Scientific Advisor, PHE
Associate Professor of Finance, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Dr. Karaca-Mandic’s research focuses on health insurance benefit design, healthcare regulations, insurance markets, pharmaceutical use, and medical technology diffusion. Her research has been published in leading economics, policy, and medical journals including the Journal of Political Economy and the Journal of the American Medical Association. Her research has been funded by the National Institute on Aging, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She is the recipient of a KO1 career grant from the National Institutes of Health through which she has been studying physician medical technology adoption. She is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research’s Health Economics and Healthcare programs. Dr. Karaca-Mandic represents the University of Minnesota in the Health Care Cost Institute’s Academic Advisory Panel.
PhD, Economics, University of California at Berkeley
BA, Economics and Mathematics, Swarthmore College
- Huckfeldt PJ, et al. Less intense postacute care, better outcomes for enrollees in Medicare Advantage than those in fee-for-service. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017.
- Karaca-Mandic P, et al. Health and health care use among individuals at risk to lose health insurance with repeal of the Affordable Care Act. JAMA Intern Med. 2017.
- Karaca-Mandic P, et al. The effect of physician and hospital market structure on medical technology diffusion. Health Serv Res. 2017.
- Karaca-Mandic P, et al. The volume of TV advertisements during the ACA’s first enrollment period was associated with increased insurance coverage. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017.
- Snider J, et al. The economic value of CTL019 therapy for pediatric patients with relapsed and refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the United Kingdom. Blood. 2017.