Abby E. Alpert

The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
3641 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel: 215/746-3174

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NBER Program Affiliations: HC
NBER Affiliation: Faculty Research Fellow
Institutional Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania

NBER Working Papers and Publications

November 2019Origins of the Opioid Crisis and Its Enduring Impacts
with William N. Evans, Ethan M.J. Lieber, David Powell: w26500
January 2017Supply-Side Drug Policy in the Presence of Substitutes: Evidence from the Introduction of Abuse-Deterrent Opioids
with David Powell, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula: w23031

Published: Abby Alpert & David Powell & Rosalie Liccardo Pacula, 2018. "Supply-Side Drug Policy in the Presence of Substitutes: Evidence from the Introduction of Abuse-Deterrent Opioids," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol 10(4), pages 1-35. citation courtesy of

November 2015Prescription Drug Advertising and Drug Utilization: The Role of Medicare Part D
with Darius Lakdawalla, Neeraj Sood: w21714
October 2015Effects of Payment Reform in More versus Less Competitive Markets
with Neeraj Sood, Kayleigh Barnes, Peter Huckfeldt, Jose Escarce: w21654

Published: Neeraj Sood & Abby Alpert & Kayleigh Barnes & Peter Huckfeldt & José J. Escarce, 2017. "Effects of payment reform in more versus less competitive markets," Journal of Health Economics, vol 51, pages 66-83. citation courtesy of

August 2013Perverse Reverse Price Competition: Average Wholesale Prices and Medicaid Pharmaceutical Spending
with Mark Duggan, Judith K. Hellerstein: w19367

Published: Alpert, Abby & Duggan, Mark & Hellerstein, Judith K., 2013. "Perverse reverse price competition: Average wholesale prices and Medicaid pharmaceutical spending," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 108(C), pages 44-62. citation courtesy of

March 2005Technology, Monopoly, and the Decline of the Viatical Settlements Industry
with Neeraj Sood, Jay Bhattacharya: w11164

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