Gail Wilensky Professor of Applied Economics and Public Policy, Professor of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Professor of Pulic Policy, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy, Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center and Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Dr. Kowalski is a health economist who specializes in bringing together theoretical models and econometric techniques to analyze key health policy questions. Her recent work focuses on designing policies to target insurance expansions and medical treatments to individuals who will benefit from them the most.
- Amanda Kowalski, Kolstad, J . 2016. Mandate-based health reform and the labor market: Evidence from the Massachusetts reform. Journal of Health Economics 47:81-106.
- Amanda Kowalski. 2016. Censored quantile instrumental variable estimates of the price elasticity of expenditure on medical care. Journal of Business & Economic Statistics 34(1):107-117.
- Amanda Kowalski. 2015. Estimating the tradeoff between risk protection and moral hazard with a nonlinear budget set model of health insurance. International Journal of Industrial Organization 43:122-135.
- Amanda Kowalski, Hackmann, M , Kolstad, J . 2015. Adverse Selection and an Individual Mandate: When Theory Meets Practice. American Economic Review 105(3):1033-1066.
- Amanda Kowalski, Kolstad, J . 2012. The impact of health care reform on hospital and preventive care: evidence from Massachusetts. Journal of Public Economics 96:909-929.
- Amanda Kowalski, Hackmann, M , Kolstad, J . 2012. Health reform, health insurance, and selection: Estimating selection into health insurance using the massachusetts health reform. American Economic Review 102(3):498-501.