Research & Publications

"Health Care Hotspotting – A Randomized, Controlled Trial."

Finkelstein, Amy, Annetta Zhou, Sarah Taubman, and Joseph J. Doyle. New England Journal of Medicine No. 381 (2020): 151-162.

"Birth Order and Delinquency: Evidence from Denmark and Florida."

Breining, Sanni, Joseph J. Doyle, David N. Figlio, Krzysztof Karbowkik, and Jeffrey Roth. Journal of Labor Economics Vol. 38, No. 1 (2020): 95-142. Download Paper. Press.

"Clinical Decision Support for High-Cost Imaging: A Randomized Clinical Trial."

Doyle, Joseph J., Sarah Abraham, Laura Feeney, Sarah Reimer, and Amy Finkelstein. PLOS ONE Vol. 14, No. 3 (2019): 1-13.

"​Evaluating Measures of Hospital Quality: Evidence from Ambulance Referral Patterns."

Doyle, Joseph J., John A. Graves, and Jonathan Gruber. Review of Economics and Statistics Vol. 101, No. 5 (2019): 841-852. Download Paper. Appendix. Press. Working Paper Version.

"​Economics of Child Protection: Maltreatment, Foster Care & Intimate-Partner Violence."

Doyle, Joseph J. and Anna Aizer. Annual Review of Economics Vol. 10, (2018): 87-108. Download paper.

"Uncovering Waste in US Healthcare: Evidence from Ambulance Referral Patterns."

Doyle, Joseph J., John A. Graves, and Jonathan Gruber. Journal of Health Economics Vol. 54, (2017): 25-39. Download paper.

"Measuring Returns to Hospital Care: Evidence from Ambulance Referral Patterns."

Doyle, Joseph J., John Graves, Jonathan Gruber, and Samuel Kleiner. Journal of Political Economy Vol. 123, No. 1 (2015): 170-214. Finalist for the 2016 National Institute for Health Care Management Health Care Research Award.

"Causal Effects of Foster Care: An Instrumental-Variables Approach."

Doyle, Joseph J. Children and Youth Services Review Vol. 35, No. 7 (2013): 1143-1151. Download paper.

"Returns to Local-Area Healthcare Spending: Using Health Shocks to Patients far from Home."

Doyle, Joseph J. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. Vol. 3, No. 3 (2011): 221-243. Appendix.

"Edgeworth Cycles Revisited."

Doyle, Joseph J., Erich Muehlegger, and Krislert Samphantharak. Energy Economics Vol. 32, No. 3 (2010): 651-660.

"$2.00 Gas! Studying the Effects of Gas Tax Moratorium Across State Borders."

Doyle, Joseph J. and Krislert Samphantharak. Journal of Public Economics Vol. 92, No. 3 (2008): 869-884.

"Child Protection and Child Outcomes: Measuring the Effects of Foster Care."

Doyle, Joseph J. American Economic Review Vol. 97, No. 5 (2007): 1583-1610. Supplementary Appendix.

"The Market for Foster Care: An Empirical Study of the Impact of Foster Care Subsidies."

Doyle, Joseph J. and H. Elizabeth Peters. Review of Economics of the Household Vol. 5, No. 4 (2007): 329-351.

"Can't Buy Me Love? Subsidizing the Care of Related Children."

Doyle, Joseph J. Journal of Public Economics Vol. 91, No. 1 (2007): 281-304.

"Health Insurance, Treatment, and Outcomes: Using Auto Accidents as Health Shocks."

Doyle, Joseph J. The Review of Economics and Statistics Vol. 87, No. 2 (2005): 256-270. Working Paper Version.

"How Effective is Lifeline Banking in Assisting the 'Unbanked'?"

Doyle, Joseph J., Jose A. Lopez and Marc R. Saidenberg. Current Issues in Economics and Finance Vol. 40, No. 4 (1998): 1-6.

"Measuring Physician Quality: Evidence from Physician Availability."

Doyle, Joseph J., Working Paper. 2019.

"Economics of Child Wellbeing."

Aizer, Anna and Joseph J. Doyle. In Handbook of Child Well-Being: Theories, Methods and Policies in Global Perspective, North Holland, Netherlands: Springer, 2014.

"Risky Business: Cutting Health Costs."

Doyle, Joseph J. The Boston Globe, October 11, 2009.

"A Way to Help on Health Insurance."

Doyle, Joseph J. The Washington Post, October 29, 2004.
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