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.
- Kowalski, Amanda, Kolstad, J . 2016. Mandate-based health reform and the labor market: Evidence from the Massachusetts reform. Journal of Health Economics 47:81-106.
- Kowalski, Amanda. 2016. Censored quantile instrumental variable estimates of the price elasticity of expenditure on medical care. Journal of Business & Economic Statistics 34(1):107-117.
- Kowalski, Amanda. 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.
- Kowalski, Amanda, Hackmann, M , Kolstad, J . 2015. Adverse Selection and an Individual Mandate: When Theory Meets Practice. American Economic Review 105(3):1033-1066.
- Kowalski, Amanda, Kolstad, J . 2012. The impact of health care reform on hospital and preventive care: evidence from Massachusetts. Journal of Public Economics 96:909-929.
- Kowalski, Amanda, 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.