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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Price Variation in Markets with Homogeneous Goods: The Case of Medigap

Nicole Maestas, Mathis Schroeder, Dana Goldman

NBER Working Paper No. 14679
Issued in January 2009

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We thank Moshe Buchinsky, Amy Finkelstein, Tom Rice, John Romley, and workshop participants at the NBER Summer Institute, RAND Labor and Health Brown Bag, and Duke/UNC Triangle Health Economics Seminar for helpful comments and suggestions. We are especially grateful to Weiss Ratings, Inc. for generously providing us with Medigap price data. Maestas gratefully acknowledges funding from the NIH Roybal Center for Health Policy Simulation at RAND and the Bing Center at RAND. Corresponding authors: Nicole Maestas, maestas@rand.org and Mathis Schroeder, schroeder@mea.uni-mannheim.de. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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