Tim Halliday

UHERO Research Fellow and Associate Professor of Economics


2004 Princeton University, PhD in Economics

1999 Boston College, AB Magna cum Laude in Economics and Mathematics

Research Interests

Health, Labor, Development, Applied Microeconometrics


Herd Immunity or Containment through Test and Trace?

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), a viral disease caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2, has arrived and is spreading in Hawai’i.  In an attempt to “flatten the …

The Impact of Medicaid on Health Care Utilization among Hawai‘i’s COFA Migrants

By Timothy Halliday and Randall Q Akee The Compacts of Free Association (COFA) are treaties between the United States (US) and three Micronesian nations: the …

The Impact of Public Health Insurance on Medical Utilization in a Vulnerable Population: Evidence from COFA Migrants

In March of 2015, the State of Hawaii stopped covering the vast majority of migrants from countries belonging to the Compact of Free Association (COFA) …