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NBER Papers in JEL Code I0: Health, Education, and Welfare - General

2017
w24028 Victor Lavy
Adi Boiko

Management Quality in Public Education: Superintendent Value-Added, Student Outcomes and Mechanisms
w23923 Jessamyn Schaller
Lisa Schulkind
Teny Maghakian Shapiro

The Effects of Perceived Disease Risk and Access Costs on Infant Immunization
w23700 Pinka Chatterji
Xiangshi Liu
Baris K. Yoruk

Health Insurance and the Boomerang Generation: Did the 2010 ACA Dependent Care Provision affect Geographic Mobility and Living Arrangements among Young Adults?
w23714 Sara Markowitz
Kelli A. Komro
Melvin D. Livingston
Otto Lenhart
Alexander C. Wagenaar

Effects of State-Level Earned Income Tax Credit Laws in the U.S. on Maternal Health Behaviors and Infant Health Outcomes
w23333 Rachel Baker
Eric Bettinger
Brian Jacob
Ioana Marinescu

The Effect of Labor Market Information on Community College Students' Major Choice
w23062 Sandra E. Black
Sanni Breining
David N. Figlio
Jonathan Guryan
Krzysztof Karbownik
Helena Skyt Nielsen
Jeffrey Roth
Marianne Simonsen

Sibling Spillovers
2016
w22995 Rosangela Bando
Sebastian Galiani
Paul Gertler

The Effects of Non-Contributory Pensions on Material and Subjective Well Being
w22718 Philip DeCicca
Donald S. Kenkel
Feng Liu
Hua Wang

Behavioral Welfare Economics and FDA Tobacco Regulations
w22353 David Besanko
David Dranove
Craig Garthwaite

Insurance and the High Prices of Pharmaceuticals
w22130 Roland G. Fryer
Jr

The Production of Human Capital in Developed Countries: Evidence from 196 Randomized Field Experiments
w22112 Ofer Malamud
Cristian Pop-Eleches
Miguel Urquiola

Interactions Between Family and School Environments: Evidence on Dynamic Complementarities?
w22121 Abhijit Banerjee
Sharon Barnhardt
Esther Duflo

Can Iron-Fortified Salt Control Anemia? Evidence from Two Experiments in Rural Bihar
w22013 Brian Jacob
Susan Dynarski
Kenneth Frank
Barbara Schneider

Are Expectations Alone Enough? Estimating the Effect of a Mandatory College-Prep Curriculum in Michigan
w21946 Mikael Lindahl
Evelina Lundberg
Mårten Palme
Emilia Simeonova

Parental Influences on Health and Longevity: Lessons from a Large Sample of Adoptees
w21865 Thomas Dee
Emily Penner

The Causal Effects of Cultural Relevance: Evidence from an Ethnic Studies Curriculum
2015
w21643 Brian Jacob
When Evidence is Not Enough: Findings from a Randomized Evaluation of Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction (EBLI)
w21510 Resul Cesur
Pınar Mine Güneş
Erdal Tekin
Aydogan Ulker

The Value of Socialized Medicine: The Impact of Universal Primary Healthcare Provision on Mortality Rates in Turkey
w21428 Sarah Baird
Joan Hamory Hicks
Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel

Worms at Work: Long-run Impacts of a Child Health Investment
w21157 Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Solomon M. Hsiang
Matthew J. Neidell

Temperature and Human Capital in the Short- and Long-Run
2014
w20702 Daniel LaFave
Duncan Thomas

Extended Families and Child Well-being
w20525 Alice Chen
Emily Oster
Heidi Williams

Why is Infant Mortality Higher in the US than in Europe?
w20361 Danny Yagan
Supply vs. Demand under an Affirmative Action Ban: Estimates from UC Law Schools
w20279 Brian Beach
Joseph Ferrie
Martin Saavedra
Werner Troesken

Typhoid Fever, Water Quality, and Human Capital Formation
w20291 Edward L. Glaeser
Joshua D. Gottlieb
Oren Ziv

Unhappy Cities
w20118 C. Kirabo Jackson
Rucker Johnson
Claudia Persico

The Effect of School Finance Reforms on the Distribution of Spending, Academic Achievement, and Adult Outcomes
w20075 Tomas Philipson
Ralph Koijen
Harald Uhlig

Financial Health Economics
w19956 Jason Abaluck
Leila Agha
Christopher Kabrhel
Ali Raja
Arjun Venkatesh

Negative Tests and the Efficiency of Medical Care: What Determines Heterogeneity in Imaging Behavior?
w19862 Philip J. Cook
Kenneth Dodge
George Farkas
Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Jonathan Guryan
Jens Ludwig
Susan Mayer
Harold Pollack
Laurence Steinberg

The (Surprising) Efficacy of Academic and Behavioral Intervention with Disadvantaged Youth: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Chicago
w19775 Sebastian Galiani
Paul Gertler
Rosangela Bando

Non-Contributory Pensions
2013
w19592 Anusua Datta
Dhaval M. Dave

Effects of Physician-Directed Pharmaceutical Promotion on Prescription Behaviors: Longitudinal Evidence
w19438 James Banks
Elaine Kelly
James P. Smith

Spousal Health Effects - the Role of Selection
w19245 Margaret S. McMillan
William A. Masters
Harounan Kazianga

Disease Control, Demographic Change and Institutional Development in Africa
w19234 Erdal Tekin
Chandler McClellan
Karen Jean Minyard

Health and Health Behaviors during the Worst of Times
w19162 Hoyt Bleakley
Dora Costa
Adriana Lleras-Muney

Health, Education and Income in the United States, 1820-2000
w19121 Richard V. Burkhauser
Markus H. Hahn
Roger Wilkins

Measuring Top Incomes Using Tax Record Data: A Cautionary Tale from Australia
w19105 Janet Currie
Mark Stabile
Lauren E. Jones

Do Stimulant Medications Improve Educational and Behavioral Outcomes for Children with ADHD?
w19005 Tomas J. Philipson
George Zanjani

Economic Analysis of Risk and Uncertainty induced by Health Shocks: A Review and Extension
w18830 Dhaval M. Dave
Effects of Pharmaceutical Promotion: A Review and Assessment
w18773 Pinka Chatterji
Sara Markowitz

Effects of Bicycle Helmet Laws on Children's Injuries
w18736 Resul Cesur
Erdal Tekin
Aydogan Ulker

Air Pollution and Infant Mortality: Evidence from the Expansion of Natural Gas Infrastructure
2012
w18437 William N. Evans
Craig Garthwaite
Timothy J. Moore

The White/Black Educational Gap, Stalled Progress, and the Long Term Consequences of the Emergence of Crack Cocaine Markets
w18407 Samuel H. Preston
Andrew Stokes
Neil K. Mehta
Bochen Cao

Projecting the Effect of Changes in Smoking and Obesity on Future Life Expectancy in the United States
w17918 Sara Markowitz
Erik Nesson
Eileen Poe-Yamagata
Curtis Florence
Partha Deb
Tracy Andrews
Sarah Beth L. Barnett

Estimating the Relationship between Alcohol Policies and Criminal Violence and Victimization
w17901 Mark R. Cullen
Clint Cummins
Victor R. Fuchs

Geographic and Racial Variation in Premature Mortality in the US: Analyzing the Disparities
w17739 Jonathan Gruber
Nathaniel Hendren
Robert Townsend

Demand and Reimbursement Effects of Healthcare Reform: Health Care Utilization and Infant Mortality in Thailand
2011
w17494 Roland G. Fryer
Jr

Injecting Successful Charter School Strategies into Traditional Public Schools: A Field Experiment in Houston
w17402 Will Dobbie
Roland G. Fryer
Jr

The Impact of Youth Service on Future Outcomes: Evidence from Teach For America
w17279 Richard V. Burkhauser
Sean Lyons
Kosali I. Simon

The Importance of the Meaning and Measurement of "Affordable" in the Affordable Care Act
w17273 Till Stowasser
Florian Heiss
Daniel McFadden
Joachim Winter

"Healthy, Wealthy and Wise?" Revisited: An Analysis of the Causal Pathways from Socio-economic Status to Health
w17162 Guy David
Sara Markowitz

Side Effects of Competition: the Role of Advertising and Promotion in Pharmaceutical Markets
w17069 Guido Cataife
Charles J. Courtemanche

Income-Based Disparities in Health Care Utilization under Universal Coverage in Brazil
w16915 Sara Markowitz
Alison Evans Cuellar
Ryan M. Conrad
Michael Grossman

The Effects of Alcohol Policies in Reducing Entry Rates and Time Spent in Foster Care
w16880 Steve Cicala
Roland G. Fryer
Jr.
Jörg L. Spenkuch

A Roy Model of Social Interactions
w16850 Roland G. Fryer
Teacher Incentives and Student Achievement: Evidence from New York City Public Schools
w16803 Inas Rashad Kelly
Dhaval M. Dave
Jody L. Sindelar
William T. Gallo

The Impact of Early Occupational Choice On Health Behaviors
w16772 Katherine Baicker
Jonathan S. Skinner

Health Care Spending Growth and the Future of U.S. Tax Rates
w16664 Rucker C. Johnson
Long-run Impacts of School Desegregation & School Quality on Adult Attainments
2010
w16625 Sara Markowitz
Where There's Smoking, There's Fire: The Effects of Smoking Policies on the Incidence of Fires in the United States.
w16496 Clive R. Belfield
Inas Rashad Kelly

The Benefits of Breastfeeding Across the Early Years of Childhood
w16139 Neeraj Kaushal
Robert Kaestner

Health and Health Insurance Trajectories of Mexicans in the US
w16016 John DiNardo
David S. Lee

Program Evaluation and Research Designs
w16021 Robert T. Jensen
Economic Opportunities and Gender Differences in Human Capital: Experimental Evidence for India
w15970 Braz Camargo
Ralph Stinebrickner
Todd R. Stinebrickner

Interracial Friendships in College
w15862 John Komlos
Marek Brabec

The Trend of Mean BMI Values of US Adults, Birth Cohorts 1882-1986 Indicates that the Obesity Epidemic Began Earlier than Hitherto Thought
w15796 Sara Markowitz
Erik Nesson
Joshua Robinson

Are Pink Slips Better Than Flu Shots? The Effects of Employment on Influenza Rates
w15722 C. Kirabo Jackson
The Effects of an Incentive-Based High-School Intervention on College Outcomes
w15649 Tomas J. Philipson
Gary Becker
Dana Goldman
Kevin M. Murphy

Terminal Care and The Value of Life Near Its End
w15658 Christopher S. Carpenter
Mark F. Stehr

Intended and Unintended Effects of Youth Bicycle Helmet Laws
w15633 Anirban Basu
Tomas J. Philipson

The Impact of Comparative Effectiveness Research on Health and Health Care Spending
2009
w15354 Dave E. Marcotte
Sara Markowitz

A Cure for Crime? Psycho-Pharmaceuticals and Crime Trends
w15213 Samuel H. Preston
Jessica Y. Ho

Low Life Expectancy in the United States: Is the Health Care System at Fault?
w15164 David M. Cutler
Bryan Lincoln
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Selection Stories: Understanding Movement Across Health Plans
w15130 Jason M. Fletcher
Partha Deb
Jody L. Sindelar

Tobacco Use, Taxation and Self Control in Adolescence
w15032 Anupam Jena
Tomas Philipson

Endogenous Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health Care Technology Adoption
w15001 Kerry Anne McGeary
The Impact of State-Level Nutrition-Education Program Funding on BMI: Evidence from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
w14838 Robert S. Goldfarb
Thomas C. Leonard
Sara Markowitz
Steven Suranovic

Can A Rational Choice Framework Make Sense of Anorexia Nervosa?
w14775 Marigee Bacolod
John DiNardo
Mireille Jacobson

Beyond Incentives: Do Schools use Accountability Rewards Productively?
w14723 David S. Lee
Thomas Lemieux

Regression Discontinuity Designs in Economics
2008
w14419 Edward L. Glaeser
Matthew G. Resseger
Kristina Tobio

Urban Inequality
w14404 Pinka Chatterji
Margarita Alegria
David Takeuchi

Psychiatric Disorders and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from the National Comorbidity Survey - Replication
w14374 Edward L. Glaeser
Charles Redlick

Social Capital and Urban Growth
w14340 Isaac Ehrlich
William A. Hamlen Jr.
Yong Yin

Asset Management, Human Capital, and the Market for Risky Assets
w14274 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Like Father, Like Son? A Note on the Intergenerational Transmission of IQ Scores
w14156 Pinka Chatterji
Sara Markowitz

Family Leave after Childbirth and the Health of New Mothers
w14114 Bruce Sacerdote
James Feyrer

Will the Stork Return to Europe and Japan? Understanding Fertility Within Developed Nations
w14131 Naci H. Mocan
Vengeance
w14027 Kathy Fogel
Randall Morck
Bernard Yeung

Big Business Stability and Social Welfare
2007
w13604 Joseph H. Golec
John A. Vernon

Financial Risk in the Biotechnology Industry
w13561 Tomas J. Philipson
Eric Sun

Is the Food and Drug Administration Safe and Effective?
w13402 Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat
Daniel M. Hungerman

The Power of the Pill for the Next Generation
w13358 Baoping Shang
Dana P. Goldman

Prescription Drug Coverage and Elderly Medicare Spending
w13343 Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat
The Wrong Side(s) of the Tracks Estimating the Causal Effects of Racial Segregation on City Outcomes
w13105 John Ameriks
Andrew Caplin
Steven Laufer
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

The Joy of Giving or Assisted Living? Using Strategic Surveys to Separate Bequest and Precautionary Motives
w13113 Inas Rashad
Sara Markowitz

Incentives in Obesity and Health Insurance
w12931 Jeffrey R. Kling
Methodological Frontiers of Public Finance Field Experiments
w12849 Neeraj Kaushal
Do Food Stamps Cause Obesity? Evidence from Immigrant Experience
2006
t0333 Esther Duflo
Rachel Glennerster
Michael Kremer

Using Randomization in Development Economics Research: A Toolkit
w12674 James Banks
Michael Marmot
Zoe Oldfield
James P. Smith

The SES Health Gradient on Both Sides of the Atlantic
w12527 Sara Markowitz
The Effectiveness of Cigarette Regulations in Reducing Cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
w12300 Sara Markowitz
John Tauras

Even For Teenagers, Money Does Not Grow on Trees: Teenage Substance Use and Budget Constraints
w12227 Susan M. Dynarski
Judith E. Scott-Clayton

The Cost of Complexity in Federal Student Aid: Lessons from Optimal Tax Theory and Behavioral Economics
w12232 Alison Cuellar
Sara Markowitz

Medicaid Policy Changes in Mental Health Care and Their Effect on Mental Health Outcomes
w12145 Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Preferences and Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in a Public School Choice Lottery
2005
w11844 Donald Boyd
Pamela Grossman
Hamilton Lankford
Susanna Loeb
James Wyckoff

How Changes in Entry Requirements Alter the Teacher Workforce and Affect Student Achievement
w11818 Dana Goldman
Nicole Maestas

Medical Expenditure Risk and Household Portfolio Choice
w11819 Katherine Ho
The Welfare Effects of Restricted Hospital Choice in the US Medical Care Market
w11822 Katherine Ho
Insurer-Provider Networks in the Medical Care Market
w11805 Justine S. Hastings
Thomas J. Kane
Douglas O. Staiger

Parental Preferences and School Competition: Evidence from a Public School Choice Program
w11463 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren

Principals as Agents: Subjective Performance Measurement in Education
w11378 Sara Markowitz
Robert Kaestner
Michael Grossman

An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol Policies on Youth Risky Sexual Behaviors
w11343 Dalton Conley
Rebecca Glauber

Gender, Body Mass and Economic Status
w11316 Naci Mocan
Erdal Tekin

The Determinants of the Willingness to be an Organ Donor
w11302 Dalton Conley
Rebecca Glauber

Parental Educational Investment and Children's Academic Risk: Estimates of the Impact of Sibship Size and Birth Order from Exogenous Variations in Fertility
2004
w10932 Edward P. Lazear
Speeding, Tax Fraud, and Teaching to the Test
w10896 John F. Helliwell
Well-Being and Social Capital: Does Suicide Pose a Puzzle?
w10653 Anne C. Case
Christina Paxson

Sex Differences in Morbidity and Mortality
w10440 Katherine Baicker
Douglas Staiger

Fiscal Shenanigans, Targeted Federal Health Care Funds, and Patient Mortality
w10361 Daniel S. Hamermesh
Subjective Outcomes in Economics
w10256 Muriel Niederle
Alvin E. Roth

Market Culture: How Norms Governing Exploding Offers Affect Market Performance
w10247 Christopher J. Ruhm
How Well Do Parents With Young Children Combine Work and Family Life
2003
w10063 James P. Smith
Consequences and Predictors of New Health Events
w9994 Jonathan Klick
Sara Markowitz

Are Mental Health Insurance Mandates Effective? Evidence from Suicides
w9972 Leemore S. Dafny
How Do Hospitals Respond to Price Changes?
w9952 Alison Evans Cuellar
Sara Markowitz
Anne M. Libby

The Relationships between Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment and Juvenile Crime
w9954 Susanna Loeb
Bruce Fuller
Sharon Lynn Kagan
Bidemi Carrol
Judith Carroll

Child Care in Poor Communities: Early Learning Effects of Type, Quality, and Stability
w9913 Axel Borsch-Supan
Barbara Berkel

Pension Reform in Germany: The Impact on Retirement Decisions
w9892 James Poterba
Joshua Rauh
Steven Venti
David Wise

Utility Evaluation of Risk in Retirement Saving Accounts
w9897 Florian Heiss
Michael Hurd
Axel Borsch-Supan

Healthy, Wealthy, and Knowing Where to Live: Predicted Trajectories of Health, Wealth and Living Arrangements Among the Oldest Old
w9653 Brian A. Jacob
Lars Lefgren

Are Idle Hands the Devil's Workshop? Incapacitation, Concentration and Juvenile Crime
w9561 John Cawley
Sara Markowitz
John Tauras

Lighting Up and Slimming Down: The Effects of Body Weight and Cigarette Prices on Adolescent Smoking Initiation
w9467 C. Nicholas McKinney
Muriel Niederle
Alvin E. Roth

The collapse of a medical clearinghouse (and why such failures are rare)
2002
w9346 Jay Bhattacharya
Dana Goldman
Neeraj Sood

The Link Between Public and Private Insurance and HIV-Related Mortality
w9244 Michael Grossman
Sara Markowitz

I Did What Last Night?!!! Adolescent Risky Sexual Behaviors and Substance Use
w9216 Michael Grossman
Robert Kaestner
Sara Markowitz

Get High and Get Stupid: The Effect of Alcohol and Marijuana Use on Teen Sexual Behavior
w9065 John F. Helliwell
How's Life? Combining Individual and National Variables to Explain Subjective Well-Being
w8844 Brett Katzman
Sara Markowitz
Kerry Anne McGeary

The Impact of Lending, Borrowing, and Anti-Smoking Policies on Cigarette Consumption by Teens
w8810 Sara Markowitz
Pinka Chatterji
Robert Kaestner
Dhaval Dave

Substance Use and Suicidal Behaviors Among Young Adults
2001
w8481 Edward Miguel
Michael Kremer

Worms: Education and Health Externalities in Kenya
2000
w7982 Sara Markowitz
An Economic Analysis of Alcohol, Drugs, and Violent Crime in the National Crime Victimization Survey
w7500 Sara Markowitz
The Role of Alcohol and Drug Consumption in Determining Physical Fights and Weapon Carrying by Teenagers
1999
w7099 Rebecca M. Blank
When Can Public Policy Makers Rely on Private Markets? The Effective Provision of Social Services
1996
w5760 Tomas Philipson
Gary S. Becker

Mortality Contingent Claims, Health Care, and Social Insurance
1995
w5216 William H. Dow
Jessica Holmes
Tomas Philipson
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Disease Complementarities and the Evaluation of Public Health Interventions
1992
w3994 Raquel Fernandez
Richard Rogerson

Human Capital Accumulation and Income Distribution

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