Academic journal article NBER Reporter

Health Care

Academic journal article NBER Reporter

Health Care

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Members of the NBER's Health Care Program met December 6 in Cambridge. Program Director Jonathan Gruber of MIT and Research Associates Leemore Dafny of Harvard University, Benjamin R. Handel of the University of California, Berkeley, and Neale Mahoney of the University of Chicago organized the meeting. These researchers' papers were presented and discussed:

* Shooshan Danagoulian, Wayne State University; Daniel S. Grossman, West Virginia University; and David Slusky, University of Kansas, "Office Visits Preventing Emergency Room Visits: Evidence from the Flint Water Switch"

* Liran Einav, Stanford University and NBER; Amy Finkelstein, MIT and NBER; Yunan Ji, Harvard University; and Neale Mahoney, "Voluntary Regulation: Evidence from Medicare Payment Reform"

* Pierre-Thomas Leger and Wu Jiashan, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Robert Town, University of Texas, Austin and NBER, "A Theory of Geographic Variations in Medical Care"

* Richard Domurat, University of California, Los Angeles; Isaac Menashe, Covered California; and Wesley Yin, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER, "The Role of Behavioral Frictions in Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment and Risk: Evidence from a Field Experiment" (NBER Working Paper 26153)

* Diane E. …

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