Agnes Scott College
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Decatur, GA 30030
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NBER Working Papers and Publications
|May 2014||Medicaid: A Review of the Literature|
with Marianne P. Bitler: w20169
We review the existing literature about the effects of the Medicaid program. We first describe the program's structure and how it has changed over time. We then discuss findings on coverage, crowd out, take-up and health. Finally, we look at effects of the program on non-health outcomes such as welfare use and labor supply, marriage and fertility, and savings.
|August 2009||Effects of Venue-Specific State Clean Indoor Air Laws on Smoking-Related Outcomes|
with Marianne P. Bitler, Christopher Carpenter: w15229
A large literature has documented relationships between state clean indoor air laws (SCIALs) and smoking-related outcomes in the US. These laws vary within states over time and across venues such as schools, government buildings, and bars. Few studies, however, have evaluated whether the effects of SCIALs are plausibly concentrated among workers who should have been directly affected because they worked at locations covered by the venue-specific restrictions. We fill this gap in the literature using data on private sector workers, government employees, school employees, eating and drinking place workers, and bartenders from the 1992-2007 Tobacco Use Supplements to the Current Population Survey. Our quasi-experimental models indicate robust effects of SCIALs restricting smoking in bars:...
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.
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