Juan Pablo Atal
    I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. 

    My research interests are in the areas of Public Economics and Industrial Organization,
    with a focus on Health Economics.
    You can download my CV here.

Contact Info:
Address : 133 South 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104           
Phone   :  510-590-8303
Email    :  ataljp@econ.upenn.edu

Working Papers

"Effects of Reference Pricing on Spending and Quality" (with Tim Brown) [submitted]

Work in Progress

Trade Associations and Collusion on Minimum Price: Evidence from Physicians (With Jorge Alé-Chilet)

Long-Term Private Health Insurance: Theory Meets Evidence from Germany (with Hanming Fang, Martin Karlsson and Nicolas R. Ziebarth) 


"Exit, Voice or Loyalty? An Investigation into Mandated Portability of Front-Loaded Private Health Plans(with Hanming Fang, Martin Karlsson and Nicolas R. Ziebarth), Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2017
Policy Papers

"New Century, Old Disparities: Gender and Ethnic Wage Gaps in Latin America" (with Hugo Ñopo, and Natalia Winder), IADB Working paper series No. 109, 2009

"Safe and Sound Social Policy: Reconciling Protection with Productivity"with  Hugo Ñopo, in Pages, Carmen (ed) "The Age of Productivity, Transforming Economies From the Bottom Up", 2010.


nopomatch (with Alejandro Hoyos and  Hugo Ñopo): 

STATA module to decompose the outcome gap between two groups using exact matching, following the methodology developed by Ñopo 2008 (Matching as a Tool to Decompose Wage Gaps, ReStat). nopomatch performs the matching, computes the gap decomposition and provides the standard deviation of the unexplained component of the gap.