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Curricu​lu​m Vitae​​

Industrial Organization
Health Care
Public Economics

Paul Eliason



PhD, Duke University, 2018
MA, Duke University, 2014
BA Economics and Mathematics, BYU, 2010​

Research and Professional Experience

Paul's research interests include empirical industrial organization and public economics, with a focus on health care. His current projects examine how economic incentives shape health care provision and outcomes in the U.S. and explore the potential effects of proposed policy interventions.          After graduating from Brigham Young University in 2010 with a BA in Economics and Mathematics, Paul Eliason worked as a research assistant at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. In 2012, Paul began a Ph.D. program in Economics at Duke University.  After completing his degree in 2018, Paul joined the Department of Economics at BYU as an Assistant Professor.  ​​​

Selected Publications

"Market Power and Quality: Congestion and Spatial Competition in the Dialysis Industry" (2017), Working paper.

"Strategic Patient Discharge: The Case of Long-Term Care Hospitals" (2017) with P. Grieco, R. McDevitt, and J. Roberts, Conditionally accepted at the American Economic Review​

"Can Fiscal Rules Constrain the Size of Government? An Analysis of the 'Crown Jewel' of Tax and Expenditure Limitations" (2017) with B. Lutz, R&R at the Journal of Public Economics

"How Ownership Changes Affect Behavior and Outcomes: Evidence from Dialysis Facility Acquisitions" (2018) with B. Heebsh, R. McDevitt, and J. Roberts

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