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Samuel A. Kleiner


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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.


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

Fields of Interest

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

Professional Experience

Federal Trade Commission

Assistant Professor
Cornell University

Dutch Healthcare Authority

Teaching Assistant
Carnegie Mellon University

Research Assistant
Carnegie Mellon University

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