My research interests span the fields of labor, health, education, and urban development. A common thread that runs through my work is a focus on the impact of public policy on the well-being of individuals and communities.

Working Papers

Courtney A. Collins and Erin K. Kaplan, “Demand for School Quality and Local District Administration.” Under Review

Erin K. Kaplan, Cameron M. Kaplan, Ilana Graetz, and Teresa M. Waters, “Labor Supply Impacts of the Affordable Care Act: Evidence from Geographic Variation in Premiums.” Under Review

Erin K. Kaplan, “Early Onset Mood Disorders, Human Capital Accumulation, and Labor Market Outcomes in Early Adulthood.” Under Review

“The Effect of School Closures on Neighborhood Development,” with Courtney A. Collins and Rosetta Danielson*

“Maternal Employment Status and Pregnancy Loss,” with Courtney A. Collins and Erin Hart*


Erin K. Kaplan, “Healthcare in the Developing World.” Behavioral and Social Science in Medicine: Principles and Practice of Biophychosocial Care, Forthcoming

Cameron M. Kaplan and Erin K. Kaplan, 2020, “State Policies Limiting Premium Surcharges for Tobacco and their Impact on Health Insurance Enrollment,” Health Services Research, 55(6):983-992

Emily Fougere*, Erin K. Kaplan, and Courtney A. Collins, 2019, “Pricing Uncertainty in Wine Markets following the Rudy Kurniawan Scandal,” Journal of Wine Research, 31(1):1-5.

Caitlin N. McKillop, Cameron M. Kaplan, Erin K. Kaplan, Michael P. Thompson, Teresa M. Waters, and Ilana Greatz, 2018, “Three Years In – How Rising Premiums and Instability in the U.S. Health Insurance Marketplace May Affect the Frequency of Plan Switching Among Cost-Conscious Consumers,” BMC Health Services Research, 18(1):450.

Courtney A. Collins and Erin K. Kaplan, 2017, “Capitalization of School Quality in Housing Prices: Evidence from Boundary Changes in Shelby County, Tennessee,” American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 107(5): 628-32.

Erin K. Kaplan, Courtney A. Collins, and Frances A. Tylavsky, 2017, “Cyclical Unemployment and Infant Health,” Economics and Human Biology, 27PA: 281-288.

Li, Tao, Teresa M. Waters, Erin K. Kaplan, Cameron M. Kaplan, Kwame A. Nyarko, Karen J. Derefinko, Gerald W. Talcott, and Robert C. Klesges, 2017, “Economic Analyses of an Alcohol Misconduct Prevention Program in a Military Setting,” Military Medicine, 182(1):1562-1567.

Nichols, Linda, Jennifer Martindale-Adams, Carolyn Zhu, Erin K. Kaplan, Jeff Zuber, and Teresa M. Waters, 2017, “Impact of the REACH II and REACH VA Dementia Caregiver Interventions on Healthcare Costs,” Journal of American Geriatrics Society, 65: 931-936.

Thompson, Michael P, Teresa M. Waters, Erin K. Kaplan, Caitlin N. McKillop, Mike G. Martin, 2016, “Hospital Volume and Acute Myeloid Leukemia Mortality in Medicare Beneficiaries Aged 65 and Older.” Blood, 128(6): 872-874.

Chisholm-Burns, Marie A, Christina A. Spivey, Elizabeth A. Tolley, Erin K. Kaplan, 2016, “Medication Therapy Management and Adherence among US Renal Transplant Recipients,” Patient Preference and Adherence, 10:703-709.

Ilana Graetz, Cameron M. Kaplan, Erin K. Kaplan, James E. Baily, and Teresa M. Waters, 2014, “The U.S. Health Insurance Marketplace: Are Premiums Truly Affordable?” Annals of Internal Medicine, 161(8): 599-604.

* Denotes undergraduate author