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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Gautam Gowrisankaran

Department of Economics
University of Arizona
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NBER Working Papers and Publications

December 2016Does Health IT Adoption Lead to Better Information or Worse Incentives?
with Keith A. Joiner, Jianjing Lin: w22873
April 2015Productivity, Safety, and Regulation in Underground Coal Mining: Evidence from Disasters and Fatalities
with Charles He, Eric A. Lutz, Jefferey L. Burgess: w21129
Salience, Myopia, and Complex Dynamic Incentives: Evidence from Medicare Part D
with Christina M. Dalton, Robert Town: w21104
December 2014Does Information Feedback from In-Home Devices Reduce Electricity Use? Evidence from a Field Experiment
with Shahzeen Z. Attari, Troy Simpson, Sabine M. Marx: w20809
October 2014“Nash-in-Nash” Bargaining: A Microfoundation for Applied Work
with Allan Collard-Wexler, Robin S. Lee: w20641
March 2013Can Amputation Save the Hospital? The Impact of the Medicare Rural Flexibility Program on Demand and Welfare
with Claudio Lucarelli, Philip Schmidt-Dengler, Robert Town: w18894
Mergers When Prices are Negotiated: Evidence from the Hospital Industry
with Aviv Nevo, Robert Town: w18875

Published: Gowrisankaran, Gautam, Aviv Nevo, and Robert Town. 2015. "Mergers When Prices Are Negotiated: Evidence from the Hospital Industry." American Economic Review, 105(1): 172-203. citation courtesy of

May 2011Intermittency and the Value of Renewable Energy
with Stanley S. Reynolds, Mario Samano: w17086

Published: Gautam Gowrisankaran & Stanley S. Reynolds & Mario Samano, 2016. "Intermittency and the Value of Renewable Energy," Journal of Political Economy, vol 124(4), pages 1187-1234.

February 2009Dynamics of Consumer Demand for New Durable Goods
with Marc Rysman: w14737

Published: "Dynamics of Consumer Demand for New Durable Goods," (with Marc Rysman) (Journal of Political Economy 120, 1173-1219, 2012) citation courtesy of

August 2006Quantifying Equilibrium Network Externalities in the ACH Banking Industry
with Daniel A. Ackerberg: w12488

Published: Daniel Ackerberg & Gautam Gowrisankaran, 2006. "Quantifying Equilibrium Network Externalities in the ACH Banking Industry," RAND Journal of Economics, The RAND Corporation, vol. 37(3), pages 738-761, Autumn. citation courtesy of

The Welfare Consequences of ATM Surcharges: Evidence from a Structural Entry Model
with John Krainer: w12443
September 2004Why Do Incumbent Senators Win? Evidence from a Dynamic Selection Model
with Matthew F. Mitchell, Andrea Moro: w10748
January 2004Managed Care, Drug Benefits and Mortality: An Analysis of the Elderly
with Robert J. Town: w10204

Published: Gowrisankaran Gautam & Town Robert & Barrette Eric, 2011. "Managed Care, Drug Benefits and Mortality: An Analysis of the Elderly," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 11(2), pages 1-32, January. citation courtesy of

July 2003Quality and Employers' Choice of Health Plan
with Michael Chernew, Catherine McLaughlin, Teresa Gibson: w9847

Published: Chernew, Michael, Gautam Gowrisankaran, Catherine McLaughlin and Teresa Gibson. “Quality and Employers' Choice of Health Plan." Journal of Health Economics 23 (2004): 471–92.

September 2002Competition, Payer, and Hospital Quality
with Robert Town: w9206

Published: Gowrisankaran, Gautam and Robert J. Town. “Competition, Payers and Hospital Quality.” Health Services Research 38 (2003): 1403 – 22.

Do Mergers Lead to Monopoly in the Long Run? Results from the Dominant Firm Model
with Thomas J. Holmes: w9151

Published: Gowrisankaran, Gautam and Thomas J. Holmes. "Mergers And The Evolution Of Industry Concentration: Results From The Dominant-Firm Model," Rand Journal of Economics, 2004, v35(3,Autumn), 561-582.

May 2002Network Externalities and Technology Adoption: Lessons from Electronic Payments
with Joanna Stavins: w8943

Published: Gowrisankaran, Gautam and Joanna Stavins. “Network Externalities and Technology Adoption: Lessons from Electronic Payments.” RAND Journal of Economics 35 (2004): 260–276. citation courtesy of

December 2001Payer Type and the Returns to Bypass Surgery: Evidence from Hospital Entry Behavior
with Michael Chernew, A. Mark Fendrick: w8632

Published: Chernew, Michael, Gautam Gowrisankaran and A. Mark Fendrick. "Payer Type And The Returns To Bypass Surgery: Evidence From Hospital Entry Behavior," Journal of Health Economics, 2002, v21(3,May), 451-474.

November 2001Learning and the Value of Information: Evidence From Health Plan Report Cards
with Michael Chernew, Dennis P. Scanlon: w8589

Published: Chernew, Michael, Gautam Gowrisankaran, and Dennis P. Scanlon. "Learning and the Value of Information: Evidence from Health Plan Report Cards." Journal of Econometrics 144, 1 (May 2008): 156-74.

October 2001Bayesian Inference for Hospital Quality in a Selection Model
with John Geweke, Robert J. Town: w8497

Published: Geweke, John, Gautam Gowrisankaran and Roert J. Town. "Bayesian Inference For Hospital Quality In A Selection Model," Econometrica, 2003, v71(4,Jul), 1215-1238. citation courtesy of

 
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