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Mark Stehr, BS, PhD

Mark Stehr

Health Management and Policy
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PhD, Economics, University of California at Berkeley
BS, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan


Mark Stehr is a professor in the School of Economics in the LeBow College of Business and in the Department of Health Management and Policy in the Dornsife School of Public Health. He received his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. His primary research interests are in health economics, health behaviors and public policy. His research has attracted funding from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.

Research Interests

  • Health Policy
  • Health Economics
  • Data Analysis Methods


Carrera, Mariana, Royer, Heather, Stehr, Mark, Sydnor, Justin, and Taubinsky, Dmitry, Who Chooses Commitment? Evidence and Welfare Implications. Review of Economic Studies 89 (Mar 2022):1205-1244.

Zhong, Yichen, Auchincloss, Amy, Stehr, Mark, and Langelier, Brent, Are Price Discounts on Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSB) Linked to SSB Purchases? A Cross Sectional Study in a Large US Household and Retail Scanner Database. Nutritional Journal (Mar 2021) 20:29.

Carrera, M, Royer, H, Stehr, M, Sydnor, J. The Structure of Health Incentives: Evidence from a Field Experiment. Published online, Management Science, October 24, 2019.

Gefen, D, Ben-Assuli, O, Stehr, M, Rosen, B, Denekamp, Y. Governmental Intervention in Hospital Information Exchange (HIE) Diffusion: A Time-series Analysis Using the Bass Model. Published online, European Journal of Information Systems, September 26, 2019.

Carrera, M, Royer, H, Stehr, M, Sydnor, J, Taubinsky, D. The Limits of Simple Implementation Intensions: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Making Plans to Exercise. Journal of Health Economics, 2018;62:95-104.

Carrera, M, Stehr, M, Royer, H, Sydnor, J. Can Financial Incentives Help People Trying to Establish New Habits? Experimental Evidence with New Gym Members Journal. Journal of Health Economics, 2018;58:202-214.

Mayne, S, Auchincloss, A, Stehr, M, et al. Associations of Bar and Restaurant Smoking Bans with Smoking Behavior in the CARDIA Study: A 25-Year Study. American Journal of Epidemiology, Jan 2018.

Kern, D, Auchincloss, A, Stehr, M, et al. Neighborhood Price of Healthier Food Relative to Unhealthy Food and its Association with Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Resistance: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Preventative Medicine, 2018;106:122-129.

Kern, D, Auchincloss, A, Robinson, L, Stehr, M, et al. Healthy and Unhealthy Food Prices Across Neighborhoods and their Association with Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Proportion Black/Hispanic. Journal of Urban Health, 2017;94:494-505.

Mayne, S, Auchincloss, A, Stehr, M, et al. Longitudinal Associations of Local Cigarette Prices and Smoking Banks with Smoking Behavior in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Epidemiology, 2017;28:863-871.

Royer, H, Stehr, M, Sydnor, J. Incentives, Commitments and Habit Formation in Exercise: Evidence from a Field Experiment with Workers at a Fortune-500 Company. American Economic Journal-Applied Economics, 2015;7:1-35.

Carpenter, Cand Stehr, M, Intended and Unintended Consequences of Youth Bicycle Helmet Laws. Journal of Law and Economics, 2011;54:305-324.

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