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Amy Finkelstein wins the John Bates Clark award

Sorry to be late on this one, but here is the AEA take on her contributions, many of which involve health care economics and the study of health insurance.  I am not sure she was considered an obvious front-runner from the beginning, but in my view it is an excellent pick (without intending any slight [...]
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Whether Insured Or Not, Study Shows Patients Consider Costs Before Seeking Care For A Heart Attack

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

Lack of health insurance and financial worries about the cost of care contributed to as much as a six-hour delay in seeking emergency care for a heart attack, according to a first-of-its kind study published April 14 in the Journal ... Read Post

Jonathan Leviin: John Bates Clark Medalist

Business & Finance / Economics : Grasping Reality with Both Hands (3 years ago)

Ryan Avent writes: >Economics: Jonathan Levin wins the John Bates Clark medal: THE American Economic Association has announced that Jonathan Levin, an economist at Stanford University, has one the prestigious John Bates Clark medal,... Read Post

Health care economist Amy Finkelstein wins the Clark Award

Business & Finance : Ezra Klein (2 years ago)

Chalk up a point for the health care nerds: M.I.T.’s Amy Finkelstein has won the American Economics Associations’ Clark Medal, given every year to the nation’s most promising economist under the age of 40. The award is a good predic... Read Post


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