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 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

Works in Progress

"The Minimum Wage and Program Interaction"

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

"Consumer Debt and Program Participation" (with Tim Bianco)

"Medicaid Generosity and Food Insecurity Among Children" (with Cody Vaughn)

"The cost effectiveness of immediate postpartum salpingectomy compared to standard tubal ligation following vaginal delivery" (with Grayson Forlines, Michael Matthews, Matthew Wagar, and Makeba Williams)