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Asako S. Moriya

Image of Asako Shimazaki MoriyaContact Information

Indiana University
School of Public and Environmental Affairs
1315 E. Tenth Street, Room 441
Bloomington, IN 47405

Phone: (412) 537-9800
Personal webpage:

Full Vita


Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2011
M.A., University of Tokyo, 2002
B.A., University of Tokyo, 1998

Professional Experiences

Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana University, September 2011-.

Professional Interests

Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics, and Health Policy

Current Projects
  • "The Impact of Macroeconomy on Health Insurance Coverage: Evidence from the Great Recession," with John Cawley and Kosali Simon.
  • "Effects of State Tort Reform Laws on Utilization and Health Outcomes: Evidence from Newborn Care."
  • "Does Physician Reimbursement Affect Treatment? Evidence from Restricting Balance Billing in California," with Yaa Akosa Antwi and Jaesoo Kim.
  • "Impact of Premium Subsidies on the Take-up of Health Insurance: Evidence from the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)," with Kosali Simon.
Selected Publications
  • "Hospital Prices and Market Structure in the Hospital and Insurance Industries," with William B. Vogt and Martin Gaynor, Health Economics, Policy and Law, October 2010, 5, 4, 459-479.
  • "Effects of Federal Policy to Insure Young Adults: Evidence from the 2010 Affordable Care Act’s Dependent-Coverage Mandate," with Yaa Akosa Antwi and Kosali Simon, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, forthcoming.