Research Papers / Publications


  • Julius Chen (Work In Progress), On-the-job Treating: Consumer Demand Response to the Introduction of Worksite Primary Care.
  • Monica Ferguson, Judith Long, Jingsan Zhu, Dylan Small, Brittany Lawson, Henry Glick, Marilyn Schapira (2015), Low Health Literacy Predicts Misperceptions of Diabetes Control in Patients With Persistently Elevated A1C, The Diabetes Educator, 41 (3), 309 - 319.
  • Scott Halpern, Benjamin French, Dylan Small, Kathryn Saulsgiver, Michael Harhay, Janet Audrain-McGovern, George Loewenstein, Troyen Brennan, David A. Asch, Kevin Volpp (2015), Randomized Trial of Four Financial-Incentive Programs for Smoking Cessation, New England Journal of Medicine, 372, 2108 - 2117.
  • Michael Sinkinson, Amanda Starc (Under Review), "Ask Your Doctor? Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Pharmaceuticals".    Abstract
  • Keith Ericson, Amanda Starc (Forthcoming), "Pricing Regulation and Imperfect Competition on the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange".    Abstract
  • Keith M Marzilli Ericson, Amanda Starc (2015), "Measuring Consumer Valuation of Limited Provider Networks", American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 105 (5), 115 - 119.    Abstract
  • Benjamin French, Dylan Small, Julie Novak, Kathryn Saulsgiver, Michael Harhay, David A. Asch, Kevin Volpp, Scott Halpern (2015), Preference-Adaptive Randomization in Comparative Effectiveness Studies, Trials, 16 (99), 1 - 9.
  • Charlene Wong, Maarten Sap, Andrew Schwartz, Robert J. Town, Tom Baker, Lyle Ungar, Raina M. Merchant (2015), Twitter Sentiment Predicts Affordable Care Act Marketplace Enrollment, Journal of Medical Internet Research, 17 (2), e51.  Abstract
  • Matthew Grennan, Robert J. Town (Under Review), Regulating Innovation with Uncertain Quality: Information, Risk, and Access in Medical Devices.    Abstract  Related Materials
  • Jason Abaluck, Jonathan Gruber, Ashley Swanson (Under Review), Prescription Drug Use under Medicare Part D: A Linear Model of Nonlinear Budget Sets.    Abstract
  • Ashley Swanson, Matthew Grennan (Working), Transparency and Negotiated Prices: The Value of Information in Hospital-Supplier Bargaining.  Abstract
  • Erin Taylor, Evan Saltzman, Sebastian Bauhoff, Rosalie Pacula, Christine Eibner (2015), More Choice In Health Insurance Marketplaces May Reduce The Value Of The Subsidies Available To Low-Income Enrollees, Health Affairs, 34 (1), 104 - 110.
  • Gautam Gowrisankaran, Aviv Nevo, Robert J. Town (2015), "Estimating the Price Impact of Hospital Mergers: An Analysis of Inova's Proposed Acquisition of Prince William Hospital", American Economic Review, 105 (1), 172 - 203.    Abstract
  • Patricia M. Danzon (2015), Pharmacy Benefit Management: Are Reporting Requirements Pro- or Anticompetitive?, International Journal of the Economics of Business, 22 (2), 245 - 261.  Abstract