This New York Times editorial delves into two big health insurance mergers, and draws data from a study by SIEPR Director Mark Duggan. That study found that consolidation in the health insurance industry was responsible for an increase in premiums.
Senior fellows Grant Miller and Pascaline Dupas have received grants from Stanford’s Office of International Affairs. The money will be used to support Miller’s analysis of Iran’s health care expansion and Dupas’ creation of programs for economics students to do international research.
New research by Marcella Alsan suggests a strong link between the public revelation of the Tuskegee Study and poor health outcomes for black men. The SIEPR faculty fellow's work is highlighted by The Atlantic.