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Homepage:http://economics.mit.edu/faculty/afink
Workplace:Economics Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2017

  1. Healthcare Spending and Utilization in Public and Private Medicare
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Moral Hazard in Health Insurance: What We Know and How We Know It
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Provider Incentives and Healthcare Costs: Evidence from Long-Term Care Hospitals
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Subsidizing Health Insurance for Low-Income Adults: Evidence from Massachusetts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  5. What Does (Formal) Health Insurance Do, and For Whom?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2016

  1. Bunching at the Kink: Implications for Spending Responses to Health Insurance Contracts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Chapter (2016)
  2. Is American Pet Health Care (Also) Uniquely Inefficient?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Private Provision of Social Insurance: Drug-specific Price Elasticities and Cost Sharing in Medicare Part D
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  4. The Economic Consequences of Hospital Admissions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

2015

  1. Beyond Statistics: The Economic Content of Risk Scores
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Healthcare Exceptionalism? Performance and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The Value of Medicaid: Interpreting Results from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)

2014

  1. Paying on the Margin for Medical Care: Evidence from Breast Cancer Treatments
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2014) Downloads
  2. Sources of Geographic Variation in Health Care: Evidence from Patient Migration
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

2013

  1. Healthcare Exceptionalism? Productivity and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Impact of Medicaid on Labor Force Activity and Program Participation: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
  3. The Response of Drug Expenditures to Non-Linear Contract Design: Evidence from Medicare Part D
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)

2012

  1. Moral Hazard in Health Insurance: How Important Is Forward Looking Behavior?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2012) Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Social Insurance: Connecting Theory to Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  3. The RAND Health Insurance Experiment, Three Decades Later
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2012) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2013)

2011

  1. Insuring Long Term Care In the US
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Selection in Insurance Markets: Theory and Empirics in Pictures
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (44)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2011) Downloads View citations (33)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2011)
  3. Selection on Moral Hazard in Health Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2011) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2013)
  4. The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment: Evidence from the First Year
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (27)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2011) Downloads View citations (26)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2012)

2010

  1. How General Are Risk Preferences? Choices Under Uncertainty in Different Domains
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2012)

2009

  1. Approaches to Estimating the Health State Dependence of the Utility Function
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (38)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (34)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2009)
  2. Beyond Testing: Empirical Models of Insurance Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (2009) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Economics (2010)
  3. Estimating Welfare in Insurance Markets Using Variation in Prices
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (6)
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2008) Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Income and Health Spending: Evidence from Oil Price Shocks
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2013)

2008

  1. Preference Heterogeneity and Insurance Markets: Explaining a Puzzle of Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (43)
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics (2008) Downloads View citations (46)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2008)
  2. What Good Is Wealth Without Health? The Effect of Health on the Marginal Utility of Consumption
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (28)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2008) Downloads View citations (43)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2013)

2007

  1. E-ZTax: Tax Salience and Tax Rates
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
  2. The Welfare Cost of Asymmetric Information: Evidence from the U.K. Annuity Market
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)

2006

  1. Did Medicare Induce Pharmaceutical Innovation?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics (2006) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2006)
  2. Input and Technology Choices in Regulated Industries: Evidence From the Health Care Sector
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2008)
  3. Medicaid Crowd-Out of Private Long-Term Care Insurance Demand: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Chapter (2007)
  4. Redistribution by Insurance Market Regulation: Analyzing a Ban on Gender-Based Retirement Annuities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2009)
  5. Testing for Asymmetric Information Using 'Unused Observables' in Insurance Markets: Evidence from the U.K. Annuity Market
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk & Insurance (2014)

2005

  1. Dynamic Inefficiencies in Insurance Markets: Evidence from long-term care insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2005)
  2. The Aggregate Effects of Health Insurance: Evidence from the Introduction of Medicare
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  3. What Did Medicare Do (And Was It Worth It)?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)

2004

  1. Supply or Demand: Why is the Market for Long-Term Care Insurance So Small?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (21)
  2. The Interaction of Public and Private Insurance: Medicaid and the Long-Term Care Insurance Market
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2008)

2003

  1. Health Policy and Technological Change: Evidence from the Vaccine Industry
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Private Information and its Effect on Market Equilibrium: New Evidence from Long-Term Care Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (34)

2002

  1. Minimum Standards and Insurance Regulation: Evidence from the Medigap Market
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Interaction of Partial Public Insurance Programs and Residual Private Insurance Markets: Evidence from the U.S. Medicare Program
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2004)
  3. When Can Partial Public Insurance Produce Pareto Improvements?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2000

  1. Adverse Selection in Insurance Markets: Policyholder Evidence from the U.K. Annuity Market
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2004)

1999

  1. Selection Effects in the Market for Individual Annuities: New Evidence from the United Kingdom
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Testing for Asymmetric Information Using “Unused Observables” in Insurance Markets: Evidence from the U.K. Annuity Market
    Journal of Risk & Insurance, 2014, 81, (4), 709-734 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. The Impact of Medicaid on Labor Market Activity and Program Participation: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment
    American Economic Review, 2014, 104, (5), 322-28 Downloads View citations (23)

2013

  1. Income and Health Spending: Evidence from Oil Price Shocks
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2013, 95, (4), 1079-1095 Downloads View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Selection on Moral Hazard in Health Insurance
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (1), 178-219 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. The RAND Health Insurance Experiment, Three Decades Later
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2013, 27, (1), 197-222 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  4. WHAT GOOD IS WEALTH WITHOUT HEALTH? THE EFFECT OF HEALTH ON THE MARGINAL UTILITY OF CONSUMPTION
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2013, 11, 221-258 Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2012

  1. How General Are Risk Preferences? Choices under Uncertainty in Different Domains
    American Economic Review, 2012, 102, (6), 2606-38 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment: Evidence from the First Year
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, 127, (3), 1057-1106 Downloads View citations (101)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. Insuring Long-Term Care in the United States
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2011, 25, (4), 119-42 Downloads View citations (43)
  2. Selection in Insurance Markets: Theory and Empirics in Pictures
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2011, 25, (1), 115-38 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. Beyond Testing: Empirical Models of Insurance Markets
    Annual Review of Economics, 2010, 2, (1), 311-336 Downloads View citations (54)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Optimal Mandates and the Welfare Cost of Asymmetric Information: Evidence From the U.K. Annuity Market
    Econometrica, 2010, 78, (3), 1031-1092 Downloads View citations (28)

2009

  1. Approaches to Estimating the Health State Dependence of the Utility Function
    American Economic Review, 2009, 99, (2), 116-21 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Redistribution by insurance market regulation: Analyzing a ban on gender-based retirement annuities
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2009, 91, (1), 38-58 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. The Private Market for Long-Term Care Insurance in the United States: A Review of the Evidence
    Journal of Risk & Insurance, 2009, 76, (1), 5-29 Downloads View citations (62)

2008

  1. Input and Technology Choices in Regulated Industries: Evidence from the Health Care Sector
    Journal of Political Economy, 2008, 116, (5), 837-880 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Preference Heterogeneity and Insurance Markets: Explaining a Puzzle of Insurance
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 157-62 Downloads View citations (50)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. The Interaction of Public and Private Insurance: Medicaid and the Long-Term Care Insurance Market
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (3), 1083-1102 Downloads View citations (101)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  4. What did Medicare do? The initial impact of Medicare on mortality and out of pocket medical spending
    Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92, (7), 1644-1668 Downloads View citations (80)

2007

  1. Why is the market for long-term care insurance so small?
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (10), 1967-1991 Downloads View citations (78)
    See also Chapter (2007)

2006

  1. Did Medicare Induce Pharmaceutical Innovation?
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (2), 103-107 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Multiple Dimensions of Private Information: Evidence from the Long-Term Care Insurance Market
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (4), 938-958 Downloads View citations (195)

2005

  1. Dynamic Inefficiencies in Insurance Markets: Evidence from Long-Term Care Insurance
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (2), 224-228 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2004

  1. Adverse Selection in Insurance Markets: Policyholder Evidence from the U.K. Annuity Market
    Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 112, (1), 183-208 Downloads View citations (172)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. Minimum standards, insurance regulation and adverse selection: evidence from the Medigap market
    Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (12), 2515-2547 Downloads View citations (19)
  3. The interaction of partial public insurance programs and residual private insurance markets: evidence from the US Medicare program
    Journal of Health Economics, 2004, 23, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2002

  1. Selection Effects in the United Kingdom Individual Annuities Market
    Economic Journal, 2002, 112, (476), 28-50 Downloads View citations (68)
  2. The effect of tax subsidies to employer-provided supplementary health insurance: evidence from Canada
    Journal of Public Economics, 2002, 84, (3), 305-339 Downloads View citations (28)

Chapters

2016

  1. Bunching at the Kink: Implications for Spending Responses to Health Insurance Contracts
    A chapter in Social Insurance Programs (Trans-Atlantic Public Economic Seminar - TAPES), 2016
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2011

  1. Comment on "The Demand for Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Coverage: Evidence from Four Waves of the Retirement Perspectives Survey"
    A chapter in Explorations in the Economics of Aging, 2011, pp 182-185 Downloads

2010

  1. Comment on "Mind the Gap! Consumer Perceptions and Choices of Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans"
    A chapter in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, 2010, pp 481-484 Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Medicaid Crowd-Out of Private Long-Term Care Insurance Demand: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Survey
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 21, 2007, pp 1-34 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Why Is the Market or Long-term Care Insurance So Small?
    A chapter in Public Policy and Retirement, Trans-Atlantic Public Economics Seminar (TAPES), 2007, pp 1967-1991 View citations (74)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2007)
 
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