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Martin Gaynor receives 2016 American Economic Journal: Economic Policy “Best Paper Prize”

May 18, 2016

Martin Gaynor, Bates White Academic Affiliate and Carnegie Mellon University Professor, with co-authors Rodrigo Moreno-Serra and Carol Propper, received the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy “Best Paper Prize” for “Death by Market Power: Reform, Competition, and Patient Outcomes in the National Health Service.” Published in November 2013, the paper explores a procompetitive policy reform to provide estimates of the impact of competition on hospital outcomes.

The annual American Economic Journal “Best Paper Prize” highlights the best paper published in each of the American Economic Journals: Applied Economics, Economic Policy, Macroeconomics, and Microeconomics over the last three years. Nominations are provided by American Economic Association (AEA) members, and winners are selected by the journals’ editors, co-editors, and boards of editors. Award recipients will be honored at AEA’s Annual Meeting, January 6–8, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois.

For more information, read the AEA press release.