Matthew Zahn

Matthew Zahn

PhD Candidate 2023-2024
Curriculum Vitae
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"Entry and Competition in Insurance Markets: Evidence from Medicare Advantage" (job market paper)

"The Marginal Labor Supply Disincentives of Welfare: Evidence from Administrative Barriers to Participation"

"Do Hospital Mergers Make Patients Less Safe?"

"Who Protests, What Do They Protest, and Why?"

Other Activity:

NBER Aging and Health PhD Student Fellow, 2022--2023


Tools for Writing Research Papers in Economics. Fall 2023. TA.
Urban Economics. Spring 2022. TA.
Economics of Race, Gender, and Culture. Fall 2021. TA.
Elements of Macroeconomics. Fall 2020. TA.
Industrial Organization. Spring 2020. TA.
Monetary Analysis. Fall 2019. TA.


Professor Elena Krasnokutskaya -
Professor Nicholas W. Papageorge -
Professor Jonathan T. Elliot -

Main Advisor: Elena Krasnokutskaya

Thesis Title: "Essays on the Welfare Effects of Public Policies" (Download Abstract)

Fields: Industrial Organization, Health Economics, Public Economics