Melissa A. Thomasson
Department of Economics MSC 1035
800 E. High Street, Rm. #2054
Oxford, OH 45056
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Miami University
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NBER Working Papers and Publications
|February 2020||Votes For Women: An Economic Perspective on Women’s Enfranchisement|
with Carolyn Moehling: w26781
|September 2017||Paralyzed by Panic: Measuring the Effect of School Closures during the 1916 Polio Pandemic on Educational Attainment|
with Keith Meyers: w23890
|March 2017||Revising Infant Mortality Rates for the Early 20th Century United States|
with Katherine Eriksson, Gregory T. Niemesh: w23263
|April 2012||Saving Babies: The Contribution of Sheppard-Towner to the Decline in Infant Mortality in the 1920s|
with Carolyn M. Moehling: w17996
Published: “Saving Babies: The Impact of Public Health Education Programs on Infant Mortality.” (with Carolyn Moehling). Demography, 51(2), April 2014, 367-386.
|May 2011||Information and the Impact of Climate and Weather on Mortality Rates During the Great Depression|
with Price V. Fishback, Werner Troesken, Trevor Kollmann, Michael Haines, Paul W. Rhode
in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, Gary D. Libecap and Richard H. Steckel, editors
|November 2004||From Home to Hospital: The Evolution of Childbirth in the United States, 1927-1940|
with Jaret Treber: w10873
Published: Thomasson, Melissa A. & Treber, Jaret, 2008. "From home to hospital: The evolution of childbirth in the United States, 1928-1940," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 45(1), pages 76-99, January.
|September 2002||Did Blue Cross and Blue Shield Suffer from Adverse Selection? Evidence from the 1950s|
Published: Thomasson, Melissa A. "Early Evidence Of An Adverse Selection Death Spiral? The Case Of Blue Cross And Blue Shield," Explorations in Economic History, 2004, v41(4,Oct), 313-328.
|March 2002||Exploring the Racial Gap in Infant Mortality Rates, 1920-1970|
with William J. Collins: w8836
Published: Collins, William J. and Melissa A. Thomasson. "The Declining Contribution Of Socioeconomic Disparities To The Racial Gap In Infant Mortality Rates, 1920-1970," Southern Economic Journal, 2004, v70(4,Apr), 746-776.
|February 2000||The Importance of Group Coverage: How Tax Policy Shaped U.S. Health Insurance|
- "From Sickness To Health: The Twentieth-Century Development Of U.S. Health Insurance," Explorations in Economic History, Vol. 39, no. 3 (July 2002): 233-253
- American Economic Review, Vol. 93, no. 4 (September 2003): 1373-1384 citation courtesy of