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Christine Yee

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

DSC_3870_copyAssistant Professor, Economics

Contact Information

Office: Public Policy 326
Phone: 410-455-2177

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Health Economics, Public Policy, Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics.


Working Papers

“Effects of Vertical Integration in the Medical Industry: The Case of the ASC Gold Rush”

“Explaining Geographic Variation in Surgery Rates: Clinical Consensus Matters”

“Impact of a VA Hiring Initiative on Wait Times for Mental Health Appointments for Veterans”

“Impact of a Recall Reminder System and Minimizing Crowd Out for New Patients”


Why Surgery Rates Vary (with Steven Pizer and Olesya Fomenko). Cambridge, MA: Workers Compensation Research Institute, June 2015.

Impact of Treatment Guidelines in Texas (with Philip S. Borba). Cambridge, MA: Workers Compensation Research Institute, September 2012.

Why Surgeon Owners of Ambulatory Surgical Centers do More Surgery. Cambridge, MA: Workers Compensation Research Institute, May 2012.

“Physicians on Board: An Examination of Physician Financial Interests in ASCs Using Longitudinal Data.” Journal of Health Economics 30(5): 904-918, September 2011.

Impact of Preauthorization on Medical Care in Texas (with Philip S. Borba and Nicole M. Coomer). Cambridge, MA: Workers Compensation Research Institute, June 2011.

“Choosing Among Residential Options: Results of a Vignette Experiment” (with Francis Caro, Samantha Levien, Alison Gottlieb, Joachim Winter, Daniel McFadden, and Teck Ho). Research on Aging 34(1): 3-33, April 2011.

“Using the Internet to Administer More Realistic Vignette Experiments” (with Francis Caro, Teck Ho, Daniel McFadden, Alison Gottlieb, Taizan Chan, and Joachim Winter). Social Science Computer Review 30(2): 184-201, January 2011.

(For a complete list of publications, see Curriculum Vitae)