Seth Richards-Shubik: Research
Associate Professor
Department of Economics
College of Business
Lehigh University


CV [.pdf]

Working Papers

"Optimal Contracting with Altruistic Agents: Medicare Payments for Dialysis Drugs" (with Martin Gaynor and Nirav Mehta), latest version: September 2022. (PDF) conditionally accepted at the American Economic Review
(Earlier version: NBER Working Paper 27172, May 2020.)

"Contagion in the European Sovereign Debt Crisis" (with Brent Glover), latest version: May 2021. (PDF)
(Earlier version: NBER Working Paper 20567, October 2014.)

"Health and Work Capacity of Older Adults: Estimates and Implications for Social Security Policy" (with David M. Cutler, Ellen Meara, and Wilson F. Powell, III), latest version: December 2014. (PDF)


Economics Journals and Books

Anderson, Katharine A., and Seth Richards-Shubik. 2022. "Collaborative Production in Science: An Empirical Analysis of Coauthorships in Economics." The Review of Economics and Statistics, 104(6): 1241-55. (accepted PDF, appendix)

Richards-Shubik, Seth, Mark S. Roberts, and Julie M. Donohue. 2022. "Measuring Quality Effects in Equilibrium." Journal of Health Economics, 83: #106216.
(NBER Working Paper 28817, May 2021.)

Richards-Shubik, Seth. 2020. "Application and Computation of a Flexible Class of Network Formation Models." In The Econometrics of Networks (Advances in Econometrics, vol. 42), edited by Áureo de Paula, Elie Tamer, and Marcel-Cristian Voia, 111-142. (accepted PDF)

de Paula, Áureo, Seth Richards-Shubik, and Elie Tamer. 2018. "Identifying Preferences in Networks with Bounded Degree." Econometrica, 86(1): 263-288.

Chung, Andrea P., Martin Gaynor, and Seth Richards-Shubik. 2017. "Subsidies and Structure: The Lasting Impact of the Hill-Burton Program on the Hospital Industry." The Review of Economics and Statistics, 99(5): 926-943.

Goldring, Thomas, Fabian Lange, and Seth Richards-Shubik. 2016. "Testing for Changes in the SES-Mortality Gradient When the Distribution of Education Changes Too." Journal of Health Economics, 46(March): 120-130.

Richards-Shubik, Seth. 2015. "Peer Effects in Sexual Initiation: Separating Demand and Supply Mechanisms." Quantitative Economics, 6(3): 663-702.
(Previous versions: PIER Working Paper 12-015, January 2012; December 2010 draft with extended IV analysis of the composite effect of social interactions, see section 5, PDF.)

Horrace, William C., Seth Richards-Shubik, and Ian A. Wright. 2015. " Expected Efficiency Ranks from Parametric Stochastic Frontier Models." Empirical Economics, 48(2): 829-848.

Cutler, David M., Ellen Meara, and Seth Richards-Shubik. 2012. "Induced Innovation and Social Inequality: Evidence from Infant Medical Care." Journal of Human Resources, 47(2): 456-492.

Horrace, William C., and Seth Richards-Shubik. 2012. "A Monte Carlo Study of Ranked Efficiency Estimates from Frontier Models." Journal of Productivity Analysis, 38(2): 155-165.

Cutler, David M., Fabian Lange, Ellen Meara, Seth Richards-Shubik, and Christopher J. Ruhm. 2011. "Rising Educational Gradients in Mortality: The Role of Behavioral Risk Factors." Journal of Health Economics, 30(6): 1174-87.

David, Guy, Sara Markowitz, and Seth Richards-Shubik. 2010. "The Effects of Pharmaceutical Marketing and Promotion on Adverse Drug Events and Regulation." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2(4): 1-25.

Health Services Research and Medical Journals

Metes, Ilinca D., Lingshu Xue, Chung-Chou H. Chang, Haiden A. Huskamp, Walid F. Gellad, Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, Niteesh K. Choudhry, Seth Richards-Shubik, Hasan Glucu, and Julie M. Donohue. 2019. "Association between Physician Adoption of a New Oral Anti-Diabetic Medication and Medicare and Medicaid Drug Spending." BMC Health Services Research, 19: #703.

Donohue, Julie M., Hasan Guclu, Walid F. Gellad, Chung-Chou H. Chang, Haiden A. Huskamp, Niteesh K. Choudhry, Ruoxin Zhang, Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, Stefanie P. Junker, Timothy Anderson, and Seth Richards-Shubik. 2018. "Influence of Peer Networks on Physician Adoption of New Drugs." PLoS ONE, 13(10): e0204826.

Anderson, Timothy S., Wei-Hsuan Lo-Ciganic, Walid F. Gellad, Rouxin Zhang, Haiden A. Huskamp, Niteesh K. Choudhry, Chung-Chou H Chang, Seth Richards-Shubik, Hasan Guclu, Bobby Jones, and Julie M. Donohue. 2018. "Patterns and Predictors of Physician Adoption of New Cardiovascular Drugs." Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation, 6(1): 33-40.

Cuellar, Alison, Amelia M. Haviland, Seth Richards-Shubik, Anthony T. LoSasso, Alicia Atwood, Hilary Wolfendale, Mona Shah, and Kevin Volpp. 2017. "Boosting Workplace Wellness Programs with Financial Incentives." American Journal of Managed Care, 23(10): 294-300.

Lo-Ciganic, Wei-Hsuan, Walid F. Gellad, Haiden A. Huskamp, Niteesh K. Choudhry, Chung-Chou H. Chang, Ruoxin Zhang, Bobby L. Jones, Hasan Guclu, Seth Richards-Shubik, and Julie M. Donohue. 2016. "Who Were the Early Adopters of Dabigatran? An Application of Group-Based Trajectory Models." Medical Care, 54(7): 725-732.

Paltiel, A. David, Einar Ingvarsson, Donald K. K. Lee, Richard L. Leff, Richard J. Nowak, Kurt D. Petschke, Seth Richards-Shubik, Ange Zhou, Martin Shubik, and Kevin C. O'Connor. 2015. "Demographic and Clinical Features of Inclusion Body Myositis in North America." Muscle & Nerve, 52(4): 527-533.

Meara, Ellen R., Seth Richards, and David M. Cutler. 2008. "The Gap Gets Bigger: Changes in Mortality and Life Expectancy by Education, 1981-2000." Health Affairs, 27(2): 350-360.

Other Social Science Journals

Richards, Seth. 2005. "A Social Network Analysis into the David Kelly Tragedy." Connections, 26(2): 25-32.