Peter Hull

Peter Hull is an economist at the University of Chicago. His work develops quasi-experimental methods to answer research and policy questions in area of healthcare delivery. A recent paper, for example, proposed and applied new techniques for estimating hospital quality by exploiting the quasi-random assignment of ambulance companies to emergency cases. He has also developed methods for correcting Medicare risk adjustment procedures to account for regional differences in diagnostic intensity. At BWH, Peter studies issues related to prescription drug demand and non-adherence.


Peter received a B.A. in mathematics and economics from Wesleyan University in 2010 and a Ph.D. in economics from MIT in 2017. He is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Research Fellow at the U Chicago Becker Friedman Institute. Starting Summer 2019, he will join the U Chicago Department of Economics as an Assistant Professor.

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