Department of Political Science

College of Letters & Science

David L. Weimer

American Politics
Political Methodology
Affiliated with LaFollette School of Public Affairs
Research Interests: 
Cost-Benefit Analysis, Energy Policy, Health Policy, Policy Analysis, Political Economy, Public Policy
Office Location: 
215 North Hall / 201 LaFollette
(608) 263-2325



Simon Haeder, David Weimer, Dana B. Mukamel 2016. "Secret Shoppers Find Access To Providers And Network Accuracy Lacking For Those In Marketplace And Commercial Plans." Health Affairs 35 (7):1160-6.

David Weimer, Dara H. Sorkin, Alpesh Amin, Joseph Sharit, Heather Ladd, Dana B. Mukamel “Rationale and Study Protocol for the Nursing Home Compare Plus (NHCPlus) Randomized Controlled Trial: A Personalized Decision Aid for Patients Transitioning from the Hospital to a Skilled-Nursing Facility,” Contemporary Clinical Trials 47:March (2016), 139–145.  

David Weimer, Aidan R. Vining “The Challenges of Fractionalized Property Rights in Public-Private Hybrid Organizations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” Regulation & Governance 10:2 (2016), 161–178.  

David Weimer, Simon F. Haeder and Dana B. Mukamel “Secret Shoppers Find Access To Providers And Network Accuracy Lacking For Those In Marketplace And Commercial Plans,” Health Affairs 35:7 (2016), 1160–1166.

David Weimer, Dana B. Mukamel, Alpesh Amin, Joseph Sharit, Heather Ladd and Dara H. Sorkin “When Patients Customize Nursing Home Ratings, Choices and Rankings Differ from the Government’s Version.” Health Affairs 35:4 (2016), 714–719.  

Simon F, Header and David L. Weimer. 2015. “Inching towards Universal Coverage: State-Federal Healthcare Programs in Historical Perspective.” Journal of Policy History 27(3): 746–770

Haeder, Simon F., David L. Weimer, and Dana B. Mukamel. 2015. "Network Adequacy Standards and Health Insurance." JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 314 (22):2014-2015.

Robert H. Haveman and David L. Weimer, “Public Policy Induced Changes in Employment: Valuation Issues for Benefit-Cost Analysis,” Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis 6:1 (2015), 112–153.

Simon F. Haeder, David L. Weimer, and Dana B. Mukamel. "California Hospital Networks Are Narrower in Marketplace Than In Commercial Plans, But Access And Quality Are Similar." Health Affairs 34:5 (2015), 741-748. 

Simon F. Haeder and David L. Weimer. 2013. "You Can't Make Me Do It: State Implementation of Insurance Exchanges under the Affordable Care Act." Public Administration Review.