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Working Papers

2014

  1. Does Private Information Influence Automobile Insurance Purchase Decisions?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Subjective Beliefs, Deterrence, and the Propensity to Drive While Intoxicated
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2013

  1. Screening for a Chronic Disease: A Multiple Stage Duration Model with Partial Observability
    Working Papers, University of South Florida, Department of Economics Downloads

2006

  1. Time Preference, Time Discounting, and Smoking Decisions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2007)

2005

  1. Are Alcohol Excise Taxes Good For Us? Short and Long-Term Effects on Mortality Rates
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)

2004

  1. Litigation and the Political Clout of the Tobacco Companies: Cigarette Taxes, Prices, and the Master Settlement Agreement
    School of Economics Working Papers, University of Adelaide, School of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in HEW, EconWPA (2004) Downloads View citations (4)

2002

  1. Living Rationally Under the Volcano? An Empirical Analysis of Heavy Drinking and Smoking
    Working Papers, Duke University, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2001) Downloads View citations (2)
    GSIA Working Papers, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in International Economic Review (2007)

2001

  1. Living Rationally Under the Volcano? Heavy Drinking and Smoking Among the Elderly
    Computing in Economics and Finance 2001, Society for Computational Economics Downloads View citations (4)

2000

  1. Do Smokers Respond to Health Shocks?
    Working Papers, Duke University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2001)
  2. Hospital Ownership and Cost and Quality of Care: Is There a Dime's Worth of Difference?
    Working Papers, Duke University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1998) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2001)
  3. Longevity Expectations and Death: Can People Predict Their Own Demise?
    Working Papers, Duke University, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2001)

1999

  1. Does Where You Are Admitted Make a Difference? An Analysis of Medicare Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Chapter (1999)

1996

  1. Effects of Strategic Behavior and Public Subsidies on Families' Savings and Long-Term Care Decisions
    Working Papers, Duke University, Department of Economics View citations (11)

1995

  1. Public Subsidies, Private Provision of Care, and Living Arrangements of the Elderly
    Working Papers, Duke University, Department of Economics View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1996)
  2. The Supply of Children's Time to Disabled Elderly Parents
    Working Papers, Duke University, Department of Economics View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (1997)
  3. Tort Liability and Obstetricians' Care Levels
    Working Papers, Duke University, Department of Economics View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in International Review of Law and Economics (1997)
  4. Upstream Intergenerational Transfers
    GSIA Working Papers, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business
    Also in Working Papers, Duke University, Department of Economics (1995) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Southern Economic Journal (2002)

Journal Articles

2015

  1. Editorial
    American Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 1, (1), iii Downloads
  2. Risk perceptions and smoking decisions of adult Chinese men
    Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 39, (C), 60-73 Downloads View citations (3)

2014

  1. The behavioral economics of drunk driving
    Journal of Health Economics, 2014, 35, (C), 64-81 Downloads View citations (4)

2013

  1. Are people overoptimistic about the effects of heavy drinking?
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2013, 47, (1), 93-127 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Deterring domestic violence: Do criminal sanctions reduce repeat offenses?
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2013, 46, (1), 51-80 Downloads
  3. Do Specialty Courts Achieve Better Outcomes for Children in Foster Care Than General Courts?
    Evaluation Review, 2013, 37, (1), 3-34 Downloads

2011

  1. Education and health: evidence on adults with diabetes
    International Journal of Health Economics and Management, 2011, 11, (1), 35-54 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Erratum to: Education and health: evidence on adults with diabetes
    International Journal of Health Economics and Management, 2011, 11, (3), 221-222 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Information, risk perceptions, and smoking choices of youth
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2011, 42, (2), 161-193 Downloads View citations (4)

2010

  1. The effects of residential proximity to bars on alcohol consumption
    International Journal of Health Economics and Management, 2010, 10, (4), 347-367 Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Are mature smokers misinformed?
    Journal of Health Economics, 2009, 28, (2), 385-397 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Do Smokers Value Their Health and Longevity Less?
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2009, 52, (1), 171-196 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Is there empirical evidence for "Defensive Medicine"? A reassessment
    Journal of Health Economics, 2009, 28, (2), 481-491 Downloads View citations (11)

2007

  1. LIVING RATIONALLY UNDER THE VOLCANO? AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF HEAVY DRINKING AND SMOKING
    International Economic Review, 2007, 48, (1), 37-65 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Racial disparities in diabetes a century ago: Evidence from the pension files of US Civil War veterans
    Social Science & Medicine, 2007, 64, (8), 1766-1775 Downloads
  3. Smoking, wealth accumulation and the propensity to plan
    Economics Letters, 2007, 94, (1), 96-103 Downloads View citations (8)
  4. The Law and Economics of Public Health
    Foundations and Trends(R) in Microeconomics, 2007, 3, (5–6), 331-490 Downloads
  5. The relationship between individual expectations and behaviors: Mortality expectations and smoking decisions
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2007, 35, (2), 179-201 Downloads View citations (21)
  6. Time preference, time discounting, and smoking decisions
    Journal of Health Economics, 2007, 26, (5), 927-949 Downloads View citations (50)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2006

  1. Cigarette Taxes and the Master Settlement Agreement
    Economic Inquiry, 2006, 44, (4), 729-739 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Evidence on preferences and subjective beliefs of risk takers: The case of smokers
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2006, 24, (4), 667-682 Downloads View citations (21)
  3. Learning about individual risk and the decision to smoke
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2006, 24, (4), 683-699 Downloads View citations (13)
  4. The Effects of Spousal Health on the Decision to Smoke: Evidence on Consumption Externalities, Altruism and Learning Within the Household
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2006, 32, (1), 17-35 Downloads View citations (11)

2005

  1. Disparities Among Older Adults in Measures of Cognitive Function by Race or Ethnicity
    Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 2005, 60, (5), P242-P250 Downloads
  2. Heavy alcohol use and marital dissolution in the USA
    Social Science & Medicine, 2005, 61, (11), 2304-2316 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Litigation and the value of tobacco companies
    Journal of Health Economics, 2005, 24, (3), 427-447 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The Net Effect of an Alcohol Tax Increase on Death Rates in Middle Age
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (2), 278-281 Downloads View citations (3)

2004

  1. Do Routine Eye Exams Improve Vision?
    International Journal of Health Economics and Management, 2004, 4, (1), 43-63 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Effects of Risk and Time Preference and Expected Longevity on Demand for Medical Tests
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2004, 28, (1), 39-53 Downloads View citations (44)
  3. Precaution, compensation, and threats of sanction: the case of alcohol servers
    International Review of Law and Economics, 2004, 24, (1), 49-69 Downloads
  4. The effect of the tobacco settlement and smoking bans on alcohol consumption
    Health Economics, 2004, 13, (10), 1063-1080 Downloads View citations (27)
  5. The impact of the master settlement agreement on cigarette consumption
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2004, 23, (4), 843-855 Downloads View citations (15)

2003

  1. Does Higher Hospital Cost Imply Higher Quality of Care?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2003, 85, (1), 51-62 Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Smoking Cessation and Lifestyle Changes
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2003, 6, (1), 1-30 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (2003)

2002

  1. Are For-Profit Hospital Conversions Harmful to Patients and to Medicare?
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2002, 33, (3), 507-523 View citations (23)
  2. Hospital Ownership Conversions: Defining the Appropriate Public Oversight Role
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2002, 5, (1), 1-46 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Chapter (2002)
  3. Information, addiction, and 'bad choices': lessons from a century of cigarettes
    Economics Letters, 2002, 77, (2), 147-155 Downloads View citations (15)
  4. Living Healthy and Living Long: Valuing the Nonpecuniary Loss from Disability and Death
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2002, 24, (1), 5-29 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Upstream Intergenerational Transfers
    Southern Economic Journal, 2002, 69, (2), 363-380 View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

2001

  1. Comments on "The Assault on Managed Care: Vicarious Liability, ERISA Preemption, and Class Actions."
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2001, 30, (2), 661-68 Downloads
  2. Do Smokers Respond To Health Shocks?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2001, 83, (4), 675-687 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  3. Hospital ownership and cost and quality of care: is there a dime's worth of difference?
    Journal of Health Economics, 2001, 20, (1), 1-21 Downloads View citations (78)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  4. How Costly Are Smokers to Other People? Longitudinal Evidence on the Near Elderly
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2001, 4, (1), 1-31 Downloads
    See also Chapter (2001)
  5. Longevity Expectations and Death: Can People Predict Their Own Demise?
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (4), 1126-1134 Downloads View citations (106)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  6. The Relative Effect of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias, Disability, and Comorbidities on Cost of Care for Elderly Persons
    Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 2001, 56, (5), S285-S293 Downloads

2000

  1. Hospital credentialing and quality of care
    Social Science & Medicine, 2000, 50, (1), 77-88 Downloads
  2. Liability, Risk Perceptions, and Precautions at Bars
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2000, 43, (2), 473-501 Downloads View citations (1)

1998

  1. Alternative approaches to valuing intangible health losses: the evidence for multiple sclerosis1
    Journal of Health Economics, 1998, 17, (4), 475-497 Downloads View citations (40)

1997

  1. Adverse Selection, Bequests, Crowding Out, and Private Demand for Insurance: Evidence from the Long-Term Care Insurance Market
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1997, 15, (3), 201-19 Downloads View citations (55)
  2. Conclusions and implications
    Social Science & Medicine, 1997, 45, (4), 645-647 Downloads
  3. Hospital pharmacy decisions, cost containment, and the use of cost-effectiveness analysis
    Social Science & Medicine, 1997, 45, (4), 523-533 Downloads View citations (8)
  4. Introduction and overview
    Social Science & Medicine, 1997, 45, (4), 505-510 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. The Supply of Children's Time to Disabled Elderly Parents
    Economic Inquiry, 1997, 35, (2), 295-308 View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  6. Tort liability and obstetricians' care levels
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1997, 17, (2), 245-260 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1996

  1. Public Subsidies, Private Provision of Care and Living Arrangements of the Elderly
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1996, 78, (3), 428-40 Downloads View citations (63)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1995

  1. Effects of Tort Liability and Insurance on Heavy Drinking and Drinking and Driving
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1995, 38, (1), 49-77 Downloads View citations (24)

1994

  1. Tort liability versus other approaches for deterring careless driving
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1994, 14, (1), 53-71 Downloads View citations (15)

1992

  1. Adverse selection: Does it preclude a competitive health insurance market?
    Journal of Health Economics, 1992, 11, (3), 353-356 Downloads View citations (1)

1991

  1. Uncertainty, Information and Resolution of Medical Malpractice Disputes
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1991, 4, (4), 403-23 View citations (3)

1990

  1. Equity and accuracy in medical malpractice insurance pricing
    Journal of Health Economics, 1990, 9, (3), 289-319 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Experience Rating: Does It Make Sense for Medical Malpractice Insurance
    American Economic Review, 1990, 80, (2), 128-33 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Loss Volatility, Bankruptcy, and the Demand for Reinsurance
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1990, 3, (3), 221-45 View citations (12)
  4. The Demise of Hospital Philanthropy
    Economic Inquiry, 1990, 28, (4), 725-43 View citations (9)

1989

  1. Hospital Investment Decisions and the Cost of Capital
    The Journal of Business, 1989, 62, (4), 517-37 Downloads View citations (12)

1988

  1. Cost of capital to the hospital sector
    Journal of Health Economics, 1988, 7, (1), 25-45 Downloads View citations (6)

1987

  1. Estimation of Seemingly Unrelated Tobit Regressions via the EM Algorithm
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1987, 5, (3), 425-30 View citations (6)

1986

  1. Diffusion of surgical technology: An exploratory study
    Journal of Health Economics, 1986, 5, (1), 31-61 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Taxation and the Growth of Nonwage Compensation
    Public Finance Review, 1986, 14, (2), 115-137 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Why has hospital length of stay declined? An evaluation of alternative theories
    Social Science & Medicine, 1986, 22, (1), 63-73 Downloads View citations (3)

1985

  1. Hospital Ownership and Performance
    Economic Inquiry, 1985, 23, (1), 21-36 View citations (26)

1984

  1. Changes in primary medical care delivery, 1975-1979: Findings from the physician capacity utilization surveys
    Social Science & Medicine, 1984, 18, (8), 653-660 Downloads
  2. Hospital rate review: A theory and an empirical review
    Journal of Health Economics, 1984, 3, (1), 83-86 Downloads
  3. State Discretion in Ftderal Categorical Assistance Programs: the Case of Medicaid
    Public Finance Review, 1984, 12, (3), 321-346 Downloads View citations (1)

1983

  1. Competition between non-profit and for-profit health insurers
    Journal of Health Economics, 1983, 2, (3), 225-243 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Effects of teaching on hospital costs
    Journal of Health Economics, 1983, 2, (1), 1-28 Downloads View citations (13)

1982

  1. Effects of Health Insurance on Physicians' Fees
    Journal of Human Resources, 1982, 17, (4), 533-557 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Government and the Regulation of Hospital Care
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (2), 196-201 Downloads
  3. Unions and hospitals: Some unresolved issues
    Journal of Health Economics, 1982, 1, (1), 81-108 Downloads View citations (20)

1981

  1. Compensation Arrangements Between Hospitals and Physicians
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1981, 12, (1), 155-170 Downloads
  2. Regulation and the Rising Cost of Hospital Care
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1981, 63, (4), 479-87 Downloads View citations (1)

1980

  1. Effects of Regulation on Hospital Costs and Input Use
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1980, 23, (1), 81-109 Downloads View citations (4)

1978

  1. Physician Participation in Health Insurance Plans: Evidence on Blue Shield
    Journal of Human Resources, 1978, 13, (2), 237-263 Downloads

1977

  1. A Model of State Income Maintenance Decisions
    Public Finance Review, 1977, 5, (2), 139-173 Downloads
  2. The Role of Waiting Time: Evidence from Physicians' Practices
    The Journal of Business, 1977, 50, (4), 486-507 Downloads View citations (4)

1974

  1. Determinants of Physicians' Fees
    The Journal of Business, 1974, 47, (4), 493-511 Downloads View citations (3)

Books

2012

  1. Health Economics, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (8)
  2. Student Solutions Manual to Accompany Health Economics, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (8)

2008

  1. Medical Malpractice, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (19)

2006

  1. The Price of Smoking, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (22)

2000

  1. Drinkers, Drivers, and Bartenders
    University of Chicago Press Economics Books, University of Chicago Press

1993

  1. Suing for Medical Malpractice
    University of Chicago Press Economics Books, University of Chicago Press View citations (1)

1992

  1. Insuring Medical Malpractice
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (1)

Edited books

2008

  1. Incentives and Choice in Health Care, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (1)

1996

  1. Valuing Health Care
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (1)

Chapters

2003

  1. Smoking Cessation and Lifestyle Changes
    A chapter in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 6, 2003, pp 115-142 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Forum for Health Economics & Policy (2003)

2002

  1. Hospital Ownership Conversions: Defining the Appropriate Public Oversight Role
    A chapter in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 5, 2002, pp 123-166 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Forum for Health Economics & Policy (2002)

2001

  1. How Costly Are Smokers to Other People? Longitudinal Evidence on the Near Elderly
    A chapter in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 4, 2001, pp 1-30 Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Forum for Health Economics & Policy (2001)

2000

  1. Hospital Conversions Is the Purchase Price Too Low?
    A chapter in The Changing Hospital Industry: Comparing For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Institutions, 2000, pp 13-44 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Not-for-profit ownership and hospital behavior
    Chapter 21 in Handbook of Health Economics, 2000, vol. 1, pp 1141-1174 Downloads View citations (80)

1999

  1. Does Where You Are Admitted Make a Difference? An Analysis of Medicare Data
    A chapter in Frontiers in Health Policy Research, volume 2, 1999, pp 1-26 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1976

  1. Physician Fee Inflation: Evidence from the Late 1960s
    A chapter in The Role of Health Insurance in the Health Services Sector, 1976, pp 321-362 Downloads

Editor

  1. American Journal of Health Economics
    MIT Press
 
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