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Kanika Kapur

Associate Professor

School Of Economics
Newman Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7168691
Email: kanika.kapur@ucd.ie

Biography

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Economics, Northwestern University, 1997
B.A., Economics and Psychology, Dartmouth College, 1992

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor, School of Economics, University College Dublin, Fall 2008-present
Lecturer, School of Economics, University College Dublin, Summer 2005-Fall 2008.
Adjunct Economist, RAND, Santa Monica, CA, Summer 2005-present.
Economist, RAND, Santa Monica, CA, Fall 2003-Summer 2005.
Associate Economist, RAND, Santa Monica, CA, Fall 1997-Fall 2003.

Professional

         

Conference Contributions

Kapur, Kanika and Rogowski, Jeannette; (2006) Health Insurance and retirement among married couples. [Invited Oral Presentation], Health Insurance and retirement among married couples, Delhi School of Economics , 01-MAR-06 - 01-MAR-06.
               

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Kapur, K. Escarce, J.; (2006) 'Access to and Quality of Health Care' In: Tienda, M. An d Mitchell, F (eds). Hispanics and the Future of America. Chichester: National Academies Press. , pp.410-446 [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Robert Fairlie, Kanika Kapur, Susan Gates (2016) 'Job Lock: Evidence from a Regression Continuity Design'. Industrial Relations, . [Details]
Hanly P, Céilleachair AO, Skally M, O'Leary E, Kapur K, Fitzpatrick P, Staines A, Sharp L (2013) 'How much does it cost to care for survivors of colorectal cancer? Caregiver's time, travel and out-of-pocket costs'. Supportive Care in Cancer, 21 (9):2583-2592. [DOI] [Details]
Paul Hanly, Alan Ó. Céilleachair,Mairead Skally, Eamonn O'Leary, Anthony Staines, Kanika Kapur, Patricia Fitzpatrick, et al. (2013) 'Time Costs Associated with Informal Care for Colorectal Cancer: An Investigation of the Impact of Alternative Valuation Methods'. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, . [Details]
Hanly, P,Walsh, PM,Ceilleachair, AO,Skally, M,Staines, A,Kapur, K,Fitzpatrick, P,Sharp, L (2013) 'Work-Related Productivity Losses in an Era of Ageing Populations The Case of Colorectal Cancer'. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 55 :128-134. [DOI] [Details]
Ceilleachair, AJO,Hanly, P,Skally, M,O'Neill, C,Fitzpatrick, P,Kapur, K,Staines, A,Sharp, L (2013) 'Cost Comparisons and Methodological Heterogeneity in Cost-of-illness Studies The Example of Colorectal Cancer'. Medical Care, 51 :339-350. [DOI] [Details]
Kapur, K,Karaca-Mandic, P,Gates, SM,Fulton, B (2012) 'Do Small-Group Health Insurance Regulations Influence Small Business Size?'. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 79 . [DOI] [Details]
Ceilleachair, AO,Costello, L,Finn, C,Timmons, A,Fitzpatrick, P,Kapur, K,Staines, A,Sharp, L (2012) 'Inter-relationships between the economic and emotional consequences of colorectal cancer for patients and their families: a qualitative study'. BMC Gastroenterology, 12 . [DOI] [Details]
Fairlie, RW,Kapur, K,Gates, S; (2011) 'Is employer-based health insurance a barrier to entrepreneurship?'. Journal of Health Economics, 30 :146-162. [DOI] [Details]
Kapur, K,Rogowski, J; (2011) 'How Does Health Insurance Affect the Retirement Behavior of Women?'. Inquiry, 48 :51-67. [DOI] [Details]
Susan Gates, Pinar Karaca-Mandic, James Burgdorf, Kanika Kapur; (2010) 'Health Savings Accounts for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs: Shopping, Take-up, and Implementation Challenges'. The Open Health Services and Policy Journal, 3 :10-20. Available Online [Details]
Jose Escarce and Kanika Kapur; (2009) 'Do Patients Bypass Rural Hospitals? Determinants of Inpatient Hospital Choice in Rural California'. journal of health care for the poor and underserved, 20 (3):625-644. [Details]
Gates, S., Kapur, K. and Karaca-Mandic, P. ; (2008) 'Consumer-Directed Health Plans and Health Savings Accounts: Have They Worked for Small Business?'. Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 11 (2):1-20. Available Online [Details]
Kapur, K,Rogowski, J; (2007) 'The role of health insurance in joint retirement among married couples'. IND LABOR RELAT REV, 60 :397-407. [Details]
Kapur, K., Susan Marquis, Melinda Buntin, Jose Escarce, Thomas Louis and Jill Yegian; (2007) 'The Role of Product Design in Consumers' Choices in the Individual Health Insurance'. Health Services Research, . [Details]
Kapur, K., Jose Escarce, Susan Marquis and Kosali Simon; (2007) 'Where Do the Sick Go? Health Insurance and Employment in Small and Large Firms'. Southern Economic Journal, . [Details]
K. Kapur, M. Susan Marquis and Jose Escarce; (2007) 'Health Insurance within the Family: Can Subsidies Promote Family Coverage?'. Inquiry, 44 (3). [Details]
Kapur, K, Rogowski, J, ; (2007) 'The role of health insurance in joint retirement among married couples'. IND LABOR RELAT REV, 60 :397-407. [Details]
Marquis, MS,Buntin, MB,Escarce, JJ,Kapur, K; (2007) 'The role of product design in consumers' choices in the individual insurance market'. Health Services Research, 42 :2194-2223. [DOI] [Details]
Kapur, K,Escarce, JJ,Marquis, MS; (2007) 'Individual health insurance within the family: Can subsidies promote family coverage?'. Inquiry, 44 :303-320. [Details]
Marquis, MS,Buntin, MB,Escarce, JJ,Kapur, K,Louis, TA,Yegian, JM (2006) 'Consumer decision making in the individual health insurance market'. Health Affairs, :226-234. [DOI] [Details]
Kapur, K., Susan Marquis, Melinda Buntin, Jose Escarce, Jill Yegian; (2006) 'The Duration of Individual Health Insurance: Is it More than Bridge Coverage?'. Inquiry, 42 (4). [Details]
Kapur. K., M. S. Marquis, M. Buntin, J. Escarce, T. Louis; (2006) 'Is the Individual Market more than a Bridge Market? An Analysis of Disenrollment Decisions'. Inquiry, 42 (4):381-396. [Details]
Kapur, K., Rogowski, J., Freedman, V., Wickstrom, S., Adams, J., Escarce, J.; (2006) 'Health Expenditures in Medicare Managed Care: The Role of Socioeconomic Status'. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 17 (4):870-892. [Details]
Marquis, MS,Buntin, MB,Escarce, JJ,Kapur, K,Louis, TA,Yegian, JM; (2006) 'Consumer decision making in the individual health insurance market'. Health Affairs, 25 (3):226-234. [DOI] [Details]
Buntin, MB; Damberg, C; Haviland, A; Kapur, K; Lurie, N; McDevitt, R; Marquis, MS; ; (2006) 'Consumer-directed heath care: Early evidence about effects on cost and quality'. HEALTH AFFAIRS, 25 (6):516-530. [Details]
Kapur, K,Rogowski, JA,Freedman, VA,Wickstrom, SL,Adams, JL,Escarce, JJ; (2006) 'Socioeconomic status and medical care expenditures in medicare managed care'. Health care, 17 :876-898. [Details]
Buntin, MB,Damberg, C,Haviland, A,Kapur, K,Lurie, N,McDevitt, R,Marquis, MS; (2006) 'Consumer-directed heath care: Early evidence about effects on cost and quality'. Health Affairs, 25 :516-530. [DOI] [Details]
Marquis, M. S., Buntin, M., Kapur, K., Yegian, J. ; (2005) 'Using Contingent Choice Methods to Analyze Consumer Preferences about Health Plan Design'. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 4 (2):77-86. [Details]
Kapur, K., Richard Buddin; (2005) 'The Effect of Employer-Sponsored Education on Job Mobility'. Industrial Relations, 44 (2). [Details]
Kapur, K., Susan Marquis, Melinda Buntin, Jill Yegian; (2005) 'Using Discrete Choice Methods to Assess Consumer Preferences About Health Plan Design'. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 4 (2). [Details]
Escarce, J. Kapur, K.; (2005) 'Effect of Primary Care Visits on the Demand for Specialty Care in Health Maintenance Organizations'. Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology, 4 (4):203-219. [Details]
Kapur, K., M. Susan Marquis, Melinda Buntin, Jose Escarce and Jill Yegian; (2004) 'Subsidies and the Demand for Individual Health Insurance'. Health Services Research, 39 (5). [Details]
Kapur, K.,; (2004) 'The Impact of the Health Insurance Market on Small Firm Employment Decisions'. The Journal of Risk and Insurance, 71 (1). [Details]
K. Kapur, (with M. Susan Marquis); (2003) 'Health Insurance for Workers Who Lose Jobs: Implications for Various Subsidy Schemes'. Health Affairs, 22 (3). [Details]
Kapur, K., Jose Escarce and others; (2003) 'Practice Characteristics and HMO Enrollee Satisfaction with Specialty Care: An Analysis of Patients with Glaucoma and Diabetic Retinopathy'. Health Services Research, 38 (4). [Details]
Kapur, K., M. Susan Marquis,; (2003) 'Employment Transitions and Continuity of Health Insurance: Implications for Premium Assistance Programs'. Health Affairs, 22 (5). [Details]
Kapur, K., David Studdert and Carole Gresenz; (2003) 'Managing Care: Utilization Review in Action at Two Capitated Medical Groups'. Health Affairs, 22 (4). [Details]
Kapur, K., M. Susan Marquis; (2003) 'Employment Transitions and Continuity of Health Insurance: Implications for Premium Assistance Programs'. Health Affairs, 22 (5). [Details]
Kapur, K., Melinda Buntin, Jose Escarce, Jill Yegian, and Susan Marquis; (2003) 'Trends and Variability in Individual Insurance in California'. Health Affairs, Web Exclusive, . [Details]
Kapur, K.,; (2003) 'Labor Market Implications of State Small Group Health Insurance Reform'. Public Finance Review, 31 (6). [Details]
Kapur, K., Chien-Wen Tseng, Afshin Rastegar, Grace Carter and Emmett Keeler; (2003) 'Medicare Calibration of the Clinically Detailed Risk Information System for Cost'. Care Financing Review, 25 (1). [Details]
K. Kapur, J. Escarce; (2003) 'Racial and Ethnic Differences in Public and Private Medical Care Expenditures among Aged Medicare Beneficiaries'. Milbank Quarterly, 81 (2). [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Jack Schnelle, Cathy Alessi, and others); (2003) 'Does an Exercise and Incontinence Intervention Save Healthcare Costs in a Nursing Home Population?'. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 51 (2). [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Allen M. Fremont, Paul P. Lee, Carol M. Mangione, John L. Adams, Steven L. Wickstrom, and José J. Escarce); (2003) 'Patterns of Care for Open-Angle Glaucoma in Managed Care'. Archives of Ophthalmology, 121 (6). [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Matt Solomon, Paul Lee, Carol Mangione, John Adams, Steve Wickstrom, and Jose Escarce); (2002) 'Characteristics of Eye Care Practices with Managed Care Contracts'. American Journal of Managed Care, 8 (12). [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Jose Escarce, Geoffrey Joyce, and Krista Van Vorst); (2001) 'Medical Care Expenditures under Gatekeeper and Point of Service Arrangements'. Health Services Research, 36 (6). [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Alex Young and Dennis Murata); (2001) 'The Time Course of Treatment Costs among Patients with Severe Mental Illness'. Psychiatric Services, 52 (21). [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Bradley Stein, Roland Sturm, and Jeanne Ringel); (2001) 'Datapoints: Psychotropic Medication Costs among Youth with Private Insurance in 1998'. Psychiatric Services, 52 (2). [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Geoffrey Joyce, Jose Escarce, and Krista Van Vorst); (2000) 'Physician Visits Under Gatekeeper and Point of Service Arrangements'. American Journal of Managed Care, 6 (11). [Details]
K. Kapur, Burton A. Weisbrod; (2000) 'The Roles of Government and Nonprofit Suppliers in Mixed Industries'. Public Finance Review, 28 (4). [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Geoffrey Joyce, Krista Van Vorst, and Jose Escarce); (2000) 'Expenditures for Physician Services under Alternative Models of Medical Care'. Medical Care Research and Review, 57 (2). [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Alex Young and Dennis Murata); (2000) 'Risk Adjustment for High Utilizers of Public Mental Health Services'. The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 3 . [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Alex Young and Dennis Murata, Greer Sullivan, and Paul Koegel); (1999) 'The Economic Impact of Capitated Care for High Utilizers of Public Mental Health Services: The Los Angeles PARTNERS Program Experience'. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research, 26 (4). [Details]
K. Kapur; (1998) 'The Impact of Health on Job Mobility: A Measure of Job Lock'. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 51 (2). [Details]
                 

Reports

K. Kapur, (with Melinda Buntin, Cheryl Damberg, Amelia Haviland, and others); (2005) Consumer-Directed Health Plans: Implications for Health Care Quality and Cost. Reports Available Online [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Rick Curtis, M. Susan Marquis, Ed Neuschler, and others); (2005) Challenges and Alternatives for Employer Pay-or-Play Program Design: An Implementation and Alternative Scenario Analysis of California's Health Insurance Act of 2003. Reports Available Online [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Richard Buddin); (2005) An Analysis of Military Disability Compensation. Reports [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Lloyd Dixon, Susan Gates, Seth Seabury, and Eric Talley); (2004) The Study of Small Businesses, Regulation, Litigation, and Entrepreneurship: An Overview. Reports [Details]
             

Electronic Publication

K. Kapur, (with Rick Curtis, M. Susan Marquis, and Ed Neuschler); (2004) A Misconceived Analysis of California's Health Insurance Act. Electronic Publication [Details]
         

Working Paper

K. Kapur, (with Pinar Karac-Mandic, Susan Gates, and Brent Fulton); (2006) Do Small Group Health Insurance Regulations Influence Small Business Size?. Working Paper [Details]
K. Kapur, (with M. Susan Marquis and Jose Escarce); (2006) Health Insurance within the Family: Can Subsidies Promote Family Coverage?. Working Paper [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Jose Escarce); (2005) Why do Patients Avoid Rural Hospitals? Determinants of Inpatient Hospital Choice in Rural California. Working Paper [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Jeannette Rogowski) ; (2005) Health Insurance Transitions After Retirement: Did HIPAA Expand Coverage for Retirees?. Working Paper [Details]
K. Kapur, (with M. Susan Marquis); (2004) Family Decision-Making when Two Workers are Offered Group Coverage. Working Paper [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Jose Escarce); (2004) The Health Care Costs of Uninsurance in Late Middle Age. Working Paper [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Bradley Stein, Roland Sturm, and Jeanne Ringel, and others); (2001) National Estimates of Mental Health Utilization and Expenditures for Children in 1998. Working Paper [Details]
K. Kapur, (with Marc Elliott, Carole Gresenz, Jennifer Kawata, Lee Mizell, and William Taylor); (2000) Modeling the Retention of Aviation Officers. Working Paper [Details]
K. Kapur, ; (1999) Extant Data Sources on Child Care Centers. Working Paper [Details]
K. Kapur, (with M. Rebecca Kilburn and C. Christine Fair); (1999) An Analysis of the Child and Adult Care Food Program in Child Care Centers. Working Paper [Details]
                                                                     

Research

Research Interests

Health insurance, health care utilization, health care reform