Position: Assistant Professor, Business Economics and Public Policy, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Doctoral Studies: Boston University, Department of Economics
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Law and Economics
Papers on Health and Industrial Organization
Quality choice and market structure: A dynamic analysis of nursing home oligopolies, Revise and resubmit, International Economic Review.
Public health insurance expansions and hospital technology adoption, with Seth Freedman and Kosali Simon, Revise and resubmit, Journal of Public Economics.
Financial distress and use of mental health care: Evidence from antidepressant prescription claims, with Jonathan Ketcham, Kosali Simon, and Niels Rosenquist, Revise and resubmit, Economics Letters.
The impact of the partnership long-term care insurance program on private coverage and Medicaid expenditures, with Jeffrey Prince, Revise and resubmit, Journal of Health Economics.
Competition and price discrimination in the parking garage industry, with Yijia Wang, under review.
Search and prices in Medigap insurance policies, with Matthijs Wildenbeest, under review.
Revisiting the relationship between nurse staffing and quality of care in nursing homes: An instrumental variables approach, under review.
Do minimum quality standards improve quality of care? A case study of the nursing home Industry, under review.
The interplay of private insurance subsidy and public insurance spending: Evidence from long-term care partnership program, with Robert Town, paper available upon request.
Papers on Law and Economics
A formalization and extension of the Priest-Klein hypothesis, with Keith Hylton, under review.
Negligence, causation, and incentives for care, with Keith Hylton, under review.
Innovation and optimal punishment, with antitrust applications, with Keith Hylton, Revise and resubmit, Journal of Competition Law and Economics.
Optimal antitrust enforcement, dynamic competition, and changing economic conditions, with Keith Hylton, Antitrust Law Journal, 77(1) , 247-276, 2010.
American and European monopolization law: A doctrinal and empirical comparison, with Keith Hylton, in Regulating Innovation: Competition Policy and Patent Law under Uncertainty, Cambridge University Press, 252-283, 2011.
Depressed economy, depressed People? The relationship between the recent housing crisis and antidepressant drug use, with Kris Gerardi, Jonathan Ketcham, and Kosali Simon.
Market structure and price bargaining in the healthcare market
Examining the impacts of antitrust law on competition intensity, with Keith Hylton.