Zarek Brot-Goldberg

Assistant Professor


Zarek Brot-Goldberg is an Assistant Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago.

His work is concerned with market structure, organizational structure, and regulatory design in the U.S. health care sector. In prior and ongoing research, he has studied the efficiency of high-deductible health plans in reducing health care spending; the effects of vertical integration in physician markets on patient referral patterns; the extent of ‘mistakes’ in insurance choice in Medicare Part D; and measuring the costs and benefits of paperwork for physicians. He received the NIHCM Foundation Research Award for best health economics research paper in 2018. He received his PhD in economics from UC Berkeley in 2019, funded by the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.