Neale Mahoney studies public finance, industrial organization, and health economics. His dissertation examined health insurance markets. His paper “Pricing and Welfare in Health Plan Choice” (written jointly with M. Kate Bundorf and Jonathan Levin) is forthcoming in the American Economic Review.
Mahoney has worked as an associate at the consulting firm of McKinsey & Company and as an economist working on health care reform for the Executive Office of the President of the United States. For his research, he has received the National Tax Association Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award (first runner-up) and the Lamport Prize for the best undergraduate thesis in economics at Brown University.
Before joining the faculty at Chicago Booth, Mahoney was a Robert Wood Johnson Fellow in Health Policy Research at Harvard University. He received a PhD and MA in economics from Stanford University and an ScB in applied mathematics–economics from Brown University.
Mahoney will join the faculty in January 2013.