Haizhen Lin

Basic Information

        Position: Assistant Professor, Business Economics and Public Policy, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

        Doctoral Studies: Boston University, Department of Economics

        Email:   hzlin@indiana.edu

        Vita:   CV




Applied Econometrics

Industrial Organization

Health Economics

Law and Economics



Papers on Health and Industrial Organization

Quality choice and market structure: A dynamic analysis of nursing home oligopolies, conditionally accepted, International Economic Review.

Public health insurance expansions and hospital technology adoption, with Seth Freedman and Kosali Simon, Revise and resubmit, Journal of Public Economics.

Competition and price discrimination in the parking garage industry, with Yijia Wang, Revise and resubmit, Journal of Industrial Economics.

Search and prices in Medigap insurance policies, with Matthijs Wildenbeest, under review.

Do minimum quality standards improve quality of care? A case study of the nursing home Industry

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.


Revisiting the relationship between nurse staffing and quality of care in nursing homes: An instrumental variables approach, accepted, Journal of Health Economics.

The impact of the partnership long-term care insurance program on private coverage, with Jeffrey Prince, Journal of Health Economics, 32(6), 1205-1213, 2013.

Financial distress and use of mental health care: Evidence from antidepressant prescription claims, with Jonathan Ketcham, Kosali Simon, and Niels Rosenquist, Economics Letters, 121(3), 449-453, 2013.

Innovation and optimal punishment, with antitrust applications, with Keith Hylton, forthcoming in Journal of Competition Law and Economics.

Negligence, causation, and incentives for care, with Keith Hylton, International Review of Law and Economics, 35, 80-89, 2013.

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

Are There Heterogeneous Effects of Electronic Medical Record Adoption on Patient Health Outcomes? with Seth Freedman and Jeffrey Prince

Examining the impacts of antitrust law on competition intensity, with Keith Hylton.