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February 2014Effects of Prescription Drug Insurance on Hospitalization and Mortality: Evidence from Medicare Part D
with Cuiping Long, G. Caleb Alexander: w19948
June 2013The Effect of Medicaid Expansions in the Late 1980s and Early 1990s on the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women
with Dhaval M. Dave, Sandra L. Decker, Kosali Ilayperuma Simon: w19161
August 2012Do Higher Tobacco Taxes Reduce Adult Smoking? New Evidence of the Effect of Recent Cigarette Tax Increases on Adult Smoking
with Kevin Callison: w18326

Published: Kevin Callison & Robert Kaestner, 2014. "Do Higher Tobacco Taxes Reduce Adult Smoking? New Evidence Of The Effect Of Recent Cigarette Tax Increases On Adult Smoking," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 52(1), pages 155-172, 01. citation courtesy of

July 2012Does Seeing the Doctor More Often Keep You Out of the Hospital?
with Anthony T. Lo Sasso: w18255
April 2011Effects of Weight on Adolescent Educational Attainment
with Michael Grossman, Benjamin Yarnoff
in Economic Aspects of Obesity, Michael Grossman and Naci H. Mocan, editors
July 2010The Child and Adult Care Food Program: Who is Served and What are Their Nutritional Outcomes?
with Rachel A. Gordon, Sanders Korenman, Kristin Abner: w16148

Published: Gordon, Rachel A., Robert Kaestner, Sanders Korenman, and Kristin Abner. 2011. "The Child and Adult Care Food Program: Who is Served and Why?" Social Service Review 85 (3): 359 - 400. Frank R. Breul Memorial Prize for the best publication in Social Services Review 2012

June 2010Health and Health Insurance Trajectories of Mexicans in the US
with Neeraj Kaushal: w16139

Published: Kaushal, Neeraj and Robert Kaestner. (2013) Acculturation and Health Insurance of Mexicans in the US. Review of International Economics, 21 (2): 233-248.

May 2010Medicare Part D and its Effect on the Use of Prescription Drugs, Use of Other Health Care Services and Health of the Elderly
with Nasreen Khan: w16011

Published: Kaestner, Robert and Nasreen Khan. 2012. Medicare Part D and its Effect on the Use of Prescription Drugs and Use of Other Health Care Services of the Elderly.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 31(2):253 - 279.

February 2010Self-Selection and International Migration: New Evidence from Mexico
with Ofer Malamud: w15765

Kaestner, Robert and Ofer Malamud. (forthcoming). “Self-selection and International Migration: New Evidence from Mexico.” Review of Economics and Statistics. citation courtesy of

The Business Cycle and Health Behaviors
with Xin Xu: w15737
October 2009Effects of Urban Sprawl on Obesity
with Zhenxiang Zhao: w15436

Published: Zhao, Zhenxiang & Kaestner, Robert, 2010. "Effects of urban sprawl on obesity," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(6), pages 779-787, December. citation courtesy of

Long Term Effects of Minimum Legal Drinking Age Laws on Adult Alcohol Use and Driving Fatalities
with Benjamin Yarnoff: w15439

Published: Robert Kaestner & Benjamin Yarnoff, 2011. "Long-Term Effects of Minimum Legal Drinking Age Laws on Adult Alcohol Use and Driving Fatalities," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 54(2), pages 325 - 363. citation courtesy of

June 2009The Effects of Consumer-Directed Health Plans on Health Care Spending
with Anthony T. Lo Sasso, Lorens A. Helmchen: w15106

Published: Anthony T. Lo Sasso & Lorens A. Helmchen & Robert Kaestner, 2010. "The Effects of Consumer-Directed Health Plans on Health Care Spending," Journal of Risk & Insurance, The American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 77(1), pages 85-103. citation courtesy of

May 2009Effects of Weight on Adolescent Educational Attainment
with Michael Grossman, Benjamin Yarnoff: w14994

Published: Effects of Weight on Adolescent Educational Attainment, Robert Kaestner, Michael Grossman, Benjamin Yarnoff. in Economic Aspects of Obesity, Grossman and Mocan. 2011

April 2009Adolescent Cognitive and Non-cognitive Correlates of Adult Health
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Published: Robert Kaestner & Kevin Callison, 2011. "Adolescent Cognitive and Noncognitive Correlates of Adult Health," Journal of Human Capital, University of Chicago Press, vol. 5(1), pages 29 - 69. citation courtesy of

December 2008Re-examining the Effects of Medicaid Expansions for Pregnant Women
with Dhaval M. Dave, Sandra Decker, Kosali I. Simon: w14591
January 2008Effects of Weight on Children's Educational Achievement
with Michael Grossman: w13764

Published: Kaestner, Robert & Grossman, Michael, 2009. "Effects of weight on children's educational achievement," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 28(6), pages 651-661, December. citation courtesy of

January 2007Prescription Drug Insurance and Its Effect on Utilization and Health of the Elderly
with Nasreen Khan, Swu Jane Lin: w12848
December 2006Health Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: Evidence from Medicare
with Dhaval Dave: w12764

Published: International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, Volume: 9 Issue: 4, Pages: 367-390 (December 2009) citation courtesy of

October 2006Methodological Issues in the Evaluation of Parental Involvement Laws: Evidence from Texas
with Silvie Colman, Theodore J. Joyce: w12608
March 2006Effects of Title IX and Sports Participation on Girls' Physical Activity and Weight
with Xin Xu: w12113

Published: Kaestner, Robert and Xin Xu. “Effects of Title IX and Sports Participation on Girls’ Physical Activity and Weight." Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research 17 (2006): 79-111.

May 2005An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol Policies on Youth Risky Sexual Behaviors
with Sara Markowitz, Michael Grossman: w11378

Published: Markowitz, Sara, Robert Kaestner and Michael Grossman. "An Investigation Of The Effects Of Alcohol Consumption And Alcohol Policies On Youth Risky Sexual Behaviors," American Economic Review, 2005, v95(2,May), 263-266. citation courtesy of

December 2004An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Policies on Youth STDs
with Michael Grossman, Sara Markowitz: w10949

Published:

  • Sara Markowitz & Robert Kaestner & Michael Grossman, 2005. "An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol Policies on Youth Risky Sexual Behaviors," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 95(2), pages 263-266, May.
  • Substance Use: Individual Behavior, Social Interaction, Markets and Politics, edited by Bjorn Lindgren and Michael Grossman. Volume 16 of Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research. Amsterdam: JAI, an imprint of Elsevier Ltd., 2005, pp. 229-256

August 2004What Did the "Illegitimacy Bonus" Reward?
with Sanders Korenman, Ted Joyce, Jennifer Walper: w10699

Published: Korenman Sanders & Joyce Ted & Kaestner Robert & Walper Jennifer, 2006. "What Did the "Illegitimacy Bonus" Reward?," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 6(1), pages 1-36, April. citation courtesy of

January 2004Family Cap Provisions and Changes in Births and Abortions
with Ted Joyce, Sanders Korenman, Stanley Henshaw: w10214

Published: Joyce, T., Kaestner, R., Korenman, S., and S. Henshaw. “ Family Cap Provisions and Changes in Births and Abortions.” Population Research and Policy Review 23 (2004): 475-511.

October 2003Changes in the Welfare Caseload and the Health of Low-educated Mothers
with Elizabeth Tarlov: w10034

Published: Kaestner, Robert and Elizabeth Tarlov. "Changes In The Welfare Caseload and The Health Of Low-Educated Mothers," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2006, v25(3,Summer), 623-641. citation courtesy of

Welfare Reform and Health Insurance Coverage of Low-Income Families
with Neeraj Kaushal: w10033

Published: Kaestner, Robert & Kaushal, Neeraj, 2003. "Welfare reform and health insurance coverage of low-income families," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(6), pages 959-981, November. citation courtesy of

June 2003The Effect of Welfare Reform on Prenatal Care and Birth Weight
with Won Chan Lee: w9769

Published: Kaestner, Robert and Won Chan Lee. “The Effect of Welfare Reform on Prenatal Care and Birth Weight.” Health Economics 14, 5 (2005): 497-511. citation courtesy of

May 2003Do Minimum Wages Affect Non-wage Job Attributes? Evidence on Fringe Benefits and Working Conditions
with Kosali Ilayperuma Simon: w9688

Published: Simon, Kosali Llayperuma and Robert Kaestner. "Do Minimum Wages Affect Non-Wage Job Attributes? Evidence On Fringe Benefits," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2004, v58(1,Oct), 52-70.

April 2003Alcohol Abuse and Suicide Attempts Among Youth - Correlation or Causation?
with Pinka Chatterji, Dhaval Dave, Sara Markowitz: w9638

Published: Chatterji, Pinka, Dhaval Dave, Robert Kaestner, and Sara Markowitz. “Alcohol Abuse and Suicide Attempts Among Youth." Economics and Human Biology 2, 2 (2004): 159-180.

December 2002Welfare Reform and Non-Marital Fertility in the 1990s: Evidence from Birth Records
with Theodore Joyce, Sanders Korenman: w9406

Published: Ted Joyce & Robert Kaestner & Sanders Korenman, 2003. "Welfare Reform and Non-Marital Fertility in the 1990s: Evidence from Birth Records," Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy, Berkeley Electronic Press, vol. 3(1), pages 1108-1108.

September 2002Get High and Get Stupid: The Effect of Alcohol and Marijuana Use on Teen Sexual Behavior
with Michael Grossman, Sara Markowitz: w9216

Published: Michael Grossman & Robert Kaestner & Sara Markowitz, 2004. "Get High and Get Stupid: The Effect of Alcohol and Marijuana Use on Teen Sexual Behavior," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 2(4), pages 413-441, 09. citation courtesy of

May 2002Has Welfare Reform Changed Teenage Behaviors?
with June O'Neill: w8932

Published: Kaestner, Robert, Sanders Korenman and June O’Neill. “Has Welfare Reform Changed Teenage Behaviors?” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 22, 2 (2003): 225-248. citation courtesy of

Medicaid Managed Care and Infant Health: A National Evaluation
with Lisa Dubay, Genevieve Kenney: w8936

Published: Kaestner, Robert, Lisa Dubay and Jenny Kenney. “Managed Care and Infant Health: An Evaluation of Medicaid in the US.” Social Science and Medicine 60 (2005): 1815-1833.

February 2002Substance Use and Suicidal Behaviors Among Young Adults
with Sara Markowitz, Pinka Chatterji, Dhaval Dave: w8810

Published: Chatterji, Pinka, Dhaval Dave, Robert Kaestner and Sara Markowitz. “Alcohol Abuse and Suicide Attempts Among Youth—Correlation or Causation?” Economics and Human Biology 2, 2 (2004): 159-180.

October 2001Immigrant and Native Responses to Welfare Reform
with Neeraj Kaushal: w8541

Published: Kaestner, Robert and Neeraj Kaushal. "Immigrant And Native Responses To Welfare Reform," Journal of Population Economics, 2005, v18(1,Mar), 69-92. citation courtesy of

Migration Consequences of Welfare Reform
with Neeraj Kaushal, Gregg Van Ryzin: w8560

Published: Kaestner, Robert & Kaushal, Neeraj & Van Ryzin, Gregg, 2003. "Migration consequences of welfare reform," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 53(3), pages 357-376, May. citation courtesy of

Alcohol Taxes and Labor Market Outcomes
with Dhaval Dave: w8562

Published: Dave, Dhaval and Robert Kaestner. "Alcohol Taxes And Labor Market Outcomes," Journal of Health Economics, 2002, v21(3,May), 357-371. citation courtesy of

January 1999Does Publicly Provided Health Insurance Improve the Health of Low-Income Children in the United States
with Theodore Joyce, Andrew Racine: w6887
Does Drug Use Cause Poverty?
in The Economic Analysis of Substance Use and Abuse: An Integration of Econometrics and Behavioral Economic Research, Frank J. Chaloupka, Michael Grossman, Warren K. Bickel and Henry Saffer, editors
April 1998Medicaid Expansions and The Crowding Out of Private Health Insurance
with Esel Y. Yazici: w6527

Published: Yazici, Esel Y. and Robert Kaestner. "Medicaid Expansions And The Crowding Out Of Private Health Insurance Among Children," Inquiry - Excellus Health Plan, 2000, v37(1,Spring), 23-32.

February 1998Does Drug Use Cause Poverty?
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April 1996Are Brothers Really Better? Sibling Sex Composition and Educational Achievement Revisited
w5521

Published: Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 32, no. 2 (Spring 1997): 250-284. citation courtesy of

Drug Use and AFDC Participation: Is There a Connection?
w5555

Published: Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 17, no. 3 (Summer 1998): 495-520 citation courtesy of

January 1996The Effect of Maternal Drug Use on Birth Weight: Measurement Error in Binary Variables
with Theodore Joyce, Hassan Wehbeh: w5434

Published: Economic Inquiry, Vol. 34, no. 4, (October 1996), pp. 617-629. citation courtesy of

November 1995State Reproductive Policies and Adolescent Pregnancy Resolution: The Case of Parental Involvement Laws
with Theodore Joyce: w5354

Published: Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 15, no. 5 (October 1996). citation courtesy of

September 1995The Impact of Child Health and Family Inputs on Child Cognitive Develop-ment
with Hope Corman: w5257

Published: Published as "The Impact of Malpractice Fears on Caesarean Section Rates", Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 18, no. 4 (August 1999): 491-522.

February 1995The Effects of Cocaine and Marijuana Use on Marriage and Marital Stability
w5038

Published: Kaestner, Robert. "The Effects of Cocaine and Marijuana Use on Marriage and Marital Stability." Journal of Family Issues 18, 2 (1997): 145-173.

October 1992The Effect of Illicit Drug Use on the Labor Supply of Young Adults
w4187

Published: The Journal of Human Resources, vol. 29, No. 1, Winter 1994, pp. 126-155. citation courtesy of

September 1991The Effects of Child Health on Marital Status
with Hope Corman: w3850

Published: Demography, Volume 29, No. 3,Vol. 29, Aug., 1992 pp.389-408

December 1990The Effect of Illicit Drug Use on the Wages of Young Adults
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