Woodworth, L., Romano, P.S., & Holmes, J.F. (2017). Does Insurance Status Influence a Patient's Hospital Charge?. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy.

Woodworth, L. (2016). A Leak in the Lifeboat: The effect of Medicaid managed care on the vitality of safety-net hospitals. Journal of Regulatory Economics, 50(3), 251-270. 

Woodworth, L. (2016). Smart as a Whip and Fit as a Fiddle: The effect of a diploma on health. American Journal of Health Economics.

Knight, T., Li, F., & Woodworth, L. (2015). It's My Party and I'll Vote How I Want To: Experimental evidence of directional voting in two-candidate elections. Eastern Economic Journal.

Woodworth, L. (2014). The Doctor Will be with You... Shortly?: The effect of insurance coverage on ED wait time. 

Journal of Regulatory Economics, 45(2), 138-174.


Hinojosa, M., Knapp, C., & Woodworth, L. (2014). Family Strain Among White and Latino Parents of Children with Mental and Behavioral Health Disorders. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 1-7.


Knapp, C., Woodworth, L., & Ranka, M. (2013). Parental Perceptions of Adopted Children's Educational Outcomes. Adoption Quarterly, 16(2), 85-96.


Knapp, C., Woodworth, L., Fernandez-Baca, D., Baron-Lee, J., Thompson, L., & Hinojosa, M. (2012). Factors Associated with a Patient-Centered Medical Home Among Children with Behavioral Health Conditions. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 1-7.


Knapp, C., Woodworth, L., Wright, M., Downing, J., Drake, R., Fowler‐Kerry, S., & Marston, J. (2011). Pediatric Palliative Care Provision Around the World: A Systematic Review. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 57(3), 361-368.



Working Papers


​​Swamped: The effect of emergency department crowding on patient disposition 

Just a Minute: The effect of emergency department wait time on the cost of care, with James F. Holmes

The Effect of California's Early Medicaid Expansion on Emergency Department Utilization

Experimental Evidence of the Effect of Issue-Specific Platform Information on Voting Behavior, with Isaac Duerr & Thomas Knight  

Fields of Interest


Health economics, public economics, and applied microeconomics