Michael Geruso

University of Texas at Austin

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Faculty Research Fellow

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

Do Larger Health Insurance Subsidies Benefit Patients or Producers? Evidence from Medicare Advantage

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-6
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 03 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2018
Marika Cabral, Michael Geruso and Neale Mahoney
University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Austin and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,126 (26,423)
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Health insurance, Medicare Advantage, incidence, pass-through

Do Larger Health Insurance Subsidies Benefit Patients or Producers? Evidence from Medicare Advantage

NBER Working Paper No. w20470
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 08 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2022
Marika Cabral, Michael Geruso and Neale Mahoney
University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Austin and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Upcoding: Evidence from Medicare on Squishy Risk Adjustment

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 02 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2018
Michael Geruso and Timothy J. Layton
University of Texas at Austin and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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upcoding, risk adjustment, capitation, health insurance, Medicare Advantage, vertical integration

Upcoding: Evidence from Medicare on Squishy Risk Adjustment

NBER Working Paper No. w21222
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 01 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2022
Michael Geruso and Timothy J. Layton
University of Texas at Austin and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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Inversions in US Presidential Elections: 1836-2016

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 16 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2020
Michael Geruso, Dean Spears and Ishaana Talesara
University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Austin
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Electoral College, Inversion, Wrong Winner, Referendum Paradox, Majority Deficit, National Popular Vote

Inversions in Us Presidential Elections: 1836-2016

NBER Working Paper No. w26247
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 09 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2022
Michael Geruso, Dean Spears and Ishaana Talesara
University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Austin
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Neighborhood Sanitation and Infant Mortality

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 13 May 2015 Last Revised: 18 May 2017
Michael Geruso and Dean Spears
University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Austin
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Sanitation, Infant Mortality, Open Defecation, Externalities

Neighborhood Sanitation and Infant Mortality

NBER Working Paper No. w21184
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 18 May 2015 Last Revised: 21 May 2022
Michael Geruso and Dean Spears
University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Austin
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The Two Margin Problem in Insurance Markets

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 31 May 2019 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2019
University of Texas at Austin, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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adverse selection, risk adjustment, mandate, subsidy

The Two Margin Problem in Insurance Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w26288
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 24 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 01 May 2022
University of Texas at Austin, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Heat, Humidity, and Infant Mortality in the Developing World

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2018
Michael Geruso and Dean Spears
University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Austin
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heat, humidity, infant mortality, wet bulb temperature, climate change

Heat, Humidity, and Infant Mortality in the Developing World

NBER Working Paper No. w24870
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2022
Michael Geruso and Dean Spears
University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Austin
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Heat, Humidity, and Infant Mortality in the Developing World

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11717
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
Michael Geruso and Dean Spears
University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Austin
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heat, humidity, mortality, neonatal mortality, development, climate damages

Screening in Contract Design: Evidence from the ACA Health Insurance Exchanges

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 10 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2017
Michael Geruso, Timothy J. Layton and Daniel Prinz
University of Texas at Austin, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and Harvard University
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screening, selection, risk adjustment, contract design, formulary

Screening in Contract Design: Evidence from the ACA Health Insurance Exchanges

NBER Working Paper No. w22832
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 14 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 22 May 2022
Michael Geruso, Timothy J. Layton and Daniel Prinz
University of Texas at Austin, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and Harvard University
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Demand Heterogeneity in Insurance Markets: Implications for Equity and Efficiency

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017
Michael Geruso
University of Texas at Austin
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insurance, asymmetric information, selection, heterogeneity, community rating

Demand Heterogeneity in Insurance Markets: Implications for Equity and Efficiency

NBER Working Paper No. w22440
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2022
Michael Geruso
University of Texas at Austin
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Sanitation, Disease Externalities, and Anemia: Evidence from Nepal

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Dec 2016
Diane Coffey, Michael Geruso and Dean Spears
Research Institute for Compassionate Economics (r.i.c.e.), University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Austin
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anemia, sanitation, open defecation

Sanitation, Disease Externalities, and Anemia: Evidence from Nepal

NBER Working Paper No. w22940
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2022
Diane Coffey, Michael Geruso and Dean Spears
Research Institute for Compassionate Economics (r.i.c.e.), University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Austin
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Tradeoffs in the Design of Health Plan Payment Systems: Fit, Power and Balance

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Feb 2015
Michael Geruso and Thomas G. McGuire
University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy
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health insurance, risk adjustment, capitation, reinsurance

Tradeoffs in the Design of Health Plan Payment Systems: Fit, Power and Balance

NBER Working Paper No. w20359
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2022
Michael Geruso and Thomas G. McGuire
University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy
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Selection in Health Insurance Markets and Its Policy Remedies

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Sep 2017
Michael Geruso and Timothy J. Layton
University of Texas at Austin and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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Risk Adjustment, Adverse Selection, Health Insurance

Selection in Health Insurance Markets and its Policy Remedies

NBER Working Paper No. w23876
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2022
Michael Geruso and Timothy J. Layton
University of Texas at Austin and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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The Impact of Education on Family Formation: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the UK

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 12 Feb 2018
Michael Geruso and Heather Royer
University of Texas at Austin and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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compulsory schooling, fertility, abortion, assortative mating

The Impact of Education on Family Formation: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the UK

NBER Working Paper No. w24332
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Michael Geruso and Heather Royer
University of Texas at Austin and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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Trading Spaces: Medicare’s Regulatory Spillovers on Treatment Setting for Non-Medicare Patients

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 03 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2021
Michael Geruso and Michael Richards
University of Texas at Austin and Baylor University
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Medicare, spillovers

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Fraud in the Workplace? Evidence from a Dependent Verification Program

NBER Working Paper No. w18947
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2022
Michael Geruso and Harvey S. Rosen
University of Texas at Austin and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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What Difference Does a Health Plan Make? Evidence from Random Plan Assignment in Medicaid

NBER Working Paper No. w27762
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 31 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 11 May 2022
Michael Geruso, Timothy J. Layton and Jacob Wallace
University of Texas at Austin, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and Yale University - School of Public Health
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The Risk of Narrow, Disputable Results in the U.S. Electoral College: 1836-2020

NBER Working Paper No. w27993
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2022
Michael Geruso and Dean Spears
University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Austin
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Trading Spaces: Medicare's Regulatory Spillovers on Treatment Setting for Non-Medicare Patients

NBER Working Paper No. w28576
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 20 May 2022
Michael Geruso and Michael Richards
University of Texas at Austin and Baylor University
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Insurance Fraud in the Workplace? Evidence from a Dependent Verification Program

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 82, Issue 4, pp. 921-946, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Michael Geruso and Harvey S. Rosen
University of Texas at Austin and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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