NBER Working Papers by Katherine Baicker

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October 2013The Impact of Medicaid on Labor Force Activity and Program Participation: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment
with Amy Finkelstein, Jae Song, Sarah Taubman: w19547
May 2013The Spillover Effects of Medicare Managed Care: Medicare Advantage and Hospital Utilization
with Michael Chernew, Jacob Robbins: w19070

Published: Journal of Health Economics Volume 32, Issue 6, December 2013, Pages 1289–1300 Cover image The spillover effects of Medicare managed care: Medicare Advantage and hospital utilization Katherine Baickera, , , Michael E. Chernewb, Jacob A. Robbinsc

October 2012Behavioral Hazard in Health Insurance
with Sendhil Mullainathan, Joshua Schwartzstein: w18468

Published: Behavioral Hazard in Health Insurance* Katherine Baicker Harvard University Sendhil Mullainathan Harvard University Joshua Schwartzstein The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2015) doi: 10.1093/qje/qjv029 First published online: July 15, 2015

July 2011The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment: Evidence from the First Year
with Amy Finkelstein, Sarah Taubman, Bill Wright, Mira Bernstein, Jonathan Gruber, Joseph P. Newhouse, Heidi Allen, The Oregon Health Study Group: w17190

Published: Amy Finkelstein & Sarah Taubman & Bill Wright & Mira Bernstein & Jonathan Gruber & Joseph P. Newhouse & Heidi Allen & Katherine Baicker, 2012. "The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment: Evidence from the First Year," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 127(3), pages 1057-1106. citation courtesy of

February 2011Health Care Spending Growth and the Future of U.S. Tax Rates
with Jonathan S. Skinner: w16772


June 2008State and Federal Approaches to Health Reform: What Works for the Working Poor?
with Ellen Meara, Meredith Rosenthal, Anna Sinaiko: w14125


October 2007Employer Health Insurance Mandates and the Risk of Unemployment
with Helen Levy: w13528

Published: Katherine Baicker & Helen Levy, 2008. "Employer Health Insurance Mandates and the Risk of Unemployment," Risk Management and Insurance Review, American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 11(1), pages 109-132, 03. citation courtesy of

February 2005The Labor Market Effects of Rising Health Insurance Premiums
with Amitabh Chandra: w11160

Published: Baicker, Katherine and Amitabh Chandra. "The Labor Market Effects Of Rising Health Insurance Premiums," Journal of Labor Economics, 2006, v24(3,Jul), 609-634. citation courtesy of

August 2004The Effect of Mandated State Education Spending on Total Local Resources
with Nora Gordon: w10701

Published: Baicker, Katherine and Nora Gordon. "The Effect Of State Education Finance Reform On Total Local Resources," Journal of Public Economics, 2006, v90(8-9,Sep), 1519-1535.

The Effect of Malpractice Liability on the Delivery of Health Care
with Amitabh Chandra: w10709


May 2004Finders Keepers: Forfeiture Laws, Policing Incentives, and Local Budgets
with Mireille Jacobson: w10484

Published: Baicker, Katherine and Mireille Jacobson. "Finders Keepers: Forfeiture Laws, Policing, and Local Budgets." Journal of Public Economics 91, 11 (December 2007): 2113-2136.

April 2004Fiscal Shenanigans, Targeted Federal Health Care Funds, and Patient Mortality
with Douglas Staiger: w10440

Published: Baicker, Katherine and Douglas Staiger. "Fiscal Shenanigans, Targeted Federal Health Care Funds, And Patient Mortality," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2005, v120(1,Feb), 345-386. citation courtesy of

July 2001The Budgetary Repercussions of Capital Convictions


  • Advances in Economic Analysis and Policy, Volume 4, no. 1. B.E. Press, 2004.
  • Katherine Baicker, 2004. "The Budgetary Repercussions Of Capital Convictions," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Berkeley Electronic Press, vol. 0(1).

The Spillover Effects of State Spending

Published: Baicker, Katherine. "The Spillover Effects Of State Spending," Journal of Public Economics, 2005, v89(2-3,Feb), 529-544.

Extensive or Intensive Generosity? The Price and Income Effects of Federal Grants

Published: Baicker, Katherine. "Extensive or Intensive Generosity? The Price and Income Effects of Federal Grants." Review of Economics and Statistics 87, 2 (May 2005): 371-384.

January 1997A Distinctive System: Origins and Impact of U.S. Unemployment Compensation
with Claudia Goldin, Lawrence F. Katz: w5889


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