Sebastian Bauhoff

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Adjunct Economist
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Ph.D. in health economics, Harvard University; M.P.A. in international development, Harvard University; B.Sc. in economics with economic history, London School of Economics


Sebastian Bauhoff is an economist at the RAND Corporation. His research uses microeconomic and quantitative methods to analyze regulation, consumer, and firm behavior in competitive health care markets in the United States and other countries. Bauhoff's completed projects examine health insurance markets in Germany and the U.S. and results-based financing in middle-income countries. His current projects consider the determinants of plan choice in the U.S. health insurance exchanges, the effects of information interventions on health care providers, and various issues in tobacco regulatory science. Bauhoff holds a Ph.D. in health policy and economics from Harvard University.

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    Understanding the Affordable Care Act

    One of the chief aims of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the expansion of insurance coverage to individuals who at present either cannot afford it or choose not to purchase it. Unfortunately, many Americans lack the financial literacy needed to navigate the numerous and complex options thrust upon them by the ACA.

    Oct 2, 2013 The Health Care Blog