Research and Publications

My research focuses on program participation, evaluation, and design. I also do work related to poverty and health. 

Published Research

Moellman, Nicholas and Cody Vaughn. ``Medicaid Generosity and Food Insecurity Among Children,'' Accepted,  Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

Wagar, Matthew K. MD; Forlines, Grayson L. PhD; Moellman, Nicholas PhD; Carlson, Anisa; Matthews, Michael PhD and Makeba Williams MD (2022). ``Postpartum opportunistic salpingectomy compared with bilateral tubal ligation following vaginal delivery for ovarian cancer risk reduction: A cost-effectiveness analysis,'' Obstetrics & Gynecology (featured article). doi:10.1097/01.AOG.0000826728.00098.7a

Moellman, Nicholas, and Danko Tarabar. "Economic freedom reform: does culture matter?" Journal of Institutional Economics (2021): 1-19. doi: 10.1017/S1744137421000217

Moellman, Nicholas. "Fiscal structure and programme response over the business cycle: evidence from Medicaid and SCHIP." Applied Economics Letters 28.4 (2021): 299-304. doi:10.1080/13504851.2020.1752891

Moellman, Nicholas. "Healthcare and Hunger: Effects of the ACA Medicaid expansions on food insecurity in America." Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy 42.2 (2020): 168-186. doi: 10.1080/13504851.2020.1752891

Moellman, Nicholas and Aparna Mitra. 2013. "Indian Gaming in Oklahoma: Implications for Community Welfare," The Journal of Socio-Economics, vol. 45, issue C, pages 64-70. doi: 10.1016/j.socec.2013.04.001

Working Papers

Moellman, Nicholas; Vaughn, Cody and James P. Ziliak. ``The Effects of the 2021 Child Tax Credit Expansions on Food Insecurity in America''.

Bianco, Timothy and Nicholas Moellman. "Consumer Debt and Program Participation,"

Works in Progress

"The Minimum Wage and Program Interaction"

"Fiscal Structure, Cross Program Substitution, and Program Response"