NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
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NBER Papers on Health Economics

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2016
w22876 Francesco Decarolis
Andrea Guglielmo

Insurers' Response to Selection Risk: Evidence from Medicare Enrollment Reforms
w22887 Nicholas W. Papageorge
Gwyn C. Pauley
Mardge Cohen
Tracey E. Wilson
Barton H. Hamilton
Robert A. Pollak

Health, Human Capital and Domestic Violence
w22899 Andrew Goodman-Bacon
The Long-Run Effects of Childhood Insurance Coverage: Medicaid Implementation, Adult Health, and Labor Market Outcomes
w22875 Jonathan Gruber
Johanna Catherine Maclean
Bill J. Wright
Eric S. Wilkinson
Kevin Volpp

The Impact of Increased Cost-sharing on Utilization of Low Value Services: Evidence from the State of Oregon
w22858 Avi Dor
William Encinosa
Kathleen Carey

Do Good Reports Mean Higher Prices? The Impact of Hospital Compare Ratings on Cardiac Pricing
w22871 Karen Macours
Renos Vakis

Sustaining Impacts When Transfers End: Women Leaders, Aspirations, and Investment in Children
w22849 Justin R. Pierce
Peter K. Schott

Trade Liberalization and Mortality: Evidence from U.S. Counties
w22815 Alan L. Gustman
Thomas L. Steinmeier
Nahid Tabatabai

The Affordable Care Act as Retiree Health Insurance: Implications for Retirement and Social Security Claiming
w22826 Carrie Colla
Julie Bynum
Andrea Austin
Jonathan Skinner

Hospital Competition, Quality, and Expenditures in the U.S. Medicare Population
w22832 Michael Geruso
Timothy J. Layton
Daniel Prinz

Screening in Contract Design: Evidence from the ACA Health Insurance Exchanges
w22835 Kate Ho
Ariel Pakes
Mark Shepard

The Evolution of Health Insurer Costs in Massachusetts, 2010-12
w22792 Michael F. Pesko
Janet M. Currie

The Effect of E-Cigarette Minimum Legal Sale Age Laws on Traditional Cigarette Use and Birth Outcomes among Pregnant Teenagers
w22796 Tatyana Deryugina
Garth Heutel
Nolan H. Miller
David Molitor
Julian Reif

The Mortality and Medical Costs of Air Pollution: Evidence from Changes in Wind Direction
w22802 Haizhen Lin
Daniel W. Sacks

Intertemporal Substitution in Health Care Demand: Evidence from the RAND Health Insurance Experiment
w22804 Matilde Bombardini
Bingjing Li

Trade, Pollution and Mortality in China
w22767 Adrienne M. Lucas
Margaret Chidothe
Nicholas L. Wilson

Effects of Adult Health Interventions at Scale on Children's Schooling: Evidence from Antiretroviral Therapy in Zambia
w22780 Sara Markowitz
E. Kathleen Adams
Mary Jane Lewitt
PhD
CNM
Anne Dunlop
MD

Competitive Effects of Scope of Practice Restrictions: Public Health or Public Harm?
w22753 Anthony Heyes
Matthew Neidell
Soodeh Saberian

The Effect of Air Pollution on Investor Behavior: Evidence from the S&P 500
w22765 Florian Heiss
Daniel McFadden
Joachim Winter
Amelie Wuppermann
Bo Zhou

Inattention and Switching Costs as Sources of Inertia in Medicare Part D
w22732 Jonathan D. Ketcham
Nicolai V. Kuminoff
Christopher A. Powers

Estimating the Heterogeneous Welfare Effects of Choice Architecture: An Application to the Medicare Prescription Drug Insurance Market
w22709 Laurence Baker
M. Kate Bundorf
Aileen Devlin
Daniel P. Kessler

Why Don't Commercial Health Plans Use Prospective Payment?
w22718 Philip DeCicca
Donald S. Kenkel
Feng Liu
Hua Wang

Behavioral Welfare Economics and FDA Tobacco Regulations
w22720 Mark Pauly
Kyle Myers

A Ricardian-Demand Explanation for Changing Pharmaceutical R&D Productivity
w22726 John Ameriks
Joseph Briggs
Andrew Caplin
Matthew D. Shapiro
Christopher Tonetti

Late-in-Life Risks and the Under-Insurance Puzzle
w22688 Lauren Hersch Nicholas
Johanna Catherine Maclean

The Impact of Medical Marijuana Laws on the Labor Supply and Health of Older Adults: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study
w22690 David M. Cutler
Wei Huang
Adriana Lleras-Muney

Economic Conditions and Mortality: Evidence from 200 Years of Data
w22700 Maya Rossin-Slater
Miriam Wüst

What is the Added Value of Preschool? Long-term Impacts and Interactions with a Health Intervention
w22673 Nicola Lacetera
Incentives and Ethics in the Economics of Body Parts
w22681 Lorenzo N. Almada
Rusty Tchernis

Measuring Effects of SNAP on Obesity at the Intensive Margin
w22642 Timothy J. Layton
Thomas G. McGuire
Richard C. van Kleef

Deriving Risk Adjustment Payment Weights to Maximize Efficiency of Health Insurance Markets
w22620 Kayleigh Barnes
Arnab Mukherji
Patrick Mullen
Neeraj Sood

Financial Risk Protection from Social Health Insurance
w22632 Julio J. Elias
Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis

Efficiency-Morality Trade-Offs in Repugnant Transactions: A Choice Experiment
w22595 Angus Deaton
Nancy Cartwright

Understanding and Misunderstanding Randomized Controlled Trials
w22598 Paul J. Eliason
Paul L. E. Grieco
Ryan C. McDevitt
James W. Roberts

Strategic Patient Discharge: The Case of Long-Term Care Hospitals
w22611 Ozkan Eren
Naci Mocan

Emotional Judges and Unlucky Juveniles
w22610 Samuel R. Bondurant
Jason M. Lindo
Isaac D. Swensen

Substance Abuse Treatment Centers and Local Crime
w22553 Brian Beach
Werner Troesken
Nicola Tynan

Who Should Own and Control Urban Water Systems? Historical Evidence from England and Wales
w22554 Anna Choi
Dhaval Dave
Joseph J. Sabia

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Medical Marijuana Laws and Tobacco Use
w22558 Anna Aizer
Janet Currie
Peter Simon
Patrick Vivier

Do Low Levels of Blood Lead Reduce Children's Future Test Scores?
w22562 Marguerite Burns
John Mullahy

Healthy-Time Measures of Health Outcomes and Healthcare Quality
w22568 Benjamin Hansen
Glen R. Waddell

Legal Access to Alcohol and Criminality
w22577 Shu Wang
David Merriman
Frank J. Chaloupka

Relative Tax Rates, Proximity and Cigarette Tax Noncompliance: Evidence from a National Sample of Littered Cigarette Packs
w22578 Brady P. Horn
Joanna Catherine Maclean
Michael R. Strain

Do Minimum Wage Increases Influence Worker Health?
w22583 Marika Cabral
Mark R. Cullen

Estimating the Value of Public Insurance Using Complementary Private Insurance
w22515 Momotazur Rahman
Edward C. Norton
David C. Grabowski

Do Hospital-Owned Skilled Nursing Facilities Provide Better Post-Acute Care Quality?
w22519 Timothy J. Layton
Thomas G. McGuire

Marketplace Plan Payment Options for Dealing with High-Cost Enrollees
w22521 Bjorn Lindgren
The Rise in Life Expectancy, Health Trends among the Elderly, and the Demand for Care - A Selected Literature Review
w22522 Resul Cesur
Erdal Tekin
Aydogan Ulker

Can Natural Gas Save Lives? Evidence from the Deployment of a Fuel Delivery System in a Developing Country
w22523 Ali Moghtaderi
Avi Dor

Immunization and Moral Hazard: The HPV Vaccine and Uptake of Cancer Screening
w22530 Stefan Pichler
Nicolas R. Ziebarth

The Pros and Cons of Sick Pay Schemes: Testing for Contagious Presenteeism and Noncontagious Absenteeism Behavior
w22531 Pinka Chatterji
Yue Li

Early Effects of the 2010 Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansions on Federal Disability Program Participation
w22542 Diane Alexander
Janet Currie

Are Publicly Insured Children Less Likely to be Admitted to Hospital than the Privately Insured (and Does it Matter)?
w22504 Christopher J. Ruhm
Taking the Measure of a Fatal Drug Epidemic
w22478 David Molitor
The Evolution of Physician Practice Styles: Evidence from Cardiologist Migration
w22499 Satadru Das
Naci Mocan

Analyzing the Impact of the World's Largest Public Works Project on Crime
w22456 D. Mark Anderson
Ryan Brown
Kerwin Kofi Charles
Daniel I. Rees

The Effect of Occupational Licensing on Consumer Welfare: Early Midwifery Laws and Maternal Mortality
w22471 Helen Levy
Edward C. Norton
Jeffrey A. Smith

Tobacco Regulation and Cost-Benefit Analysis: How Should We Value Foregone Consumer Surplus?
w22459 Ezra Golberstein
Gilbert Gonzales
Ellen Meara

Economic Conditions and Children's Mental Health
w22464 Emily Oster
Does Disease Cause Vaccination? Disease Outbreaks and Vaccination Response
w22465 Rasmus Landersø
James J. Heckman

The Scandinavian Fantasy: The Sources of Intergenerational Mobility in Denmark and the U.S.
w22429 Guy David
Philip A. Saynisch
Aaron Smith-McLallen

The Inner Workings of the Patient Centered Medical Home Model
w22430 Donna B. Gilleskie
Euna Han
Edward C. Norton

Disentangling the Contemporaneous and Dynamic Effects of Human and Health Capital on Wages over the Life Cycle
w22440 Michael Geruso
Demand Heterogeneity in Insurance Markets: Implications for Equity and Efficiency
w22397 Dora L. Costa
Matthew E. Kahn
Christopher Roudiez
Sven Wilson

Persistent Social Networks: Civil War Veterans who Fought Together Co-Locate in Later Life
w22365 David Hummels
Jakob Munch
Chong Xiang

No Pain, No Gain: The Effects of Exports on Effort, Injury, and Illness
w22419 Kathleen Mullen
Stefan Staubli

Disability Benefit Generosity and Labor Force Withdrawal
w22393 Lauren L. Schmitz
Dalton Conley

The Effect of Vietnam-Era Conscription and Genetic Potential for Educational Attainment on Schooling Outcomes
w22363 Amanda E. Kowalski
Doing More When You're Running LATE: Applying Marginal Treatment Effect Methods to Examine Treatment Effect Heterogeneity in Experiments
w22369 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

Bunching at The Kink: Implications for Spending Responses to Health Insurance Contracts
w22371 Edward C. Norton
Jun Li
Anup Das
Lena M. Chen

Moneyball in Medicare
w22373 George Wehby
Dhaval Dave
Robert Kaestner

Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health
w22348 Lauren L. Schmitz
Dalton Conley

The Impact of Late-Career Job Loss and Genotype on Body Mass Index
w22352 Silda Nikaj
Joshua J. Miller
John Tauras

The Over Time Impacts Of Smoke Free Air Ordinances In Texas
w22353 David Besanko
David Dranove
Craig Garthwaite

Insurance and the High Prices of Pharmaceuticals
w22318 Olesya Fomenko
Jonathan Gruber

Claims-Shifting: The Problem of Parallel Reimbursement Regimes
w22322 Kasey S. Buckles
Daniel M. Hungerman

The Incidental Fertility Effects of School Condom Distribution Programs
w22328 Tom Chang
Joshua Graff Zivin
Tal Gross
Matthew Neidell

The Effect of Pollution on Worker Productivity: Evidence from Call-Center Workers in China
w22338 Kurt Lavetti
Kosali Simon

Strategic Formulary Design in Medicare Part D Plans
w22296 Michael F. Pesko
John A. Tauras
Jidong Huang
Frank J. Chaloupka
IV

The Influence of Geography and Measurement in Estimating Cigarette Price Responsiveness
w22306 Michael Chernew
David M. Cutler
Kaushik Ghosh
Mary Beth Landrum

Understanding the Improvement in Disability Free Life Expectancy In the U.S. Elderly Population
w22308 Kai Yeung
Anirban Basu
Ryan N. Hansen
Sean D. Sullivan

Price Elasticities of Pharmaceuticals in a Value-Based-Formulary Setting
w22291 James J. Heckman
John Eric Humphries
Gregory Veramendi

Returns to Education: The Causal Effects of Education on Earnings, Health and Smoking
w22293 Adriano A. Rampini
S. Viswanathan

Household Risk Management
w22245 Charles Yuji Horioka
Emin Gahramanov
Aziz Hayat
Xueli Tang

Why Do Children Take Care of Their Elderly Parents? Are the Japanese Any Different?
w22265 Kosali Simon
Aparna Soni
John Cawley

The Impact of Health Insurance on Preventive Care and Health Behaviors: Evidence from the 2014 ACA Medicaid Expansions
w22251 John A. Tauras
Michael F. Pesko
Jidong Huang
Frank J. Chaloupka
Matthew C. Farrelly

The Effect of Cigarette Prices on Cigarette Sales: Exploring Heterogeneity in Price Elasticities at High and Low Prices
w22249 Norma B. Coe
Jing Guo
R. Tamara Konetzka
Courtney Harold Van Houtven

What is the Marginal Benefit of Payment-Induced Family Care?
w22229 Petra Persson
Maya Rossin-Slater

Family Ruptures, Stress, and the Mental Health of the Next Generation
w22235 Pascaline Dupas
Edward Miguel

Impacts and Determinants of Health Levels in Low-Income Countries
w22194 Eric Helland
Seth A. Seabury

Are Settlements in Patent Litigation Collusive? Evidence from Paragraph IV Challenges
w22200 Petri Böckerman
John Cawley
Jutta Viinikainen
Terho Lehtimäki
Suvi Rovio
Ilkka Seppälä
Jaakko Pehkonen
Olli Raitakari

The Effect of Weight on Labor Market Outcomes: an Application of Genetic Instrumental Variables
w22213 Molly Frean
Jonathan Gruber
Benjamin D. Sommers

Premium Subsidies, the Mandate, and Medicaid Expansion: Coverage Effects of the Affordable Care Act
w22179 Dhaval M. Dave
Nadia Doytch
Inas Rashad Kelly

Nutrient Intake: A Cross-National Analysis of Trends and Economic Correlates
w22181 Solomon M. Hsiang
Climate Econometrics
w22182 Charles Courtemanche
James Marton
Benjamin Ukert
Aaron Yelowitz
Daniela Zapata

Impacts of the Affordable Care Act on Health Insurance Coverage in Medicaid Expansion and Non-Expansion States
w22167 Abhijit Banerjee
Sylvain Chassang
Erik Snowberg

Decision Theoretic Approaches to Experiment Design and External Validity
w22168 Jason Fletcher
Barbara L. Wolfe

The Importance of Family Income in the Formation and Evolution of Non-Cognitive Skills in Childhood
w22170 Luojia Hu
Robert Kaestner
Bhashkar Mazumder
Sarah Miller
Ashley Wong

The Effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansions on Financial Well-Being
w22171 David H. Howard
Guy David
Jason Hockenberry

Selective Hearing: Physician-Ownership and Physicians' Response to New Evidence
w22137 Victoria Y. Fan
Dean T. Jamison
Lawrence H. Summers

The Inclusive Cost of Pandemic Influenza Risk
w22121 Abhijit Banerjee
Sharon Barnhardt
Esther Duflo

Can Iron-Fortified Salt Control Anemia? Evidence from Two Experiments in Rural Bihar
w22123 W. Bentley MacLeod
Viewpoint: The Human Capital Approach to Inference
w22079 Joachim Marti
John Buckell
Johanna Catherine Maclean
Jody L. Sindelar

To 'Vape' or Smoke? A Discrete Choice Experiment Among U.S. Adult Smokers
w22084 Hanming Fang
Qing Gong

Detecting Potential Overbilling in Medicare Reimbursement via Hours Worked
w22052 Dhaval M. Dave
Hope Corman
Nancy Reichman

Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Voting Participation
w22051 Christopher S. Carpenter
Chandler B. McClellan
Daniel I. Rees

Economic Conditions, Illicit Drug Use, and Substance Use Disorders in the United States
w22030 Michael F. Lovenheim
Randall Reback
Leigh Wedenoja

How Does Access to Health Care Affect Teen Fertility and High School Dropout Rates? Evidence from School-based Health Centers
w22031 Eric Helland
Anupam B. Jena
Dan P. Ly
Seth A. Seabury

Self-insuring against Liability Risk: Evidence from Physician Home Values in States with Unlimited Homestead Exemptions
w21987 Mevlude Akbulut-Yuksel
Adriana D. Kugler

Intergenerational Persistence of Health in the U.S.: Do Immigrants Get Healthier as they Assimilate?
w21992 Partha Deb
Carmen Vargas

Who Benefits from Calorie Labeling? An Analysis of its Effects on Body Mass
w21995 Pierre Azoulay
Ina Ganguli
Joshua S. Graff Zivin

The Mobility of Elite Life Scientists: Professional and Personal Determinants
w21990 Sanders Korenman
Dahlia K. Remler

Including Health Insurance in Poverty Measurement: The Impact of Massachusetts Health Reform on Poverty
w21973 Pilar García-Gómez
Sergi Jimenez-Martin
Judit Vall Castelló

Health Capacity to Work at Older Ages: Evidence from Spain
w21976 Adriaan Kalwij
Arie Kapteyn
Klaas de Vos

Work Capacity at Older Ages in the Netherlands
w21929 John Cawley
Andrew S. Hanks
David R. Just
Brian Wansink

Incentivizing Nutritious Diets: A Field Experiment of Relative Price Changes and How They are Framed
w21937 Charles Courtemanche
Rusty Tchernis
Benjamin Ukert

The Effect of Smoking on Obesity: Evidence from a Randomized Trial
w21946 Mikael Lindahl
Evelina Lundberg
Mårten Palme
Emilia Simeonova

Parental Influences on Health and Longevity: Lessons from a Large Sample of Adoptees
w21930 Alice Chen
Darius N. Lakdawalla

Saving Lives or Saving Money? Understanding the Dual Nature of Physician Preferences
w21870 Brian K. Chen
Hawre Jalal
Hideki Hashimoto
Sze-Chuan Suen
Karen Eggleston
Michael Hurley
Lena Schoemaker
Jay Bhattacharya

Forecasting Trends in Disability in a Super-Aging Society: Adapting the Future Elderly Model to Japan
w21873 Margherita Borella
Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French

Rich, Poor, Singles, and Couples. Who Receives Medicaid in Old Age and Why?
w21894 Victor Lavy
Analia Schlosser
Adi Shany

Out of Africa: Human Capital Consequences of In Utero Conditions
w21845 John Komlos
Brian A'Hearn

The Decline in the Nutritional Status of the U.S. Antebellum Population at the Onset of Modern Economic Growth
w21846 Gopi Shah Goda
Monica Farid
Jay Bhattacharya

The Incidence of Mandated Health Insurance: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act Dependent Care Mandate
w21849 Eli Berman
Mitch Downey
Joseph Felter

Expanding Governance as Development: Evidence on Child Nutrition in the Philippines
w21851 Alexander Gelber
Timothy Moore
Alexander Strand

The Effect of Disability Insurance Payments on Beneficiaries' Earnings
w21855 David C. Chan
Jr

Informational Frictions and Practice Variation: Evidence from Physicians in Training
w21858 David Powell
Dana Goldman

Disentangling Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection in Private Health Insurance
2015
w21833 Benjamin Lester
Ali Shourideh
Venky Venkateswaran
Ariel Zetlin-Jones

Screening and Adverse Selection in Frictional Markets
w21836 Robert Kaestner
Bowen Garrett
Anuj Gangopadhyaya
Caitlyn Fleming

Effects of ACA Medicaid Expansions on Health Insurance Coverage and Labor Supply
w21828 Jason M. Lindo
Peter M. Siminski
Isaac D. Swensen

College Party Culture and Sexual Assault
w21819 Nathaniel Hendren
Knowledge of Future Job Loss and Implications for Unemployment Insurance
w21790 Donald Kenkel
Alan Mathios
Hua Wang

Menthol Cigarette Advertising and Cigarette Demand
w21741 Mark M. Pitt
Mark R. Rosenzweig
Nazmul Hassan

Identifying the Cost of a Public Health Success: Arsenic Well Water Contamination and Productivity in Bangladesh
w21745 Jessamyn Schaller
Mariana Zerpa

Short-run Effects of Parental Job Loss on Child Health
w21714 Abby Alpert
Darius Lakdawalla
Neeraj Sood

Prescription Drug Advertising and Drug Utilization: The Role of Medicare Part D
w21723 Muzhe Yang
Shin-Yi Chou

Impacts of Being Downwind of a Coal-Fired Power Plant on Infant Health at Birth: Evidence from the Precedent-Setting Portland Rule
w21725 Gregory Colman
Dhaval Dave

It's About Time: Effects of the Affordable Care Act Dependent Coverage Mandate On Time Use
w21654 Neeraj Sood
Abby Alpert
Kayleigh Barnes
Peter Huckfeldt
Jose Escarce

Effects of Payment Reform in More versus Less Competitive Markets
w21656 Theodore J. Joyce
Sean Crockett
David A. Jaeger
Onur Altindag
Stephen D. O'Connell
Dahlia K. Remler

Do Students Know Best? Choice, Classroom Time, and Academic Performance
w21648 Suhui Li
Avi Dor
Jesse M. Pines
Mark S. Zocchi
Renee Y. Hsia

Private Safety-Net Clinics: Effects of Financial Pressures and Community Characteristics on Closures
w21650 Mark Duggan
Jonathan Gruber
Boris Vabson

The Efficiency Consequences of Health Care Privatization: Evidence from Medicare Advantage Exits
w21616 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo
Sharon Barnhardt

Movies, Margins and Marketing: Encouraging the Adoption of Iron-Fortified Salt
w21617 Jason Abaluck
Jonathan Gruber

The Robustness of Tests for Consumer Choice Inconsistencies
w21629 Richard V. Burkhauser
Jeff Larrimore
Sean Lyons

Measuring Health Insurance Benefits: The Case of People with Disabilities
w21600 Emily Oster
Diabetes and Diet: Behavioral Response and the Value of Health
w21604 Christopher J. Ruhm
Health Effects of Economic Crises
w21609 Michael Grossman
The Relationship between Health and Schooling: What's New?
w21610 Thomas S. Dee
Hans Henrik Sievertsen

The Gift of Time? School Starting Age and Mental Health
w21613 Deokrye Baek
Duha T. Altindag
Naci Mocan

Chinese Yellow Dust and Korean Infant Health
w21593 John Mullahy
Estimation of Multivariate Probit Models via Bivariate Probit
w21594 Philip DeCicca
Harry Krashinsky

Does Education Reduce Teen Fertility? Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Laws
w21596 Lorenzo Almada
Ian M. McCarthy
Rusty Tchernis

What Can We Learn About the Effects of Food Stamps on Obesity in the Presence of Misreporting?
w21562 Randall Akee
Emilia Simeonova
E. Jane Costello
William Copeland

How Does Household Income Affect Child Personality Traits and Behaviors?
w21565 Mark Pauly
Adam Leive
Scott Harrington

The Price of Responsibility: The Impact of Health Reform on Non-Poor Uninsureds
w21570 Richard van Kleef
Thomas McGuire
Rene van Vliet
Wynand van de Ven

Improving Risk Equalization with Constrained Regression
w21578 Michael L. Anderson
As the Wind Blows: The Effects of Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution on Mortality
w21579 Mikko Packalen
Jay Bhattacharya

Neophilia Ranking of Scientific Journals
w21580 Ausmita Ghosh
Kosali Simon

The Effect of Medicaid on Adult Hospitalizations: Evidence from Tennessee's Medicaid Contraction
w21545 Jane Greve
Marie Louise Schultz-Nielsen
Erdal Tekin

Fetal Malnutrition And Academic Success: Evidence From Muslim Immigrants In Denmark
w21521 Esther Duflo
Michael Greenstone
Raymond Guiteras
Thomas Clasen

Toilets Can Work: Short and Medium Run Health Impacts of Addressing Complementarities and Externalities in Water and Sanitation
w21527 Myrto Kalouptsidi
Paul T. Scott
Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues

Identification of Counterfactuals in Dynamic Discrete Choice Models
w21531 Timothy J. Layton
Randall P. Ellis
Thomas G. McGuire

Assessing Incentives for Adverse Selection in Health Plan Payment Systems
w21541 Maria Polyakova
Regulation of Insurance with Adverse Selection and Switching Costs: Evidence from Medicare Part D.
w21499 Vahid Montazerhodjat
Andrew W. Lo

Is the FDA Too Conservative or Too Aggressive?: A Bayesian Decision Analysis of Clinical Trial Design
w21500 Steven T. Berry
Philip Haile

Identification in Differentiated Products Markets
w21501 Alice Chen
Dana Goldman

Health Care Spending: Historical Trends and New Directions
w21510 Resul Cesur
Pınar Mine Güneş
Erdal Tekin
Aydogan Ulker

The Value of Socialized Medicine: The Impact of Universal Primary Healthcare Provision on Birth and Mortality Rates in Turkey
w21481 Manuela Angelucci
Silvia Prina
Heather Royer
Anya Samek

When Incentives Backfire: Spillover Effects in Food Choice
w21484 Padmaja Ayyagari
David Frisvold

The Impact of Social Security Income on Cognitive Function at Older Ages
w21454 Gabriella Conti
James J. Heckman
Rodrigo Pinto

The Effects of Two Influential Early Childhood Interventions on Health and Healthy Behaviors
w21465 John Cawley
David Frisvold

The Incidence of Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: The Case of Berkeley, California
w21410 Jean-Pascal Bassino
Marion Dovis
John Komlos

Biological Well-Being in Late 19th Century Philippines
w21411 David E. Bloom
Michael Kuhn
Klaus Prettner

The Contribution of Female Health to Economic Development
w21425 Thomas Buchmueller
John C. Ham
Lara D. Shore-Sheppard

The Medicaid Program
w21428 Sarah Baird
Joan Hamory Hicks
Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel

Worms at Work: Long-run Impacts of a Child Health Investment
w21387 Jonathan D. Ketcham
Nicolai V. Kuminoff
Christopher A. Powers

Which Models Can We Trust to Evaluate Consumer Decision Making? Comment on "Choice Inconsistencies among the Elderly"
w21389 Seth Freedman
Haizhen Lin
Jeffrey Prince

Information Technology and Patient Health: Analyzing Outcomes, Populations, and Mechanisms
w21399 Bruce D. Meyer
Wallace K.C. Mok
James X. Sullivan

Household Surveys in Crisis
w21400 Chie Hanaoka
Hitoshi Shigeoka
Yasutora Watanabe

Do Risk Preferences Change? Evidence from Panel Data before and after the Great East Japan Earthquake
w21402 Hitoshi Shigeoka
School Entry Cutoff Date and the Timing of Births
w21405 Jishnu Das
Alaka Holla
Aakash Mohpal
Karthik Muralidharan

Quality and Accountability in Healthcare Delivery: Audit-Study Evidence from Primary Care in India
w21406 Jay Bhattacharya
Alan M. Garber
Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert

Nudges in Exercise Commitment Contracts: A Randomized Trial
w21361 Pablo Celhay
Paul Gertler
Paula Giovagnoli
Christel Vermeersch

Long Run Effects of Temporary Incentives on Medical Care Productivity
w21365 Miles Kimball
Ryan Nunn
Dan Silverman

Accounting for Adaptation in the Economics of Happiness
w21367 Henry Saffer
Markus Gehrsitz

The Effect of Post-and-Hold Laws on Alcohol Consumption
w21326 Aspen Gorry
Devon Gorry
Sita Slavov

Does Retirement Improve Health and Life Satisfaction?
w21337 Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes

Healthy(?), Wealthy and Wise: Birth Order and Adult Health
w21345 David Powell
Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
Mireille Jacobson

Do Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Addictions and Deaths Related to Pain Killers?
w21348 Lauren Schmitz
Dalton Conley

The Long-Term Consequences of Vietnam-Era Conscription and Genotype on Smoking Behavior and Health
w21352 Itzik Fadlon
Torben Heien Nielsen

Household Responses to Severe Health Shocks and the Design of Social Insurance
w21353 Prashant Bharadwaj
Petter Lundborg
Dan-Olof Rooth

Health and Unemployment during Macroeconomic Crises
w21317 John Cawley
Anna Choi

Health Disparities Across Education: The Role of Differential Reporting Error
w21302 Renfu Luo
Grant Miller
Scott Rozelle
Sean Sylvia
Marcos Vera-Hernández

Can Bureaucrats Really Be Paid Like CEOs? School Administrator Incentives for Anemia Reduction in Rural China
w21304 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Raymond Kluender
Paul Schrimpf

Beyond Statistics: The Economic Content of Risk Scores
w21311 Benjamin Hansen
Joseph J. Sabia
Daniel I. Rees

Cigarette Taxes and Youth Smoking: Updated Estimates Using YRBS Data
w21268 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John B. Jones

Savings After Retirement: A Survey
w21270 Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
John Bailey Jones
Jeremy McCauley

Medical Spending of the U.S. Elderly
w21275 Jason M. Lindo
Analisa Packham

How Much Can Expanding Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives Reduce Teen Birth Rates?
w21240 Prashant Bharadwaj
Mallesh M. Pai
Agne Suziedelyte

Mental Health Stigma
w21209 Mark Duggan
Melissa S. Kearney
Stephanie Rennane

The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Program
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Neighborhood Sanitation and Infant Mortality
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Uncovering Waste in U.S. Healthcare
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Matthew D. Eisenberg
Ateev Mehrotra
Peter J. Huckfeldt
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Theodore J. Joyce
Julie A. Reeder

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The Insurance Value of Medical Innovation
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Sebastian Martinez
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How Does Health Promotion Work? Evidence From The Dirty Business of Eliminating Open Defecation
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Donald S. Kenkel
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Hua Wang

Retrospective and Prospective Benefit-Cost Analysis of US Anti-Smoking Policies
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Joseph S. Briggs
Andrew Caplin
Matthew D. Shapiro
Christopher Tonetti

Long-Term Care Utility and Late in Life Saving
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Fabian Lange
Seth Richards-Shubik

Testing for Changes in the SES-Mortality Gradient When the Distribution of Education Changes Too
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Hope Corman
Kelly Noonan
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Lifecycle Effects of a Recession on Health Behaviors: Boom, Bust, and Recovery in Iceland
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Amelia Haviland
Ateev Mehrotra
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Patient Responses to Incentives in Consumer-directed Health Plans: Evidence from Pharmaceuticals
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Sarah Miller
Robert Kaestner
Bruce D. Meyer

Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later Life Health Care Utilization
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Mark Duggan
Audrey Guo

Veterans' Labor Force Participation: What Role Does the VA's Disability Compensation Program Play?
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Jason M. Fletcher

Understanding Heterogeneity in the Effects of Birth Weight on Adult Cognition and Wages
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Andrew W. Lo

Competition and R&D Financing Decisions: Theory and Evidence from the Biopharmaceutical Industry
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Donald S. Kenkel

Synthesizing Econometric Evidence: The Case of Demand Elasticity Estimates
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Fatih Karahan
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What Do Data on Millions of U.S. Workers Reveal about Life-Cycle Earnings Risk?
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Jay Bhattacharya

Age and the Trying Out of New Ideas
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New Ideas in Invention
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Impact of China's Urban Employee Basic Medical Insurance on Health Care Expenditure and Health Outcomes
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The Local Influence of Pioneer Investigators on Technology Adoption: Evidence from New Cancer Drugs
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Can Changing Economic Factors Explain the Rise in Obesity?
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Nicola Lacetera
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