Duerr, I., Knight, T., & Woodworth, L. (2019). Evidence on the Effect of Political Platform Transparency on Partisan Voting. Eastern Economic Journal, 45(3), 331-349.

Woodworth, L., Romano, P.S., & Holmes, J.F. (2017). Does Insurance Status Influence a Patient's Hospital Charge?. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 15(3), 353-362.


Knight, T., Li, F., & Woodworth, L. (2017). It's My Party and I'll Vote How I Want To: Experimental evidence of directional voting in two-candidate elections. Eastern Economic Journal, 43(4), 660-676.

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, 2(3), 344-372.

Hinojosa, M.S., Knapp, C., & Woodworth, L. (2015). Family Strain Among White and Latino Parents of Children with Mental and Behavioral Health Disorders. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24(6), 1575-1581.

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.


Knapp, C.A., 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. (2013). Factors Associated with a Patient-Centered Medical Home Among Children with Behavioral Health Conditions. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 17(9), 1658-1664.


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


Just a Minute: The Effect of Emergency Department Wait Time on the Cost of Care, with James F. Holmes  [R&R, Economic Inquiry]


Swamped: Emergency Department Crowding and Patient Mortality  [R&R, Journal of Health Economics]
Medicaid Expansion and Emergency Department Utilization  [R&R, Contemporary Economic Policy]


Primary Care Access to New Patient Appointments for California Medicaid Enrollees: A Simulated Patient (Secret Shopper) Study, with Joy Melnikow, Ethan Evans, Guibo Xing, Shauna Durbin, Dominique Ritley & Brock Daniels  ​​[R&R, Annals of Family Medicine]
Physician-Patient Race-Match Reduces Patient Mortality, with Andrew J. Hill & Daniel B. Jones  

Changes in Physicians' Hospital Admitting Tendencies Under the Current Health Policy Landscape, with James F. Holmes

Are Diverse Teams More Productive?, with Daniel B. Jones


Fields of Interest


Health economics, public economics, and applied microeconomics