Nathan Blascak

Nathan Blascak

Research Fellow, Consumer Finance Institute

Phone: (215) 574-6208
Fax: (215) 574-7101
Email: Nathan.Blascak@phil.frb.org

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Areas of Expertise

  • Health Economics
  • Household Finance
  • Identity Theft

About Nathan Blascak

Nathan Blascak joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in January 2016. Nathan’s research interests center on applied microeconometrics, with applications in health economics, health insurance, household finance, and identity theft. Currently, his research is examining the intersection of health insurance policy and financial well-being, and exploring the determinants and effects of identity theft.

Before working at the Bank, Nathan taught at Temple University for five years as a graduate student instructor while pursuing his Ph.D.

Nathan has a Ph.D. and an M.A. in economics from Temple University and a B.S. in economics and management information systems from DePaul University in Chicago.

Select Publications

Working Papers

Articles in Refereed Journals

  • “The Effect of State Health Insurance Benefit Mandates on Premiums and Employee Contributions,” with James Bailey, Applied Economics Letters, 23(14), 2016, 1042-1046.