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Faculty and Staff Profile

Daniel Miller

Assistant Professor

Office: 240 Sirrine Hall
Phone: 612-804-9505
Personal Website:

 Educational Background

PhD Economics
University of Minnesota 2009

BA Economics
Stanford University 2003

 Courses Taught

Industrial Organization (Phd level)
Industrial Organization (Undergrad and Masters level)
Health Economics (Undergrad and Masters level)


My primary field is Empirical Industrial Organization. I have done work on highway procurement auctions and housing demand. My latest projects examine the market design of the Medicare Part D prescription drug insurance market. Prior to joining the faculty at Clemson University, I studied under Pat Bajari during my time at both the University of Minnesota and Stanford University.

 Research Publications


(2013) "A Dynamic Model of Housing Demand: Estimation and Policy Implications."
International Economic Review (lead article) volume 54, No. 2 pp 409-442

(2014) "Subcontracting and Competitive Bidding on Incomplete Procurement Projects."
Rand Journal of Economics (forthcoming)


"The Consequences of a Public Health Insurance Option: Evidence from Medicare Part D."
with Jungwon Yeo, Singapore Management University

"Estimating Dynamic Discrete Choice Models of Product Differentiation: An Application to Medicare Part D with Switching Costs.”
with Jungwon Yeo, Singapore Management University.

"Mergers in Medicare Part D: Decomposing Market Power, Cost Efficiencies, and Bargaining Power."
with Anna Chorniy and Tilan Tang, Clemson University

"Effect of Readmission Rates on Marginal Cost in Hospital Services: An Econometric Analysis."
with Sriram Venkataraman, University of South Carolina, Aleda Roth, and Lawrence Fredendall, Clemson University

""Risk Adjustment and Low Income Subsidy Distortions in Medicare Part D: Theory, Evidence, and Policy Prescriptions"