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2014
w20811 Anirban Basu
Andrew M. Jones
Pedro Rosa Dias

The Roles of Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills in Moderating the Effects of Mixed-Ability Schools on Long-Term Health
w20812 Keith Marzilli Ericson
Amanda Starc

Measuring Consumer Valuation of Limited Provider Networks
w20818 Vilsa Curto
Liran Einav
Jonathan Levin
Jay Bhattacharya

Can Health Insurance Competition Work? Evidence from Medicare Advantage
w20789 Amy Finkelstein
Matthew Gentzkow
Heidi Williams

Sources of Geographic Variation in Health Care: Evidence from Patient Migration
w20767 Nikhil Agarwal
An Empirical Model of the Medical Match
w20773 Marinho Bertanha
Guido W. Imbens

External Validity in Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity Designs
w20748 Gregory Colman
Dhaval Dave

Unemployment and Health Behaviors Over the Business Cycle: a Longitudinal View
w20655 Anirban Basu
Norma B. Coe
David E. Grembowski
Larry Kessler

Political Polarization, Anticipated Health Insurance Uptake and Individual Mandate: A view from the Washington State
w20631 Susan T. Stewart
David M. Cutler

The Contribution of Behavior Change and Public Health to Improved U.S. Population Health
w20653 Martha J. Bailey
Andrew Goodman-Bacon

The War on Poverty's Experiment in Public Medicine: Community Health Centers and the Mortality of Older Americans
w20599 Nils Wernerfelt
David Slusky
Richard Zeckhauser

Second Trimester Sunlight and Asthma: Evidence from Two Independent Studies
w20597 Amanda E. Kowalski
The Early Impact of the Affordable Care Act State-By-State
w20565 Laurence C. Baker
Kate Bundorf
Daniel Kessler

Expanding Patients' Property Rights In Their Medical Records
w20586 Grant Miller
Kimberly Singer Babiarz

Family Planning: Program Effects
w20534 Jason M. Fletcher
Leora I. Horwitz
Elizabeth Bradley

Estimating the Value Added of Attending Physicians on Patient Outcomes
w20537 Hefei Wen
Jason M. Hockenberry
Janet R. Cummings

The Effect of Substance Use Disorder Treatment Use on Crime: Evidence from Public Insurance Expansions and Health Insurance Parity Mandates
w20548 Mark Duggan
Craig Garthwaite
Aparajita Goyal

The Market Impacts of Pharmaceutical Product Patents in Developing Countries: Evidence from India
w20553 David Dranove
Craig Garthwaite
Christopher Ody
Bingyang Li

Investment Subsidies and the Adoption of Electronic Medical Records in Hospitals
w20525 Alice Chen
Emily Oster
Heidi Williams

Why is Infant Mortality Higher in the US than in Europe?
w20499 Ann P. Bartel
Carri W. Chan
Song-Hee (Hailey) Kim

Should Hospitals Keep Their Patients Longer? The Role of Inpatient Care in Reducing Post-Discharge Mortality
w20509 Bruce Meyer
Nikolas Mittag

Misclassification in Binary Choice Models
w20515 Timothy J. Layton
Thomas G. McGuire
Anna D. Sinaiko

Risk Corridors and Reinsurance in Health Insurance Marketplaces: Insurance for Insurers
w20477 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo
Richard Hornbeck

(Measured) Profit is Not Welfare: Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance
w20462 Jonathan Gruber
Robin McKnight

Controlling Health Care Costs Through Limited Network Insurance Plans: Evidence from Massachusetts State Employees
w20470 Marika Cabral
Michael Geruso
Neale Mahoney

Does Privatized Health Insurance Benefit Patients or Producers? Evidence from Medicare Advantage
w20432 Charles F. Manski
Vaccine Approvals and Mandates Under Uncertainty: Some Simple Analytics
w20411 Neale Mahoney
E. Glen Weyl

Imperfect Competition in Selection Markets
w20376 Anirban Basu
Welfare Implications of Learning Through Solicitation versus Diversification in Health Care
w20378 Judd B. Kessler
Alvin E. Roth

Don't Take 'No' For An Answer: An Experiment With Actual Organ Donor Registrations
w20371 Melissa A. Boyle
Joanna N. Lahey

Spousal Labor Market Effects from Government Health Insurance: Evidence from a Veterans Affairs Expansion
w20359 Michael Geruso
Thomas G. McGuire

Tradeoffs in the Design of Health Plan Payment Systems: Fit, Power and Balance
w20330 Mark Egan
Tomas J. Philipson

Health Care Adherence and Personalized Medicine
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
w20212 David Dranove
Craig Garthwaite
Manuel Hermosilla

Pharmaceutical Profits and the Social Value of Innovation
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
w20223 Mark Pauly
Scott Harrington
Adam Leive

"Sticker Shock" in Individual Insurance under Health Reform
w20226 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Heidi Williams

Paying on the Margin for Medical Care: Evidence from Breast Cancer Treatments
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)
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
w20169 Marianne P. Bitler
Madeline Zavodny

Medicaid: A Review of the Literature
w20178 Sarah Cohodes
Daniel Grossman
Samuel Kleiner
Michael F. Lovenheim

The Effect of Child Health Insurance Access on Schooling: Evidence from Public Insurance Expansions
w20181 Christopher Afendulis
Anna Sinaiko
Richard Frank

Dominated Choices and Medicare Advantage Enrollment
w20148 Silvia Barbaresco
Charles J. Courtemanche
Yanling Qi

Impacts of the Affordable Care Act Dependent Coverage Provision on Health-Related Outcomes of Young Adults
w20159 Seth Freedman
Haizhen Lin
Kosali Simon

Public Health Insurance Expansions and Hospital Technology Adoption
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
w20034 Brigham Frandsen
James B. Rebitzer

Structuring Incentives Within Organizations: The Case of Accountable Care Organizations
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
w20021 Joseph P. Newhouse
Mary Price
J. Michael McWilliams
John Hsu
Thomas McGuire

How Much Favorable Selection Is Left in Medicare Advantage?
w20016 Rena M. Conti
Ernst R. Berndt

Specialty drug prices and utilization after loss of U.S. patent exclusivity, 2001-2007
w20017 Jason Hockenberry
Lorens Helmchen

The Nature of Surgeon Human Capital Depreciation
w19998 Jacob Glazer
Thomas McGuire
Julie Shi

Risk Adjustment of Health Plan Payments to Correct Inefficient Plan Choice from Adverse Selection
w20005 Eric Helland
Darius N. Lakdawalla
Anup Malani
Seth A. Seabury

Unintended Consequences of Products Liability: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Market
w19971 James J. Heckman
John Eric Humphries
Greg Veramendi
Sergio S. Urzua

Education, Health and Wages
w19954 Silvia H. Barcellos
Mireille Jacobson

The Effects of Medicare on Medical Expenditure Risk and Financial Strain
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?
w19940 George Wehby
Breastfeeding and Child Disability: A Comparison of Siblings from the United States
w19944 Tom Chang
Joshua S. Graff Zivin
Tal Gross
Matthew J. Neidell

Particulate Pollution and the Productivity of Pear Packers
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
w19841 Michael Frakes
Anupam B. Jena

Does Medical Malpractice Law Improve Health Care Quality?
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?
w19800 Martin Gaynor
Kate Ho
Robert Town

The Industrial Organization of Health Care Markets
w19801 Jill R. Horwitz
Daniel Polsky

Cross Border Effects of State Health Technology Regulation
w19779 Byron Lutz
Louise Sheiner

The Fiscal Stress Arising from State and Local Retiree Health Obligations
w19787 Marika Cabral
Neale Mahoney

Externalities and Taxation of Supplemental Insurance: A Study of Medicare and Medigap
2013
w19761 Jeffrey Clemens
The Effect of U.S. Health Insurance Expansions on Medical Innovation
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
w19720 Anne E. Hall
Tina Highfill

Calculating Disease-Based Medical Care Expenditure Indexes for Medicare Beneficiaries: A Comparison of Method and Data Choices
w19726 Hitoshi Shigeoka
The Effect of Patient Cost Sharing on Utilization, Health, and Risk Protection
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?
w19592 Anusua Datta
Dhaval M. Dave

Effects of Physician-Directed Pharmaceutical Promotion on Prescription Behaviors: Longitudinal Evidence
w19622 Brian K. Chen
Paul J. Gertler
Chuh-Yuh Yang

Moral Hazard and Economies of Scope in Physician Ownership of Complementary Medical Services
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
w19524 Maria D. Fitzpatrick
Retiree Health Insurance for Public School Employees: Does it Affect Retirement?
w19527 Keith M Marzilli Ericson
Amanda Starc

How Product Standardization Affects Choice: Evidence from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange
w19528 Elizabeth Bodine-Baron
Sarah Nowak
Raffaello Varadavas
Neeraj Sood

Conforming and Non-conforming Peer Effects in Vaccination Decisions
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
w19490 John A. Romley
Neeraj Sood

Identifying the Health Production Function: The Case of Hospitals
w19493 Martha J. Bailey
Fifty Years of Family Planning: New Evidence on the Long-Run Effects of Increasing Access to Contraception
w19496 Sergei Koulayev
Niels Skipper
Emilia Simeonova

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

In the Shadow of a Giant: Medicare's Influence on Private Physician Payments
w19439 Mark Stabile
Sarah Thomson

The Changing Role of Government in Financing Health Care: An International Perspective
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
w19450 Charles Courtemanche
Samir Soneji
Rusty Tchernis

Modeling Area-Level Health Rankings
w19430 Eric Budish
Benjamin N. Roin
Heidi Williams

Do firms underinvest in long-term research? Evidence from cancer clinical trials
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
w19401 Kate Ho
Robin S. Lee

Insurer Competition in Health Care Markets
w19367 Abby Alpert
Mark Duggan
Judith K. Hellerstein

Perverse Reverse Price Competition: Average Wholesale Prices and Medicaid Pharmaceutical Spending
w19373 Benjamin R. Handel
Jonathan T. Kolstad

Health Insurance for "Humans": Information Frictions, Plan Choice, and Consumer Welfare
w19393 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

The Response of Drug Expenditures to Non-Linear Contract Design: Evidence from Medicare Part D
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
w19333 Kate Ho
Ariel Pakes

Hospital Choices, Hospital Prices and Financial Incentives to Physicians
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
w19342 Pinar Karaca-Mandic
Roger Feldman
Peter Graven

The Role of Agents and Brokers in the Market for Health Insurance
w19280 Mark Egan
Tomas J. Philipson

International Health Economics
w19287 Christopher J. Ruhm
Recessions, Healthy No More?
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
w19234 Erdal Tekin
Chandler McClellan
Karen Jean Minyard

Health and Health Behaviors during the Worst of Times: Evidence from the Great Recession
w19242 Erin M. Johnson
M. Marit Rehavi

Physicians Treating Physicians: Information and Incentives in Childbirth
w19218 Thomas C. Buchmueller
Sean Orzol
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

The Effect of Medicaid Payment Rates on Access to Dental Care Among Children
w19220 Craig Garthwaite
Tal Gross
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

Public Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Employment Lock
w19198 Ilyana Kuziemko
Katherine Meckel
Maya Rossin-Slater

Do Insurers Risk-Select Against Each Other? Evidence from Medicaid and Implications for Health Reform
w19200 Amitabh Chandra
Amy Finkelstein
Adam Sacarny
Chad Syverson

Healthcare Exceptionalism? Productivity and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector
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
w19163 Jason Abaluck
Jonathan Gruber

Evolving Choice Inconsistencies in Choice of Prescription Drug Insurance
w19172 Kevin M. Stange
How Does Provider Supply and Regulation Influence Health Care Market? Evidence from Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants
w19177 Nathaniel Hendren
The Policy Elasticity
w19186 Mariana Carrera
Dana Goldman
Geoffrey Joyce

Heterogeneity in Cost-Sharing and Cost-Sensitivity, and the Role of the Prescribing Physician
w19149 Martin B. Hackmann
Jonathan T. Kolstad
Amanda E. Kowalski

Adverse Selection and an Individual Mandate: When Theory Meets Practice
w19101 Christopher C. Afendulis
Michael E. Chernew
Daniel P. Kessler

The Effect of Medicare Advantage on Hospital Admissions and Mortality
w19105 Janet Currie
Mark Stabile
Lauren E. Jones

Do Stimulant Medications Improve Educational and Behavioral Outcomes for Children with ADHD?
w19070 Katherine Baicker
Michael Chernew
Jacob Robbins

The Spillover Effects of Medicare Managed Care: Medicare Advantage and Hospital Utilization
w19046 Paul Gertler
Christel Vermeersch

Using Performance Incentives to Improve Medical Care Productivity and Health Outcomes
w19054 Emily Oster
Unobservable Selection and Coefficient Stability: Theory and Validation
w19058 Mark L. Egan
Casey B. Mulligan
Tomas J. Philipson

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

Diagnosing Expertise: Human Capital, Decision Making and Performance Among Physicians
w18964 Grant Miller
A. Mushfiq Mobarak

Gender Differences in Preferences, Intra-Household Externalities, and Low Demand for Improved Cookstoves
w18932 Grant Miller
Kimberly Singer Babiarz

Pay-for-Performance Incentives in Low- and Middle-Income Country Health Programs
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
w18926 Suhui Li
Avi Dor

How Do Hospitals Respond to Market Entry? Evidence from A Deregulated Market for Cardiac Revascularization
w18900 Sanders Korenman
Dahlia Remler

Rethinking Elderly Poverty: Time for a Health Inclusive Poverty Measure?
w18913 Keith Marzilli Ericson
Judd B. Kessler

The Articulation Effect of Government Policy: Health Insurance Mandates Versus Taxes
w18887 Hope Corman
Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman

Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Crime
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
w18862 Michael Kremer
Christopher M. Snyder

When Is Prevention More Profitable than Cure? The Impact of Time-Varying Consumer Heterogeneity
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
w18869 Bruce D. Meyer
Wallace K.C. Mok

Disability, Earnings, Income and Consumption
w18875 Gautam Gowrisankaran
Aviv Nevo
Robert Town

Mergers When Prices are Negotiated: Evidence from the Hospital Industry
w18853 David Dranove
Craig Garthwaite
Christopher Ody

How do Hospitals Respond to Negative Financial Shocks? The Impact of the 2008 Stock Market Crash
w18859 Gary Solon
Steven J. Haider
Jeffrey Wooldridge

What Are We Weighting For?
w18830 Dhaval M. Dave
Effects of Pharmaceutical Promotion: A Review and Assessment
w18804 Jonathan T. Kolstad
Information and Quality when Motivation is Intrinsic: Evidence from Surgeon Report Cards
w18805 John Cawley
Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder

The Demand for Cigarettes as Derived from the Demand for Weight Control
w18684 Jeffrey S. McCullough
Stephen Parente
Robert Town

Health Information Technology and Patient Outcomes: The Role of Organizational and Informational Complementarities
w18723 Jonathan R. Clark
Robert S. Huckman
Bradley R. Staats

Learning from Customers: Individual and Organizational Effects in Outsourced Radiological Services
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
w18695 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Health, Education, and the Post-Retirement Evolution of Household Assets
w18698 Naoki Aizawa
Hanming Fang

Equilibrium Labor Market Search and Health Insurance Reform
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
w18678 Andrew J. Epstein
Sean Nicholson
David A. Asch

The Production of and Market for New Physicians' Skill
2012
w18658 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

The Nexus of Social Security Benefits, Health, and Wealth at Death
w18642 Aviva Aron-Dine
Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein

The RAND Health Insurance Experiment, Three Decades Later
w18589 Jay Bhattacharya
Christina Gathmann
Grant Miller

The Gorbachev Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality Crisis
w18571 Kristopher J. Hult
Tomas J. Philipson

Public Liabilities and Health Care Policy
w18574 Martin Gaynor
Carol Propper
Stephan Seiler

Free to Choose? Reform and Demand Response in the English National Health Service
w18580 Heather Royer
Mark F. Stehr
Justin R. Sydnor

Incentives, Commitments and Habit Formation in Exercise: Evidence from a Field Experiment with Workers at a Fortune-500 Company
w18552 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Effect of Pharmaceutical Innovation on Longevity: Patient-Level Evidence from the 1996-2002 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey and Linked Mortality Public-Use Files
w18535 Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Douglas Almond

Long Run Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net
w18543 Ulrike Malmendier
Klaus Schmidt

You Owe Me
w18494 Mikko Packalen
Jay Bhattacharya

Words in Patents: Research Inputs and the Value of Innovativeness in Invention
w18468 Katherine Baicker
Sendhil Mullainathan
Joshua Schwartzstein

Behavioral Hazard in Health Insurance
w18481 Mark Pauly
Cost Effectiveness Analysis and the Design of Cost-Sharing in Insurance: Solving a Puzzle
w18433 Raj Chetty
Amy Finkelstein

Social Insurance: Connecting Theory to Data
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
w18384 Jörn-Steffen Pischke
Hannes Schwandt

A Cautionary Note on Using Industry Affiliation to Predict Income
w18359 Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
Consumer Inertia and Firm Pricing in the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Insurance Exchange
w18361 Courtney C. Coile
Phillip B. Levine
Robin McKnight

Recessions, Older Workers, and Longevity: How Long Are Recessions Good For Your Health?
w18371 Janet Currie
Tom Vogl

Early-Life Health and Adult Circumstance in Developing Countries
w18297 Albert N. Link
Christopher J. Ruhm
Donald S. Siegel

Private Equity and the Innovation Strategies of Entrepreneurial Firms: Empirical Evidence from the Small Business Innovation Research Program
w18309 Bruce D. Meyer
Laura R. Wherry

Saving Teens: Using a Policy Discontinuity to Estimate the Effects of Medicaid Eligibility
w18282 Nathaniel Hendren
Private Information and Insurance Rejections
w18267 Olivier Deschenes
Michael Greenstone
Joseph S. Shapiro

Defensive Investments and the Demand for Air Quality: Evidence from the NOx Budget Program and Ozone Reductions
w18286 Leemore Dafny
Subramaniam Ramanarayanan

Does it Matter if Your Health Insurer is For-Profit? Effects of Ownership on Premiums, Insurance Coverage, and Medical Spending
w18254 Joel C. Cantor
Alan C. Monheit
Derek DeLia
Kristen Lloyd

The Role of Federal and State Dependent Coverage Eligibility Policies on the Health Insurance Status of Young Adults
w18238 Dhaval M. Dave
Jose M. Fernandez

The Effect of an Increase in Autism Prevalence on the Demand for Auxiliary Healthcare Workers: Evidence from California
w18235 Frank R. Lichtenberg
Pharmaceutical Innovation and Longevity Growth in 30 Developing and High-income Countries, 2000-2009
w18226 Nicholas Wilson
Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Reproductive Behavior in Zambia
w18202 Itai Ashlagi
David Gamarnik
Michael A. Rees
Alvin E. Roth

The Need for (long) Chains in Kidney Exchange
w18206 Hilary W. Hoynes
Douglas L. Miller
David Simon

Income, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Infant Health
a0644 Jonathan Gruber
Health Care
w18200 Yaa Akosa Antwi
Asako S. Moriya
Kosali Simon

Effects of Federal Policy to Insure Young Adults: Evidence from the 2010 Affordable Care Act Dependent Coverage Mandate
w18153 Janet Currie
Wanchuan Lin
Juanjuan Meng

Using Audit Studies to Test for Physician Induced Demand: The Case of Antibiotic Abuse in China
w18105 Neale Mahoney
Bankruptcy as Implicit Health Insurance
w18108 Amanda E. Kowalski
Estimating the Tradeoff Between Risk Protection and Moral Hazard with a Nonlinear Budget Set Model of Health Insurance
w18087 George Wehby
Charles J. Courtemanche

The Heterogeneity of the Cigarette Price Effect on Body Mass Index
w18089 Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
Amanda Starc

Pricing Regulation and Imperfect Competition on the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange
w18056 Anirban Basu
Estimating Person-Centered Treatment (PeT) Effects Using Instrumental Variables
w18070 Janet Currie
Maya Rossin-Slater

Weathering the Storm: Hurricanes and Birth Outcomes
w18033 Rema Hanna
Esther Duflo
Michael Greenstone

Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves
w18023 Amitabh Chandra
Jonathan Gruber
Robin McKnight

The Impact of Patient Cost-Sharing on the Poor: Evidence from Massachusetts
w18025 Jinhyung Lee
Jeffrey S. McCullough
Robert J. Town

The Impact of Health Information Technology on Hospital Productivity
w18002 Gabriella Conti
Christopher Hansman
James J. Heckman
Matthew F. X. Novak
Angela Ruggiero
Stephen J. Suomi

Primate Evidence on the Late Health Effects of Early Life Adversity
w18003 Dhaval M. Dave
Henry Saffer

Demand for Smokeless Tobacco: Role of Magazine Advertising
w17995 Katherine L. Milkman
John Beshears
James J. Choi
David Laibson
Brigitte C. Madrian

Following Through on Good Intentions: The Power of Planning Prompts
w17987 Ali Yurukoglu
Eli Liebman
David B. Ridley

The Role of Government Reimbursement in Drug Shortages
w17936 Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.
John A. Graves
Jonathan Gruber
Samuel Kleiner

Do High-Cost Hospitals Deliver Better Care? Evidence from Ambulance Referral Patterns
w17933 Jonathan T. Kolstad
Amanda E. Kowalski

Mandate-Based Health Reform and the Labor Market: Evidence from the Massachusetts Reform
w17893 Charles J. Courtemanche
Daniela Zapata

Does Universal Coverage Improve Health? The Massachusetts Experience
w17857 Robin McKnight
Jonathan Reuter
Eric Zitzewitz

Insurance as Delegated Purchasing: Theory and Evidence from Health Care
w17870 Peter J. Huckfeldt
Neeraj Sood
José J Escarce
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w17733 Aaron J. Sojourner
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w17748 Martin B. Hackmann
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w17750 Frank R. Lichtenberg
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Han Hong
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Optimal Expectations and Limited Medical Testing: Evidence from Huntington Disease
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Marginal Effects in Multivariate Probit and Kindred Discrete and Count Outcome Models, with Applications in Health Economics
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Alison Snow Jones
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Evan Rawley
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Integration and Task Allocation: Evidence from Patient Care
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Ezra Golberstein
Ellen Meara

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Jonathan S. Skinner

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Individual Rationality and Participation in Large Scale, Multi-Hospital Kidney Exchange
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Selection in Insurance Markets: Theory and Empirics in Pictures
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Does Decreased Access to Emergency Departments Affect Patient Outcomes? Analysis of AMI Population 1996-2005
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Samuel A. Kleiner
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Chad Meyerhoefer

The Medical Care Costs of Obesity: An Instrumental Variables Approach
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Murray L. Aitken

Brand Loyalty, Generic Entry and Price Competition in Pharmaceuticals in the Quarter Century After the 1984 Waxman-Hatch Legislation
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Yang Wang

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Douglas O. Staiger

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Multivariate Fractional Regression Estimation of Econometric Share Models
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Minjae Song

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Joseph P. Newhouse

Pricing and Reimbursement in U.S. Pharmaceutical Markets
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Gabriel Picone
Jeffrey S. DeSimone

Has the European Union Achieved a Single Pharmaceutical Market?
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David M. Cutler

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William H. Dow
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Understanding Overeating and Obesity
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Medicare Part D and the Financial Protection of the Elderly
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Nolan H. Miller

Do Consumer Price Subsidies Really Improve Nutrition?
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I. Serkan Ozbeklik
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Ezra Golberstein
David C. Grabowski

Income and the Utilization of Long-Term Care Services: Evidence from the Social Security Benefit Notch
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Martin Gaynor
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Lowell Taylor

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Medicare Part D and its Effect on the Use of Prescription Drugs, Use of Other Health Care Services and Health of the Elderly
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Edward C. Norton
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Samuel A. Kleiner

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Katherine Ho
Mauricio Varela

Let them Have Choice: Gains from Shifting Away from Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance and Toward an Individual Exchange
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Fabian Lange
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Christopher J. Ruhm

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Calorie Posting in Chain Restaurants
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Gary Becker
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Eric C. Sun
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An Economic Evaluation of the War on Cancer
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The Impact of Minimum Wage Rates on Body Weight in the United States
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Marcos Vera-Hernández

Risk Protection, Service Use, and Health Outcomes Under Colombia's Health Insurance Program for the Poor
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Paying a Premium on Your Premium? Consolidation in the U.S. Health Insurance Industry
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Insurer Bargaining and Negotiated Drug Prices in Medicare Part D
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Estimating Heterogeneity in the Benefits of Medical Treatment Intensity
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The Short-Term Mortality Consequences of Income Receipt
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The Effect of Maternal Depression and Substance Abuse on Child Human Capital Development
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Genetic Adverse Selection: Evidence from Long-Term Care Insurance and Huntington Disease
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Input Constraints and the Efficiency of Entry: Lessons from Cardiac Surgery
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Amy Finkelstein
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Low Life Expectancy in the United States: Is the Health Care System at Fault?
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Kate Bundorf
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Medical Licensing Board Characteristics and Physician Discipline: An Empirical Analysis
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Modern Medicine and the 20th Century Decline in Mortality: Evidence on the Impact of Sulfa Drugs
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Life at the top: the benefits of height
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Jonathan Guryan
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Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Health Soon After Birth
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Ilyana Kuziemko

Why Do Mothers Breastfeed Girls Less Than Boys? Evidence and Implications for Child Health in India
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Matthew Neidell

Equilibrium effects of public goods: The impact of community water fluoridation on dentists
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Tomas Philipson

Endogenous Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health Care Technology Adoption
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The Impact of the AIDS Pandemic on Health Services in Africa: Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys
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John Cawley
Maximilian D. Schmeiser

Differences in the U.S. Trends in the Prevalence of Obesity Based on Body Mass Index and Skinfold Thickness
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Outcomes in a Program that Offers Financial Rewards for Weight Loss
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Food Stamp Program and Consumption Choices
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Impact of "Seguro Popular" on Prenatal Visits in Mexico, 2002-2005: Latent Class Model of Count Data with a Discrete Endogenous Variable
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Education and the Prevalence of Pain
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Can You Get What You Pay For? Pay-For-Performance and the Quality of Healthcare Providers
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Douglas Staiger

Technology Diffusion and Productivity Growth in Health Care
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Alan C. Monheit

Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance and the Promise of Health Insurance Reform
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Jay Bhattacharya
Alan M. Garber
Thomas E. MaCurdy

Coping with Chronic Disease? Chronic Disease and Disability in Elderly American Population 1982-1999
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Christopher Ruhm

Public Knowledge, Private Knowledge: The Intellectual Capital of Entrepreneurs
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Stacey H. Chen
Brigham R. Frandsen

Did Vietnam Veterans Get Sicker in the 1990s? The Complicated Effects of Military Service on Self-Reported Health
w14790 Kanaka D. Shetty
Thomas DeLeire
Chapin White
Jayanta Bhattacharya

Changes in U.S. Hospitalization and Mortality Rates Following Smoking Bans
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Jonathan Gruber

Choice Inconsistencies Among the Elderly: Evidence from Plan Choice in the Medicare Part D Program
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Amy Finkelstein
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

Income and Health Spending: Evidence from Oil Price Shocks
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Mathis Schroeder
Dana Goldman

Price Variation in Markets with Homogeneous Goods: The Case of Medigap
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Instruments of development: Randomization in the tropics, and the search for the elusive keys to economic development
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David Weir

Take-Up of Medicare Part D: Results from the Health and Retirement Study
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James J. Heckman

The Economics and Psychology of Inequality and Human Development
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Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

The Impact of Children's Public Health Insurance Expansions on Educational Outcomes
w14634 Guy David
Sara Markowitz
Seth Richards

The Effects of Pharmaceutical Marketing and Promotion on Adverse Drug Events and Regulation
w14637 Angus Deaton
Jane Fortson
Robert Tortora

Life (evaluation), HIV/AIDS, and Death in Africa
2008
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John A. Romley

Hospitals As Hotels: The Role of Patient Amenities in Hospital Demand
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Mark Stabile

Do Child Tax Benefits Affect the Wellbeing of Children? Evidence from Canadian Child Benefit Expansions
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Sandra Decker
Robert Kaestner
Kosali I. Simon

Re-examining the Effects of Medicaid Expansions for Pregnant Women
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Mandates and the Affordability of Health Care
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Jay Bhattacharya
Lorenzo Carbonari

Pharmaceutical Industry, Drug Quality and Regulation: Evidence from US and Italy
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Ashwin Prabhu
Norman H. Edelman

The Cost of Primary Care Doctors
w14572 Leemore Dafny
Are Health Insurance Markets Competitive?
w14522 Douglas Almond
Joseph J. Doyle
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Amanda E. Kowalski
Heidi Williams

Estimating Marginal Returns to Medical Care: Evidence from At-Risk Newborns
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John Mullahy

Tobit at Fifty: A Brief History of Tobin's Remarkable Estimator, of Related Empirical Methods, and of Limited Dependent Variable Econometrics in Health Economics
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Mark Stabile
Phongsack Manivong
Leslie L. Roos

Child Health and Young Adult Outcomes
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James B. Rebitzer
Lowell J. Taylor
Mark E. Votruba

Unhealthy Insurance Markets: Search Frictions and the Cost and Quality of Health Insurance
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Allison B. Rosen
David M. Cutler

A Proposed Method for Monitoring U.S. Population Health: Linking Symptoms, Impairments, and Health Ratings
w11332 Jonathan Gruber
Daniel M. Hungerman

Faith-Based Charity and Crowd Out during the Great Depression
w11315 William Jack
Arik Levinson
Sjamsu Rahardja

Employee Cost-Sharing and the Welfare Effects of Flexible Spending Accounts
w11316 Naci Mocan
Erdal Tekin

The Determinants of the Willingness to be an Organ Donor
w11318 Roland G. Fryer
Paul S. Heaton
Steven D. Levitt
Kevin M. Murphy

Measuring the Impact of Crack Cocaine
w11327 Thomas S. Dee
Forsaking All Others? The Effects of "Gay Marriage" on Risky Sex
w11303 Jay Bhattacharya
M. Kate Bundorf

The Incidence of the Healthcare Costs of Obesity
w11304 Cathy J. Bradley
David Neumark
Zhehui Luo
Heather L. Bednarek

Employment-Contingent Health Insurance, Illness, and Labor Supply of Women: Evidence from Married Women with Breast Cancer
w11308 Angus Deaton
The Great Escape: A Review Essay on Fogel's 'The Escape from Hunger and Premature Death, 1700-2100'
w11288 Ernst R. Berndt
Rachel Glennerster
Michael R. Kremer
Jean Lee
Ruth Levine
Georg Weizsacker
Heidi Williams

Advanced Purchase Commitments for a Malaria Vaccine: Estimating Costs and Effectiveness
w11263 Jay Bhattacharya
Azeem Shaikh
Edward Vytlacil

Treatment Effect Bounds: An Application to Swan-Ganz Catheterization
w11251 Jonathan Skinner
Douglas Staiger

Technology Adoption From Hybrid Corn to Beta Blockers
w11223 John Cawley
John A. Rizzo

The Competitive Effects of Drug Withdrawals
w11226 Daniel P. Kessler
Jeffrey J. Geppert

The Effects of Competition on Variation in the Quality and Cost of Medical Care
w11229 Joseph Golec
Shantaram Hegde
John A. Vernon

Pharmaceutical Stock Price Reactions to Price Constraint Threats and Firm-Level R&D Spending
w11218 Dana Goldman
James P. Smith

Socioeconomic Differences in the Adoption of New Medical Technologies
w11176 Douglas E. Levy
Ellen Meara

The Effect of the 1998 Master Settlement on Prenatal Smoking
w11179 Yu-Chu Shen
Joshua McFeeters

Out-of-Pocket Health Spending Between Low- and High-Income Populations: Who is at Risk of Having High Financial Burdens?
w11182 Robert S. Huckman
Jason Barro

Cohort Turnover and Productivity: The July Phenomenon in Teaching Hospitals
w11192 Rexford E. Santerre
John A. Vernon

Hospital Ownership Mix Efficiency in the US: An Exploratory Study
w11164 Neeraj Sood
Abby Alpert
Jay Bhattacharya

Technology, Monopoly, and the Decline of the Viatical Settlements Industry
w11138 Philip J. Cook
Jan Ostermann
Frank A. Sloan

Are Alcohol Excise Taxes Good For Us? Short and Long-Term Effects on Mortality Rates
w11100 David Cutler
Edward Glaeser

What Explains Differences in Smoking, Drinking and Other Health-Related Behaviors
w11109 Mark G. Duggan
William N. Evans

Estimating the Impact of Medical Innovation: A Case Study of HIV Antiretroviral Treatments
w11087 Robert Town
Douglas Wholey
Roger Feldman
Lawton R. Burns

Did the HMO Revolution Cause Hospital Consolidation?
w11091 Lara D. Shore-Sheppard
Stemming the Tide? The Effect of Expanding Medicaid Eligibility on Health Insurance
w11096 David Cutler
Grant Miller

Water, Water, Everywhere: Municipal Finance and Water Supply in American Cities
w11063 Dana Goldman
Neeraj Sood
Arleen Leibowitz

Wage and Benefit Changes in Response to Rising Health Insurance Costs
2004
w10919 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Michael Moore

The Effect of Improvements in Health and Longevity on Optimal Retirement and Saving
w10930 Mark Duggan
Fiona Scott Morton

The Distortionary Effects of Government Procurement: Evidence from Medicaid Prescription Drug Purchasing
cutl04-1 David M. Cutler and Alan M. Garber
editors

Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 7
w10653 Anne C. Case
Christina Paxson

Sex Differences in Morbidity and Mortality
w10409 Jeffrey E. Harris
Beatriz Lopez-Valcarcel

Asymmetric Social Interaction in Economics: Cigarette Smoking Among Young People in the United States, 1992-1999
w10414 Robin McKnight
Home Care Reimbursement, Long-term Care Utilization, and Health Outcomes
w10424 Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin
Anita Datar Garten
Susan Paddock
Debra Saliba
Mark Totten
Jose J. Escarce

How Much is Post-Acute Care Use Affected by Its Availability?
w10429 Anna Aizer
Janet Currie
Enrico Moretti

Competition in Imperfect Markets: Does it Help California's Medicaid Mothers?
w10401 Orley Ashenfelter
Michael Greenstone

Estimating the Value of a Statistical Life: The Importance of Omitted Variables and Publication Bias
w10382 Helen Levy
Employer-Sponsored Disability Insurance: Where are the Gaps in Coverage?
w10386 M. Kate Bundorf
Laurence Baker
Sara Singer
Todd Wagner

Consumer Demand for Health Information on the Internet
w10365 David Card
Carlos Dobkin
Nicole Maestas

The Impact of Nearly Universal Insurance Coverage on Health Care Utilization and Health: Evidence from Medicare
w10324 Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel

The Illusion of Sustainability
w10328 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Expanding Pharmaceutical Arsenal in the War on Cancer
2003
w10100 David M. Blau
Donna B. Gilleskie

The Role of Retiree Health Insurance in the Employment Behavior of Older Men
w10053 Kenneth Y. Chay
Michael Greenstone

Air Quality, Infant Mortality, and the Clean Air Act of 1970
w10022 Richard G. Frank
Ernst R. Berndt
Alisa B. Busch

Quality-Constant Price Indexes for the Ongoing Treatment of Schizophrenia: An Exploratory Study
w10027 Robert S. Huckman
Gary P. Pisano

The Effect of Organizational Context on Individual Performance
w10029 Sherry Glied
Kathrine Jack

Macroeconomic Conditions, Health Care Costs, and the Distribution of Health Insurance
w9972 Leemore S. Dafny
How Do Hospitals Respond to Price Changes?
w9827 William H. Dow
Kristine A. Gonzalez
Luis Rosero-Bixby

Aggregation and Insurance Mortality Estimation
w9831 Ted Joyce
Andrew Racine

Chip Shots: Association Between the State Children's Health Insurance Programs and Immunization Coverage and Delivery
w9833 Michael Kremer
Christopher M. Snyder

Why Are Drugs More Profitable Than Vaccines?
w9788 Anne Case
Angela Fertig
Christina Paxson

From Cradle to Grave? The Lasting Impact of Childhood Health and Circumstance
w9797 Kenneth Leonard
Joshua Graff Zivin

Outcome Versus Service Based Payment in Health Care: Lessons from African Traditional Healers
w9649 Sean Nicholson
Barriers to Entering Medical Specialties
w9626 Mark G. Duggan
Does Medicaid Pay Too Much for Prescription Drugs? A Case Study of Atypical Anti-Psychotics
w9598 Tomas Philipson
Stephane Mechoulan

Intellectual Property & External Consumption Effects: Generalizations from Pharmaceutical Markets
w9532 John J. Donohue III
Steven D. Levitt

Further Evidence that Legalized Abortion Lowered Crime: A Reply to Joyce
w9487 W. Kip Viscusi
Joseph E. Aldy

The Value of a Statistical Life: A Critical Review of Market Estimates throughout the World
w9468 Christopher J. Ruhm
Healthy Living in Hard Times
w9471 Martin Gaynor
William B. Vogt

Competition Among Hospitals
w9453 Harvey S. Rosen
Stephen Wu

Portfolio Choice and Health Status
w9460 Amy Finkelstein
Health Policy and Technological Change: Evidence from the Vaccine Industry
w9428 Janet Currie
Mehdi Farsi
W. Bentley MacLeod

Cut to the Bone? Hospital Takeovers and Nurse Employment Contracts
cost03-1 Dora L. Costa
editor

Health and Labor Force Participation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from the Past
cutl03-1 David M. Cutler and Alan M. Garber
editors

Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 6
2002
w9396 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn

Changes in the Value of Life: 1940-1980
w9394 Shin-Yi Chou
Jin-Tan Liu
James K. Hammitt

Health Insurance and Households' Precautionary Behaviors - An Unusual Natural Experiment
w9357 Ulf-G. Gerdtham
Christopher J. Ruhm

Deaths Rise in Good Economic Times: Evidence From the OECD
w9346 Jay Bhattacharya
Dana Goldman
Neeraj Sood

The Link Between Public and Private Insurance and HIV-Related Mortality
w9351 Frank R. Lichtenberg
Suchin Virabhak

Pharmaceutical-embodied technical progress, longevity, and quality of life: drugs as "equipment for your health"
w9325 Charles I. Jones
Why Have Health Expenditures as a Share fo GDP Risen So Much?
w9303 Frank R. Lichtenberg
Tomas J. Philipson

The Dual Effects of Intellectual Property Regulations: Within- and Between- Patent Competition in the US Pharmaceuticals Industry
w9311 David M. Cutler
Robert S. Huckman

Technological Development and Medical Productivity: The Diffusion of Angioplasty in New York State
w9299 Mark V. Pauly
Bradley Herring
David Song

Health Insurance on the Internet and the Economics of Search
w9280 Jay Bhattacharya
Darius Lakdawalla

Does Medicare Benefit the Poor? New Answers to an Old Question
w9281 M. Kate Bundorf
Mark V. Pauly

Is Health Insurance Affordable for the Uninsured?
w9229 James W. Hughes
Michael J. Moore
Edward A. Snyder

"Napsterizing" Pharmaceuticals: Access, Innovation, and Consumer Welfare
w9206 Gautam Gowrisankaran
Robert Town

Competition, Payer, and Hospital Quality
w9209 Anna Aizer
Janet Currie

Networks or Neighborhoods? Correlations in the Use of Publicly-Funded Maternity Care in California
w9139 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Effect of Changes in Drug Utilization on Labor Supply and Per Capita Output
w9144 Jean Marie Abraham
William B. Vogt
Martin Gaynor

Household Demand for Employer-Based Health Insurance
w9148 Jonathan Gruber
Jeffrey Kubik

Health Insurance Coverage and the Disability Insurance Application Decision
w9157 Kathleen Carey
Avi Dor

Does Managerial 'Outsourcing' Reduce Expense Preference Behavior? A Comparison of Adopters and Non-Adopters of Contract-Management in US Hospitals
w9167 Melissa A. Thomasson
Did Blue Cross and Blue Shield Suffer from Adverse Selection? Evidence from the 1950s
w9185 Adriana Lleras-Muney
Frank R. Lichtenberg

The Effect of Education on Medical Technology Adoption: Are the More Educated More Likely to Use New Drugs
cutl02-1 David M. Cutler and David Scharfstein
editors

Symposium on the Industrial Organization of Health Care
w9130 Dahlia K. Remler
Joshua Graff Zivin
Sherry A. Glied

Modeling Health Insurance Expansions: Effects of Alternate Approaches
w9091 Mark Duggan
Does Contracting Out Increase the Efficiency of Government Programs? Evidence from Medicaid HMOs
w9094 Orley Ashenfelter
Michael Greenstone

Using Mandated Speed Limits to Measure the Value of a Statistical Life
w9098 Janet Currie
Mark Stabile

Socioeconomic Status and Health: Why is the Relationship Stronger for Older Children?
w9058 David Card
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

Using Discontinuous Eligibility Rules to Identify the Effects of the Federal Medicaid Expansions on Low Income Children
w9036 David M. Cutler
Employee Costs and the Decline in Health Insurance Coverage
w9025 Peter Arcidiacono
Sean Nicholson

Peer Effects in Medical School
w9031 Amy Finkelstein
The Interaction of Partial Public Insurance Programs and Residual Private Insurance Markets: Evidence from the U.S. Medicare Program
w9007 Sean Nicholson
Patricia M. Danzon
Jeffrey S. McCullough

Biotech-Pharmaceutical Alliances as a Signal of Asset and Firm Quality
w8996 Frank Lichtenberg
Benefits and Costs of Newer Drugs: An Update
w9004 Jayanta Bhattacharya
Thomas DeLeire
Steven Haider
Janet Currie

Heat or Eat? Cold Weather Shocks and Nutrition in Poor American Families
w8986 Adriana Lleras-Muney
The Relationship Between Education and Adult Mortality in the United States
w8989 Henry Hansmann
Daniel Kessler
Mark McClellan

Ownership Form and Trapped Capital in the Hospital Industry
w8917 Amy Finkelstein
Minimum Standards and Insurance Regulation: Evidence from the Medigap Market
w8907 Sean Nicholson
Nicholas S. Souleles

Physician Income Prediction Errors: Sources and Implications for Behavior
w8899 Jason R. Barro
Michael Chu

HMO Penetration, Ownership Status, and the Rise of Hospital Advertising
w8872 Jonathan Gruber
Sendhil Mullainathan

Do Cigarette Taxes Make Smokers Happier?
w8878 Jonathan Gruber
Robin McKnight

Why Did Employee Health Insurance Contributions Rise?
w8812 Janet Currie
John Fahr

Medicaid Managed Care: Effects on Children's Medicaid Coverage and Utilization
w8813 Phillip B. Levine
Douglas Staiger

Abortion as Insurance
w8817 Jonathan Gruber
Brigitte C. Madrian

Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Job Mobility: A Critical Review of the Literature
w8818 William D. Nordhaus
The Health of Nations: The Contribution of Improved Health to Living Standards
w8802 David M. Cutler
Health Care and the Public Sector
w8755 Frank R. Lichtenberg
Sources of U.S. Longevity Increase, 1960-1997
w8761 Sandra Decker
Carol Rapaport

Medicare and Disparities in Women's Health
w8697 David Dranove
Daniel Kessler
Mark McClellan
Mark Satterthwaite

Is More Information Better? The Effects of 'Report Cards' on Health Care Providers
garb02-1 Alan M. Garber
editor

Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 5
2001
w8677 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Effect of New Drugs on Mortality from Rare Diseases and HIV
w8685 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Jaypee Sevilla

Economic Growth and the Demographic Transition
w8657 Jonathan Gruber
Taxes and Health Insurance
w8621 Janet Currie
John Fahr

Hospitals, Managed Care, and the Charity Caseload in California
w8628 Victor R. Fuchs
Mark McClellan
Jonathan Skinner

Area Differences in Utilization of Medical Care and Mortality Among U.S. Elderly
w8632 Michael Chernew
Gautam Gowrisankaran
A. Mark Fendrick

Payer Type and the Returns to Bypass Surgery: Evidence from Hospital Entry Behavior
w8574 Thomas DeLeire
Helen Levy

Gender, Occupation Choice and the Risk of Death at Work
w8587 David E. Bloom
David Canning
Jaypee Sevilla

The Effect of Health on Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence
w8589 Michael Chernew
Gautam Gowrisankaran
Dennis P. Scanlon

Learning and the Value of Information: Evidence From Health Plan Report Cards
w8602 Peter Arcidiacono
Holger Sieg
Frank Sloan

Living Rationally Under the Volcano? An Empirical Analysis of Heavy Drinking and Smoking
w8497 John Geweke
Gautam Gowrisankaran
Robert J. Town

Bayesian Inference for Hospital Quality in a Selection Model
w8514 David Card
Andrew K. G. Hildreth
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

The Measurement of Medicaid Coverage in the SIPP: Evidence from California, 1990-1996
w8522 Martin Gaynor
James B. Rebitzer
Lowell J. Taylor

Incentives in HMOs
w8523 Peter C. Coyte
Mark Stabile

Household Responses to Public Home Care Programs
w8534 Angus Deaton
Christina Paxson

Mortality, Income, and Income Inequality Over Time in Britain and the United States
w8536 Sean Nicholson
Nicholas S. Souleles

Physician Income Expectations and Specialty Choice
w8537 Daniel Kessler
Mark McClellan

The Effects of Hospital Ownership on Medical Productivity
w8548 Alan T. Sorensen
An Empirical Model of Heterogeneous Consumer Search for Retail Prescription Drugs
w8556 David Cutler
Ellen Meara

Changes in the Age Distribution of Mortality Over the 20th Century
w8570 Deborah Azrael
Philip J. Cook
Matthew Miller

State and Local Prevalence of Firearms Ownership: Measurement, Structure, and Trends
w8455 David Cutler
Jonathan Gruber

Health Policy in the Clinton Era: Once Bitten, Twice Shy
w8457 Mark V. Pauly
Bradley Herring
David Song

Tax Credits, the Distribution of Subsidized Health Insurance Premiums, and the Uninsured
w8481 Edward Miguel
Michael Kremer

Worms: Education and Health Externalities in Kenya
w8490 Craig William Perry
Harvey S. Rosen

Insurance and the Utilization of Medical Services Among the Self-Employed
w8419 Michael Baker
Mark Stabile
Catherine Deri

What do Self-Reported, Objective, Measures of Health Measure?
w8447 Christopher J. Ruhm
Economic Expansions Are Unhealthy: Evidence from Microdata
w8370 Angus Deaton
Darren Lubotsky

Mortality, Inequality and Race in American Cities and States
w8385 Daniel A. Ackerberg
Matilde P. Machado
Michael H. Riordan

Measuring the Relative Performance of Providers of a Health Service
w8395 Jonathan Skinner
Elliott Fisher
John E. Wennberg

The Efficiency of Medicare
w8316 Craig William Perry
Harvey S. Rosen

The Self-Employed are Less Likely to Have Health Insurance Than Wage Earners. So What?
w8318 Angus Deaton
Health, Inequality, and Economic Development
w8344 Anne Case
Darren Lubotsky
Christina Paxson

Economic Status and Health in Childhood: The Origins of the Gradient
w8201 Leslie Eldenburg
Benjamin E. Hermalin
Michael S. Weisbach
Marta Wosinska

Hospital Governance, Performance Objectives, and Organizational Form
w8216 Cory S. Capps
David Dranove
Shane Greenstein
Mark Satterthwaite

The Silent Majority Fallacy of the Elzinga-Hogarty Criteria: A Critique and New Approach to Analyzing Hospital Mergers
w8231 Ellen Meara
Why is Health Related to Socioeconomic Status?
w8236 Victor R. Fuchs
The Financial Problems of the Elderly: A Holistic Approach
a0689 Alan M. Garber
Health Care
w8147 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Benefits and Costs of Newer Drugs: Evidence from the 1996 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
w8168 Joseph P. Newhouse
Medical Care Price Indices: Problems and Opportunities / The Chung-Hua Lectures
w8123 Avi Dor
Administered Prices and Suboptimal Prevention: Evidence from the Medicare Dialysis Program
w8133 Elaine Silverman
Jonathan Skinner

Are For-Profit Hospitals Really Different? Medicare Upcoding and Market Structure
w8063 John C. Ham
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

The Effect of Medicaid Expansions for Low-Income Children on Medicaid Participation and Insurance Coverage: Evidence from the SIPP
w8069 David Meltzer
Jeanette Chung

Effects of Competition under Prospective Payment on Hospital Costs among High and Low Cost Admissions: Evidence from California, 1983 - 1993
w8099 Angus Deaton
Relative Deprivation, Inequality, and Mortality
cutl01-1 David M. Cutler and Ernst R. Berndt
editors

Medical Care Output and Productivity
garb01-1 Alan M. Garber
editor

Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 4
2000
w8000 Dora L. Costa
Understanding Mid-Life and Older Age Mortality Declines: Evidence from Union Army Veterans
w8020 Laurence C. Baker
Managed Care and Technology Adoption in Health Care: Evidence from Magnetic Resonance Imaging
w7942 Donna B. Gilleskie
Thomas A. Mroz

Estimating the Effects of Covariates on Health Expenditures
w7966 Mark Duggan
Hospital Market Structure and the Behavior of Not-for-Profit Hospitals: Evidence from Responses to California's Disproportionate Share Program
w7979 Michael J. Moore
James W. Hughes

The Health Care Consequences of Smoking and its Regulation
w7883 Laurence C. Baker
Ciaran S. Phibbs

Managed Care, Technology Adoption, and Health Care: The Adoption of Neonatal Intensive Care
w7887 Susan Athey
Scott Stern

The Impact of Information Technology on Emergency Health Care Outcomes
w7895 John Mullahy
Live Long, Live Well: Quantifying the Health of Heterogenous Populations
w7907 Sherry Glied
Joshua Zivin

How Do Doctors Behave When Some (But Not All) of Their Patients are in Managed Care?
w7924 Richard Arnould
Marianne Bertrand
Kevin F. Hallock

Does Managed Care Change the Mission of Nonprofit Hospitals? Evidence From the Managerial Labor Market
w7829 Jonathan Gruber
Medicaid
w7832 Daniel Altman
David M. Cutler
Richard Zeckhauser

Enrollee Mix, Treatment Intensity, and Cost in Competing Indemnity and HMO Plans
w7838 Donna B. Gilleskie
Koleman S. Strumpf

The Behavioral Dynamics of Youth Smoking
w7865 Nina Pavcnik
Do Pharmaceutical Prices Respond to Insurance?
w7780 Jonathan Gruber
Jonathan Zinman

Youth Smoking in the U.S.: Evidence and Implications
w7781 Jonathan Gruber
Risky Behavior Among Youths: An Economic Analysis
w7789 Mark Duggan
Hospital Ownership and Public Medical Spending
w7814 Jonathan S. Feinstein
Chih-Chin Ho

Elderly Asset Management and Health: An Empirical Analysis
w7816 Ernst R. Berndt
Anupa Bir
Susan H. Busch
Richard G. Frank
Sharon-Lise T. Normand

The Medical Treatment of Depression, 1991-1996: Productive Inefficiency, Expected Outcome Variations, and Price Indexes
w7746 David M. Cutler
Felicia Knaul
Rafael Lozano
Oscar Mendez
Beatriz Zurita

Financial Crisis, Health Outcomes and Aging: Mexico in the 1980s and 1990s
w7747 David M. Cutler
Arnold M. Epstein
Richard G. Frank
Raymond Hartman
Charles King III
Joseph P. Newhouse
Meredith B. Rosenthal
Elizabeth Richardson Vigdor

How Good a Deal Was the Tobacco Settlement?: Assessing Payments to Massachusetts
w7760 David M. Cutler
Jonathan Gruber
Raymond S. Hartman
M.B. Landrum
J. Newhouse
Meredith B. Rosenthal

The Economic Impacts of the Tobacco Settlement
w7772 Ernst R. Berndt
Robert S. Pindyck
Pierre Azoulay

Consumption Externalities and Diffusion in Pharmaceutical Markets: Antiulcer Drugs
w7691 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

Mothers and Others: Who Invests in Children's Health?
w7698 Casey B. Mulligan
Tomas J. Philipson

Merit Motives and Government Intervention: Public Finance in Reverse
w7666 Christopher J. Ruhm
Parental Employment and Child Cognitive Development
w7605 Dora L. Costa
Long-Term Declines in Disability Among Older Men: Medical Care, Public Health, and Occupational Change
w7533 Daniel P. Kessler
Mark B. McClellan

How Liability Law Affects Medical Productivity
w7537 Daniel P. Kessler
Mark B. McClellan

Medical Liability, Managed Care, and Defensive Medicine
w7543 Melissa A. Thomasson
The Importance of Group Coverage: How Tax Policy Shaped U.S. Health Insurance
w7553 Jonathan Gruber
Tax Subsidies for Health Insurance: Evaluating the Costs and Benefits
w7555 Leemore Dafny
Jonathan Gruber

Does Public Insurance Improve the Efficiency of Medical Care? Medicaid Expansions and Child Hospitalizations
w7562 Christopher Ruhm
Carey Borkoski

Compensation in the Nonprofit Sector
w7504 Victor R. Fuchs
Medicare Reform: The Larger Picture
cutl00-1 David M. Cutler
editor

The Changing Hospital Industry: Comparing For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Institutions
1999
w7379 Victor R. Fuchs
The Future of Health Economics
w7385 Jean Abraham
Ashish Arora
Martin Gaynor
Douglas Wholey

Enter at Your Own Risk: HMO Participation and Enrollment in the MedicareRisk Market
w7390 David M. Cutler
Ellen Meara

The Technology of Birth: Is it Worth it?
w7279 David M. Cutler
Ellen Meara

The Concentration of Medical Spending: An Update
w7291 Janet Currie
Aaron Yelowitz

Health Insurance and Less Skilled Workers
w7307 Donna B. Gilleskie
Byron F. Lutz

The Impact of Employer-Provided Health Insurance on Dynamic Employment Transitions
w7324 Mark McClellan
Douglas Staiger

Comparing Hospital Quality at For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Hospitals
w7327 Mark McClellan
Douglas Staiger

The Quality of Health Care Providers
w7204 Sherry Glied
The Value of Reductions in Child Injury Mortality in the U.S.
w7205 Sherry Glied
Managed Care
w7266 Daniel P. Kessler
Mark B. McClellan

Is Hospital Competition Socially Wasteful?
w7166 Jens Ludwig
Philip J. Cook

The Benefits of Reducing Gun Violence: Evidence from Contingent-Valuation Survey Data
w7176 David M. Cutler
Richard J. Zeckhauser

The Anatomy of Health Insurance
w7198 Alan M. Garber
Advances in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Health Interventions
w7112 Martin Gaynor
William B. Vogt

Antitrust and Competition in Health Care Markets
w7140 Angus Deaton
Christina Paxson

Mortality, Education, Income, and Inequality among American Cohorts
w7141 Angus Deaton
Inequalities in Income and Inequalities in Health
w7089 David M. Cutler
Mark McClellan
Joseph P. Newhouse
Dahlia Remler

Pricing Heart Attack Treatments
w7024 Ernst R. Berndt
Robert S. Pindyck
Pierre Azoulay

Network Effects and Diffusion in Pharmaceutical Markets: Antiulcer Drugs
w7037 Tomas Philipson
Economic Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases
w7052 Richard G. Frank
Thomas G. McGuire

Economics and Mental Health
w6971 Irving Shapiro
Matthew D. Shapiro
David W. Wilcox

Quality Improvement in Health Care: A Framework for Price and Output Measurement
w6980 Darius Lakdawalla
Tomas Philipson

Aging and the Growth of Long-Term Care
w6890 Paul Ellickson
Scott Stern
Manuel Trajtenberg

Patient Welfare and Patient Compliance: An Empirical Framework for Measuring the Benefits from Pharmaceutical Innovation
w6894 Laurence Baker
Joanne Spetz

Managed Care and Medical Technology Growth
w6895 David M. Cutler
Elizabeth Richardson

Your Money and Your Life: The Value of Health and What Affects It
w6896 Frank A. Sloan
Gabriel A. Picone
Donald H. Taylor
Jr.
Shin-Yi Chou

Does Where You Are Admitted Make a Difference? An Analysis of Medicare Data
w6897 Daniel Kessler
Mark McClellan

Designing Hospital Antitrust Policy to Promote Social Welfare
w6905 Philip J. Cook
Michael J. Moore

Alcohol
w6910 Julie Lee
Mark McClellan
Jonathan Skinner

The Distributional Effects of Medicare
w6917 Martin Feldstein
Prefunding Medicare
1998
w6838 Richard G. Frank
Thomas G. McGuire

Parity for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care Under Managed Care
w6825 Richard G. Frank
Jacob Glazer
Thomas G. McGuire

Measuring Adverse Selection in Managed Health Care
w6836 Janet Currie
Patricia Reagan

Distance to Hospitals and Children's Access to Care: Is Being Closer Better, and for Whom?
w6851 Scott Stern
Manuel Trajtenberg

Empirical Implications of Physician Authority in Pharmaceutical Decisionmaking
w6866 David M. Cutler
Louise Sheiner

Demographics and Medical Care Spending: Standard and Non-Standard Effects
w6799 Ernst R. Berndt
Susan H. Busch
Richard G. Frank

Price Indexes for Acute Phase Treatment of Depression
w6817 Ernst R. Berndt
David M. Cutler
Richard G. Frank
Zvi Griliches
Joseph P. Newhouse

Price Indexes for Medical Care Goods and Services: An Overview of Measurement Issues
w6744 Jon Gruber
John Kim
Dina Mayzlin

Physician Fees and Procedure Intensity: The Case of Cesarean Delivery
w6748 Alan M. Garber
Thomas E. MaCurdy
Mark C. McClellan

Medical Care at the End of Life: Diseases, Treatment Patterns, and Costs
w6762 Jonathan Gruber
Health Insurance and the Labor Market
w6672 David M. Cutler
Jill R. Horwitz

Converting Hospitals from Not-for-profit to For-profit Status
w6677 David M. Cutler
Mark McClellan
Joseph P. Newhouse

Prices and Productivity in Managed Care Insurance
w6701 Martin Gaynor
Deborah Haas-Wilson

Change, Consolidation, and Competition in Health Care Markets
w6706 Frank A. Sloan
Gabriel A. Picone
Donald H. Taylor
Jr.
Shin-Yi Chou

Hospital Ownership and Cost and Quality of Care: Is There a Dime's Worth of Difference?
w6595 Susan Athey
Scott Stern

The Adoption and Impact of Advanced Emergency Response Services
w6601 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Allocation of Publicly-Funded Biomedical Research
w6554 Christopher J. Ruhm
Parental Leave and Child Health
w6569 Frank R. Lichtenberg
Pharmaceutical Innovation, Mortality Reduction, and Economic Growth
w6500 John Mullahy
It'll Only Hurt a Second? Microeconomic Determinants of Who Gets Flu Shots
w6513 Jonathan Skinner
John E. Wennberg

How Much is Enough? Efficiency and Medicare Spending in the Last Six Months of Life
w6514 David Cutler
Mark McClellan
Joseph Newhouse

The Costs and Benefits of Intensive Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease
w6523 Sarah Feldman
David Scharfstein

Managed Care Provider Volume
w6527 Esel Y. Yazici
Robert Kaestner

Medicaid Expansions and The Crowding Out of Private Health Insurance
w6443 Jeffrey K. Sarbaum
Solomon W. Polachek
Norman E. Spear

The Effects of Price Changes on Alcohol Consumption in Alcohol-Experienced Rats
w6444 Warren K. Bickel
Gregory J. Madden

The Behavioral Economics of Smoking
w6417 Richard G. Frank
Ernst R. Berndt
Susan H. Busch

Price Indexes for the Treatment of Depression
w6377 Darius Lakdawalla
Tomas Philipson

Nonprofit Production and Competition
1997
w6277 Sherry Glied
Mark Stabile

Avoiding Health Insurance Crowd-Out: Evidence from the Medicare as Secondary Payer Legislation
w6287 Sherry Glied
Tama Brooks

The Market and the Estimators: Forecasting the Cost of Medicare Catastrophic Coverage
w6225 Tomas Philipson
George Zanjani

Consumption vs. Production of Insurance
w6242 Anne E. Brisson
Richard G. Frank
Elizabeth S. Notman
Julie A. Gazmararian

Impact of a Managed Behavioral Health Care Carve-Out: A Case Study of One HMO
w6249 Alan M. Garber
Thomas E. MaCurdy
Mark B. McClellan

Persistence of Medicare Expenditures Among Elderly Beneficiaries
w6164 Sherry Glied
Jane Sisk
Sheila Gorman
Michael Ganz

Selection, Marketing, and Medicaid Managed Care
w6182 Ernst R. Berndt
Iain M. Cockburn
Douglas L. Cocks
Arnold Epstein
Zvi Griliches

Is Price Inflation Different for the Elderly? An Empirical Analysis of Prescription Drugs
w6187 Laurence C. Baker
Sharmila Shankarkumar

Managed Care and Health Care Expenditures: Evidence From Medicare
w6125 A. Bowen Garrett
Sherry Glied

The Effect of U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Sullivan v. Zebley on Child SSI and AFDC Enrollment
w6139 Aaron Yelowitz
Why Did the SSI-Disabled Program Grow So Much? Disentangling the Effect of Medicaid
w6140 David M. Cutler
Louise Sheiner

Managed Care and the Growth of Medical Expenditures
w6149 Martin Feldstein
Transition to a Fully Funded Pension System: Five Economic Issues
w6087 Jonathan Gruber
Kathleen Adams
Joseph P. Newhouse

Physician Fee Policy and Medicaid Program Costs
w6107 David M. Cutler
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Adverse Selection in Health Insurance
w6114 David M. Cutler
Ellen Meara

The Medical Costs of The Young and Old: A Forty Year Perspective
w6055 Martin Feldstein
Andrew Samwick

The Economics of Prefunding Social Security and Medicare Benefits
w6034 Jonathan Gruber
Phillip Levine
Douglas Staiger

Abortion Legalization and Child Living Circumstances: Who is the "Marginal Child?"
w6035 Paul Gertler
Jonathan Gruber

Insuring Consumption Against Illness
w6041 Jonathan Gruber
Aaron Yelowitz

Public Health Insurance and Private Savings
w6042 Charles Mullin
Tomas Philipson

The Future of Old-Age Longevity: Competitive Pricing of Mortality Contingent Claims
w5985 Janet Currie
Jonathan Gruber

The Technology of Birth: Health Insurance, Medical Interventions, and Infant Health
w5987 Laurence C. Baker
Martin L. Brown

The Effect of Managed Care on Health Care Providers
w6013 Mark McClellan
Jonathan Skinner

The Incidence of Medicare
w5953 William E. Encinosa III
Martin Gaynor
James B. Rebitzer

The Sociology of Groups and the Economics of Incentives: Theory and Evidence on Compensation Systems
w5957 Jason R. Barro
David Cutler

Consolidation in the Medical Care Marketplace: A Case Study from Masschusetts
t0210 Tomas Philipson
Observational Agency and Supply-Side Econometrics
w5931 David S. Salkever
Marisa E. Domino

Within Group "Structural" Tests of Labor-Market Discrimination: A Study of Persons with Serious Disabilities
w5946 David Meltzer
Accounting for Future Costs in Medical Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
w5948 David M. Blau
Donna B. Gilleskie

Retiree Health Insurance and the Labor Force Behavior of Older Men in the 1990s
w5891 Alan B. Krueger
Helen Levy

Accounting for the Slowdown in Employer Health Care Costs
1996
w5866 Jonathan Gruber
Disability Insurance Benefits and Labor Supply
w5813 Ernst R. Berndt
Richard G. Frank
Thomas G. McGuire

Alternate Insurance Arrangements and the Treatment of Depression: What Are the Facts?
w5831 Jonathan Gruber
Health Insurance for Poor Women and Children in the U.S.: Lessons from the Past Decade
w5834 Sherry Glied
Christina Hoven
Robert Moore
A. Bowen Garrett

Medicaid and Service Use Among Homeless Adults
w5843 Philip J. Cook
Allan M. Parnell
Michael J. Moore
Deanna Pagnini

The Effects of Short-Term Variation in Abortion Funding on Pregnancy Outcomes
w5781 David E. Bloom
Cecilia Conrad
Cynthia Miller

Child Support and Fathers' Remarriage and Fertility
w5796 David M. Cutler
Sarah Reber

Paying for Health Insurance: The Tradeoff between Competition and Adverse Selection
w5751 David M. Cutler
Mark McClellan

The Determinants of Technological Change in Heart Attack Treatment
w5669 John Cawley
Tomas Philipson

An Empirical Examination of Information Barriers to Trade in Insurance
w5688 Christopher J. Ruhm
The Economic Consequences of Parental Leave Mandates: Lessons from Europe
w5615 Phillip B. Levine
Douglas Staiger
Thomas J. Kane
David J. Zimmerman

Roe v. Wade and American Fertility
w5640 Matthew J. Eichner
Mark B. McClellan
David A. Wise

Insurance or Self-Insurance?: Variation, Persistence, and Individual Health Accounts
w5591 David M. Cutler
Public Policy for Health Care
w5525 David M. Cutler
Brigitte C. Madrian

Labor Market Responses to Rising Health Insurance Costs: Evidence on Hours Worked
w5514 David F. Bradford
Derrick A. Max

Implicit Budget Deficits: The Case of a Mandated Shift to Community-Rated Health Insurance
w5466 Daniel P. Kessler
Mark McClellan

Do Doctors Practice Defensive Medicine?
w5409 Jay Bhattacharya
Alan M. Garber
Thomas MaCurdy

Cause-Specific Mortality among Medicare Enrollees
a0710 Alan M. Garber
Health Care
1995
w5356 Laurence C. Baker
Kenneth S. Corts

The Effects of HMOs on Conventional Insurance Premiums: Theory and Evidence
w5360 Laurence C. Baker
HMOs and Fee-For-Service Health Care Expenditures: Evidence from Medicare
w5294 Mark B. McClellan
David A. Wise

Where the Money Goes: Medical Expenditures in a Large Corporation
w5297 Debra Sabatini Dwyer
Olivia S. Mitchell
Robert Cole
Sylvia K. Reed

Evaluating Mental Health Capitation Treatment: Lessons from Panel Data
w5306 Richard G. Frank
David S. Salkever

"Generic Entry and the Pricing of Pharmaceuticals"
w5248 David S. Salkever
Richard G. Frank

Economic Issues in Vaccine Purchase Arrangements
w5228 Jonathan Gruber
Brigitte C. Madrian

Non-Employment and Health Insurance Coverage
w5147 Jonathan Gruber
James Poterba

Tax Subsidies to Employer-Provided Health Insurance
w5148 David E. Bloom
Ajay S. Mahal

Does the AIDS Epidemic Really Threaten Economic Growth?
w5152 Michael J. Moore
Philip J. Cook

Habit and Heterogeneity in the Youthful Demand for Alcohol
w5153 Michael J. Moore
Death and Tobacco Taxes
w5157 Wesley A. Magat
Michael J. Moore

Consumer Product Safety Regulation in the United States and the United Kingdom: The Case of Bicycles
w5116 David N. Beede
David E. Bloom

Economics of the Generation and Management of Municipal Solid Waste
w5082 David M. Cutler
Jonathan Gruber

Does Public Insurance Crowd Out Private Insurance?
w5052 Janet Currie
Jonathan Gruber

Health Insurance Eligibility, Utilization of Medical care, and Child Health
w5017 Timothy Waidmann
John Bound
Michael Schoenbaum

The Illusion of Failure: Trends in the Self-Reported Health of the U.S. Elderly
w5034 Alan M. Garber
To Comfort Always: The Prospects of Expanded Social Responsibility for Long-Term Care
1994
w4942 Michael Kremer
Can Having Fewer Partners Increase Prevalence of Aids?
w4981 Judith K. Hellerstein
The Demand for Post-Patent Prescription Pharmaceuticals
w4916 James M. Poterba
Government Intervention in the Markets for Education and Health Care: How and Why?
w4920 Laurence C. Baker
Does Competition from HMOs Affect Fee-For-Service Physicians?
w4930 Janet Currie
Jonathan Gruber
Michael Fischer

Physician Payments and Infant Mortality: Evidence from Medicaid Fee Policy
w4933 Jonathan Gruber
Maria Owings

Physician Financial Incentives and Cesarean Section Delivery
w4941 Jonathan Gruber
Jeffrey D. Kubik

Disability Insurance Rejection Rates and the Labor Supply of Older Workers
w4879 David Cutler
Market Failure in Small Group Health Insurance
w4880 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
John R. Penrod
Harvey S. Rosen

Health Insurance and the Supply of Entrepreneurs
w4852 Martin Feldstein
Jonathan Gruber

A Major Risk Approach to Health Insurance Reform
w4803 Jeffrey E. Harris
A Working Model for Predicting the Consumption and Revenue Impacts of Large Increases in the U.S. Federal Cigarette Excise Tax
w4695 Martin Gaynor
Issues in the Industrial Organization of the Market for Physician Services
w4700 Paul Gertler
Roland Sturm
Bruce Davidson

Information and the Demand for Supplemental Medicare Insurance
w4644 Janet Currie
Jonathan Gruber

Saving Babies: The Efficacy and Cost of Recent Expansions of Medicaid Eligibility for Pregnant Women
1993
w4572 Jonathan S. Feinstein
Elderly Health, Housing, and Mobility
w4589 Jonathan Gruber
Maria Hanratty

The Labor Market Effects of Introducing National Health Insurance: Evidence from Canada
w4594 Jonathan Gruber
Brigitte Madrian

Health Insurance and Early Retirement: Evidence from the Availability of Continuation Coverage
w4460 Martin Gaynor
Gerard F. Anderson

Uncertain Demand, The Structure of Hospital Costs, and the Cost of EmptyHospital Beds
w4469 Jonathan Gruber
Brigitte C. Madrian

Health Insurance Availability and the Retirement Decision
w4479 Jonathan Gruber
Brigitte C. Madrian

Limited Insurance Portability and Job Mobility: The Effects of Public Policy on Job-Lock
w4435 Jonathan Gruber
James M. Poterba

Tax Incentives and the Decision to Purchase Health Insurance: Evidence from the Self-Employed
w4388 Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Health Insurance Provision and Labor Market Efficiency in the United States
w4371 Henry S. Farber
Michael J. White

A Comparison of Formal and Informal Dispute Resolution in Medical Malpractice
w4284 Janet Currie
Duncan Thomas

Medicaid and Medical Care for Children
w4300 David M. Cutler
The Incidence of Adverse Medical Outcomes Under Prospective Payments
w4301 David M. Cutler
Why Doesn't the Market Fully Insure Long-Term Care?
w4302 David M. Cutler
Louise M. Sheiner

Policy Options for Long-Term Care
1992
w4221 Eugene M. Lewit
Alan C. Monheit

Expenditures on Health Care for Children and Pregnant Women
w4239 Jonathan Gruber
State Mandated Benefits and Employer Provided Health Insurance
w4190 Jonathan Gruber
The Effect of Price Shopping in Medical Markets: Hospital Responses to PPOs in California
w4164 Alan M. Garber
Charles E. Phelps

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