Michael Geruso

University of Texas at Austin
Department of Economics
1 University Station C3100
Austin, TX 78712
Tel: 512/475-8704

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NBER Program Affiliations: HC
NBER Affiliation: Faculty Research Fellow
Institutional Affiliation: University of Texas at Austin

NBER Working Papers and Publications

September 2019The Two Margin Problem in Insurance Markets
with Timothy J. Layton, Grace McCormack, Mark Shepard: w26288
Inversions in US Presidential Elections: 1836-2016
with Dean Spears, Ishaana Talesara: w26247
July 2018Heat, Humidity, and Infant Mortality in the Developing World
with Dean Spears: w24870
February 2018The Impact of Education on Family Formation: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the UK
with Heather Royer: w24332
September 2017Selection in Health Insurance Markets and Its Policy Remedies
with Timothy Layton: w23876

Published: Michael Geruso & Timothy J. Layton, 2017. "Selection in Health Insurance Markets and Its Policy Remedies," Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol 31(4), pages 23-50. citation courtesy of

December 2016Sanitation, Disease Externalities, and Anemia: Evidence From Nepal
with Diane Coffey, Dean Spears: w22940

Published: Diane Coffey & Michael Geruso & Dean Spears, 2018. "Sanitation, Disease Externalities and Anaemia: Evidence From Nepal," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 128(611), pages 1395-1432, June. citation courtesy of

November 2016Screening in Contract Design: Evidence from the ACA Health Insurance Exchanges
with Timothy J. Layton, Daniel Prinz: w22832

Published: Michael Geruso & Timothy Layton & Daniel Prinz, 2019. "Screening in Contract Design: Evidence from the ACA Health Insurance Exchanges," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol 11(2), pages 64-107. citation courtesy of

July 2016Demand Heterogeneity in Insurance Markets: Implications for Equity and Efficiency

Published: Michael Geruso, 2017. "Demand heterogeneity in insurance markets: Implications for equity and efficiency," Quantitative Economics, vol 8(3), pages 929-975. citation courtesy of

May 2015Upcoding: Evidence from Medicare on Squishy Risk Adjustment
with Timothy Layton: w21222
Neighborhood Sanitation and Infant Mortality
with Dean Spears: w21184

Published: Michael Geruso & Dean Spears, 2018. "Neighborhood Sanitation and Infant Mortality," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, vol 10(2), pages 125-162. citation courtesy of

September 2014Do Larger Health Insurance Subsidies Benefit Patients or Producers? Evidence from Medicare Advantage
with Marika Cabral, Neale Mahoney: w20470


July 2014Tradeoffs in the Design of Health Plan Payment Systems: Fit, Power and Balance
with Thomas G. McGuire: w20359

Published: Geruso, Michael & McGuire, Thomas G., 2016. "Tradeoffs in the design of health plan payment systems: Fit, power and balance," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 47(C), pages 1-19. citation courtesy of

April 2013Fraud in the Workplace? Evidence from a Dependent Verification Program
with Harvey S. Rosen: w18947
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