NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Benjamin R. Handel

Department of Economics
University of California, Berkeley
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NBER Working Papers and Publications

August 2017Self-Control and Demand for Preventive Health: Evidence from Hypertension in India
with Liang Bai, Edward Miguel, Gautam Rao: w23727
July 2017The Welfare Effects of Long-Term Health Insurance Contracts
with Igal Hendel, Michael D. Whinston: w23624
November 2015Information Frictions and Adverse Selection: Policy Interventions in Health Insurance Markets
with Jonathan T. Kolstad, Johannes Spinnewijn: w21759
October 2015What Does a Deductible Do? The Impact of Cost-Sharing on Health Care Prices, Quantities, and Spending Dynamics
with Zarek C. Brot-Goldberg, Amitabh Chandra, Jonathan T. Kolstad: w21632

Published: Zarek C. Brot-Goldberg & Amitabh Chandra & Benjamin R. Handel & Jonathan T. Kolstad, 2017. "What does a Deductible Do? The Impact of Cost-Sharing on Health Care Prices, Quantities, and Spending Dynamics*," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol 132(3), pages 1261-1318. citation courtesy of

September 2013Equilibria in Health Exchanges: Adverse Selection vs. Reclassification Risk
with Igal Hendel, Michael D. Whinston: w19399

Published: Equilibria in Health Exchanges: Adverse Selection vs. Reclassification Risk Econometrica 83(4), 2015, 1261-1313 (lead article) (joint with Igal Hendel and Michael Whinston)

August 2013Health Insurance for "Humans": Information Frictions, Plan Choice, and Consumer Welfare
with Jonathan T. Kolstad: w19373

Published: Handel, Benjamin R., and Jonathan T. Kolstad. 2015. "Health Insurance for "Humans": Information Frictions, Plan Choice, and Consumer Welfare." American Economic Review, 105(8): 2449-2500.

September 2011Adverse Selection and Switching Costs in Health Insurance Markets: When Nudging Hurts
w17459

Published: “Adverse Selection and Inertia in Health Insurance Markets: When Nudging Hurts.” http://emlab.berkeley.edu/~bhandel/wp/Handel_ASIN_2013.pdf American Economic Review, vol. 103(7), 2013, 2643-2682 (lead article)

 
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