Haizhen Lin

Associate Chair, Department of Business Economics and Public Policy

Jack R. Wentworth Professor and Associate Professor, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research

Email: hzlin@indiana.edu Phone: 812-855-3535

Vita:   Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research: Health Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics, Law and Economics


Selected Publications

Outside equity and healthcare firm behavior , with Elizabeth Munnich, Michael Richards, Chris Whaley, and Xiaoxi Zhao, Journal of Health Economics, forthcoming.

Multimarkt contact in Medicare Advantage, with Ian McCarthy, Journal of Industrial Economics, 71 (1), 212-255, 2023.

Hospital pricing following integration with physician practices, with Ian McCarthy and Michael Richards, Journal of Health Economics, 77, 2021.

Search and prices in Medigap insurance policies, with Matthijs Wildenbeest, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 38(4): 754-770, 2020.

Intertemporal substitution in health care demand: Evidence from the RAND Health Insurance Experiment, with Dan Sacks, Journal of Public Economics, 175, 29-43, 2019.

Information technology and patient health: Analyzing outcomes, populations, and mechanisms, with Seth Freedman and Jeffrey Prince, American Journal of Health Economics, 4(1), 51-79, 2018.

Determinants of policy response: The case of the partnership long-term care insurance program, with Jeffrey Prince, Health Services Research, 51(2), 687-703, 2016.

Quality choice and market structure: A dynamic analysis of nursing home oligopolies, International Economic Review, 56(4), 1261-1290, 2015.

Competition and price discrimination in the parking garage industry, with Isabelle Yijia Wang, Journal of Industrial Economics, 63(3), 522-548, 2015.

Public health insurance expansions and hospital technology adoption, with Seth Freedman and Kosali Simon, Journal of Public Economics, 121, 117-131, 2015.

Revisiting the relationship between nurse staffing and quality of care in nursing homes: An instrumental variables approach, Journal of Health Economics, 37, 13-24, 2014.

The impact of the partnership long-term care insurance program on private coverage, with Jeffrey Prince, Journal of Health Economics, 32(6), 1205-1213, 2013.

Financial distress and use of mental health care: Evidence from antidepressant prescription claims, with Jonathan Ketcham, Kosali Simon, and Niels Rosenquist, Economics Letters, 121(3), 449-453, 2013.


Working Papers

Distributional effect of insurer concentration on premiums: Evidence form employer-sponsored health insurance , with Yaying Zhou, revisions requested, RAND Journal of Economics.

Owning the agent: Hospital influence on physician behaviors, with Ian McCarthy and Michael Richards.