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Assessment of Filled Buprenorphine Prescriptions for Opioid Use Disorder During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic (with Thuy Nugyen, Sumedha Gupta, Caleb Alexander, Brendan Saloner and Bradley Stein) JAMA Internal Medicine 

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Buprenorphine and Extended-Release Naltrexone Filled Prescriptions During the COVID-19 Pandemic (With Thuy Nugyen, Sumedha Gupta, Kosali Simon, Jennifer Miles, Stephen Crystal, Hillary Samples) JAMA Network Open

Did the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Reduce Readmissions? An Assessment of Prior Evidence and New Estimates (with Robert Kaestner) Evaluation Review 

Article PDF (NBER Working paper:29545)

Mortality and Socioeconomic Consequences of Prescription Opioids: Evidence from State Policies (With Robert Kaestner) Labour Economics 

Article PDF (NBER Working paper:26135) 

Media : VOXEU , Cato, Brookings

Effect of Prescription Opioids and Prescription Opioid Control Policies on Infant Health (With Robert Kaestner) 

Article PDF (NBER Working paper: 26749)  Revise & Resubmit at The Southern Economic Journal

Mortality Effects of Healthcare Supply Shocks: Evidence Using Linked Deaths and Electronic Health Records (With Kosali Simon and Coady Wing) NBER article here Revise and Resubmit at  The  Review of Economics and Statistics

nber bulletin summary here

Work in Progress 

Provider Payments and the Direction of Innovation: The Case of the Wearable Artificial Kidney (With Diane Alexander) (early draft and code available upon request)

Effects of State COVID-19 Closure Policy on NON-COVID-19 Health Care Utilization (With Kosali Simon and 

Coady Wing) 

Article PDF (NBER Working paper:27621)

Media : WSJ, DailyMail, WWLTV , Forbes 

The Effects of School Reopenings on COVID-19 Hospitalizations (with Doug Harris and Susan Hassig) 

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Media : NPR, ChalkBeat, Edweek, US NEWS, New York Times, CDC

Does Makena work? A quasi-experimental approach to examine the drug treating preterm. (With Xuanhao He) 

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