Amanda Cook Ph.D.

Amanda Cook is an assistant professor in Economics at Bowling Green State University. She received her Masters in Economics from Vanderbilt University and her PhD in Economics from Purdue University. Her research interests are in health economics, econometrics, and industrial organization. She studies hospital reimbursement, health insurance, and health policy. Her recent work has focused on upcoding, the negative health effects of being uninsured, empirically modeling how hospitals and insurance companies divide surplus based on market characteristics, and theoretically modeling the health insurance market as a platform market. She has published in Applied Economic Letters.