Research Corner

We always strive to root all of our reporting in the latest and greatest data about what we know (and don’t know) when it comes to effective health policies. But there’s way more research coming out than we can fit in a weekly show. 

Enter the Research Corner.

Each week, a rotating group of experts analyze new health policy research in our newsletter as part of the Tradeoffs Research Corner. Many (but not all) of those columns are written by the members of the Tradeoffs Research Council (see below), overseen by our Research Editor Sayeh Nikpay, PhD, MPH. And Sayeh will bring Research Corner to the podcast several times throughout the year.

You can explore our full archive of Research Corner columns and podcast episodes below, and you can get Research Corner delivered to your inbox every week by signing up for our free weekly newsletter. 

 

Recent Research Corner Columns

Alleviating the Financial Burden of Poverty with Medicaid

Joseph Benitez shares new research that shows Medicaid recipients may benefit beyond increased access to care.

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Dems’ New Drug Pricing Deal: What You Need to Know

Stacie Duestzina shares key takeaways from the drug pricing provisions of the new Inflation Reduction Act.

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A New Way to Think About Hospital Access

Yaa Akosa Antwi shares new research on the capacity of hospitals to meet the needs of the surrounding community.

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What We Breathe Matters

Dr. Natasha DeJarnett shares new research that summarizes evidence exploring how air pollution harms human health.

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How Second Opinions Cost Female Physicians Big Money

Manasvini Singh shares new research that examines whether male patients trust female physicians less.

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The Challenge of Improving Birth Outcomes for Low-Income Women

Jose Fernandez shares new research that explores whether longer and more frequent prenatal nurse visits effect adverse birth outcomes.

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Four Studies to Help You Make Sense of a Post-Roe World

This week our Research Council shares studies to help make sense of a Post-Roe world.

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Do Higher Hospital Prices Reflect Greater Investments in Quality?

Benedic Ippolito shares new research that examines whether hospitals with higher prices also offer higher quality care.

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2022 Tradeoffs Research Council

Assistant Professor of Economics and Management, Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Kentucky

Associate Professor of Health Policy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Associate Professor and Chair, Economics Department, University of Louisville

Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Director of the Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Director, Health Policy and the Law Initiative, O’Neill Institute at the Georgetown University Law Center; Associate Research Professor, Georgetown University Center on Health Insurance Reforms

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Associate Professor, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Law, Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health; Co-director, Boston University Medicaid Policy Lab

Assistant Professor, New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Assistant Professor of Medicine; University of Pennsylvania