Ezra Golberstein PhD » Health Services Research, Policy and Administration Program

Research Interests:Health economics, mental health services and policy, non-medical determinants of health, health and human capital, aging and long-term care policy, health care financing and costs.

Associate Professor, Health Policy & Management

Address Division of Health Policy & Management 420 Delaware Street SE, 15-213 PWB MMC 729 Minneapolis MN 55455 United States Work Phone: 612-626-2572
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  • Ph.D., Health Services Organization and Policy, University of Michigan 2008
  • B.A., Brandeis University

Professional Experience:

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, 2008-2010

Selected Publications:

  • Golberstein, E., Rhee, G., McGuire, T. (2015) Understanding Geographic Variation in Medicaid Services for People with Mental Illness. In press at Psychiatric Services.
  • Golberstein, E., Busch, S.H., Zaha, R., Greenfield, S.F., Beardslee, W.R., Meara, E. (2014). The Effect of the Affordable Care Act’s Young Adult Insurance Expansions on Hospital-Based Behavioral Health Care. In press at American Journal of Psychiatry.
  • Busch, S., Golberstein, E., Meara, E. (2014). ACA Dependent Care Coverage Provision Reduced High Out-of-Pocket Health Care Spending. Health Affairs 33(8):1361-1366.
  • Busch, S., Golberstein, E., Meara, E. (2014). The FDA and ABCs: The Unintended Consequences of Antidepressant Warnings on Adolescent Human Capital Outcomes. Journal of Human Resources 49(3):540-571.
  • Eisenberg, D., Golberstein, E., Whitlock, J. (2014). Peer Effects in Risky Behaviors. Journal of Health Economics 33(1):126-138.
  • Meara, E., Golberstein, E., Zaha, R., Greenfield, S.F., Beardslee, W.R., Busch, S.H. Use of Hospital-based Services among Young Adults with Behavioral Health Diagnoses Before and After Health Insurance Expansions. JAMA: Psychiatry 71(4):404-411.