Amalia Rebecca Miller

Professor of Economics

Research Interests

Health Economics, Labor Economics, Public Finance, Law and Economics

[Main] | [CV Updated: September 2017] | [Publications] | [Working Papers]


Journal Articles

  1. The Effects of Job Relocation on Spousal Careers: Evidence from Military Change of Station Moves
    (with Jeremy Burke) forthcoming in Economic Inquiry.
  2. Privacy Protection, Personalized Medicine and Genetic Testing
    (with Catherine Tucker) forthcoming in Management Science.
  3. Women Helping Women? Evidence from Private Sector Data on Workplace Hierarchies
    (with Astrid Kunze) forthcoming in the Review of Economics and Statistics.
  4. Playing the Fertility Game at Work: An Equilibrium Model of Peer Effects
    (with Federico Ciliberto, Helena Skyt Nielsen and Marianne Simonsen) International Economic Review, August 2016, 57(3): 827–856.
  5. Electronic Discovery and the Adoption of Information Technology
    (with Catherine Tucker) Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, May 2014, 30(2): 217–243.
  6. Workforce Reductions at Women-Owned Businesses in the United States
    (with David A. Matsa) Industrial and Labor Relations Review, April 2014, 67(2): 422–452.
  7. Health Information Exchange, System Size and Information Silos
    (with Catherine Tucker) Journal of Health Economics, January 2014, 33(1): 28–42.
  8. Financing of Employer Sponsored Health Insurance Plans Before and After Health Reform: What Consumers Don't Know Won't Hurt Them?
    (with Christine Eibner and Carole Roan Gresenz) International Review of Law and Economics, October 2013, 36:36–47.
  9. A Female Style in Corporate Leadership? Evidence from Quotas
    (with David A. Matsa) American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, July 2013, 5(3): 136–169.
  10. Active Social Media Management: The Case of Health Care
    (with Catherine Tucker) Information Systems Research, March 2013, 24(1): 52–70.
  11. Does Temporary Affirmative Action Produce Persistent Effects? A Study of Black and Female Employment in Law Enforcement
    (with Carmit Segal) Review of Economics and Statistics, November 2012, 94(4): 1107–1125.
  12. The Opt-In Revolution? Contraception and the Gender Gap in Wages
    (with Martha J. Bailey and Brad Hershbein) American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, July 2012, 4(3): 225–254.
  13. Intergenerational Effects of Welfare Reform on Educational Attainment
    (with Lei Zhang) Journal of Law and Economics, May 2012, 55(2):437–476.
  14. The Effects of Motherhood Timing on Career Path
    Journal of Population Economics, July 2011, 24(3): 1071–1100.
  15. Encryption and the Loss of Patient Data
    (with Catherine Tucker) Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Summer 2011, 30(3): 534–556.
  16. Chipping Away at the Glass Ceiling: Gender Spillovers in Corporate Leadership
    (with David A. Matsa) American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, May 2011, 101(3): 635–639.
  17. Can Health Care Information Technology Save Babies?
    (with Catherine Tucker) Journal of Political Economy, April 2011, 119(2): 289–324.
  18. Did the Airline Tariff Publishing Case Reduce Collusion?
    Journal of Law and Economics, August 2010, 53(3):569–586.
  19. The Effects of Welfare Reform on the Academic Performance of Children in Low-Income Households
    (with Lei Zhang) Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Fall 2009, 28(4): 577–599.
  20. Privacy Protection and Technology Diffusion: The Case of Electronic Medical Records
    (with Catherine Tucker) Management Science, July 2009 (Lead article), 55(7): 1077–1093.
  21. Motherhood Delay and the Human Capital of the Next Generation
    American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, May 2009, 99(2): 154–58.
  22. The Impact of Midwifery-Promoting Public Policies on Medical Interventions and Health Outcomes
    B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (Advances), 6(1), 2006, Article 6.

Book Chapters and Reports

  1. Women and Leadership
    forthcoming in Oxford Handbook on Women and the Economy, eds. Susan L. Averett, Laura M. Argys and Saul D. Hoffman. New York: Oxford University Press.
  2. Frontiers of Health Policy: Digital Data and Personalized Medicine
    (with Catherine Tucker) forthcoming in Innovation Policy and the Economy, Vol. 17, eds. Shane Greenstein, Josh Lerner and Scott Stern, NBER and University of Chicago Press.
  3. Marriage Timing, Motherhood Timing, and Women's Wellbeing in Retirement
    in Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health, eds. Kenneth A. Couch, Mary C. Daly and Julie Zissimopoulos, 2013, Stanford University Press.
  4. Compensating Wounded Warriors: An Analysis of Injury, Labor Market Earnings, and Disability Compensation among Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
    (with Paul Heaton and David S. Loughran), June 2012, RAND Monograph MG–1166.
  5. Analysis of Financial Support to the Surviving Spouses and Children of Casualties in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
    (with Paul Heaton and David S. Loughran), June 2012, RAND Technical Report TR–1281.
  6. Employer Self-Insurance Decisions and the Implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as Modified by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (ACA)
    (with Christine Eibner, Federico Girosi, Amado Cordova, Elizabeth A. McGlynn, Nicholas M. Pace, Carter C. Price, Raffaele Vardavas, Carole Roan Gresenz), March 2011, RAND Technical Report TR–971.


  1. Comment on Information Lost by Catherine Mann in Economics of Digitization, eds. Shane Greenstein, Avi Goldfarb, and Catherine Tucker, 2015, NBER and University of Chicago Press.
  2. Comment on Fifty Years of Family Planning: Evidence on the Long-Run Effects of Increasing Access to Contraception by Martha J. Bailey, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Spring 2013.
  3. Comment on Fertility Theories: Can They Explain the Negative Fertility-Income Relationship? by Larry E. Jones, Alice Schoonbroodt and Michele Tertilt in Demography and the Economy, ed. John Shoven, 2011, NBER and University of Chicago Press.