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

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Scholarly Papers (22)

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)
Downloads 891 (18,814)
Citation 4

Abstract:

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
Katherine Baicker and Amitabh Chandra
Harvard University - Department of Health Policy & Management and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 195 (123,630)
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Iatrogenic Specification Error: A Cautionary Tale of Cleaning Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1093
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)
Downloads 88 (241,436)
Citation 8

Abstract:

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
Christopher R. Bollinger and Amitabh Chandra
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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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
Amitabh Chandra, Jonathan Gruber and Robin McKnight
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Wellesley College
Downloads 105 (204,504)
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Geography and Racial Health Disparities

NBER Working Paper No. w9513
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Feb 2003
Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 94 (226,379)
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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
Katherine Baicker and Amitabh Chandra
Harvard University - Department of Health Policy & Management and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 74 (262,034)
Citation 14

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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
Downloads 27 (417,592)

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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
Posted: 07 Oct 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
Downloads 25 (428,097)

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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
Amitabh Chandra
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 45 (330,817)
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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
Amitabh Chandra and Douglas Staiger
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 40 (355,877)
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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
Amitabh Chandra and Andrew A. Samwick
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (362,690)
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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
Amitabh Chandra, Jonathan Holmes and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
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12.

Technology Growth and Expenditure Growth in Health Care

NBER Working Paper No. w16953
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (342,930)
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The Pragmatist's Guide to Comparative Effectiveness Research

NBER Working Paper No. w16990
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 May 2011
Amitabh Chandra, Anupam B. Jena and Jonathan S. Skinner
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (384,930)
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14.

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

NBER Working Paper No. w19200
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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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
RAND Corporation, 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
Downloads 18 (393,141)

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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
Amitabh Chandra, Jonathan Gruber and Robin McKnight
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Wellesley College
Downloads 8 (477,449)

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17.

Identifying Provider Prejudice in Healthcare

NBER Working Paper No. w16382
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Sep 2010
Amitabh Chandra and Douglas Staiger
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 5 (502,511)
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18.

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
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
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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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20.

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

Abstract:

malpractice, liability, medical, health care

21.

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

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, No. 1, February 1999
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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