Physician-Industry Interactions: Persuasion and Welfare

Working Papers

In markets where consumers seek expert advice regarding purchases, firms seek to influence experts, raising concerns about biased advice. We combine a model of supply and demand with a local instrumental variables strategy based on regional spillovers from academic medical center conflict-of-interest policies. Read More

Managing Innovation in Hospitals: The Rise of the Chief Innovation Officer

Funded Research Proposal

Hospitals are increasingly facing market and regulatory pressures and the need to innovate is becoming ever more salient. One response has been the creation of the role of Chief Innovation Officer, or CIO.Read More