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- Private and governmental financing of healthcare ,
- Insurance economics, finance, and regulation
- Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2015
- B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2008
Victoria Perez joined O’Neill as an assistant professor in 2015. She earned her Ph.D. in managerial science and applied economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where her dissertation focused on the effects of private managed care on Medicaid. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Perez’s research interests include health insurance, fraud enforcement, and provider competition. Her research has been published in the American Journal of Health Economics, Health Economics, and the Journal of Risk and Insurance.
- 40 for 40 Fellowship recipient, APPAM (2018)
- Best Paper Award, 17th Annual National Business & Economics Society Conference, 2016
- “Does Primary Care Provider Supply Influence Medicaid Acceptability?” (with Joseph Benitez, Renuka Tipirneni, and Matthew Davis) Medical Care (2019)
- “Should We Do More To Police Medicaid Fraud? Evidence on the Intended and Unintended Consequences of Expanded Enforcement?” (with Coady Wing) American Journal of Health Economics (2019)
- “Privatizing Plaintiffs: How Medicaid, the False Claims Act, and Decentralized Fraud Detection Affect Public Fraud Enforcement Efforts,” (with Thuy Nguyen), Journal of Risk and Insurance (2018)
- “Do Crowdsourced Hospital Ratings Coincide with Hospital Compare Measures of Clinical and Nonclinical Quality?” (with Seth Freedman), HealthServices Research (2018)