Graduate School of Business and Public Policy
Naval Postgraduate School
555 Dyer Road
Monterey, CA 93943
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Faculty Research Fellow
NBER Working Papers and Publications
|June 2017||The Impact of Alcohol on Mental Health, Physical Fitness, and Job Performance|
with Marigee Bacolod, Jesse M. Cunha: w23542
|November 2016||Geographical Distribution of Emergency Department Closures and Consequences on Heart Attack Patients|
with Renee Y. Hsia: w22861
|August 2011||Comparative Effectiveness Research, COURAGE, and Technological Abandonment|
with David H. Howard: w17371
Published: Howard, D. and Shen, Y. 2012. Comparative Effectiveness Research, Technological Abandonment, and Health Care Spending. Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research, Volume 23: 103-121.
|March 2011||The Long-term Impact of Medicare Payment Reductions on Patient Outcomes|
with Vivian Y. Wu: w16859
Published: Vivian Y. Wu & Yu-Chu Shen, 2014. "Long-Term Impact of Medicare Payment Reductions on Patient Outcomes," Health Services Research, vol 49(5), pages 1596-1615.
|January 2011||Does Decreased Access to Emergency Departments Affect Patient Outcomes? Analysis of AMI Population 1996-2005|
with Renee Y. Hsia: w16690
Published: Shen, Y. and Hsia, RY. 2012. Does Decreased Access to Emergency Departments Affect Patient Outcomes? Analysis of AMI Population 1996-2005. Health Services Research, 47(1, Part 1): 188-210.
|November 2010||For Better or for Worse, But How About a Recession?|
with Jeremy Arkes: w16525
Published: Arkes, J. and Shen Y. 2013. For Better or for Worse, but What About a Recession? Contemporary Economic Policy, 32(2): 275-287.
|August 2009||The Effect of OEF/OIF Deployment Intensity on the Rate of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Active Duty Population|
with Jeremy Arkes, Boon Wah Kwan, Lai Yee Tan, Thomas V. Williams: w15203
Published: Yu-Chu Shen, Jeremy Arkes, Boon Wah Kwan, Lai Yee Tan, Thomas V. Williams (2010) “The Effect of OEF/OIF Deployment Intensity on the Rate of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Active Duty Population,” Military Medicine 175, 763-768
|August 2008||The Effect of Soft Budget Constraints on Access and Quality in Hospital Care|
with Karen Eggleston: w14256
Published: Yu-Chu Shen & Karen Eggleston, 2009. "The effect of soft budget constraints on access and quality in hospital care," International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Springer, vol. 9(2), pages 211-232, June. citation courtesy of
|February 2008||The Changing Effect of HMO Market Structure: An Analysis of Penetration, Concentration, and Ownership Between 1994-2005|
with Vivian Wu, Glenn Melnick: w13775
Published: Shen, Y., Wu, V., and Melnick, G. 2010. Trends in Hospital Cost and Revenue, 1994-2005: How Are They Related to HMO Penetration, Concentration and For-Profit Ownership. Health Services Research, 45 (1): 42-61.
|July 2006||The Effects of HMO and Its For-Profit Expansion on the Survival of Specialized Hospital Services|
|May 2006||Hospital Ownership and Quality of Care: What Explains the Different Results?|
with Karen Eggleston, Joseph Lau, Christopher H. Schmid, Jia Chan: w12241
Published: Karen Eggleston & Yu-Chu Shen & Joseph Lau & Christopher H. Schmid & Jia Chan, 2008. "Hospital ownership and quality of care: what explains the different results in the literature?," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 17(12), pages 1345-1362.
|January 2006||Is Managed Care Still an Effective Cost Containment Device?|
with Glenn Melnick
in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 9, David Cutler and Alan Garber, organizers
|October 2005||Hospital Ownership and Financial Performance: A Quantitative Research Review|
with Karen Eggleston, Joseph Lau, Christopher Schmid: w11662
|March 2005||Out-of-Pocket Health Spending Between Low- and High-Income Populations: Who is at Risk of Having High Financial Burdens?|
with Joshua McFeeters: w11179
Published: Shen, Y. and McFeeters, J. 2006. Out-of-pocket health spending between low- and high-income populations: Who is at risk of having high expenses and financial burdens? Medical Care 44(3): 200-209