Dr. Allison Witman


Assistant Professor of Economics
Economics & Finance

Cameron Hall 220-I
University of North Carolina Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC   28403 - 5945
Phone: (910)962-3893
Fax: 910.962.7464
Email: witmana [ witmana AT uncw DOT edu ]
Web Page: https://sites.google.com/site/allisonwitman/

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Allison Witman, Ph.D. joined the Cameron School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Economics in 2017 where she teaches Principles of Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, and Health Economics. Dr. Witman is a health economist whose research agenda focuses on public health insurance programs, drug use and treatment, and family structure. Her research has been published in the Journal of Health Economics, Health Services Research, and the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Prior to joining UNCW, Dr. Witman worked as a consultant specializing in health policy and evaluation for federal government clients including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Centers for Disease Control.

  • PhD, Economics, University of California Santa Barbara, 2014
  • BS, Business, Westminster College, 2005

Recent Publications
Medicaid Incentives for Preventing Chronic Disease: Effects of Financial Incentives for Smoking Cessation , Health Services Research , 2019; ; (A. Witman, oseph Acquah, Maria Alva, Thomas Hoerger, and Melissa Romaire)

Comparison Group Selection in the Presence of Rolling Entry for Health Services Research: Rolling Entry Matching , Chris Beadles, Tom Hoerger, Yiyan Liu, Nilay Kafali, Sabina Gandhi, Peter Amico, and Ann Larsen , 2018; ; (A. Witman, Chris Beadles, Tom Hoerger, Yiyan Liu, Nilay Kafali, Sabina Gandhi, Peter Amico, and Ann Larsen)

The Role of Health Insurance on Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansion , Journal of Health Economics , 2018; ; (A. Witman, Angelica Meinhofer)

Impact of Financial Incentives on Service Use, Spending, and Health in Medicaid , American Journal of Preventive Medicine , 2018; ; (A. Witman, Melissa Romaire, Maria Alva, Joseph Acqah, and Thomas Hoerger)

Public Health Insurance and Disparate Eligibility of Spouses , Journal of Health Economics , 2015; ; (A. Witman)

Public Health Insurance and Disparate Eligibility of Spouses: The Medicare Eligibility Gap , Journal of Health Economics , 2015; ; (A. Witman)

Intergenerational Effects on Health, In Utero and Early Life , Review article for the Encyclopedia of Health Economics , 2014; ; (A. Witman, Heather Royer)

Areas of Interest
  • Health Policy
  • Family Economics
  • Human Capital
  • Public Health Insurance

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