Erin M. Johnson
Assistant Professor of Applied Economics, Sloan School of Management

Research Interests

Erin Johnson is an applied microeconomist whose research focuses on the economics of healthcare. She is particularly interested in labor market issues in healthcare, and she has recently studied the role of market learning in the referral relationship. She is currently studying physician report cards, physician incentives, and skill diffusion in healthcare. Erin holds a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley. She previously worked at the Boston Consulting Group.


Physicians Treating Physicians: Information and Incentives in Childbirth

(with M. Marit Rehavi)
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (forthcoming)
Draft   Online Appendix   Press  

Physician-Induced Demand

Encyclopedia of Health Economics (2014), pp. 77-82.

Working Papers

Ability Learning and the Career Path of Cardiac Specialists


A Doctor Will See You Now: Provider Continuity and Patient Outcomes

(with M. Marit Rehavi, Daniela Carusi, M.D. and David Chan, M.D.)