Ian M. McCarthy

Emory University - Department of Economics

1602 Fishburne Drive

Atlanta, GA 30322

United States

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Scholarly Papers (12)

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The Star Treatment: Estimating the Impact of Star Ratings on Medicare Advantage Enrollments

Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 50, No. 4, 2015
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
Michael Darden and Ian M. McCarthy
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Emory University - Department of Economics
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medicare advantage, CMS star ratings, health plan quality, health plan choice, regression discontinuity design

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Search Costs and Medicare Plan Choice

McCarthy, I. and R. Tchernis. 2010. “Search Costs and Medicare Plan Choice,” Health Economics 19(10):1142-1165.
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2015
Ian M. McCarthy and Rusty Tchernis
Emory University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Search, Medicare Health Plan Choice, Discrete Choice Models, Bayesian Methods

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Vertical Alignment between Hospitals and Physicians as a Bargaining Response to Commercial Insurance Markets

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
Ian M. McCarthy and Sean Shenghsiu Huang
Emory University - Department of Economics and Georgetown University
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Healthcare market structure, Hospitals, Physicians, Bargaining, Vertical integration

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Advertising Intensity and Welfare in an Equilibrium Search Model

Economics Letters, Vol. 141, 2016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
Ian M. McCarthy
Emory University - Department of Economics
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Search, Advertising, Welfare

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Simulating Sequential Search Models with Genetic Algorithms: Analysis of Price Ceilings, Taxes, Advertising and Welfare

McCarthy, I. 2009. “Simulating Sequential Search Models with Genetic Algorithms: Analysis of Price Ceilings, Taxes, Advertising and Welfare,” Journal of Computational Economics 34(3):217-241.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2015
Ian M. McCarthy
Emory University - Department of Economics
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The BMTE Command: Methods for the Estimation of Treatment Effects When Exclusion Restrictions are Unavailable

McCarthy, I., D. Millimet, and R. Tchernis. 2014. “The bmte Command: Methods for the Estimation of Treatment Effects when Exclusion Restrictions are Unavailable,” The Stata Journal 14(3):670-683.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2015
Ian M. McCarthy, Daniel L. Millimet and Rusty Tchernis
Emory University - Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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treatment effects, propensity score, unconfoundedness, selection on unobserved variables

What Can We Learn About the Effects of Food Stamps on Obesity in the Presence of Misreporting?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Feb 2015
Lorenzo Almada, Ian M. McCarthy and Rusty Tchernis
Columbia University, Emory University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Adult obesity, food stamps, SNAP, misreporting, treatment effects

What Can We Learn About the Effects of Food Stamps on Obesity in the Presence of Misreporting?

NBER Working Paper No. w21596
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Dec 2016
Lorenzo Almada, Ian M. McCarthy and Rusty Tchernis
Columbia University, Emory University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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What Can We Learn About the Effects of Food Stamps on Obesity in the Presence of Misreporting?

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 98, Issue 4, pp. 997-1017, 2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Lorenzo Almada, Ian M. McCarthy and Rusty Tchernis
Columbia University, Emory University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Adult obesity, Food Stamps, SNAP, misreporting, treatment effects

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On the Estimation of Selection Models When Participation is Endogenous and Misclassified

McCarthy, I. and R. Tchernis. 2011. “On the Estimation of Selection Models when Participation is Endogenous and Misclassified,” in D. Drukker (Ed.), Advances in Econometrics, Missing-Data Methods: Cross-sectional Methods and Applications 27:179-207. London: Emerald Group Publishing.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Ian M. McCarthy and Rusty Tchernis
Emory University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Misclassification, Misreporting, Endogeneity, Selection on Observables, Measurement Error, Bayesian Econometrics

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Quality Ratings and Premiums in the Medicare Advantage Market

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jan 2015
Ian M. McCarthy and Michael Darden
Emory University - Department of Economics and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Medicare Advantage, premiums, quality ratings, regression discontinuity

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Putting the Patient in Patient Reported Outcomes: A Robust Methodology for Health Outcomes Assessment

McCarthy, I. 2015. "Putting the Patient in Patient Reported Outcomes: A Robust Methodology for Health Outcomes Assessment." Health Economics 24(12):1588-1603.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
Ian M. McCarthy
Emory University - Department of Economics
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cost-effectiveness, comparative-effectiveness, patient-reported outcome measures, quality-adjusted life years, scoliosis, adult spinal deformity

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Eliminating Aggregation Bias When Estimating Treatment Effects on Combined Outcomes with Applications to Quality of Life Assessment

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
Ian M. McCarthy
Emory University - Department of Economics
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Program evaluation, treatment effects, quality of life, cost-effectiveness, comparative effectiveness

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Consumer Search with Uninformed Buyers and Imperfect Recall

Journal of Current Issues in Finance, Business, and Economics 3(2/3):275-282, 2009
Posted: 22 Sep 2013
Ian M. McCarthy
Emory University - Department of Economics

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search, imperfect information, genetic algorithms, evolutionary games