Skip to main content



Health Insurance:

Strategic Formulary Design in Medicare Part D Plans
  (with Kosali Simon)
  Media Coverage: NY Times
  American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Vol. 10, No. 3, (Aug. 2018)

Does Part D Abet Advantageous Selection in Medicare Advantage?
  (with Tony Han)
  Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 56, (Dec. 2017), pp. 368-382.

Taxpayer Willingness-to-Pay for Health Insurance Reform: A Contingent Valuation Analysis
  (with Kosali Simon and William D. White )
   Economic Inquiry, Vol. 52, No. 3 (July 2014), pp. 994-1013.

Insurer Innovation and Health Care Efficiency: Evidence from Utah [Slides]
  (with Ben Handel, Jon Holmes, and Jon Kolstad)

Health Persistence and the Ex Ante Value of Medicaid as a Safety Net [Slides]
  (with Amanda Kowalski)

How Do Low-Income Enrollees in the Affordable Care Act Exchanges Respond to Cost-Sharing?
  (with Tom DeLeire and Nicolas Ziebarth)

The Dynamic Efficiency of Changes in Medicaid Generosity
  (with Nicolas Ziebarth)

Taxpayer Subsidized Health Insurance and Crowding-In and Out of Coverage on the ACA Exchanges
  (with Nicolas Ziebarth)


Compensating Wage Differentials:

Estimating Compensating Wage Differentials with Endogenous Job Mobility
  (with Ian Schmutte)
  Under Review

The Estimation of Compensating Wage Differentials: Lessons from the Deadliest Catch
  Forthcoming at the Journal of Business & Economic Statistics

Gender Differences in Sorting on Occupational Safety and Establishment Pay
  (with Ian Schmutte)
  Revise & Resubmit at The Economic Journal


Physician Labor Markets and Organizations:

Physician Practice Organization and Negotiated Prices: Evidence from State Law Changes
  (with Naomi Hausman)
  Revise & Resubmit at American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

The Impacts of Restricting Mobility of Skilled Service Workers: Evidence from Physicians
  (with Carol Simon and William D. White)
  Fourth Revision Submitted to the Journal of Human Resources





Contact Information

Kurt Lavetti
Ohio State University
Department of Economics
Arps Hall 433
Columbus, OH 43210

E-mail: lavetti.1@osu.edu