Joseph Doyle


Joseph Doyle


Joseph Doyle is the Erwin H. Schell Professor of Management and Applied Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

He studies public economics in the areas of healthcare and child welfare. His healthcare research investigates sources of value and waste to inform policies aimed at improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of the US healthcare system. This includes partnering with large healthcare providers and payers to conduct randomized controlled trials of changes in the ways healthcare is delivered with an emphasis on addressing social determinants of health. He conducts similar investigations into foster care and juvenile justice programs.

Doyle is codirector of the MIT Sloan Initiative for Health Systems Innovation and cochair of the Health Sector of the Jameel Poverty Action Lab.

He holds a BS from Cornell University and a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago.


"​Evaluating Measures of Hospital Quality."

Doyle, Joseph J., John A. Graves, and Jonathan Gruber. The Review of Economics and Statistics. Forthcoming. Appendix. Press.

"Birth Order and Delinquency: Evidence from Denmark and Florida."

Breining, Sanni, Joseph J. Doyle, David N. Figlio, Krzysztof Karbowkik, and Jeffrey Roth. The Journal of Labor Economics. Forthcoming. Press.

"Measuring Physician Quality: Evidence from Physician Availability."

Doyle, Joseph J., Working Paper. 2018.

"Uncovering Waste in US Healthcare: Evidence from Ambulance Referral Patterns."

Doyle, Joseph J., John A. Graves, and Jonathan Gruber. Journal of Health Economics Vol. 54, (2017): 25-39.

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