Noah Hammarlund

Public Affairs Ph.D.

(503) 521 6834
IU Bloomington
SPEA 412
1315 E. Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN


  • Master of Science, Economics, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, 2012 
  • Bachelor of Science, Economics, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, 2008

Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught

  • Health Economics
  • Statistics

Selected Publications

  • Hammarlund, N., & Natarajan, S. 2017. Does Race Play a Role in Invasive Procedure Treatments? An Initial Analysis. In 2017 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies (CHASE) (pp. 243-244). IEEE.
  • Freedman, S., & Hammarlund, N. 2016. Electronic Medical Records and Medical Procedure Choice: Evidence from Cesarean Sections.
  • Freedman, S.,Goodman-Bacon,A., & Hammarlund, N. 2017. Observational Studies of the Effect of Insurance on Health: Controls Are Not Enough.
  • Hammarlund, N. 2017. Diagnosing Racial Treatment Disparities in Emergency Cardiac Surgery Using Machine Learning Risk Adjustment.

Research Interests

Health Economics and Policy, Applied Machine Learning and Data Science, Clinical Decision Making , Racial Health Disparities

Honors & Awards

  • 2016–2016 Grant-in-Aid of Doctoral Research, SPEA Indiana University, Bloomington.
  • 2012–2017 Graduate Fellowship, SPEA Indiana University, Bloomington.