NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

NBER Papers in Health Care


2014
w20318 Brigitte C. Madrian
Applying Insights from Behavioral Economics to Policy Design

w20292 Keith M. Drake
Martha A. Starr
Thomas McGuire

Do "Reverse Payment" Settlements of Brand-Generic Patent Disputes in the Pharmaceutical Industry Constitute an Anticompetitive Pay for Delay?

w20233 H. Elizabeth Peters
Kosali Simon
Jamie Rubenstein Taber

Marital Disruption and Health Insurance

w20226 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Heidi Williams

Paying on the Margin for Medical Care: Evidence from Breast Cancer Treatments

w20223 Mark Pauly
Scott Harrington
Adam Leive

"Sticker Shock" in Individual Insurance under Health Reform

w20222 Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert
David M. Studdert
Monica S. Farid
Jay Bhattacharya

Will Divestment from Employment-Based Health Insurance Save Employers Money? The Case of State and Local Governments

w20212 David Dranove
Craig Garthwaite
Manuel Hermosilla

Pharmaceutical Profits and the Social Value of Innovation

w20202 Yaa Akosa Antwi
Asako S. Moriya
Kosali Simon

Access to Health Insurance and the Use of Inpatient Medical Care: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act Young Adult Mandate

w20196 Asako S. Moriya
Kosali Simon

Impact of Premium Subsidies on the Take-up of Health Insurance: Evidence from the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

w20181 Christopher Afendulis
Anna Sinaiko
Richard Frank

Dominated Choices and Medicare Advantage Enrollment

w20178 Sarah Cohodes
Samuel Kleiner
Michael F. Lovenheim
Daniel Grossman

The Effect of Child Health Insurance Access on Schooling: Evidence from Public Insurance Expansions

w20169 Marianne P. Bitler
Madeline Zavodny

Medicaid: A Review of the Literature

w20159 Seth Freedman
Haizhen Lin
Kosali Simon

Public Health Insurance Expansions and Hospital Technology Adoption

w20148 Silvia Barbaresco
Charles J. Courtemanche
Yanling Qi

Impacts of the Affordable Care Act Dependent Coverage Provision on Health-Related Outcomes of Young Adults

w20140 Leemore Dafny
Jonathan Gruber
Christopher Ody

More Insurers Lower Premiums: Evidence from Initial Pricing in the Health Insurance Marketplaces

w20091 Daniel Bennett
Wesley Yin

The Market for High-Quality Medicine

w20053 Thomas C. Buchmueller
Sarah Miller
Marko Vujicic

How Do Providers Respond to Public Health Insurance Expansions? Evidence from Adult Medicaid Dental Benefits

w20045 Sherry A. Glied
Health Care in a Multipayer System: The Effects of Health Care Service Demand among Adults under 65 on Utilization and Outcomes in Medicare

w20034 Brigham Frandsen
James B. Rebitzer

Structuring Incentives Within Organizations: The Case of Accountable Care Organizations

w20021 Joseph P. Newhouse
Mary Price
J. Michael McWilliams
John Hsu
Thomas McGuire

How Much Favorable Selection Is Left in Medicare Advantage?

w20017 Jason Hockenberry
Lorens Helmchen

The Nature of Surgeon Human Capital Depreciation

w20016 Rena M. Conti
Ernst R. Berndt

Specialty Drug Prices and Utilization After Loss of U.S. Patent Exclusivity, 2001-2007

w20005 Eric Helland
Darius N. Lakdawalla
Anup Malani
Seth A. Seabury

Unintended Consequences of Products Liability: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Market

w19998 Jacob Glazer
Thomas McGuire
Julie Shi

Risk Adjustment of Health Plan Payments to Correct Inefficient Plan Choice from Adverse Selection

w19971 James J. Heckman
John Eric Humphries
Greg Veramendi
Sergio S. Urzua

Education, Health and Wages

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?

w19954 Silvia H. Barcellos
Mireille Jacobson

The Effects of Medicare on Medical Expenditure Risk and Financial Strain

w19944 Tom Chang
Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Tal Gross
Matthew J. Neidell

Particulate Pollution and the Productivity of Pear Packers

w19940 George Wehby
Breastfeeding and Child Disability: A Comparison of Siblings from the United States

w19904 Jeffrey Clemens
Regulatory Redistribution in the Market for Health Insurance

w19896 Jeffrey E. Harris
Beatriz G. López-Valcárcel
Patricia Barber
Vicente Ortún

Efficiency versus Equity in the Allocation of Medical Specialty Training Positions in Spain: A Health Policy Simulation Based on a Discrete Choice Model

w19884 Jessamyn Schaller
Ann Huff Stevens

Short-run Effects of Job Loss on Health Conditions, Health Insurance, and Health Care Utilization

w19878 Jeffrey E. Harris
Ana Inés Balsa
Patricia Triunfo

Tobacco Control Campaign in Uruguay: Impact on Smoking Cessation during Pregnancy

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

w19856 Isaac Ehrlich
Yong Yin

Equilibrium Health Spending and Population Aging in a Model of Endogenous Growth - Will the GDP Share of Health Spending Keep Rising?

w19841 Michael Frakes
Anupam B. Jena

Does Medical Malpractice Law Improve Health Care Quality?

w19801 Jill R. Horwitz
Daniel Polsky

Challenges to Regulatory Decentralization: Lessons from State Health Technology Regulation

w19800 Martin Gaynor
Kate Ho
Robert Town

The Industrial Organization of Health Care Markets

w19787 Marika Cabral
Neale Mahoney

Externalities and Taxation of Supplemental Insurance: A Study of Medicare and Medigap

w19779 Byron Lutz
Louise Sheiner

The Fiscal Stress Arising from State and Local Retiree Health Obligations


2013
w19761 Jeffrey Clemens
The Effect of U.S. Health Insurance Expansions on Medical Innovation

w19726 Hitoshi Shigeoka
The Effect of Patient Cost Sharing on Utilization, Health, and Risk Protection

w19720 Anne E. Hall
Tina Highfill

Calculating Disease-Based Medical Care Expenditure Indexes for Medicare Beneficiaries: A Comparison of Method and Data Choices

w19719 Pinar Karaca-Mandic
Jean M. Abraham
Kosali Simon
Roger Feldman

Going into the Affordable Care Act: Measuring the Size, Structure and Performance of the Individual and Small Group Markets for Health Insurance

w19700 Amitabh Chandra
Jonathan Holmes
Jonathan Skinner

Is This Time Different? The Slowdown in Healthcare Spending

w19685 Dora Costa
Health and the Economy in the United States, from 1750 to the Present

w19639 Anna D. Sinaiko
Christopher C. Afendulis
Richard G. Frank

Enrollment in Medicare Advantage Plans in Miami-Dade County: Evidence of Status Quo Bias?

w19622 Brian K. Chen
Paul J. Gertler
Chuh-Yuh Yang

Moral Hazard and Economies of Scope in Physician Ownership of Complementary Medical Services

w19592 Anusua Datta
Dhaval M. Dave

Effects of Physician-Directed Pharmaceutical Promotion on Prescription Behaviors: Longitudinal Evidence

w19593 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Impact of Biomedical Knowledge Accumulation on Mortality: A Bibliometric Analysis of Cancer Data

w19574 Jeffrey Clemens
David M. Cutler

Who Pays for Public Employee Health Costs?

w19547 Katherine Baicker
Amy Finkelstein
Jae Song
Sarah Taubman

The Impact of Medicaid on Labor Force Activity and Program Participation: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment

w19528 Elizabeth Bodine-Baron
Sarah Nowak
Raffaello Varadavas
Neeraj Sood

Conforming and Non-conforming Peer Effects in Vaccination Decisions

w19527 Keith M Marzilli Ericson
Amanda Starc

How Product Standardization Affects Choice: Evidence from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange

w19524 Maria D. Fitzpatrick
Retiree Health Insurance for Public School Employees: Does it Affect Retirement?

w19508 Katherine B. Coffman
Lucas C. Coffman
Keith M. Marzilli Ericson

The Size of the LGBT Population and the Magnitude of Anti-Gay Sentiment are Substantially Underestimated

w19503 Jeffrey Clemens
Joshua D. Gottlieb

Bargaining in the Shadow of a Giant: Medicare's Influence on Private Payment Systems

w19496 Sergei Koulayev
Niels Skipper
Emilia Simeonova

Who Is in Control? The Determinants of Patient Adherence with Medication Therapy

w19493 Martha J. Bailey
Fifty Years of Family Planning: New Evidence on the Long-Run Effects of Increasing Access to Contraception

w19490 John A. Romley
Neeraj Sood

Identifying the Health Production Function: The Case of Hospitals

w19487 Murray L. Aitken
Ernst R. Berndt
Barry Bosworth
Iain M. Cockburn
Richard Frank
Michael Kleinrock
Bradley T. Shapiro

The Regulation of Prescription Drug Competition and Market Responses: Patterns in Prices and Sales Following Loss of Exclusivity

w19450 Charles Courtemanche
Samir Soneji
Rusty Tchernis

Modeling Area-Level Health Rankings

w19447 Avi Dor
Partha Deb
Michael Grossman
Gregory Cooper
Siran Koroukian
Fang Xu

Impact of Mortality-Based Performance Measures on Hospital Pricing: the Case of Colon Cancer Surgeries

w19439 Mark Stabile
Sarah Thomson

The Changing Role of Government in Financing Health Care: An International Perspective

w19430 Eric Budish
Benjamin N. Roin
Heidi Williams

Do fixed patent terms distort innovation? Evidence from cancer clinical trials

w19401 Kate Ho
Robin S. Lee

Insurer Competition and Negotiated Hospital Prices

w19399 Benjamin R. Handel
Igal Hendel
Michael D. Whinston

Equilibria in Health Exchanges: Adverse Selection vs. Reclassification Risk

w19397 Neeraj Sood
Yanyu Wu

The Impact of Insurance and HIV Treatment Technology on HIV Testing

w19393 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

The Response of Drug Expenditures to Non-Linear Contract Design: Evidence from Medicare Part D

w19373 Benjamin R. Handel
Jonathan T. Kolstad

Health Insurance for “Humans”: Information Frictions, Plan Choice, and Consumer Welfare

w19367 Abby Alpert
Mark Duggan
Judith K. Hellerstein

Perverse Reverse Price Competition: Average Wholesale Prices and Medicaid Pharmaceutical Spending

w19342 Pinar Karaca-Mandic
Roger Feldman
Peter Graven

The Role of Agents and Brokers in the Market for Health Insurance

w19335 David E. Bloom
Elizabeth T. Cafiero
Mark E. McGovern
Klaus Prettner
Anderson Stanciole
Jonathan Weiss
Samuel Bakkila
Larry Rosenberg

The Economic Impact of Non-Communicable Disease in China and India: Estimates, Projections, and Comparisons

w19333 Kate Ho
Ariel Pakes

Hospital Choices, Hospital Prices and Financial Incentives to Physicians

w19320 David Cutler
Jonathan Skinner
Ariel Dora Stern
David Wennberg

Physician Beliefs and Patient Preferences: A New Look at Regional Variation in Health Care Spending

w19287 Christopher J. Ruhm
Recessions, Healthy No More?

w19280 Mark Egan
Tomas J. Philipson

International Health Economics

w19268 David M. Cutler
Kaushik Ghosh
Mary Beth Landrum

Evidence for Significant Compression of Morbidity In the Elderly U.S. Population

w19263 Yin-Chi Wang
Ping Wang

Barriers to Health and the Poverty Trap

w19247 Mireille Jacobson
Tom Y. Chang
Joseph P. Newhouse
Craig C. Earle
M.D.

Physician Agency and Competition: Evidence from a Major Change to Medicare Chemotherapy Reimbursement Policy

w19242 Erin M. Johnson
M. Marit Rehavi

Physicians Treating Physicians: Information and Incentives in Childbirth

w19234 Erdal Tekin
Chandler McClellan
Karen Jean Minyard

Health and Health Behaviors during the Worst of Times: Evidence from the Great Recession

w19220 Craig Garthwaite
Tal Gross
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

Public Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Employment Lock

w19218 Thomas C. Buchmueller
Sean Orzol
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

The Effect of Medicaid Payment Rates on Access to Dental Care Among Children

w19200 Amitabh Chandra
Amy Finkelstein
Adam Sacarny
Chad Syverson

Healthcare Exceptionalism? Productivity and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector

w19198 Ilyana Kuziemko
Katherine Meckel
Maya Rossin-Slater

Do Insurers Risk-Select Against Each Other? Evidence from Medicaid and Implications for Health Reform

w19186 Mariana Carrera
Dana Goldman
Geoffrey Joyce

Heterogeneity in Cost-Sharing and Cost-Sensitivity, and the Role of the Prescribing Physician

w19177 Nathaniel Hendren
The Policy Elasticity

w19172 Kevin M. Stange
How Does Provider Supply and Regulation Influence Health Care Market? Evidence from Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

w19163 Jason Abaluck
Jonathan Gruber

Evolving Choice Inconsistencies in Choice of Prescription Drug Insurance

w19161 Dhaval M. Dave
Sandra L. Decker
Robert Kaestner
Kosali Ilayperuma Simon

The Effect of Medicaid Expansions in the Late 1980s and Early 1990s on the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women

w19149 Martin B. Hackmann
Jonathan T. Kolstad
Amanda E. Kowalski

Adverse Selection and an Individual Mandate: When Theory Meets Practice

w19105 Janet Currie
Mark Stabile
Lauren E. Jones

Do Stimulant Medications Improve Educational and Behavioral Outcomes for Children with ADHD?

w19101 Christopher C. Afendulis
Michael E. Chernew
Daniel P. Kessler

The Effect of Medicare Advantage on Hospital Admissions and Mortality

w19070 Katherine Baicker
Michael Chernew
Jacob Robbins

The Spillover Effects of Medicare Managed Care: Medicare Advantage and Hospital Utilization

w19058 Mark L. Egan
Casey B. Mulligan
Tomas J. Philipson

Adjusting National Accounting for Health: Is the Business Cycle Countercyclical?

w19054 Emily Oster
Unobservable Selection and Coefficient Stability: Theory and Validation

w19046 Paul Gertler
Christel Vermeersch

Using Performance Incentives to Improve Medical Care Productivity and Health Outcomes

w19035 Liran Einav
Jonathan D. Levin

The Data Revolution and Economic Analysis

w18991 Mark Pauly
Ashley Swanson

Social Impact Bonds in Nonprofit Health Care: New Product or New Package?

w18977 Janet Currie
W. Bentley MacLeod

Diagnosis and Unnecessary Procedure Use: Evidence from C-Section

w18964 Grant Miller
A. Mushfiq Mobarak

Gender Differences in Preferences, Intra-Household Externalities, and Low Demand for Improved Cookstoves

w18948 Edward C. Norton
Lauren Hersch Nicholas
Sean Sheng-Hsiu Huang

Informal Care and Inter-vivos Transfers: Results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Mature Women

w18932 Grant Miller
Kimberly Singer Babiarz

Pay-for-Performance Incentives in Low- and Middle-Income Country Health Programs

w18926 Suhui Li
Avi Dor

How Do Hospitals Respond to Market Entry? Evidence from A Deregulated Market for Cardiac Revascularization

w18913 Keith Marzilli Ericson
Judd B. Kessler

The Articulation Effect of Government Policy: Health Insurance Mandates Versus Taxes

w18900 Sanders Korenman
Dahlia Remler

Rethinking Elderly Poverty: Time for a Health Inclusive Poverty Measure?

w18894 Gautam Gowrisankaran
Claudio Lucarelli
Philip Schmidt-Dengler
Robert Town

Can Amputation Save the Hospital? The Impact of the Medicare Rural Flexibility Program on Demand and Welfare

w18887 Hope Corman
Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman

Effects of Welfare Reform on Women’s Crime

w18875 Gautam Gowrisankaran
Aviv Nevo
Robert Town

Mergers When Prices are Negotiated: Evidence from the Hospital Industry

w18869 Bruce D. Meyer
Wallace K.C. Mok

Disability, Earnings, Income and Consumption

w18863 John Cawley
Rosemary Avery
Matthew Eisenberg

The Effect of Deceptive Advertising on Consumption of the Advertised Good and its Substitutes: The Case of Over-the-Counter Weight Loss Products

w18862 Michael Kremer
Christopher M. Snyder

When Is Prevention More Profitable than Cure? The Impact of Time-Varying Consumer Heterogeneity

w18859 Gary Solon
Steven J. Haider
Jeffrey Wooldridge

What Are We Weighting For?

w18853 David Dranove
Craig Garthwaite
Christopher Ody

How do Hospitals Respond to Negative Financial Shocks? The Impact of the 2008 Stock Market Crash

w18830 Dhaval M. Dave
Effects of Pharmaceutical Promotion: A Review and Assessment

w18805 John Cawley
Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder

The Demand for Cigarettes as Derived from the Demand for Weight Control

w18804 Jonathan T. Kolstad
Information and Quality when Motivation is Intrinsic: Evidence from Surgeon Report Cards

w18723 Jonathan R. Clark
Robert S. Huckman
Bradley R. Staats

Learning from Customers: Individual and Organizational Effects in Outsourced Radiological Services

w18684 Jeffrey S. McCullough
Stephen Parente
Robert Town

Health Information Technology and Patient Outcomes: The Role of Organizational and Informational Complementarities

w18700 Janet Currie
Lucas Davis
Michael Greenstone
Reed Walker

Do Housing Prices Reflect Environmental Health Risks? Evidence from More than 1600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings

w18698 Naoki Aizawa
Hanming Fang

Equilibrium Labor Market Search and Health Insurance Reform

w18695 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Health, Education, and the Post-Retirement Evolution of Household Assets

w18692 Alan Barreca
Karen Clay
Olivier Deschenes
Michael Greenstone
Joseph S. Shapiro

Adapting to Climate Change: The Remarkable Decline in the U.S. Temperature-Mortality Relationship over the 20th Century

w18678 Andrew J. Epstein
Sean Nicholson
David A. Asch

The Production of and Market for New Physicians' Skill


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