Sebastian Linde is an assistant professor of economics at the department of economics at Grand Valley State University. His research is focused on the health care industry, and his interests include network formation, bargaining and pricing, mergers and acquisitions, and hospital cost efficiency.
PhD in Economics, 2017
Purdue University, USA
MSc Mathematics, 2012
Loyola University at Chicago, USA
MPhil Economic Research, 2011
University of Cambridge, UK
BSc Economics and Finance, First Class Honors, 2009
Cardiff University, UK
Major Complexity Index and College Skill Production. (with Xiaoxiao Li and Hajime Shimao) [GitHub: Complexity Index Package]
Hospital Efficiency: a Factor Model Approach.
Do Mergers Among Multimarket Firms Create Value? (with Ralph Siebert), [CESifo Working Paper No. 6139]
Pharmaceutical Patenting in the USA: Evaluating The Impact of Global Competition (with Gerry Simons)
Price Transparency Laws and Heterogenous Hospital Responses. (with Ralph Siebert)
Pharmaceutical Pricing and Competition (With Brandon Norton and Ralph Siebert)
Multi-dimensional Economic Complexity Index by Graph-Autoencoder (with Hajime Shimao, Xiaoxiao Li, Michael Holton Price, Junpei Komiyama)
Estimating Skill-Added: A Revealed Choice Set Approach of College Major and Occupation Choices (with Xiaoxiao Li, and Hajime Shimao)
Linde S., (2019). The formation of physician patient sharing networks in medicare: Exploring the effect of hospital affiliation. Health Economics. [Paper Link]
Morgan, A., O’Gara, M., Crilly Bellucci, C., Linde, S., Albert, M., Curtis, A., Patel, P., Kapp-Simon, K. A. (2018). Speech Production Skills in Children with Cleft Palate who were Internationally Adopted. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal.
Morgan, A., Crilly Bellucci, C., Coppersmith, J., Linde, S., Curtis, A., Albert, M., O’Gara, M. M., Kapp- Simon, K. (2017). Language Development in Children With Cleft Palate With or Without Cleft Lip Adopted From Non–English-Speaking Countries. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 26(2), 342-354.
Callison, K., Linde, S., Muller, L., Simons, G. (2019). Health Check 2019: Analyzing Trends in West Michigan (vol. 10). Grand Rapids, MI: Grand Valley State University. [Web: Health Check]
Muskegon Westshore Healthcare Economics Forecast, Mar 2019, (Presenter)
Holland Westshore Healthcare Economics Forecast, Mar 2019, (Presenter)
West Michigan Healthcare Economics Forecast, Jan 2019, (Presenter)
Association For Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) Research Conference, Nov 2018, (Presenter)
Missouri Valley Economic Association (MVEA) Conference, Nov 2018, (Presenter, Discussant, Chair)
Health Forum of West Michigan, May 2018, (Moderator)
ECON 451 Game Theory (Summer 2015)
ECON 451 Game Theory (Summer 2014)
Teaching Assistance Work