“More Insurers, Lower Premiums: Evidence from Initial Pricing on the Health Exchanges," with Jonathan Gruber and Christopher Ody, July 2014, NBER Working Paper 20140,and forthcoming, American Journal of Health Economics
"Economics at the FTC: Physician Acquisitions, Standard Essential Patents, and Accuracy of Credit Reporting," with Julie Carlson, Beth Freeborn, Pauline Ippolito and Brett Wendling. Review of Industrial Organization, December 2013, 43: 303-326.
"Let them Have Choice: Gains from Shifting away from Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance and Toward an Individual Exchange," with Kate Ho and Mauricio Varela. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, February 2013,5(1):32-58.
"Paying a Premium on
Your Premium? Consolidation in the U.S. Health Insurance Industry" with Mark Duggan and Subramaniam Ramanarayanan. Non-technical NBER Digest summary here. American Economic Review, April 2012, 102(2):1161-1185. Longer version available as NBER Working Paper 15434.
“The Impact of Tort Reform on Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Premiums,” with Ronen Avraham and Max Schanzenbach, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organizations, October 2012, 28(4). Non-technical NBER Bulletin summary here. Older version available as NBER Working Paper 15371.
"Data Impediments to Empirical Work on Health Insurance Markets," with David Dranove, Frank Limbrock, and Fiona Scott Morton. The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: 11(2) Contributions, Article 8.
"Are Health Insurance Markets Competitive?" American Economic Review, September 2010, 100(4): 1399-1431. Online Appendix here. Non-technical NBER Digest summary here.
"An Individual Healthplan Exchange: Which Employees Would Benefit and Why?" American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2010.
and Identification of Merger Effects: An Application to Hospital Mergers," The Journal of Law & Economics, August 2009,
Exploitation and the Market for Corporate Control," with David Dranove, The Journal of Law & Economics, May 2009, 52: 223-250
Report Cards Tell Consumers Anything They Don't Already Know? The Case
of Medicare HMOs," with David Dranove, The RAND Journal of Economics,
Autumn 2008, 39(3): 790-821. Non-technical NBER Digest summary here.
Do Hospitals Respond to Price Changes?” American Economic
Review, December 2005, 95(5): 1525-1541. Non-technical NBER Bulletin summary here.
Hospitals Play: Entry Deterrence in Hospital Procedure Markets,”
Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Fall 2005, 14(3): 513-542.
Insurance and Child Hospitalizations: Access and Efficiency Effects,”
with Jonathan Gruber, Journal of Public Economics, 2005, 89(1): 109-129
"Price Effects of Hospital Mergers When the Hospitals are in Different Markets,” with Katherine Ho and Robin Lee
"Narrow Networks and Markeplace Premiums: How Low Can You Go?" with Igal Hendel and Nathan Wilson
"Money and Control: The Determinants of Physician Organization in the United States," with David Cutler and Rezwan Haque
"Does Price Transparency Make Health Care More Affordable?" with Zack Cooper