Department of Economics
VU Station B, Box #351819
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
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NBER Working Papers and Publications
|June 2018||Effects of Access to Legal Same-Sex Marriage on Marriage and Health: Evidence from BRFSS|
with Samuel T. Eppink, Gilbert Gonzales Jr., Tara McKay: w24651
|May 2018||Do 'All-Age' Bicycle Helmet Laws Work? Evidence from Canada|
with Casey Warman: w24644
|January 2017||Direct and Spillover Effects of Middle School Vaccination Requirements|
with Emily C. Lawler: w23107
|February 2016||Economic Conditions, Illicit Drug Use, and Substance Use Disorders in the United States|
with Chandler B. McClellan, Daniel I. Rees: w22051
Published: Carpenter, Christopher S. & McClellan, Chandler B. & Rees, Daniel I., 2017. "Economic conditions, illicit drug use, and substance use disorders in the United States," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 52(C), pages 63-73. citation courtesy of
|May 2015||Do ‘Cheeseburger Bills’ Work? Effects of Tort Reform for Fast Food|
with D. Sebastian Tello-Trillo: w21170
Published: Christopher S. Carpenter & D. Sebastian Tello-Trillo, 2015. "Do Cheeseburger Bills Work? Effects of Tort Reform for Fast Food," The Journal of Law and Economics, vol 58(4), pages 805-827.
|January 2011||Health Insurance Mandates, Mammography, and Breast Cancer Diagnoses|
with Marianne P. Bitler: w16669
Published: Marianne P. Bitler & Christopher S. Carpenter, 2016. "Health Insurance Mandates, Mammography, and Breast Cancer Diagnoses," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 8(3), pages 39-68, August. citation courtesy of
|August 2010||Alcohol Regulation and Crime|
with Carlos Dobkin
in Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs, Philip Cook, Jens Ludwig, Justin McCrary, editors
|March 2010||Public-Place Smoking Laws and Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)|
with Sabina Postolek, Casey Warman: w15849
Published: Christopher Carpenter & Sabina Postolek & Casey Warman, 2011. "Public-Place Smoking Laws and Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 3(3), pages 35-61, August. citation courtesy of
|Alcohol Regulation and Crime|
with Carlos Dobkin: w15828
|January 2010||Intended and Unintended Effects of Youth Bicycle Helmet Laws|
with Mark F. Stehr: w15658
Published: “Intended and Unintended Consequences of Youth Bicy cle Helmet Laws” Christopher Carpenter and Mark Stehr, Journal of Law and Economics (2011) 54(2): 305-324.
|August 2009||Effects of Venue-Specific State Clean Indoor Air Laws on Smoking-Related Outcomes|
with Marianne P. Bitler, Madeline Zavodny: w15229
Published: Marianne P. Bitler & Christopher S. Carpenter & Madeline Zavodny, 2010.
"Effects of venue‐specific state clean indoor air laws on smoking‐related outcomes,"
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(12), pages 1425-1440, December.
citation courtesy of
|September 2007||The Effects of Mandatory Seatbelt Laws on Seatbelt Use, Motor Vehicle Fatalities, and Crash-Related Injuries among Youths|
with Mark Stehr: w13408
Published: Carpenter, Christopher S. & Stehr, Mark, 2008. "The effects of mandatory seatbelt laws on seatbelt use, motor vehicle fatalities, and crash-related injuries among youths," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 642-662, May. citation courtesy of
|The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Mortality: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from the Minimum Drinking Age|
with Carlos Dobkin: w13374
Published: Christopher Carpenter & Carlos Dobkin, 2009.
"The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on Mortality: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from the Minimum Drinking Age,"
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics,
American Economic Association, vol. 1(1), pages 164-82, January.
citation courtesy of
|May 2007||How Do Workplace Smoking Laws Work? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Local Laws in Ontario, Canada|
Published: Christopher S. Carpenter, 2009. "The Effects of Local Workplace Smoking Laws on Smoking Restrictions and Exposure to Smoke at Work," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 44(4).
|April 2007||Cigarette Taxes and Youth Smoking: New Evidence from National, State, & Local Youth Risk Behavior Surveys|
with Philip J. Cook: w13046
Published: Carpenter, Christopher & Cook, Philip J., 2008. "Cigarette taxes and youth smoking: New evidence from national, state, and local Youth Risk Behavior Surveys," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 287-299, March.