Julius Chen

Julius L. Chen is an Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. Dr. Chen's research interests are in health economics, health policy, and applied microeconomics. He utilizes empirical microeconomics to evaluate strategies designed to improve the production and financing of health care. In particular, his current work studies innovation in health care delivery, insurer behavior in the Medicare Advantage market, and alternative provider payment models.

Research Interests

Place-Based Interventions
Policy (policies)
Social Policy
Aging and the Elderly


Administrative Data (state or national)
Health and Retirement Study
Medicaid Data
Medicare Data
Medical Expenditure Panel Study
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey