Assistant Professor of Economics

I am an Assistant Professor and the Undergraduate Program Director in the Economics Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. I hold a BA from Swarthmore College and a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Office: 3408 Russell Sage Labs
Email: huhj2 [at] rpi [dot] edu


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Teenage Driving, Mortality, and Risky Behaviors [NBER WP #27933]
With Julian Reif
American Economic Review: Insights, forthcoming

The Effect of ACA Medicaid Expansions on Foster Care Admissions [WP version]
With Louis-Philippe Beland and Dongwoo Kim
Health Economics, forthcoming

Medicaid Physician Fees and Access to Care among Children with Special Health Care Needs [NBER WP #26769]
With Pinka Chatterji and Sandra Decker
Review of Economics of the Household, forthcoming

Medicaid and Provider Supply [Published version] [WP version]
Journal of Public Economics, August 2021, 200: 104430

Did Medicare Part D Reduce Mortality? [Published version] [WP version]
With Julian Reif
Journal of Health Economics, May 2017, 53: 17-37


COVID-19 Lockdown and Traffic Accidents: Lessons from the Pandemic [Paper]
(Previously circulated as "The Effect of COVID-19 Lockdown on Mobility and Traffic Accidents: Evidence from Louisiana")
With Stephen Barnes, Louis-Philippe Beland, and Dongwoo Kim
Revisions requested,
Contemporary Economic Policy

Medicaid Policy and Physician Capacity Constraints Revisited [Paper]
With Jianjing Lin
Under review


Estimating the Impact of Medicaid Expansions on Dentist Supply [Brief]
Health Policy Institute Research Brief, American Dental Association, August 2021

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