I. Simon

Do Local Governments Represent Voter Preferences? Evidence from Hospital Financing under the Affordable Care Act
w26088 Marcus Dillender
Andrew I. Friedson
Cong T. Gian
Kosali I. Simon

Does the Healthcare Educational Market Respond to Short-Run Local Demand?
w26081 Sarah Miller
Norman Johnson
Laura R. Wherry

Medicaid and Mortality: New Evidence from Linked Survey and Administrative Data
w26080 Katherine Baicker
Theodore Svoronos

Testing the Validity of the Single Interrupted Time Series Design
w26058 Darius N. Lakdawalla
Charles E. Phelps

Evaluation of Medical Technologies with Uncertain Benefits
w26044 Omar Galárraga
Jeffrey E. Harris

Effect of an Abrupt Change in Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy on Adolescent Birth Rates in Ecuador, 2008-2017
w26042 Timothy J. Layton
Nicole Maestas
Daniel Prinz
Boris Vabson

Private vs. Public Provision of Social Insurance: Evidence from Medicaid
w26041 Richard J. Zeckhauser
Strategic Sorting: The Role of Ordeals in Health Care
w26038 Michael D. Frakes
Jonathan Gruber
Anupam Jena

Is Great Information Good Enough? Evidence from Physicians as Patients
w26030 Timothy J. Halliday
Randall Q. Akee
Tetine Sentell
Megan Inada
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