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NBER Publications by John Cawley

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March 2013The Effect of Deceptive Advertising on Consumption of the Advertised Good and its Substitutes: The Case of Over-the-Counter Weight Loss Products
with Rosemary Avery, Matthew Eisenberg: w18863
February 2013The Demand for Cigarettes as Derived from the Demand for Weight Control
with Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder: w18805
August 2012The Impact of Physical Education on Obesity among Elementary School Children
with David Frisvold, Chad Meyerhoefer: w18341

Published: Cawley, John, David Frisvold, and Chad Meyerhoefer. "The Impact of Physical Education on Obesity among Elementary School Children." Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 32(4): 743-755. citation courtesy of

November 2011The Impact of the Macroeconomy on Health Insurance Coverage: Evidence from the Great Recession
with Asako S. Moriya, Kosali I. Simon: w17600

forthcoming in Health Economics

May 2011The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors
with Christopher Ruhm: w17081

Published: John Cawley, Christopher J. Ruhm. “Chapter Three - The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors” Handbook of Health Economics, Volume 2, 2011, Pages 95-199

April 2011Outcomes in a Program that Offers Financial Rewards for Weight Loss
with Joshua A. Price
in Economic Aspects of Obesity, Michael Grossman and Naci H. Mocan, editors
October 2010The Medical Care Costs of Obesity: An Instrumental Variables Approach
with Chad Meyerhoefer: w16467

Published: in the Journal of Health Economics Volume 31, Issue 1, January 2012, Pages 219–230 citation courtesy of

September 2010Unfit for Service: The Implications of Rising Obesity for U.S. Military Recruitment
with Johanna Catherine Maclean: w16408

Published: Cawley, John, and Johanna Catherine Maclean. "Unfit for Service: The Implications of Rising Obesity for U.S. Military Recruitment." Health Economics, 2012, 21(11): 1348-1366. citation courtesy of

May 2009Differences in the U.S. Trends in the Prevalence of Obesity Based on Body Mass Index and Skinfold Thickness
with Richard V. Burkhauser, Maximilian D. Schmeiser: w15005

Published: Burkhauser, Richard V., John Cawley, and Maximilian D. Schmeiser. 2009. “The Timing of the Rise in U.S. Obesity Varies With Measure of Fatness.” Economics and Human Biology, 7(3): 307-318.

Outcomes in a Program that Offers Financial Rewards for Weight Loss
with Joshua A. Price: w14987

Published: Outcomes in a Program that Offers Financial Rewards for Weight Loss, John Cawley, Joshua A. Price. in Economic Aspects of Obesity, Grossman and Mocan. 2011

June 2008The Impact of Income on the Weight of Elderly Americans
with John R. Moran, Kosali I. Simon: w14104

Published: Cawley, John, John Moran, and Kosali Simon. “The Impact of Income on the Weight of Elderly Americans.” Health Economics, 2010, 19(8): 979-993. citation courtesy of

May 2008Obesity and Skill Attainment in Early Childhood
with C. Katharina Spiess: w13997

Published: Cawley, John and C. Katharina Spiess. “Obesity and Skill Attainment in Early Childhood.” Economics and Human Biology, December 2008, 6(3): 388-397. citation courtesy of

November 2007Mechanisms for the Association Between Maternal Employment and Child Cognitive Development
with Feng Liu: w13609
Maternal Employment and Childhood Obesity: A Search for Mechanisms in Time Use Data
with Feng Liu: w13600

Published: Cawley, John, and Feng Liu. "Maternal Employment and Childhood Obesity: A Search for Mechanisms in Time Use Data." Economics and Human Biology. 2012, 10(4): 352-364. citation courtesy of

September 2006Contingent Valuation Analysis of Willingness to Pay To Reduce Childhood Obesity
w12510

Published: Cawley, John. “Contingent Valuation Analysis of Willingness to Pay to Reduce Childhood Obesity.” Economics and Human Biology, July 2008, 6(2): 281-292. citation courtesy of

June 2006Beyond BMI: The Value of More Accurate Measures of Fatness and Obesity in Social Science Research
with Richard V. Burkhauser: w12291

Published: Burkhauser, Richard V., and John Cawley. "Beyond BMI: The Value of More Accurate Measures of Fatness and Obesity in Social Science Research." Journal of Health Economics, March 2008, 27(2): 519-529. citation courtesy of

January 2006Nutrition Labels and Obesity
with Jayachandran N. Variyam: w11956
June 2005The Impact of State Physical Education Requirements on Youth Physical Activity and Overweight
with Chad D. Meyerhoefer, David Newhouse: w11411

Published: Cawley, John, Chad Meyerhoefer, and David Newhouse. "The Impact of State Physical Education Requirements on Youth Physical Activity and Overweight." Health Economics, December 2007, 16(12): 1287-1301. citation courtesy of

Welfare Reform and the Health Insurance Coverage of Women and Children
with Mathis Schroeder, Kosali Ilayperu Simon
in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 8, David M. Cutler and Alan M. Garber
March 2005The Competitive Effects of Drug Withdrawals
with John A. Rizzo: w11223

Published: Cawley, John, and John A. Rizzo. “Spillover Effects of Prescription Drug Withdrawals.” Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research, 2008, 19: 119-144.

May 2004Obesity as a Barrier to the Transition from Welfare to Work
with Sheldon Danziger: w10508

Published: Cawley, John, and Sheldon Danziger. "Morbid Obesity and the Transition From Welfare to Work." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Fall 2005, 24(4): 727-743.

Factor Substitution and Unobserved Factor Quality in Nursing Homes
with David C. Grabowski, Richard A. Hirth: w10465

Published: Cawley, John, David Grabowski, and Richard Hirth. "Factor Substitution in Nursing Homes." Journal of Health Economics, March 2006, 25(2): 234-247.

November 2003Health Insurance Coverage and the Macroeconomy
with Kosali I. Simon: w10092

Published: Cawley, John, and Kosali I. Simon. "Health Insurance Coverage and the Macroeconomy." Journal of Health Economics, March 2005, 24(2): 299-315. citation courtesy of

March 2003Lighting Up and Slimming Down: The Effects of Body Weight and Cigarette Prices on Adolescent Smoking Initiation
with Sara Markowitz, John Tauras: w9561

Published: Cawley, John, Sara Markowitz, and John Tauras. "Lighting Up and Slimming Down: The Effects of Body Weight and Cigarette Prices on Adolescent Smoking Initiation." Journal of Health Economics, March 2004, 23(2): 293-311. citation courtesy of

January 2003The Impact of Macroeconomic Conditions on the Health Insurance Coverage of Americans
with Kosali I. Simon
in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 6, David M. Cutler and Alan M. Garber, editors
January 2002CMS Payments Necessary to Support HMO Participation in Medicare Managed Care
with Michael Chernew, Catherine McLaughlin
in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 5, Alan M. Garber, editor
August 2000Body Weight and Women's Labor Market Outcomes
w7841

Published: Cawley, John. "The Impact of Obesity on Wages." Journal of Human Resources, Spring 2004, 39(2): 451-474.

March 1998Meritocracy in America: An Examination of Wages Within and Across Occupations
with James Heckman, Edward Vytlacil: w6446

Published: Cawley, John, James Heckman and Edward Vytlacil. "Meritocracy in America: An Examination of Wages Within and Across Occupations." Industrial Relations, July 1999, 38(3): 250-296.

January 1998Understanding the Role of Cognitive Ability in Accounting for the Recent Rise in the Economic Return to Education
with James Heckman, Edward Vytlacil: w6388

Published: Meritocracy and Economic Inequality, Arrow, Kenneth, Samuel Bowles, and Steven Durlauf, eds., Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000.

July 1996Cognitive Ability, Wages, and Meritocracy
with Karen Conneely, James Heckman, Edward Vytlacil: w5645

Published: Cawley, John, Karen Conneely, James Heckman, and Edward Vytlacil. "Cognitive Ability, Wages, and Meritocracy." In Intelligence, Genes, and Success: Scientists Respond to The Bell Curve, edited by Bernie Devlin, Stephen Fienberg, Daniel Resnick, and Kathryn Roeder. (Springer Verlag: New York), 1997.

An Empirical Examination of Information Barriers to Trade in Insurance
with Tomas Philipson: w5669

Published: Cawley, John, and Tomas Philipson. An Empirical Examination of Information Barriers to Trade in Insurance." American Economic Review, September 1999, 89(4): 827-846. citation courtesy of

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