Samuel Kleiner

Samuel A. Kleiner

Economist
Division:
Antitrust
Phone:
(202) 326-3082
Email Address:
skleiner@ftc.gov

Selected Publications

  • "Hospital Treatment and Patient Outcomes: Evidence from Capacity Constraints," Journal of Public Economics, 2019.
  • "Antitrust and Accountable Care Organizations: Observations for the Physician Market," with Daniel Ludwinski and William D. White, Medical Care Research and Review, 2017.
  • "The Effect of Child Health Insurance Access on Schooling: Evidence from Public Insurance Expansions," with Sarah Cohodes, Michael Lovenheim, and Daniel Grossman, Journal of Human Resources, 2016.
  • "Analysis of Hospital Production: An Output Index Approach," with Martin S. Gaynor and William B.
    Vogt, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2015.
  • "Market Power and Provider Consolidation in Physician Markets," with William D. White and Sean M.
    Lyons, International Journal of Health Economics and Management, 2015.
  • "Measuring Returns to Hospital Care: Evidence from Ambulance Referral Patterns," with Joseph Doyle, 
    John Graves, and Jonathan Gruber, Journal of Political Economy, 2015.
  • "Nurses’ Unions," Encyclopedia of Health Economics, 2014.
  • "A Structural Approach to Market Definition with an Application to the Hospital Industry," with Martin S.
    Gaynor and William B. Vogt, Journal of Industrial Economics, 2013.
  • "Provider Concentration in Markets for Physician Services for Patients with Traditional Medicare," with Sean M. Lyons and William D. White, Health Management, Policy and Innovation, 2012.
  • "Do Strikes Kill? Evidence from New York State," with Jonathan Gruber, American Economic Journal:
    Economic Policy
    , 2012.

Education

Carnegie Mellon University
PhD, Applied Economics and Policy Analysis
2010
Carnegie Mellon University
MPhil, Public Policy and Management
2009
Brown University
MA, Economics
2004
Northwestern University
BA, Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences/Economics
2001

Fields of Interest

  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
  • Industrial Organization
  • Antitrust
  • Public Economics

Professional Experience

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
2018-Present

Assistant Professor
Cornell University
2010-2018

Consultant
Dutch Healthcare Authority
2008-2008

Teaching Assistant
Carnegie Mellon University
2005-2010

Research Assistant
Carnegie Mellon University
2006-2006