NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

NBER Papers on Health Economics

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2017
w23923 Jessamyn Schaller
Lisa Schulkind
Teny Maghakian Shapiro

The Effects of Perceived Disease Risk and Access Costs on Infant Immunization
w23926 Caitlin Carroll
Michael Chernew
A. Mark Fendrick
Joe Thompson
Sherri Rose

Effects of Episode-Based Payment on Health Care Spending and Utilization: Evidence from Perinatal Care in Arkansas
w23900 Kristopher J. Hult
Measuring the Potential Health Impact of Personalized Medicine: Evidence from MS Treatments
w23901 Jaegeum Lim
Jonathan Meer

How Do Peers Influence BMI? Evidence from Randomly Assigned Classrooms in South Korea
w23911 Tomás Rau
Miguel Sarzosa
Sergio S. Urzúa

The Children of the Missed Pill
w23915 Charles F. Manski
Improving Clinical Guidelines and Decisions under Uncertainty
w23865 John Buckell
Joachim Marti
Jody L. Sindelar

Should Flavors be Banned in E-cigarettes? Evidence on Adult Smokers and Recent Quitters from a Discrete Choice Experiment
w23867 Abhijit Banerjee
Sylvain Chassang
Sergio Montero
Erik Snowberg

A Theory of Experimenters
w23871 Laurence C. Baker
M. Kate Bundorf
Daniel P. Kessler

Does Multispecialty Practice Enhance Physician Market Power?
w23882 Solomon Hsiang
Paulina Oliva
Reed Walker

The Distribution of Environmental Damages
w23840 Anirban Basu
Norma Coe
Cole G. Chapman

Comparing 2SLS vs 2SRI for Binary Outcomes and Binary Exposures
w23842 Caroline S. Bennette
Anirban Basu
Scott D. Ramsey
Zachary Helms
Peter B. Bach

Returns to Pharmaceutical Innovation in the Market for Oral Chemotherapy in Response to Insurance Coverage Expansion
w23846 Rudy Douven
Ron van der Heijden
Thomas McGuire
Frederik T. Schut

Premium Levels and Demand Response in Health Insurance: Relative Thinking and Zero-Price Effects
w23862 Johanna Catherine Maclean
Keshar M. Ghimire
Lauren Hersch Nicholas

The Impact of State Medical Marijuana Laws on Social Security Disability Insurance and Workers' Compensation Benefit Claiming
w23807 Nava Ashraf
Edward Glaeser
Abraham Holland
Bryce Millett Steinberg

Water, Health and Wealth
w23810 Chloe N. East
Sarah Miller
Marianne Page
Laura R. Wherry

Multi-generational Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net: Early Life Exposure to Medicaid and the Next Generation's Health
w23820 Li-Shiun Chen
Ping Wang
Yao Yao

Smoking, Health Capital, and Longevity: Evaluation of Personalized Cessation Treatments in a Lifecycle Model with Heterogeneous Agents
w23821 Dustin R. White
Benjamin W. Cowan
Jadrian Wooten

March Madness: NCAA Tournament Participation and College Alcohol Use
w23826 Isaiah Andrews
Emily Oster

Weighting for External Validity
w23831 Richard T. Thakor
Andrew W. Lo

Optimal Financing for R&D-Intensive Firms
w23779 Angela K. Dills
Sietse Goffard
Jeffrey Miron

The Effects of Marijuana Liberalizations: Evidence from Monitoring the Future
w23803 Zhuang Hao
Benjamin W. Cowan

The Effects of Graduation Requirements on Risky Health Behaviors of High School Students
w23749 Felipe A. Dunsch
David K. Evans
Ezinne Eze-Ajoku
Mario Macis

Management, Supervision, and Health Care: A Field Experiment
w23758 Jeffrey Clemens
Benedic Ippolito

Uncompensated Care and the Collapse of Hospital Payment Regulation: An Illustration of the Tinbergen Rule
w23760 Johanna Catherine Maclean
Benjamin L. Cook
Nicholas Carson
Michael F. Pesko

Public Insurance and Psychotropic Prescription Medications for Mental Illness
w23762 Benjamin Hansen
Keaton Miller
Caroline Weber

Drug Trafficking Under Partial Prohibition: Evidence from Recreational Marijuana
w23763 Jeffrey C. Schiman
Robert Kaestner
Anthony T. Lo Sasso

Early Childhood Health Shocks and Adult Wellbeing: Evidence from Wartime Britain
w23682 Adam I. Biener
John Cawley
Chad Meyerhoefer

The Medical Care Costs of Youth Obesity: An Instrumental Variables Approach
w23700 Pinka Chatterji
Xiangshi Liu
Baris K. Yoruk

Health Insurance and the Boomerang Generation: Did the 2010 ACA Dependent Care Provision affect Geographic Mobility and Living Arrangements among Young Adults?
w23709 Naci H. Mocan
Han Yu

Can Superstition Create a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy? School Outcomes of Dragon Children of China
w23710 Donald S. Kenkel
Sida Peng
Michael F. Pesko
Hua Wang

Mostly Harmless Regulation? Electronic Cigarettes, Public Policy and Consumer Welfare
w23714 Sara Markowitz
Kelli A. Komro
Melvin D. Livingston
Otto Lenhart
Alexander C. Wagenaar

Effects of State-Level Earned Income Tax Credit Laws in the U.S. on Maternal Health Behaviors and Infant Health Outcomes
w23718 Amy Finkelstein
Neale Mahoney
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

What Does (Formal) Health Insurance Do, and For Whom?
w23719 John Cawley
Euna Han
Jiyoon (June) Kim
Edward C. Norton

Testing for Peer Effects Using Genetic Data
w23721 Richard Akresh
Sonia Bhalotra
Marinella Leone
Una O. Osili

First and Second Generation Impacts of the Biafran War
w23722 Charles Courtemanche
Andrew Friedson
Andrew P. Koller
Daniel I. Rees

The Affordable Care Act and Ambulance Response Times
w23649 Thorhildur Ólafsdóttir
Tinna Laufey Ásgeirsdóttir
Edward C. Norton

Valuing Pain using the Subjective Well-being Method
w23645 Molly Schnell
Janet Currie

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: Is There a Role for Physician Education?
w23662 Neha Bairoliya
Pinar Karaca-Mandic
Jeffrey S. McCullough
Amil Petrin

Consumer Learning and the Entry of Generic Pharmaceuticals
w23642 Ernst R. Berndt
Rena M. Conti
Stephen J. Murphy

The Generic Drug User Fee Amendments: An Economic Perspective
w23625 Victor Stango
Joanne Yoong
Jonathan Zinman

Quicksand or Bedrock for Behavioral Economics? Assessing Foundational Empirical Questions
w23633 Lorenzo Almada
Ian McCarthy

It's a Cruel Summer: Household Responses to Reductions in Government Nutrition Assistance
w23632 Benjamin Hansen
Keaton Miller
Caroline Weber

The Taxation of Recreational Marijuana: Evidence from Washington State
w23634 Stefanie Fischer
Heather Royer
Corey White

The Impacts of Reduced Access to Abortion and Family Planning Services: Evidence from Texas
w23640 Ernst R. Berndt
Rena M. Conti
Stephen J. Murphy

The Landscape of US Generic Prescription Drug Markets, 2004-2016
w23601 David E. Bloom
Simiao Chen
Michael Kuhn
Mark E. McGovern
Les Oxley
Klaus Prettner

The Economic Burden of Chronic Diseases: Estimates and Projections for China, Japan, and South Korea
w23603 John Mullahy
Individual Results May Vary: Elementary Analytics of Inequality-Probability Bounds, with Applications to Health-Outcome Treatment Effects
w23610 James J. Heckman
Margaret L. Holland
Kevin K. Makino
Rodrigo Pinto
Maria Rosales-Rueda

An Analysis of the Memphis Nurse-Family Partnership Program
w23611 David Neumark
Bogdan Savych

The Effects of Provider Choice Policies on Workers' Compensation Costs
w23622 Diane Alexander
Janet Currie

Is It Who You Are or Where You Live? Residential Segregation and Racial Gaps in Childhood Asthma
w23597 Jean Abraham
Coleman Drake
Daniel W. Sacks
Kosali I. Simon

Demand for Health Insurance Marketplace Plans Was Highly Elastic in 2014-2015
w23567 Mariana Carrera
Heather Royer
Mark Stehr
Justin Sydnor

Can Financial Incentives Help People Trying to Establish New Habits? Experimental Evidence with New Gym Members
w23573 Ozkan Eren
Naci Mocan

Juvenile Punishment, High School Graduation and Adult Crime: Evidence from Idiosyncratic Judge Harshness
w23585 Diane Alexander
Janet Currie
Molly Schnell

Check Up Before You Check Out: Retail Clinics and Emergency Room Use
w23566 Jason Abaluck
Abi Adams

What Do Consumers Consider Before They Choose? Identification from Asymmetric Demand Responses
w23537 Dhaval M. Dave
Anca M. Grecu
Henry Saffer

Mandatory Access Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs and Prescription Drug Abuse
w23542 Marigee Bacolod
Jesse M. Cunha
Yu-Chu Shen

The Impact of Alcohol on Mental Health, Physical Fitness, and Job Performance
w23514 Michael Baker
Janet Currie
Hannes Schwandt

Mortality Inequality in Canada and the U.S.: Divergent or Convergent Trends?
w23517 Inas Rashad Kelly
The Shock of Falling Among Older Americans
w23518 Timothy Layton
Alice K. Ndikumana
Mark Shepard

Health Plan Payment in Medicaid Managed Care: A Hybrid Model of Regulated Competition
w23524 Alan I. Barreca
Matthew Neidell
Nicholas J. Sanders

Long-Run Pollution Exposure and Adult Mortality: Evidence from the Acid Rain Program
w23492 Bahadir Dursun
Resul Cesur
Inas Rashad Kelly

The Value of Mandating Maternal Education in a Developing Country
w23507 Vellore Arthi
Brian Beach
W. Walker Hanlon

Estimating the Recession-Mortality Relationship when Migration Matters
w23465 Martha J. Bailey
Jason M. Lindo

Access and Use of Contraception and Its Effects on Women's Outcomes in the U.S.
w23468 Juan Pablo Atal
Hanming Fang
Martin Karlsson
Nicolas R. Ziebarth

Exit, Voice or Loyalty? An Investigation into Mandated Portability of Front-Loaded Private Health Plans
w23471 Bradley Heim
Ithai Lurie
Kosali Simon

Did the Affordable Care Act Young Adult Provision Affect Labor Market Outcomes? Analysis Using Tax Data
w23446 Michael D. Frakes
Matthew B. Frank
Seth A. Seabury

The Effect of Malpractice Law on Physician Supply: Evidence from Negligence-Standard Reforms
w23450 Johanna Catherine Maclean
Michael F. Pesko
Steven C. Hill

The Effect of Insurance Expansions on Smoking Cessation Medication Use: Evidence from Recent Medicaid Expansions
w23413 Toshiaki Iizuka
Katsuhiko Nishiyama
Brian Chen
Karen Eggleston

Is Preventive Care Worth the Cost? Evidence from Mandatory Checkups in Japan
w23426 Zhuang Hao
Benjamin Cowan

The Cross-Border Spillover Effects of Recreational Marijuana Legalization
w23402 R. Tamara Konetzka
Karen B. Lasater
Edward C. Norton
Rachel M. Werner

Are Recessions Good for Staffing in Nursing Homes?
w23403 Adrienne M. Lucas
Nicholas L. Wilson

Can at Scale Drug Provision Improve the Health of the Targeted in Sub-Saharan Africa?
w23376 Charles Courtemanche
Rusty Tchernis
Xilin Zhou

Parental Work Hours and Childhood Obesity: Evidence using Instrumental Variables Related to Sibling School Eligibility
w23389 Juan Carlos Conesa
Daniela Costa
Parisa Kamali
Timothy J. Kehoe
Vegard M. Nygard
Gajendran Raveendranathan
Akshar Saxena

Macroeconomic Effects of Medicare
w23388 Ioana Popovici
Johanna Catherine Maclean
Michael T. French

The Effects of Health Insurance Parity Laws for Substance Use Disorder Treatment on Traffic Fatalities: Evidence of Unintended Benefits
w23392 Anna Aizer
Janet Currie

Lead and Juvenile Delinquency: New Evidence from Linked Birth, School and Juvenile Detention Records
w23344 Adam Jørring
Andrew W. Lo
Tomas J. Philipson
Manita Singh
Richard T. Thakor

Sharing R&D Risk in Healthcare via FDA Hedges
w23353 Steve Cicala
Ethan M.J. Lieber
Victoria Marone

Cost of Service Regulation in U.S. Health Care: Minimum Medical Loss Ratios
w23366 Scott Cunningham
Jason M. Lindo
Caitlin Myers
Andrea Schlosser

How Far Is Too Far? New Evidence on Abortion Clinic Closures, Access, and Abortions
w23371 Fatih Guvenen
Greg Kaplan
Jae Song
Justin Weidner

Lifetime Incomes in the United States over Six Decades
w23372 David S. Jacks
Krishna Pendakur
Hitoshi Shigeoka

Infant Mortality and the Repeal of Federal Prohibition
w23334 John Cawley
Damien de Walque
Daniel Grossman

The Effect of Stress on Later-Life Health: Evidence from the Vietnam Draft
w23342 Johanna Catherine Maclean
Brendan Saloner

The Effect of Public Insurance Expansions on Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act
w23313 Dhaval Dave
Bo Feng
Michael F. Pesko

The Effects of E-Cigarette Minimum Legal Sale Age Laws on Youth Substance Use
w23290 Allison B. Rosen
Kaushik Ghosh
Emily S. Pape
Marcelo Coca Perraillon
Irina Bondarenko
Kassandra L. Messer
Trivellore Raghunathan
Susan T. Stewart
David M. Cutler

Strengthening National Data to Better Measure What We Are Buying in Health Care: Reconciling National Health Expenditures with Detailed Survey Data
w23297 Kai Hong
Kacie Dragan
Sherry Glied

Seeing and Hearing: The Impacts of New York City's Universal Prekindergarten Program on the Health of Low-Income Children
w23269 Charles Courtemanche
James Marton
Benjamin Ukert
Aaron Yelowitz
Daniela Zapata

Early Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Health Care Access, Risky Health Behaviors, and Self-Assessed Health
w23239 Sonia R. Bhalotra
Alberto Diaz-Cayeros
Grant Miller
Alfonso Miranda
Atheendar S. Venkataramani

Urban Water Disinfection and Mortality Decline in Developing Countries
w23211 Itzhak Ben-David
Marieke Bos

Impulsive Consumption and Financial Wellbeing: Evidence from an Increase in the Availability of Alcohol
w23214 Julio J. Elias
Nicola Lacetera
Mario Macis
Paola Salardi

Economic Development and the Regulation of Morally Contentious Activities
w23218 Michael L. Anderson
Justin Gallagher
Elizabeth Ramirez Ritchie

School Lunch Quality and Academic Performance
w23188 Mariana Carrera
Heather Royer
Mark F. Stehr
Justin R. Sydnor

The Structure of Health Incentives: Evidence from a Field Experiment
w23192 Alex Hollingsworth
Christopher J. Ruhm
Kosali Simon

Macroeconomic Conditions and Opioid Abuse
w23203 Yaa Akosa Antwi
Johanna Catherine Maclean

State Health Insurance Mandates and Labor Market Outcomes: New Evidence on Old Questions
w23171 Daniel I. Rees
Joseph J. Sabia
Laura M. Argys
Joshua Latshaw
Dhaval Dave

With a Little Help from My Friends: The Effects of Naloxone Access and Good Samaritan Laws on Opioid-Related Deaths
w23174 Benjamin U. Friedrich
Martin B. Hackmann

The Returns to Nursing: Evidence from a Parental Leave Program
w23139 David Slusky
Donna Ginther

Did Medicaid Expansion Reduce Medical Divorce?
w23144 Joshua D. Angrist
Jörn-Steffen Pischke

Undergraduate Econometrics Instruction: Through Our Classes, Darkly
w23148 Thomas C. Buchmueller
Colleen Carey

The Effect of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Opioid Utilization in Medicare
w23150 Didem Bernard
Thomas Selden
Yuriy Pylypchuk

The Distribution of Public Spending for Health Care in the United States on the Eve of Health Reform
w23166 Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.
John A. Graves
Jonathan Gruber

Evaluating Measures of Hospital Quality
w23117 Abe Dunn
Eli B. Liebman
Adam Shapiro

Decomposing Medical-Care Expenditure Growth
w23131 Cory Capps
Dennis W. Carlton
Guy David

Antitrust Treatment of Nonprofits: Should Hospitals Receive Special Care?
w23092 Bradley Heim
Ithai Lurie
Kosali I. Simon

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act Young Adult Provision on Childbearing, Marriage, and Tax Filing Behavior: Evidence from Tax Data
w23094 Johanna Catherine Maclean
Ioana Popovici
Elisheva Rachel Stern

Health Insurance Expansions and Provider Behavior: Evidence from Substance Use Disorder Providers
w23107 Christopher S. Carpenter
Emily C. Lawler

Direct and Spillover Effects of Middle School Vaccination Requirements
w23069 Maya Rossin-Slater
Maternity and Family Leave Policy
w23078 Leila Agha
Brigham Frandsen
James B. Rebitzer

Causes and Consequences of Fragmented Care Delivery: Theory, Evidence, and Public Policy
w23085 Benjamin B. Lockwood
Dmitry Taubinsky

Regressive Sin Taxes
w23044 Ausmita Ghosh
Kosali Simon
Benjamin D. Sommers

The Effect of State Medicaid Expansions on Prescription Drug Use: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act
w23054 Hope Corman
Dhaval Dave
Ariel Kalil
Nancy E. Reichman

Effects of Maternal Work Incentives on Youth Crime
w23031 Abby Alpert
David Powell
Rosalie Liccardo Pacula

Supply-Side Drug Policy in the Presence of Substitutes: Evidence from the Introduction of Abuse-Deterrent Opioids
2016
w23003 Philip DeCicca
Harry Krashinsky

The Effect of Education on Overall Fertility
w22986 Kristopher J. Hult
Sonia Jaffe
Tomas J. Philipson

How Does Technological Change Affect Quality-Adjusted Prices in Health Care? Systematic Evidence from Thousands of Innovations
w22973 Jonathan de Quidt
Johannes Haushofer

Depression for Economists
w22988 Robert A. Moffitt
David C. Ribar

Child Age and Gender Differences in Food Security in a Low-Income Inner-City Population
w22940 Diane Coffey
Michael Geruso
Dean Spears

Sanitation, Disease Externalities, and Anemia: Evidence From Nepal
w22955 Marcos A. Rangel
Tom Vogl

Agricultural Fires and Infant Health
w22912 Christopher Stomberg
Drug Shortages, Pricing, and Regulatory Activity
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 effect of medical marijuana laws on the health and labor supply 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
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