Amitabh Chandra

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

79 John F. Kennedy Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Defensive Medicine and Disappearing Doctors?

Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 24-31, Fall 2005
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Katherine Baicker and Amitabh Chandra
Harvard University - Department of Health Policy & Management and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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malpractice, premiums, physicians, insurance, medicine, doctors

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The Effect of Malpractice Liability on the Delivery of Health Care

NBER Working Paper No. w10709
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2021
Katherine Baicker and Amitabh Chandra
Harvard University - Department of Health Policy & Management and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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What Does a Deductible Do? The Impact of Cost-Sharing on Health Care Prices, Quantities, and Spending Dynamics

NBER Working Paper No. w21632
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 12 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2021
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 162 (223,877)
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Patient Cost-Sharing, Hospitalization Offsets, and the Design of Optimal Health Insurance for the Elderly

NBER Working Paper No. w12972
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2021
Amitabh Chandra, Jonathan Gruber and Robin McKnight
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Wellesley College
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Iatrogenic Specification Error: A Cautionary Tale of Cleaning Data

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Apr 2004
Christopher R. Bollinger and Amitabh Chandra
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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measurement error models, trimming, winsorizing

Iatrogenic Specification Error: A Cautionary Tale of Cleaning Data

NBER Working Paper No. t0289
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2021
Christopher R. Bollinger and Amitabh Chandra
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Geography and Racial Health Disparities

NBER Working Paper No. w9513
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2021
Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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The Labor Market Effects of Rising Health Insurance Premiums

NBER Working Paper No. w11160
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2021
Katherine Baicker and Amitabh Chandra
Harvard University - Department of Health Policy & Management and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Healthcare Exceptionalism? Performance and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector

HKS Working Paper No. 058
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Dec 2015
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Healthcare, Health Economics, Markets, Market Shares, Healthcare Performance

Healthcare Exceptionalism? Performance and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector

NBER Working Paper No. w21603
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Technology Growth and Expenditure Growth in Health Care

NBER Working Paper No. w16953
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2021
Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Is the Convergence of the Racial Wage Gap Illusory?

NBER Working Paper No. w9476
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 24 May 2021
Amitabh Chandra
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Is this Time Different? The Slowdown in Healthcare Spending

NBER Working Paper No. w19700
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 01 May 2021
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Testing a Roy Model with Productivity Spillovers: Evidence from the Treatment of Heart Attacks

NBER Working Paper No. w10811
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2021
Amitabh Chandra and Douglas Staiger
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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The Health Costs of Cost-Sharing

NBER Working Paper No. w28439
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Amitabh Chandra, Evan Flack and Ziad Obermeyer
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and University of California, Berkeley
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The Health Costs of Cost-Sharing

HKS Working Paper No. RWP21-005
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 Mar 2021
Amitabh Chandra, Evan Flack and Ziad Obermeyer
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and University of California, Berkeley
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Markers and Drivers: Cardiovascular Health of Middle-Age and Older Indians

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-888
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Dec 2011
University of Southern California - Center for Economic & Social Research, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - David Geffen School of Medicine, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Independent
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Disability Risk and the Value of Disability Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w11605
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2021
Amitabh Chandra and Andrew A. Samwick
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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The Pragmatist&Apos;S Guide to Comparative Effectiveness Research

NBER Working Paper No. w16990
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 May 2011 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2021
Amitabh Chandra, Anupam B. Jena and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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What Can Economics Say About Alzheimer&Apos;S Disease?

NBER Working Paper No. w27760
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 09 May 2021
Amitabh Chandra, Courtney Coile and Corina Mommaerts
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Wellesley College and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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Healthcare Exceptionalism? Productivity and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector

NBER Working Paper No. w19200
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 03 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2021
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Columbia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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19.

Identifying Sources of Inefficiency in Health Care

NBER Working Paper No. w24035
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2021
Amitabh Chandra and Douglas Staiger
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Rebates in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Evidence from Medicines Sold in Retail Pharmacies in the U.S

NBER Working Paper No. w26846
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Pragya Kakani, Michael Chernew and Amitabh Chandra
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Great Unequalizer: Initial Health Effects of Covid-19 in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w28958
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
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Characterizing the Drug Development Pipeline for Precision Medicines

NBER Working Paper No. w24026
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2021
Amitabh Chandra, Craig L. Garthwaite and Ariel Dora Stern
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Northwestern University - Department of Management & Strategy and Harvard Business School
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The Impact of Patient Cost-Sharing on the Poor: Evidence from Massachusetts

NBER Working Paper No. w18023
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2012
Amitabh Chandra, Jonathan Gruber and Robin McKnight
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Wellesley College
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Hospital Allocation and Racial Disparities in Health Care

NBER Working Paper No. w28018
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2021
Amitabh Chandra, Pragya Kakani and Adam Sacarny
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 15 (662,849)
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Identifying Provider Prejudice in Healthcare

NBER Working Paper No. w16382
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2021
Amitabh Chandra and Douglas Staiger
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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Regulatory Approval and Expanded Market Size

NBER Working Paper No. w28889
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Benjamin Berger, Amitabh Chandra and Craig Garthwaite
Harvard University, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Northwestern University
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Saving Money or Just Saving Lives? Improving the Productivity of US Health Care Spending

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 4, pp. 33-56, 2012
Posted: 01 Sep 2012
Katherine Baicker, Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Department of Health Policy & Management, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics

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National Costs of the Medical Liability System

Health Affairs, Vol. 29, No. 9, 2010
Posted: 11 Sep 2010
Stanford Law School, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and University of Melbourne - Faculty of Law & Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

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malpractice, liability, medical, health care

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Productivity Spillovers in Health Care: Evidence from the Treatment of Heart Attacks

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 115, pp. 103-140, February 2007
Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Amitabh Chandra and Douglas Staiger
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics

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Taxes and the Timing of Births

Posted: 19 Jan 1999
Stacy Dickert-Conlin and Amitabh Chandra
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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