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Harvard Kennedy School faculty disseminate their research in working papers and publications that contribute to public knowledge and fuel policy innovation. This list features recent faculty publications, including journal articles, books, edited volumes, research papers, and public testimony.

Faculty Papers and Publications

Newhouse, Joseph P., Mary Price, John Hsu, Bruce Landon, and J. Michael McWilliams. "Currently Reading Delivery System Performance as Financial Risk Varies." The American Journal of Managed Care (December 2019).
Seo, Veri, Travis P. Baggett, Anne N. Thorndike, Peter Hull, John Hsu, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Vicki Fung. "Access to Care Among Medicaid and Uninsured Patients in Community Health Centers After the Affordable Care Act." BMC Health Services Research 19.1 (December 2019): 291.
Hsu, John, Joseph Newhouse, Lindsay Nicole Overhage, and Samuel Zuvekas. "Fiscal Difficulties of Cities, the Labor Market, and Health Care." Journal of Pension Economics & Finance 18.4 (October 2019): 565-578.
Clark, Robert L., and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Incentives and Limitations of Employment Policies on Retirement Transitions." Journal of Pension Economics & Finance 18.4 (October 2019): 495-499.
Song, Lina D., Joseph P. Newhouse, Xabier Garcia-De-Albeniz, and John Hsu. "Changes in Screening Colonoscopy Following Medicare Reimbursement and Cost-Sharing Changes." Health Services Research 54.4 (August 2019): 839-850.
Newhouse, Joseph P., Mary Price, J. Michael McWilliams, John Hsu, Jeffrey Souza, and Bruce E. Landon. "Adjusted Mortality Rates Are Lower For Medicare Advantage Than Traditional Medicare, But The Rates Converge Over Time." Health Affairs 38.4 (April 2019): 554-560.
Lavelle, Tara A., Milton C. Weinstein, Joseph P. Newhouse, Kerim Munir, Karen A. Kuhlthau, and Lisa A. Prosser. "Parent Preferences for Health Outcomes Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders." PharmacoEconomics 37.4 (April 2019): 541-551.
Fung, Vicki, Cassandra Peitzman, Julie Shi, Catherine Liang, William Dow, Alan Zaslavsky, Bruce Fireman, Stephen F. Derose, Michael Chernew, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu. "Adverse Selection Into and Within the Individual Health Insurance Market in California in 2014." Health Services Research 53.5, Part I (Spring 2018): 3750-3769.
Newhouse, Joseph P. "Risk Adjustment with an Outside Option." Journal of Health Economics 56 (December 2017): 256-258.
Chien, Alyna, Joseph P. Newhouse, Lisa I. Iezzoni, Carter R. Petty, Sharon-Lise T. Normand, and Mark A. Schuster. "Socioeconomic Background and Commercial Health Plan Spending." Pediatrics 140.5 (November 2017): 1-10.
Newhouse, Joseph P., and Sharon-Lise Normand. "Health Policy Trials." New England Journal of Medicine 376 (June 2017): 2160-2167.
Jacobson, Mireille G., Tom Y. Chang, Craig C. Earle, and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Physician Agency and Patient Survival." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 134 (February 2017): 27-47.
Fung, Vicki, Catherine Y. Liang, Cassandra G.K. Peitzman, William H. Dow, Alan M. Zaslavsky, Bruce Fireman, Stephen F. Derose, Michael E. Chernew, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu. "Nearly One-Third Of Enrollees In California's Individual Market Missed Opportunities To Receive Financial Assistance." Health Affairs 36.1 (January 2017): 21-31.
Newhouse, Joseph P., and John D. MacArthur. "Medicare Advantage and Traditional Fee-For-Service Medicare." Population Health Management 19 (November 2016): s4-s5.
Clark, Robert L., and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Challenges Facing Public Retirement Plans." Journal of Pension Economics and Finance 15.3 (July 2016): 249-53.
Jena, Anupam B., Jie Huang, Bruce Fireman, Vicki Fung, Scott Gazelle, Mary Beth Landrum, Michael Chernew, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu. "Screening Mammography for Free: Impact of Eliminating Cost Sharing on Cancer Screening Rates." Health Services Research (March 17, 2016).
Fung, Vicki, Mary Price, Alisa B. Busch, Mary Beth Landrum, Bruce Fireman, Andrew A. Nierenberg, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu. "The Introduction of Generic Risperidone in Medicare Part D." American Journal of Managed Care 22.1 (January 2016): 41-48.
Fung, Vicki, Mary Price, Alisa B. Busch, Mary Beth Landrum, Bruce Fireman, Andrew A. Nierenberg, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu. "Use of Second-Generation Antipsychotics and the Introduction of Generic Risperidone in Medicare Part D." American Journal of Managed Care 22.1 (January 2016): 41-48.
Sanghavi, Prachi, Anupam Jena, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Alan Zaslavsky. "Outcomes of Basic Versus Advanced Life Support for Out-of-Hospital Medical Emergencies." Annals of Internal Medicine 163.9 (November 2015): 681-690.
Landon, Bruce E., Alan Zaslavsky, Robert Saunders, Gregory L. Pawlson, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Ayanian. "A Comparison of Relative Resource Use and Quality in Medicare Advantage Health Plans Versus Traditional Medicare." American Journal of Managed Care 21.8 (August 2015): 559-566.
Bensimon, Arielle G., Miguel A. Hernan, Teresa Gibson, Vicki Fung, Michael Chernew, Mary B. Landrum, Joseph P. Newhouse, Mark Schuster, and John Hsu. "Comparative Effectiveness of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Against Cervical Abnormalities by Dose Level in a Cohort of Privately-Insured U.S. Girls." Value in Health 18.3 (May 2015).
Chaloupka, Frank J., Kenneth E. Warner, Daron Acemoglu, Jonathan Gruber, Fritz Laux, Wendy Max, Joseph P. Newhouse, Thomas Schelling, and Jody Sindelar. "An Evaluation of the FDA’s Analysis of the Costs and Benefits of the Graphic Warning Label Regulation." Tobacco Control 24.2 (March 2015): 112-119.
Zhang, Yuting, Seo Hyon Baik, and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Use Of Intelligent Assignment To Medicare Part D Plans For People With Schizophrenia Could Produce Substantial Savings." Health Affairs 34.3 (March 2015): 454-460.
Newhouse, Joseph P. "How Much Selection Is Left in Medicare Advantage?" American Journal of Health Economics 1.1 (Winter 2015): 1-26.
Sanghavi, Prachi, Anupam B. Jena, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Alan M. Zaslavsky. "Outcomes After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Treated by Basic vs Advanced Life Support." JAMA Internal Medicine 174.12 (December 2014).
Ayanian, John, Bruce Landon, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Alan Zaslavsky. "Racial and Ethnic Disparities among Enrollees in Medicare Advantage Plans." New England Journal of Medicine 371.24 (December 2014): 2288-2297.
Clark, Robert L., Joseph P. Newhouse, and David M. Cutler. "Health Insurance and the American Public Sector Labor Market." Journal of Health Economics 38 (December 2014): 62-64.
Stevenson, David G., Stacie B. Dusetzina, A. James O'Malley, Susan L. Mitchell, Barbara J. Zarowitz, Michael E. Chernew, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Haiden A. Huskamp. "High-Risk Medication Use by Nursing Home Residents Before and After Hospitalization." Medical Care 52.1 (October 2014): 884-890.
Stevenson, David G., A. James O'Malley, Stacie Dusetzina, Susan L. Mitchell, Barbara Zarowitz, Michael Chernew, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Haiden A. Huskamp. "Effect of Part D Coverage Restrictions for Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, and Cholinesterase Inhibitors on Related Nursing Home Resident Outcomes." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 62.9 (September 2014): 1666-1674.
Huskamp, Haiden A., Nancy L. Keating, Jesse B. Dalton, Michael E. Chernew, and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Drug Plan Design Incentives Among Medicare Prescription Drug Plans." American Journal of Managed Care 20.9 (July 2014): 562-568.
Newhouse, Joseph P., and Thomas G. McGuire. "How Successful Is Medicare Advantage?" Milbank Quarterly 92.2 (June 2014): 351–39.
McGuire, Thomas G., Joseph P. Newhouse, Sharon-Lise Normand, Julie Shi, and Samuel Zuvekas. "Assessing Incentives for Service-level Selection in Private Health Insurance Exchanges." Journal of Health Economics 35 (May 2014): 47-63.
Huckfeldt, Peter J., Neeraj Sood, José J. Escarce, David C. Grabowski, and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Effects of Medicare Payment Reform: Evidence from the Home Health Interim and Prospective Payment Systems." Journal of Health Economics 34 (March 2014): 1-18.
Lavelle, Tara A., Milton C. Weinstein, Joseph P. Newhouse, Kerim Munir, Karen A. Kuhlthau, and Lisa A. Prosser. "The Economic Burden of Childhood Autism Spectrum Disorders." Pediatrics 133.3 (March 2014): e520-e529.
Ayanian, John Z., Bruce E. Landon, Alan M. Zaslavsky, and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Racial and Ethnic Differences in Use of Mammography Between Medicare Advantage and Traditional Medicare." Journal of the National Cancer Institute 105.24 (December 2013): 1891-1896.
McGuire, Thomas G., Jacob Glazer, Joseph P. Newhouse, Sharon-Lise Normand, Julie Shi, Anna D. Sinaiko, and Samuel Zuvekas. "Integrating Risk Adjustment and Enrollee Premiums in Health Plan Payment." Journal of Health Economics 32.6 (December 2013): 1263–1277.
Newhouse, Joseph P., J. Michael McWilliams, Mary Price, Jie Huang, Bruce Fireman, and John Hsu. "Do Medicare Advantage Plans Select Enrollees in Higher Margin Clinical Categories?" Journal of Health Economics 32.6 (December 2013): 1278-1288.
Goldman, Dana P., Daniel McFadden, and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Introduction [to the Special Issue on the American Medicare Program, Parts C and D]." Journal of Health Economics 32.6 (December 2013): 1180-1184.
Fung, Vicki, Mary Reed, Mary Price, Richard Brand, William H. Dow, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu. "Responses to Medicare Drug Costs among Near-Poor versus Subsidized Beneficiaries." Health Services Research 48.5 (October 2013): 1653-1668.
Stevenson, David, John Z. Ayanian, Alan M. Zaslavsky, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Bruce E. Landon. "Service Use at the End of Life in Medicare Advantage versus Traditional Medicare." Medical Care 51.10 (October 2013): 931-937.
Huskamp, Haiden A., David G. Stevenson, A. James O’Malley, Stacie B. Dusetzina, Susan L. Mitchell, Barbara J. Zarowitz, Michael E. Chernew, and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Medicare Part D Plan Generosity and Medication Use among Dual Eligible Nursing Home Residents." Medical Care 51.10 (October 2013): 894-900.
Newhouse, Joseph P., and Alan M. Garber. "Geographic Variation in Health Care Spending in the United States." JAMA 310.12 (September 25, 2013): 1227-8.
Sood, Neeraj, Peter J. Huckfeldt, David C. Grabowski, Joseph P. Newhouse, and José J. Escarce. "The Effect of Prospective Payment on Admission and Treatment Policy: Evidence from Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities." Journal of Health Economics 32.5 (September 2013): 965-979.
Julia Adler-Milstein, Claudia Salzberg, Calvin Franz, John Orav, Joseph P. Newhouse, and David W. Bates. "Effect of Electronic Health Records on Health Care Costs: Longitudinal Comparative Evidence From Community Practices." Annals of Internal Medicine 159.2 (July 2013): 97-104.
Fung, Vicki, Mary Reed, Mary Price, Richard Brand, William Dow, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Hsu. "Adverse Clinical Events Among Medicare Beneficiaries Using Antipsychotic Drugs: Linking Health Insurance Benefits and Clinical Needs." Medical Care 51.7 (July 2013): 614-621.
Ayanian, John Z., Bruce E. Landon, Alan M. Zaslavsky, Robert C. Saunders, Robert C., Gregory L. Pawlson, and Joseph P. Newhouse. "Medicare Beneficiaries More Likely To Receive Appropriate Ambulatory Services In HMOs Than In Traditional Medicare." Health Affairs 32.7 (July 2013): 1228-1235.
Baicker, Katherine, Sarah L. Taubman, Heidi L. Allen, Heidi L., Mira Bernstein, Jonathan H. Gruber, Joseph P. Newhouse, Eric C. Schneider, Bill J. Wright, Alan Zaslavsky, and Amy N. Finkelstein. "The Oregon Experiment -- Effects of Medicaid on Clinical Outcomes." New England Journal of Medicine 368.18 (May 2013): 1713-1722.
Newhouse, Joseph P., and Alan M. Garber. "Geographic Variation in Medicare Services." New England Journal of Medicine 368.16 (April 18, 2013): 1465-1468.
Landon, Bruce E., Alan M. Zaslavsky, Robert C. Saunders, L. Gregory Pawlson, Joseph P. Newhouse, and John Z. Ayanian. "Analysis Of Medicare Advantage HMOs Compared With Traditional Medicare Shows Lower Use Of Many Services During 2003–09." Health Affairs 31.12 (December 2012): 2609-2617.
Newhouse, Joseph P., Jie Huang, Mary Price, J. Michael McWilliams, and John Hsu. "Steps To Reduce Favorable Risk Selection In Medicare Advantage Largely Succeeded, Boding Well For Health Insurance Exchanges." Health Affairs 31.12 (December 2012): 2618-2628.