Natalia Serna Stanford Health Policy

Natalia Serna, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Health Policy
  • Faculty Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Encina Commons,
615 Crothers Way, Room 186
Stanford, CA 94305-6006

 

Biography

Natalia Serna, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Health Policy at Stanford University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the impact of government policies and insurance market structure on access to care through hospital networks, health outcomes, and healthcare costs. She explores related research questions in the context of the Colombian healthcare system, which may provide insights relevant for addressing global development issues in low-middle income countries. She received a BA degree in Economics from Icesi University in Colombia, and a PhD in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

publications

Working Papers
September 2023

Centralized and Decentralized Equilibria in Hospital Networks

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Working Papers
September 2023

The Effect of Payment Contracts on C-section Use

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Working Papers
June 2023

Non-price Competition and Risk Selection Through Hospital Networks

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Current research

In The News

Grant Miller announces 2024 Rosenkranz Prize Winner Natalia Serna
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Rosenkranz Prize Winner Investigates Impact of Price Controls on Contraceptives

This year's Rosenkranz Prize winner is Natalia Serna, PhD, a health economist investigating how women's health is impacted by price controls on oral contraceptives.
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Natalie Serna, Stanford Health Policy
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Faculty Focus: Natalia Serna

Meet Natalia Serna, PhD, an assistant professor of health policy and our newest core faculty member at Stanford Health Policy. The health economist focuses on the impact government policies and insurance markets can have on health outcomes and costs.
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