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March 2014Empowering Women: The Effect of Schooling on Young Women's Knowledge and Use of Contraception
with Mabel Andalón, Jenny Williams: w19961
October 2013Women’s Education: Harbinger of Another Spring? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Turkey
with Mehmet Alper Dinçer, Neeraj Kaushal: w19597
September 2013Impact of Mortality-Based Performance Measures on Hospital Pricing: the Case of Colon Cancer Surgeries
with Avi Dor, Partha Deb, Gregory Cooper, Siran Koroukian, Fang Xu: w19447
June 2013Food Prices and Body Fatness among Youths
with Erdal Tekin, Roy Wada: w19143
December 2012Fast-Food Restaurant Advertising on Television and Its Influence on Youth Body Composition
with Erdal Tekin, Roy Wada: w18640
June 2012Behavioral Economics and the Demand for Alcohol: Results from the NLSY97
with Henry Saffer, Dhaval Dave: w18180
September 2011Racial, Ethnic and Gender Differences in Physical Activity
with Henry Saffer, Dhaval M. Dave: w17413
March 2011The Effects of Alcohol Policies in Reducing Entry Rates and Time Spent in Foster Care
with Sara Markowitz, Alison Evans Cuellar, Ryan M. Conrad: w16915
Intergeneration Transfer of Human Capital: Results from a Natural Experiment in Taiwan
with Wehn-Jyuan Tsai, Jin-Tan Liu, Shin-Yi Chou: w16876
February 2011Why Do Some People Want to Legalize Cannabis Use?
with Jenny Williams, Jan C. van Ours: w16795
The Impact of National Health Insurance on Birth Outcomes: A Natural Experiment in Taiwan
with Shin-Yi Chou, Jin-Tan Liu: w16811
May 2009Effects of Weight on Adolescent Educational Attainment
with Robert Kaestner, Benjamin Yarnoff: w14994
January 2008Effects of Weight on Children's Educational Achievement
with Robert Kaestner: w13764
October 2007Parental Education and Child Health: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Taiwan
with Shin-Yi Chou, Jin-Tan Liu, Theodore J. Joyce: w13466
September 2007Risks and Prices: The Role of User Sanctions in Marijuana Markets
with Rosalie Liccardo Pacula, Beau Kilmer, Frank J. Chaloupka: w13415
December 2005Fast-Food Restaurant Advertising on Television and Its Influence on Childhood Obesity
with Shin-Yi Chou, Inas Rashad: w11879
August 2005Education and Nonmarket Outcomes
w11582
The Super Size of America: An Economic Estimation of Body Mass Index and Obesity in Adults
with Inas Rashad, Shin-Yi Chou: w11584
May 2005An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol Policies on Youth Risky Sexual Behaviors
with Sara Markowitz, Robert Kaestner: w11378
December 2004The Economic Theory of Illegal Goods: The Case of Drugs
with Gary S. Becker, Kevin M. Murphy: w10976
Individual Behaviors and Substance Use: The Role of Price
w10948
An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Policies on Youth STDs
with Robert Kaestner, Sara Markowitz: w10949
April 2004Managed Care Discounting: Evidence from the MarketScan Database
with Avi Dor, Siran M. Koroukian: w10437
March 2004Transaction Prices and Managed Care Discounting for Selected Medical Technologies: A Bargaining Approach
with Avi Dor, Siran M.Koroukian: w10377
October 2002I Did What Last Night?!!! Adolescent Risky Sexual Behaviors and Substance Use
with Sara Markowitz: w9244
The Effect of Cigarette Excise Taxes on Smoking Before, During and After Pregnancy
with Greg Coleman, Ted Joyce: w9245
An Economic Analysis of Adult Obesity: Results from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
with Shin-Yi Chou, Henry Saffer: w9247
September 2002Get High and Get Stupid: The Effect of Alcohol and Marijuana Use on Teen Sexual Behavior
with Robert Kaestner, Sara Markowitz: w9216
May 2000Marijuana and Youth
with R. L. Pacula, F. J. Chaloupka, P. M. O'Malley, L. Johnston, M. C. Farrelly: w7703
September 1999Competition and the Cost of Capital Revisited: Special Authorities and Underwriters in the Market for Tax-emempt Hospital Bonds
with Alec Ian Gershberg, Fred Goldman: w7356
July 1999Health Care Capital Financing Agencies: The Intergovernmental Roles of Quasi-Government Authorities and the Impact on the Cost of Capital
with Alec Ian Gershberg, Fred Goldman: w7221
May 1999Alcohol Regulation and Violence on College Campuses
with Sara Markowitz: w7129
April 1999The Human Capital Model of the Demand for Health
w7078
February 1999Alcohol Regulation and Violence Towards Children
with Sara Markowitz: w6359
July 1998The Effects of Alcohol Regulation on Physical Child Abuse
with Sara Markowitz: w6629
February 1998The Demand for Cocaine and Marijuana by Youth
with Frank J. Chaloupka, John A. Tauras: w6411
September 1996Price, Tobacco Control Policies and Youth Smoking
with Frank J. Chaloupka: w5740
August 1996The Demand for Cocaine by Young Adults: A Rational Addiction Approach
with Frank J. Chaloupka, Charles C. Brown: w5713
April 1996Public Policy and Youth Smokeless Tobacco Use
with Frank J. Chaloupka, John A. Tauras: w5524
July 1995An Empirical Analysis of Alcohol Addiction: Results from the Monitoring the Future Panels
with Frank J. Chaloupka, Ismail Sirtalan: w5200
June 1993Effects of Alcohol Price Policy on Youth
with Frank J. Chaloupka, Henry Saffer, Adit Laixuthai: w4385
August 1992Determinants of Interest Rates on Tax-Exempt Hospital Bonds
with Fred Goldman, Susan W. Nesbitt, Pamela Mobilia: w4139
September 1991Alcohol Control Policies and Motor Vehicle Fatalities
with Frank J. Chaloupka, Henry Saffer: w3831
January 1991Unobservables, Pregnancy Resolutions, and Birthweight Production Functions in New York City
with Theodore J. Joyce: w2746
June 1990Health Benefits of Increases in Alcohol and Cigarette Taxes
w3082
April 1990An Empirical Analysis of Cigarette Addiction
with Gary S. Becker, Kevin M. Murphy: w3322
December 1989The Dynamic Relationship between Low Birthweight and Induced Abortion in New York City: An Aggregate Time-Series Analysis
with Theodore Joyce: w3211
1989Pregnancy Resolution as an Indicator of Wantedness and its Impact on the Initiation of Early Prenatal Care
with Theodore J. Joyce: w2827
December 1988Demographic Analysis of Birthweight-Specific Neonatal Mortality
with Hope Corman, Theodore J. Joyce: w2804
September 1988Carbon Monoxide in the Ambient Air and Blood Pressure: Evidence From NHANES II and the SAROAD System
with Douglas Coate: w2711
August 1987A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Strategies to Reduce Infant Mortality
with Hope Corman, Theodore Joyce: w2346
July 1986Endogenous Drinking Age Laws and Highway Mortality Rates of Young Drivers
with Henry Saffer: w1982
May 1986Beer Taxes, the Legal Drinking Age, and Youth Motor Vehicle Fatalities
with Henry Saffer: w1914
An Assessment of the Benefits of Air Pollution Control: The Case of Infant Health
with Theodore J. Joyce, Fred Goldman: w1928
March 1986Effects of Alcoholic Beverage Prices and Legal Drinking Ages on Youth Alcohol Use
with Douglas Coate: w1852
October 1985Birth Outcome Production Functions in the U.S.
with Hope Corman, Theodore J. Joyce: w1729
June 1984Determinants of Neonatal Mortality Rates in the U.S.: A Reduced Form Model
with Hope Corman: w1387
November 1982The Impact of Public Health Policy: The Case of Community Health Centers
with Fred Goldman: w1020
June 1982The Production and Cost of Ambulatory Medical Care In Community Health Centers
with Fred Goldman: w0907
October 1981Government and Health Outcomes
w0780
April 1981The Effects of Government Regulation on Teenage Smoking
with Eugene M. Lewit, Douglas Coate: w0655
1981Variations in Infant Mortality Rates among Counties in the United States: The Roles of Social Policies and Programs
with Steven Jacobowitz: w0615
December 1980Physical Disabilities and Post-Secondary Educational Outcomes
with Robert A. Shakotko: w0609
August 1980The Relationship Between Children's Health and Intellectual Development
with Linda N. Edwards: w0213
February 1980An Exploration of the Dynamic Relationship between Health and Cognitive Development in Adolescence
with Robert A. Shakotko, Linda N. Edwards: w0454
December 1979Preventive Care, Care for Children and National Health Insurance
with Gilbert R. Ghez: w0417
October 1979Adolescent Health, Family Background, and Preventive Medical Care
with Linda N. Edwards: w0398
April 1979The Demand for Pediatric Care: An Hedonic Approach
with Fred Goldman: w0134
Determinants of Pediatric Care Utilization
with Ann D. Colle: w0240
1979Income and Race Differences in Children's Health
with Linda N. Edwards: w0308
July 1978Children's Health and the Family
with Linda N. Edwards: w0256
May 1977An Economic Analysis of Children's Health and Intellectual Development
with Linda N. Edwards: w0180
March 1976A Survey of Recent Research in Health Economics
w0129
December 1973The Correlation Between Health and Schooling
w0022

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