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May 2014Dominated Choices and Medicare Advantage Enrollment
with Christopher Afendulis, Anna Sinaiko: w20181
November 2013Enrollment in Medicare Advantage Plans in Miami-Dade County: Evidence of Status Quo Bias?
with Anna D. Sinaiko, Christopher C. Afendulis: w19639
October 2013The Regulation of Prescription Drug Competition and Market Responses: Patterns in Prices and Sales Following Loss of Exclusivity
with Murray L. Aitken, Ernst R. Berndt, Barry Bosworth, Iain M. Cockburn, Michael Kleinrock, Bradley T. Shapiro: w19487

Forthcoming: The Regulation of Prescription Drug Competition and Market Responses: Patterns in Prices and Sales following Loss of Exclusivity, Murray L. Aitken, Ernst R. Berndt, Barry Bosworth, Iain Cockburn, Richard Frank, Michael Kleinrock, Bradley Shapiro. in Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs, Aizcorbe, Baker, Berndt, and Cutler. 2014

April 2010Mental Health Treatment and Criminal Justice Outcomes
with Thomas G. McGuire: w15858

Published: Mental Health Treatment and Criminal Justice Outcomes, Richard G. Frank, Thomas G. McGuire. in Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs, Cook, Ludwig, and McCrary. 2011

September 2009The Effect of Maternal Depression and Substance Abuse on Child Human Capital Development
with Ellen Meara: w15314
April 2009Can You Get What You Pay For? Pay-For-Performance and the Quality of Healthcare Providers
with Kathleen J. Mullen, Meredith B. Rosenthal: w14886

Published: Kathleen J. Mullen & Richard G. Frank & Meredith B. Rosenthal, 2010. "Can you get what you pay for? Pay-for-performance and the quality of healthcare providers," RAND Journal of Economics, RAND Corporation, vol. 41(1), pages 64-91. citation courtesy of

February 2008Choice, Price Competition and Complexity in Markets for Health Insurance
with Karine Lamiraud: w13817

Published: Frank, Richard G. & Lamiraud, Karine, 2009. "Choice, price competition and complexity in markets for health insurance," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 71(2), pages 550-562, August. citation courtesy of

September 2007Custom Made Versus Ready to Wear Treatments; Behavioral Propensities in Physician's Choices
with Richard J. Zeckhauser: w13445

Published: Frank, Richard G. & Zeckhauser, Richard J., 2007. "Custom-made versus ready-to-wear treatments: Behavioral propensities in physicians' choices," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 26(6), pages 1101-1127, December. citation courtesy of

October 2006Cost-Offsets of New Medications for Treatment of Schizophrenia
with Thomas G. McGuire, Sharon-Lise Normand: w12643
August 2006Welfare Reform, Work Requirements, and Employment Barriers
with Ellen Meara: w12480
May 2006Early Retirement and Public Disability Insurance Applications: Exploring the Impact of Depression
with Rena M. Conti, Ernst R. Berndt: w12237
August 2005Real Output in Mental Health Care During the 1990s
with Ernst R. Berndt, Alisa B. Busch, Sharon-Lise Normand: w11557

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November 2004Behavioral Economics and Health Economics
w10881
October 2003Quality-Constant Price Indexes for the Ongoing Treatment of Schizophrenia: An Exploratory Study
with Ernst R. Berndt, Alisa B. Busch: w10022

Published: Frank, Richard G., Ernst R. Berndt, Alisa Busch, and Anthony F. Lehman. “Quality-Constant Prices for the Ongoing Treatment of Schizophrenia: An Exploratory Study." Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 44, 3 (July 2004): 390-409.

July 2000The Medical Treatment of Depression, 1991-1996: Productive Inefficiency, Expected Outcome Variations, and Price Indexes
with Ernst R. Berndt, Anupa Bir, Susan H. Busch, Sharon-Lise T. Normand: w7816

Published: Berndt, Ernst R., Anupa Bir, Susan H. Busch, Richard G. Frank and Sharon-Lise T. Normand. "The Medical Treatment Of Depression, 1991-1996: Productive Inefficiency, Expected Outcome Variations, And Price Indexes," Journal of Health Economics, 2002, v21(3,May), 373-396.

June 2000How Good a Deal Was the Tobacco Settlement?: Assessing Payments to Massachusetts
with David M. Cutler, Arnold M. Epstein, Raymond Hartman, Charles King III, Joseph P. Newhouse, Meredith B. Rosenthal, Elizabeth Richardson Vigdor: w7747

Published: Cutler, David M, et al, 2000. " How Good a Deal Was the Tobacco Settlement? Assessing Payments to Massachusetts," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 21(2-3), pages 235-61, November. citation courtesy of

March 1999Economics and Mental Health
with Thomas G. McGuire: w7052

Published: Frank, Richard G. & McGuire, Thomas G., 2000. "Economics and mental health," Handbook of Health Economics, in: A. J. Culyer & J. P. Newhouse (ed.), Handbook of Health Economics, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 16, pages 893-954 Elsevier.

December 1998Parity for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care Under Managed Care
with Thomas G. McGuire: w6838

Published: Frank, R. G. and T. G. McGuire. “Parity for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care under Managed Care." The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics 1 (1998): 153-159.

Measuring Adverse Selection in Managed Health Care
with Jacob Glazer, Thomas G. McGuire: w6825

Published: Frank, Richard G., Jacob Glazer and Thomas G. McGuire. "Measuring Adverse Selection In Managed Health Care," Journal of Health Economics, 2000, v19(6,Nov), 829-854.

November 1998Price Indexes for Acute Phase Treatment of Depression
with Ernst R. Berndt, Susan H. Busch: w6799

Published: Ernst R. Berndt & Susan Busch & Richard Frank, 2001. "Treatment Price Indexes for Acute Phase Major Depression," NBER Chapters, in: Medical Care Output and Productivity, pages 463-508 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Price Indexes for Medical Care Goods and Services: An Overview of Measurement Issues
with Ernst R. Berndt, David M. Cutler, Zvi Griliches, Joseph P. Newhouse: w6817

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February 1998Price Indexes for the Treatment of Depression
with Ernst R. Berndt, Susan H. Busch: w6417

Published: Triplett, Jack E. (ed.) Measuring the prices of medical treatments. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 1999.

October 1997Impact of a Managed Behavioral Health Care Carve-Out: A Case Study of One HMO
with Anne E. Brisson, Elizabeth S. Notman, Julie A. Gazmararian: w6242
April 1997The Impact of Psychiatric Disorders on Labor Market Outcomes
with Susan L. Ettner, Ronald C. Kessler: w5989

Published: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 51, no. 1 (October 1997): 64-81 .

November 1996Alternate Insurance Arrangements and the Treatment of Depression: What Are the Facts?
with Ernst R. Berndt, Thomas G. McGuire: w5813

Published: in American Journal of Managed Care, vol.3, no.2, pp.243-252, 1997.

October 1995"Generic Entry and the Pricing of Pharmaceuticals"
with David S. Salkever: w5306

Published: Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 75-90 Spring 1997.

September 1995Economic Issues in Vaccine Purchase Arrangements
with David S. Salkever: w5248

Published: in Supplying Vaccine: An Economic Analysis of Critical Issues, Pauly,m. (ed .) IOS Press 1996.

December 1991Organizational Failure and Government Transfers: Evidence From an Experiment in the Financing of Mental Health Care
with Martin Gaynor: w3923

Published: "Organization Failure and Government Transfers: Evidence From an Experiment in the Financing of Mental Health Care,"Journal of Human Resources, vol.2 9, no.1, pp.108-125, winter 1994.

August 1991Pricing, Patent Loss and the Market For Pharmaceuticals
with David S. Salkever: w3803

Published: Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 59, No. 2, pp. 165-179 (October 1992).

May 1991Incentives, Optimality, and Publicly Provided Goods: The Case of Mental Health Services
with Martin Gaynor: w3700

Published: Richard G. Frank & Martin Gaynor, 1995. "Incentives, Optimality, and Publicly Provided Goods: the Case of Mental Health Services," Public Finance Review, , vol. 23(2), pages 167-192, April. citation courtesy of

February 1991Updated Estimates of the Impact of Prenatal Care on Birthweight Outcomes by Race
with Donna Strobino, David S. Salkever, Catherine A. Jackson: w3624

Published: Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 629-642 (Fall 1992).

December 1989Poverty Programs, Initiation Of Prenatal Care And The Rate Of Low Birthweight Births
with Donna Strobino, David S. Salkever, Catherine Jackson: w3215

Published: Journal of Human Resources, vol.27, no.4, pp.629-642, 1992.

October 1989Market Forces and the Public Good: Competition Among Hospitals and Provision of Indigent Care
with David S. Salkever, Jean Mitchell: w3136

Published: R. M. Scheffler and L. F. Rossiter, editors. Advances in Health Economicsand Health Services Research, Volume 11, pp. 159-184. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1990.

October 1988Altruism, Rivalry and Crowding-Out in the Nonprofit Firm's Supply of Charity Services: The Case of Hospitals
with David S. Salkever: w2753

Published: "The Supply of Charity Services by Nonprofit Hospitals: Motives and Market Structure." From Rand Journal of Economics, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 430-445, ( Autumn 1991).

November 1987The Effect of Mental Distress on Income: Results from a Community Survey
with Paul J. Gertler: w2433

Published: "An Assesment of Measurement Error Bias for Estimating the Effect of Mental Distress on Income." From The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. XXVI, No. 1 , pp. 154-164, (Winter 1991).

April 1987Economic Rents Derived from Hospital Privileges in the Market for Podiatric Services
with Jonathan P. Weiner, Donald M. Steinwachs, David S. Salkever: w2207

Published: Frank, Richard C., Jonathan P. Weiner, Donald M. Steinwachs and David S. Salkever. "Economic Rents Derived from Hospital Privileges in the Market for Podiatric Services," Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 6, pp. 319-337 1987.

September 1986The Impact of Medicare's Prospective Payment System on Psychiatric Patients Treated in Scatterbeds
with Judith R. Lave, Carl A. Taube, Agnes Rupp, Howard H. Goldman: w2030

Published: in T. G. McGuire and R.M. Scheffler, editors, The Economics of Mental Health Services. Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research, Volume 8, JAI Press, 1987.

December 1984Pricing and Location of Physician Services in Mental Health
w1514

Published: Frank, Richard G. "Pricing and Location of Physician Services in Mental Health." Economic Inquiry, Vol. 23, No. 1, (January 1985), pp. 115-133.

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