Sohini Mahapatra

PhD Candidate 2016-2017

Wyman 544E
Curriculum Vitae
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Thesis Title: "Price Transparency in the Health Care Sector"  - Download Abstract (PDF)

Fields: Health economics, applied microeconomics

Main Advisor: Jorge Balat


"If I Had Known How Much It Would Cost: The Effects of Health Care Price Transparency on Utilization and Prices" (job market paper)

"Which Patients Do Doctors Favor by Absorbing the Financial Liability Themselves?"

"Evidence of Physician Uncertainty over Insurance Coverage Characteristics"

"The Effect of Price Information Today on Utilization of Medical Care Tomorrow"

Research Assistance for:

Professor Elena Krasnokutskaya, 2013-2015
Professor Jorge Balat, 2014-2015


Econometrics, Fall 2014/2015, TA
Industrial Organization, Spring 2014/2016, TA
Health Economics I (JHSPH), Second Term 2014, TA
Principles of Microeconomics, Spring 2015, TA
Investments, Fall 2013, TA
Memorandums of Misunderstanding, Spring 2013, TA
Principles of Macroeconomics, Fall 2012, TA


Professor Jorge Balat -
Professor Robert Moffitt -
Professor Richard Spady -