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January 2014The Industrial Organization of Health Care Markets
with Martin Gaynor, Kate Ho: w19800
March 2013Can Amputation Save the Hospital? The Impact of the Medicare Rural Flexibility Program on Demand and Welfare
with Gautam Gowrisankaran, Claudio Lucarelli, Philip Schmidt-Dengler: w18894
Mergers When Prices are Negotiated: Evidence from the Hospital Industry
with Gautam Gowrisankaran, Aviv Nevo: w18875
January 2013Health Information Technology and Patient Outcomes: The Role of Organizational and Informational Complementarities
with Jeffrey S. McCullough, Stephen Parente: w18684
April 2012The Impact of Health Information Technology on Hospital Productivity
with Jinhyung Lee, Jeffrey S. McCullough: w18025
January 2012Impacts of Unionization on Employment, Product Quality and Productivity: Regression Discontinuity Evidence From Nursing Homes
with Aaron J. Sojourner, David C. Grabowski, Michelle M. Chen: w17733
December 2011Regression Discontinuity Designs with an Endogenous Forcing Variable and an Application to Contracting in Health Care
with Patrick Bajari, Han Hong, Minjung Park: w17643
July 2011Competition in Health Care Markets
with Martin Gaynor: w17208
January 2008Managed Care and Medical Expenditures of Medicare Beneficiaries
with Michael Chernew, Philip DeCicca: w13747
May 2006The Welfare Consequences of Hospital Mergers
with Douglas Wholey, Roger Feldman, Lawton R. Burns: w12244
January 2005Did the HMO Revolution Cause Hospital Consolidation?
with Douglas Wholey, Roger Feldman, Lawton R. Burns: w11087
January 2004Managed Care, Drug Benefits and Mortality: An Analysis of the Elderly
with Gautam Gowrisankaran: w10204
September 2002Competition, Payer, and Hospital Quality
with Gautam Gowrisankaran: w9206

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