Erin Johnson

Assistant Professor of Applied Economics

Biography | Selected Publications

“Ability, Learning and the Career Path of Cardiac Specialists,” Erin. M. Johnson. Forthcoming, American Economic Review.

“Physicians Treating Physicians: Information and Incentives in Childbirth,” with M. Marit Rehavi, Revise and Resubmit, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

“Maternal Obesity and the U.S. C-section Rate,” with M. Marit Rehavi.


“Physician Induced Demand” Erin M. Johnson. Encyclopedia of Health Economics, pp. 77-82.


“Agency Issues in Medicine: Evidence from Informed Patients,” with M. Marit Rehavi. (2011)

“Provider Continuity and Patient Outcomes,” with M. Marit Rehavi, Daniela Carusi, M.D., and David Chan, M.D. (2011)

“Ability, Learning and the Career Path of Cardiac Specialists,” American Economic Review. (2010)

“Essays in the Labor Economics of Healthcare,” Ph.D., UC Berkeley.


"Impacts of Physician Continuity on Patient Care." (2010)


Contact Information
Office: E62-523
Tel: (617) 715-4836
Fax: (617) 258-6786
Support Staff
Name: Krysta Harmon
Tel: (617) 253-8959

General Expertise
Applied economics; Applied microeconomics; Healthcare delivery; Healthcare industry; Medicaid; Medical decision making; Medicare; Signaling