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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.


Doyle wins 2021 digital teaching award


"Physician Group Influences on Treatment Intensity and Health: Evidence from Physician Switchers."

Doyle, Joseph, and Becky Staiger, Working Paper. 2021.

"The Impact of Healthcare IT on Clinical Quality, Productivity and Workers."

Bronsoler, Ari, Joseph Doyle, and John Van Reenen, Working Paper. 2021.

"Informing Patients That They are at High Risk for Serious Complications of Viral Infection Increases Vaccination Rates."

Shermohammed, Maheen, Amir Goren, Alon Lanyado, Rachel Yesharim, Donna M. Wolk, Joseph Doyle, Michelle N. Meyer, and Christopher F. Chabris, Working Paper. 2021.

"Health Care Hotspotting – A Randomized, Controlled Trial."

Finkelstein, Amy, Annetta Zhou, Sarah Taubman, and Joseph J. Doyle. New England Journal of Medicine No. 381 (2020): 151-162.

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