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Postal address:MVR Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853
Workplace:Department of Policy Analysis and Management, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, (more information at EDIRC)
School of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney, (more information at EDIRC)
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)
Department of Economics, Cornell University, (more information at EDIRC)
Department of Economics, National University of Ireland, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2017

  1. Effect of stress on later-life health: evidence from the Vietnam war draft
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Testing for Peer Effects Using Genetic Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. The Effect of Stress on Later-Life Health: Evidence from the Vietnam Draft
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  4. The Medical Care Costs of Youth Obesity: An Instrumental Variables Approach
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2016

  1. A Guide and Advice for Economists on the U.S. Junior Academic Job Market: 2016–2017 Edition
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
  2. Incentivizing Nutritious Diets: A Field Experiment of Relative Price Changes and How They are Framed
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. The Effect of Weight on Labor Market Outcomes: An Application of Genetic Instrumental Variables
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The Impact of Health Insurance on Preventive Care and Health Behaviors: Evidence from the 2014 ACA Medicaid Expansions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)

2015

  1. Health Disparities Across Education: The Role of Differential Reporting Error
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The Incidence of Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: The Case of Berkeley, California
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2014

  1. A Guide and Advice for Economists on the U.S. Junior Academic Job Market: 2014-2015 Edition
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads

2013

  1. The Demand for Cigarettes as Derived from the Demand for Weight Control
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York (2013) Downloads View citations (3)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The Effect of Deceptive Advertising on Consumption of the Advertised Good and its Substitutes: The Case of Over-the-Counter Weight Loss Products
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. The Impact of Physical Education on Obesity among Elementary School Children
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2012) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2013)

2011

  1. A Guide and Advice for Economists on the U.S. Junior Academic Job Market (2011-2012 Edition)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Economic Instruments for Obesity Prevention: Results of a Scoping Review and Modified Delphi Survey
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads
  3. The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (80)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2011) Downloads View citations (34)

    See also Chapter (2011)
  4. The Impact of the Macroeconomy on Health Insurance Coverage: Evidence from the Great Recession
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2015)
  5. Unfit for Service: The Implications of Rising Obesity for U.S. Military Recruitment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2012)

2010

  1. The Job Market for New Economists: A Market Design Perspective
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2010)
  2. The Medical Care Costs of Obesity: An Instrumental Variables Approach
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (89)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2012)

2009

  1. Differences in the U.S. Trends in the Prevalence of Obesity Based on Body Mass Index and Skinfold Thickness
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Outcomes in a Program that Offers Financial Rewards for Weight Loss
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Chapter (2011)

2008

  1. Obesity and Developmental Functioning Among Children Aged 2-4 Years
    Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) (2008) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Obesity and Skill Attainment in Early Childhood
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (41)
    See also Journal Article in Economics & Human Biology (2008)
  3. The Ability of Various Measures of Fatness to Predict Application for Disability Insurance
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads
  4. The Impact of Income on the Weight of Elderly Americans
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2010)
  5. U.S. Agricultural Policy and Obesity
    2008 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2008, Orlando, Florida, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads

2007

  1. Maternal Employment and Childhood Obesity: A Search for Mechanisms in Time Use Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Journal Article in Economics & Human Biology (2012)
  2. Mechanisms for the Association Between Maternal Employment and Child Cognitive Development
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)

2006

  1. Beyond BMI: The Value of More Accurate Measures of Fatness and Obesity in Social Science Research
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2008)
  2. Contingent Valuation Analysis of Willingness to Pay To Reduce Childhood Obesity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Economics & Human Biology (2008)
  3. Nutrition Labels and Obesity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
  4. The Importance of Objective Health Measures in Predicting Early Receipt of Social Security Benefits: The Case of Fatness
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. The Competitive Effects of Drug Withdrawals
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. The Impact of State Physical Education Requirements on Youth Physical Activity and Overweight
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2007)

2004

  1. Factor Substitution and Unobserved Factor Quality in Nursing Homes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Obesity as a Barrier to the Transition from Welfare to Work
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Obesity, Disability, and Movement Onto the Disability Insurance Rolls
    Working Papers, University of Michigan, Michigan Retirement Research Center Downloads View citations (12)

2003

  1. Health Insurance Coverage and the Macroeconomy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2005)
  2. Lighting Up and Slimming Down: The Effects of Body Weight and Cigarette Prices on Adolescent Smoking Initiation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2004)

2002

  1. A Guide (and Advice) for Economists on the U. S. Junior Academic Job Market
    Labor and Demography, EconWPA Downloads View citations (12)

2000

  1. Body Weight and Women's Labor Market Outcomes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (78)

1998

  1. Meritocracy in America: An Examination of Wages Within and Across Occupations
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Understanding the Role of Cognitive Ability in Accounting for the Recent Rise in the Economic Return to Education
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (53)

1997

  1. An Empirical Examination of Information Barriers to Trade inInsurance
    University of Chicago - George G. Stigler Center for Study of Economy and State, Chicago - Center for Study of Economy and State View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1996) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1999)

1996

  1. Cognitive Ability, Wages, and Meritocracy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (59)

Journal Articles

2017

  1. Parental misclassification of child overweight/obese status: The role of parental education and parental weight status
    Economics & Human Biology, 2017, 24, (C), 92-103 Downloads

2016

  1. The Demand for Cigarettes as Derived from the Demand for Weight Loss: A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation
    Health Economics, 2016, 25, (1), 8-23 Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. An economy of scales: A selective review of obesity's economic causes, consequences, and solutions
    Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 43, (C), 244-268 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Reporting error in weight and its implications for bias in economic models
    Economics & Human Biology, 2015, 19, (C), 27-44 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Savings in Medical Expenditures Associated with Reductions in Body Mass Index Among US Adults with Obesity, by Diabetes Status
    PharmacoEconomics, 2015, 33, (7), 707-722 Downloads View citations (5)
  4. The Earnings and Consulting Income of US Health Economists: Results from the 2012 Survey of the American Society of Health Economists
    American Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 1, (2), 255-274 Downloads
  5. The Impact of the Macroeconomy on Health Insurance Coverage: Evidence from the Great Recession
    Health Economics, 2015, 24, (2), 206-223 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2014

  1. INCENTIVES FOR WELLNESS: TACKLING ISSUES OF EFFECTIVENESS, BIOLOGY, SCOPE, AND COST SHIFTING
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2014, 33, (3), 826-832 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT PERMITS GREATER FINANCIAL REWARDS FOR WEIGHT LOSS: A GOOD IDEA IN PRINCIPLE, BUT MANY PRACTICAL CONCERNS REMAIN
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2014, 33, (3), 810-820 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The effect of rising obesity on eligibility to serve in the U.S. public health service commissioned corps
    Economics & Human Biology, 2014, 15, (C), 213-224 Downloads

2013

  1. A case study of a workplace wellness program that offers financial incentives for weight loss
    Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 32, (5), 794-803 Downloads View citations (23)
  2. The Consequences of Rising Youth Obesity for U.S. Military Academy Admissions
    Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2013, 35, (1), 32-51 Downloads
    Also in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2013, 35, (1), 32-51 (2013) Downloads
  3. The impact of physical education on obesity among elementary school children
    Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 32, (4), 743-755 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2012

  1. Maternal employment and childhood obesity: A search for mechanisms in time use data
    Economics & Human Biology, 2012, 10, (4), 352-364 Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. The medical care costs of obesity: An instrumental variables approach
    Journal of Health Economics, 2012, 31, (1), 219-230 Downloads View citations (113)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. UNFIT FOR SERVICE: THE IMPLICATIONS OF RISING OBESITY FOR US MILITARY RECRUITMENT
    Health Economics, 2012, 21, (11), 1348-1366 View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. The validity of genes related to neurotransmitters as instrumental variables
    Health Economics, 2011, 20, (8), 884-888 View citations (18)

2010

  1. MONOPOLY-super-® PRICING
    Economic Inquiry, 2010, 48, (2), 517-520 Downloads
  2. The Job Market for New Economists: A Market Design Perspective
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2010, 24, (4), 187-206 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. The impact of income on the weight of elderly Americans
    Health Economics, 2010, 19, (8), 979-993 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2009

  1. Obesity and labor market outcomes among legal immigrants to the United States from developing countries
    Economics & Human Biology, 2009, 7, (2), 153-164 Downloads View citations (19)
  2. The timing of the rise in U.S. obesity varies with measure of fatness
    Economics & Human Biology, 2009, 7, (3), 307-318 Downloads View citations (37)

2008

  1. Beyond BMI: The value of more accurate measures of fatness and obesity in social science research
    Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, (2), 519-529 Downloads View citations (245)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Contingent valuation analysis of willingness to pay to reduce childhood obesity
    Economics & Human Biology, 2008, 6, (2), 281-292 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Obesity and skill attainment in early childhood
    Economics & Human Biology, 2008, 6, (3), 388-397 Downloads View citations (46)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. The production of published research by U.S. academic health economists
    International Journal of Health Economics and Management, 2008, 8, (2), 87-111 Downloads View citations (3)
  5. US health economists: who we are and what we do
    Health Economics, 2008, 17, (4), 535-543 Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. THE CORRELATION OF YOUTH PHYSICAL ACTIVITY WITH STATE POLICIES
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2007, 25, (4), 506-517 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The earnings of U.S. health economists
    Journal of Health Economics, 2007, 26, (2), 358-372 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. The impact of state physical education requirements on youth physical activity and overweight
    Health Economics, 2007, 16, (12), 1287-1301 Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2006

  1. Factor substitution in nursing homes
    Journal of Health Economics, 2006, 25, (2), 234-247 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Obesity, Cigarette Prices, Youth Access Laws, and Adolescent Smoking Initiation
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2006, 32, (1), 149-170 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Size Matters
    Rationality and Society, 2006, 18, (1), 67-94 Downloads

2005

  1. A Comparison of the Relationship between Obesity and Earnings in the U.S. and Germany
    Schmollers Jahrbuch : Journal of Applied Social Science Studies / Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, 2005, 125, (1), 119-129 View citations (39)
    Also in EconStor Open Access Articles, 2005, 119-129 (2005) Downloads View citations (30)
  2. HMO Participation in Medicare+Choice
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2005, 14, (3), 543-574 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Health insurance coverage and the macroeconomy
    Journal of Health Economics, 2005, 24, (2), 299-315 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  4. Morbid obesity and the transition from welfare to work
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2005, 24, (4), 727-743 Downloads View citations (27)
  5. Welfare Reform and the Health Insurance Coverage of Women and Children
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2005, 8, (1), 1-32 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Chapter (2005)

2004

  1. Lighting up and slimming down: the effects of body weight and cigarette prices on adolescent smoking initiation
    Journal of Health Economics, 2004, 23, (2), 293-311 Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. The Impact of Obesity on Wages
    Journal of Human Resources, 2004, 39, (2) Downloads View citations (379)

2003

  1. The Impact of Macroeconomic Conditions on the Health Insurance Coverage of Americans
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2003, 6, (1), 1-30 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Chapter (2003)

2002

  1. CMS Payments Necessary to Support HMO Participation in Medicare Managed Care
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2002, 5, (1), 1-28 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (2002)

2001

  1. Three observations on wages and measured cognitive ability
    Labour Economics, 2001, 8, (4), 419-442 Downloads View citations (105)

1999

  1. An Empirical Examination of Information Barriers to Trade in Insurance
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (4), 827-846 Downloads View citations (143)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  2. On Policies To Reward The Value Added By Educators
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1999, 81, (4), 720-727 Downloads View citations (31)

Edited books

2014

  1. The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Obesity
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press

2011

  1. The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Obesity
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (12)

Chapters

2011

  1. Outcomes in a Program that Offers Financial Rewards for Weight Loss
    A chapter in Economic Aspects of Obesity, 2011, pp 91-126 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2005

  1. Welfare Reform and the Health Insurance Coverage of Women and Children
    A chapter in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 8, 2005 View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Forum for Health Economics & Policy (2005)

2003

  1. The Impact of Macroeconomic Conditions on the Health Insurance Coverage of Americans
    A chapter in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 6, 2003, pp 87-114 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Forum for Health Economics & Policy (2003)

2002

  1. CMS Payments Necessary to Support HMO Participation in Medicare Managed Care
    A chapter in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 5, 2002, pp 1-26 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Forum for Health Economics & Policy (2002)

Editor

  1. Journal of Health Economics
    Elsevier
 
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