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Ryan C. McDevitt

Ryan C McDevitt

Professor · Duke University

Curriculum Vitae

PAPERS

Ambulance Taxis: The Impact of Regulation and Litigation on Health Care Fraud
August 2022, with Paul Eliason, Riley League, Jetson Leder-Luis, & Jimmy Roberts

Demand, Regulation, and Welfare on the Margin of Alternative Financial Services
June 2022, with Aaron Sojourner, revision requested, Review of Economics and Statistics

The Effect of Bundled Payments on Provider Behavior and Patient Outcomes
February 2022, with Paul Eliason, Ben Heebsh, Riley League, & Jimmy Roberts, revision requested, American Economic Review

PUBLICATIONS

The Timing and Location of Entry in Growing Markets: Subgame Perfection at Work
November 2022, with Bryan Bollinger, Kenneth Judd, & Uli Doraszelski, forthcoming, RAND Journal of Economics

Physicians as Owners and Agents: A Call for Further Study
November 2022, with Paul Eliason & Jimmy Roberts, forthcoming, JAMA Internal Medicine

Assessment of Spending for Patients Initiating Dialysis Care
October 2022, with Riley League, Paul Eliason, Jimmy Roberts, & Heather Wong, JAMA Network Open, 5(10):e2239131

Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19: Variation in Regional Political Preferences Predicted New Prescriptions after President Trump's Endorsement
August 2022, with Farrah Madanay & Peter Ubel, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 47(4): 429-451

Association Between Hospital Private Equity Acquisition and Outcomes of Acute Medical Conditions Among Medicare Beneficiaries
April 2022, with Marcelo Cerullo, Karen Joynt Maddox, Anaeze C. Offodile II, Jimmy Roberts, & Kelly Yang, JAMA Network Open, 5(4):e229581

Variability in Prices Paid for Hemodialysis by Employer-Sponsored Insurance in the US From 2012 to 2019
February 2022, with Riley League, Paul Eliason, Jimmy Roberts, & Heather Wong, JAMA Network Open, 5(2):e220562

Private Equity Acquisition and Responsiveness to Service-Line Profitability at Short-Term Acute Care Hospitals
November 2021, with Marcelo Cerullo, Anaeze C. Offodile II, Jimmy Roberts, & Kelly Yang, Health Affairs, 40(11), 1697-1705

Backstop Price Caps in Commercial Health Care Markets: Comment
July 2021, with Jay Lusk, JAMA, 326(3), 276-277

How Acquisitions Affect Firm Behavior and Performance: Evidence from the Dialysis Industry
February 2020, with Paul Eliason, Ben Heebsh, & Jimmy Roberts, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 135(1), 221-267

Strategic Patient Discharge: Evidence from Long-term Care Hospitals
November 2018, with Paul Eliason, Paul Grieco, & Jimmy Roberts, American Economic Review, 108(11), 3232-3265

Legislators' School Ties & State Funding for Higher Education
August 2018, with Aaron Chatterji & Joowon Kim, Journal of Public Economics, 164, 254-269

Productivity and Quality in Health Care: Evidence from the Dialysis Industry
July 2017, with Paul Grieco, Review of Economic Studies, 84(3), 1071-1105

The Effect of Social Interaction on Economic Transactions: Evidence from Changes in Two Retail Formats
December 2015, with A. Goldfarb, S. Samila, & B. Silverman, Management Science, 61(12), 2963-2981

Specialization and Competition in the Venture Capital Industry
June 2015, with Y. Hochberg & M. Mazzeo, Review of Industrial Organization, 46(4), 323-347

"A" Business by Any Other Name: Firm Name Choice as a Signal of Firm Quality
August 2014, Journal of Political Economy, 122(4), 909-994

Market Structure and Gender Disparity in Health Care: Preferences, Competition, & Quality of Care
Spring 2014, with Jimmy Roberts, The RAND Journal of Economics, 45:1, 116-139

Names & Reputations: An Empirical Analysis
August 2011, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 3:3, 193-209

The Broadband Bonus: Estimating Broadband Internet's Economic Value
August 2011, with Shane Greenstein, Telecommunications Policy, 35:7, 617-632

Evidence of a Modest Price Decline in U.S. Broadband Services
June 2011, with Shane Greenstein, Information Economics & Policy, 23:2, 200-211

CHAPTERS

Business Strategy and Antitrust Policy
December 2014, with Michael Mazzeo, The Oxford Handbook of International Antitrust Economics

Measuring the Broadband Bonus in Thirty OECD Countries
April 2012, with Shane Greenstein, OECD Digital Economy Papers, No. 197, OECD Publishing

The Global Broadband Bonus: Broadband Internet's Impact on Seven Countries
August 2011, with Shane Greenstein, in The Linked World: How ICT Is Transforming Societies, Cultures and Economies

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