Prescription Drugs | Health Insurance | Blood Donation | Health Care Utilization
Top-up design and Health Care Expenditure: Evidence from Cardiac Stents, Nov. 2020, with Hsienming Lien and Xuezhen Tao, NBER working paper #28107.
Medicare Payment to Skilled Nursing Facilities: The Consequences to the Three-Day Rule, May 2018, with Ajin Lee and Susan Lu, NBER working paper #25017.
Publications on prescription drugs
Price and Quality of Prescription Drugs, NBER Reporter 2018 number 4.
Banning Foreign Pharmacies from Sponsored Search: The Online Consumer Response, with Matthew Chesnes and Weijia (Daisy) Dai, Marketing Science, November-December 2017, 36(6): 879-907.
Highlights by INFORMS
Falsified or Substandard? Assessing Price and Non-Price Signals of Drug Quality, with Roger Bate and Aparna Mathur, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy Winter 2015 (feature article).
In Whom We Trust: The Role of Certification Agencies in Online Drug Markets, with Roger Bate and Aparna Mathur, forthcoming the B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Contribution tier , December 2013, Volume 14, Issue 1, Pages 111–150.
Does Price Reveal Poor-Quality Drugs? Evidence from 17 Countries, with Roger Bate and Aparna Mathur, Journal of Health Economics, December 2011, 1150-1163.
Information, Learning, and Drug Diffusion: the Case of Cox-2 Inhibitors, with Pradeep Chintagunta and Renna Jiang, Quantitative Marketing and Economics, vol. 7(4), December 2009, 399-443.
Direct to Consumer Advertising and Prescription Choice, with Toshiaki Iizuka, Journal of Industrial Economics , 2007, 55(4): 771-771.
The Effects of Prescription Drug Advertising on Doctor Visits, with Toshiaki Iizuka, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Fall 2005, 14(3): 701-727.
Publications on blood donation
Mobile Messaging for Offline Group Formation in Prosocial Activities: A Large Field Experiment, Jan 2018, with Tianshu Sun and Guodong (Gordon) Gao, Management Science, June 2019, vol. 65(6).
Solving Shortage in a Priceless Market: Insights from Blood Donation, with Tianshu Sun and Susan Feng Lu. Journal of Health Economics, July 2016, 48: 149-165.
Coverage on Market Design Blog
Publications on health insurance and other health topics
Learning by Suffering? Patterns in Flu Shot Take-up, November 2018, with Thomas G. Koch, NBER working paper #25272, forthcoming American Journal of Health Economics.
Employer Contribution and Premium Growth in Health Insurance, with Yiyan (Echo) Liu, Journal of Health Economics, January 2015, 228-247.
Does Health Insurance Coverage Lead to Better Health and Educational Outcomes? Evidence from Rural China , with Yuyu Chen, Journal of Health Economics, January 2012, 1-14.
Information and Consumer Choice: The Value of Publicized Health Plan Ratings, with Alan Sorensen, Journal of Health Economics, March 2006, 25(2): 248-275.
Competition and Disclosure Incentives: An Empirical Study of HMOs, RAND Journal of Economics, Spring 2005, Vol. 26, 93-113.