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Homepage:http://www.nd.edu/~wevans1
Workplace:Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2024

  1. Do Medical Treatments Work for Work? Evidence from Breast Cancer Patients
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2024) Downloads
    CEBI working paper series, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics. The Center for Economic Behavior and Inequality (CEBI) (2022) Downloads
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2024) Downloads

2023

  1. Fighting Poverty One Family at a Time: Experimental Evidence from an Intervention with Holistic, Individualized, Wrap-Around Services
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2022

  1. The Demand For Protection and the Persistently High Rates of Gun Violence Among Young Black Males
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2020

  1. Nursing Home Quality, COVID-19 Deaths, and Excess Mortality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article Nursing home quality, COVID-19 deaths, and excess mortality, Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier (2022) Downloads (2022)
  2. Private Precaution and Public Restrictions: What Drives Social Distancing and Industry Foot Traffic in the COVID-19 Era?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (51)
  3. The Drug Crisis and the Living Arrangements of Children
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article The drug crisis and the living arrangements of children, Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier (2023) Downloads View citations (2) (2023)

2019

  1. Origins of the Opioid Crisis and Its Enduring Impacts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Journal Article Origins of the Opioid Crisis and its Enduring Impacts, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2023) Downloads (2023)
  2. Reducing and Preventing Homelessness: A Review of the Evidence and Charting a Research Agenda
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)

2018

  1. Guns and Violence: The Enduring Impact of Crack Cocaine Markets on Young Black Males
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article Guns and violence: The enduring impact of crack cocaine markets on young black males, Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier (2022) Downloads (2022)
  2. How the Reformulation of OxyContin Ignited the Heroin Epidemic
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Journal Article How the Reformulation of OxyContin Ignited the Heroin Epidemic, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (2019) Downloads View citations (62) (2019)

2017

  1. Increasing Community College Completion Rates among Low-Income Students: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluation of a Case Management Intervention
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article Increasing Community College Completion Rates Among Low‐Income Students: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluation of a Case‐Management Intervention, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. (2020) Downloads View citations (7) (2020)
  2. The Economic and Social Outcomes of Refugees in the United States: Evidence from the ACS
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (27)

2012

  1. Improving the Health Coverage of the Rural Poor:Does Contracting Out Medical Mobile Teams Work?
    Discussion Paper Series, Institute of Economic Research, Korea University Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The White/Black Educational Gap, Stalled Progress, and the Long Term Consequences of the Emergence of Crack Cocaine Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article The White/Black Educational Gap, Stalled Progress, and the Long-Term Consequences of the Emergence of Crack Cocaine Markets, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (2016) Downloads View citations (6) (2016)

2011

  1. Does Contracting-Out Primary Care Services Work? The Case of Rural Guatemala
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. Giving Mom a Break: The Impact of Higher EITC Payments on Maternal Health
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article Giving Mom a Break: The Impact of Higher EITC Payments on Maternal Health, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association (2014) Downloads View citations (115) (2014)
  2. Income Inequality, the Median Voter, and the Support for Public Education
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (47)

2009

  1. Estimating Heterogeneity in the Benefits of Medical Treatment Intensity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article Estimating Heterogeneity in the Benefits of Medical Treatment Intensity, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (2012) Downloads View citations (9) (2012)
  2. Liquidity, Activity, Mortality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. The Short-Term Mortality Consequences of Income Receipt
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article The short-term mortality consequences of income receipt, Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier (2011) Downloads View citations (75) (2011)

2006

  1. The Impact of Local Labor Market Conditions on the Demand for Education: Evidence from Indian Casinos
    Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies Downloads View citations (6)

2005

  1. Estimating the Impact of Medical Innovation: A Case Study of HIV Antiretroviral Treatments
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article Estimating the Impact of Medical Innovation: A Case Study of HIV Antiretroviral Treatments, Forum for Health Economics & Policy, De Gruyter (2008) Downloads View citations (15) (2008)

2002

  1. Changing Labor Market Opportunities for Women and the Quality of Teachers 1957-1992
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
  2. The Impact of Income on Mortality: Evidence from the Social Security Notch
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (28)
  3. The Social and Economic Impact of Native American Casinos
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (47)

2001

  1. Relative Deprivation, Poor Health Habits and Mortality
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Center for Health and Wellbeing. Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article Relative Deprivation, Poor Health Habits, and Mortality, Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press (2005) Downloads View citations (120) (2005)

1997

  1. Can Higher Cigarette Taxes Improve Birth Outcomes?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Can higher cigarette taxes improve birth outcomes?, Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier (1999) Downloads View citations (127) (1999)
  2. Teen Drinking and Education Attainment: Evidence From Two-Sample Instrumental Variables (TSIV) Estimates
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)

1996

  1. Children and Their Parents' Labor Supply: Evidence from Exogenous Variation in Family Size
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Journal Article Children and Their Parents' Labor Supply: Evidence from Exogenous Variation in Family Size, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (1998) Downloads View citations (937) (1998)
  2. Do Workplace Smoking Bans Reduce Smoking?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article Do Workplace Smoking Bans Reduce Smoking?, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (1999) Downloads View citations (166) (1999)
  3. Schooling and Labor Market Consequences of the 1970 State Abortion Reforms
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (33)

1994

  1. Education and Health: Where There's Smoke There's an Instrument
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (55)

1991

  1. ESTIMATION OF STATE-DEPENDENT UTILITY FUNCTIONS USING SURVEY DATA
    1991 Annual Meeting, August 4-7, Manhattan, Kansas, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (94)
    See also Journal Article Estimation of State-Dependent Utility Functions Using Survey Data, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (1991) Downloads View citations (101) (1991)
  2. Utility-Based Measures of Health
    1991 Annual Meeting, August 4-7, Manhattan, Kansas, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article Utility-Based Measures of Health, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (1991) Downloads View citations (5) (1991)

Journal Articles

2023

  1. Origins of the Opioid Crisis and its Enduring Impacts
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2023, 137, (2), 1139-1179 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Origins of the Opioid Crisis and Its Enduring Impacts, NBER Working Papers (2019) Downloads View citations (28) (2019)
  2. The drug crisis and the living arrangements of children
    Journal of Health Economics, 2023, 87, (C) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper The Drug Crisis and the Living Arrangements of Children, NBER Working Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (9) (2020)

2022

  1. Guns and violence: The enduring impact of crack cocaine markets on young black males
    Journal of Public Economics, 2022, 206, (C) Downloads
    See also Working Paper Guns and Violence: The Enduring Impact of Crack Cocaine Markets on Young Black Males, NBER Working Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (3) (2018)
  2. Nursing home quality, COVID-19 deaths, and excess mortality
    Journal of Health Economics, 2022, 82, (C) Downloads
    See also Working Paper Nursing Home Quality, COVID-19 Deaths, and Excess Mortality, NBER Working Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (9) (2020)

2021

  1. Excess mortality from COVID and non-COVID causes in minority populations
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021, 118, (39), e2101386118 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. POLICIES TO REDUCE AND PREVENT HOMELESSNESS: WHAT WE KNOW AND GAPS IN THE RESEARCH
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2021, 40, (3), 914-963 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Reducing Readmissions by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health
    American Journal of Health Economics, 2021, 7, (1), 1 - 40 Downloads
  4. Total shutdowns, targeted restrictions, or individual responsibility: How to promote social distancing in the COVID-19 Era?
    Journal of Health Economics, 2021, 79, (C) Downloads View citations (7)

2020

  1. Increasing Community College Completion Rates Among Low‐Income Students: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluation of a Case‐Management Intervention
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2020, 39, (4), 930-965 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper Increasing Community College Completion Rates among Low-Income Students: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluation of a Case Management Intervention, NBER Working Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (15) (2017)

2019

  1. A Cautionary Tale about Emergency Financial Assistance without Services: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluation at a Community College
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2019, 109, 218-22 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. How the Reformulation of OxyContin Ignited the Heroin Epidemic
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2019, 101, (1), 1-15 Downloads View citations (62)
    See also Working Paper How the Reformulation of OxyContin Ignited the Heroin Epidemic, NBER Working Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (20) (2018)
  3. The Great Recession and Public Education
    Education Finance and Policy, 2019, 14, (2), 298-326 Downloads View citations (8)

2016

  1. Reading for Life and Adolescent Re‐Arrest: Evaluating a Unique Juvenile Diversion Program
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2016, 35, (3), 662-682 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. The White/Black Educational Gap, Stalled Progress, and the Long-Term Consequences of the Emergence of Crack Cocaine Markets
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2016, 98, (5), 832-847 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper The White/Black Educational Gap, Stalled Progress, and the Long Term Consequences of the Emergence of Crack Cocaine Markets, NBER Working Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (15) (2012)

2015

  1. Improving the Health Coverage of the Rural Poor: Does Contracting-Out Mobile Medical Teams Work?
    Journal of Development Studies, 2015, 51, (3), 247-261 Downloads View citations (3)

2014

  1. Giving Mom a Break: The Impact of Higher EITC Payments on Maternal Health
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2014, 6, (2), 258-90 Downloads View citations (115)
    See also Working Paper Giving Mom a Break: The Impact of Higher EITC Payments on Maternal Health, NBER Working Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (12) (2010)

2013

  1. Excise Taxes, Tax Incidence, and the Flight to Quality
    Public Finance Review, 2013, 41, (2), 147-176 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Maternal bereavement: The heightened mortality of mothers after the death of a child
    Economics & Human Biology, 2013, 11, (3), 371-381 Downloads View citations (9)

2012

  1. Estimating Heterogeneity in the Benefits of Medical Treatment Intensity
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2012, 94, (3), 635-649 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper Estimating Heterogeneity in the Benefits of Medical Treatment Intensity, NBER Working Papers (2009) Downloads (2009)
  2. Liquidity, Economic Activity, and Mortality
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2012, 94, (2), 400-418 Downloads View citations (50)

2011

  1. The short-term mortality consequences of income receipt
    Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95, (11), 1410-1424 Downloads View citations (75)
    See also Working Paper The Short-Term Mortality Consequences of Income Receipt, NBER Working Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (5) (2009)

2010

  1. Measuring inappropriate medical diagnosis and treatment in survey data: The case of ADHD among school-age children
    Journal of Health Economics, 2010, 29, (5), 657-673 Downloads View citations (47)

2008

  1. Estimating the Impact of Medical Innovation: A Case Study of HIV Antiretroviral Treatments
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2008, 11, (2), 1-39 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper Estimating the Impact of Medical Innovation: A Case Study of HIV Antiretroviral Treatments, NBER Working Papers (2005) Downloads View citations (7) (2005)
  2. Heightened mortality after the death of a spouse: Marriage protection or marriage selection?
    Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, (5), 1326-1342 Downloads View citations (40)
  3. The impact of early discharge laws on the health of newborns
    Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, (4), 843-870 Downloads View citations (13)

2007

  1. COPS and crime
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (1-2), 181-201 Downloads View citations (124)
  2. The Impact of Earmarked Lottery Revenue on K–12 Educational Expenditures
    Education Finance and Policy, 2007, 2, (1), 40-73 Downloads View citations (2)

2006

  1. Behavioral Probabilities
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2006, 32, (1), 5-15 Downloads View citations (19)
  2. Patient outcomes when hospitals experience a surge in admissions
    Journal of Health Economics, 2006, 25, (2), 365-388 Downloads View citations (42)
  3. The Effect of Income on Mortality: Evidence from the Social Security Notch
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006, 88, (3), 482-495 Downloads View citations (141)

2005

  1. Estimating the Impact of Large Cigarette Tax Hikes: The Case of Maternal Smoking and Infant Birth Weight
    Journal of Human Resources, 2005, 40, (2) Downloads View citations (90)
  2. Relative Deprivation, Poor Health Habits, and Mortality
    Journal of Human Resources, 2005, 40, (3) Downloads View citations (120)
    See also Working Paper Relative Deprivation, Poor Health Habits and Mortality, Working Papers (2001) Downloads View citations (4) (2001)
  3. The benefits of prenatal care: evidence from the PAT bus strike
    Journal of Econometrics, 2005, 125, (1-2), 207-239 Downloads View citations (99)

2004

  1. Changing Labor-Market Opportunities for Women and the Quality of Teachers, 1957-2000
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (2), 230-235 Downloads View citations (79)
  2. Women, the labor market, and the declining relative quality of teachers
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2004, 23, (3), 449-470 Downloads View citations (24)

2003

  1. Teen Drinking and Educational Attainment: Evidence from Two-Sample Instrumental Variables Estimates
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2003, 21, (1), 178-209 Downloads View citations (88)

2001

  1. Behavior Policies and Teen Traffic Safety
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (2), 91-96 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Cigarrette taxes and smoking during pregnancy
    American Journal of Public Health, 2001, 91, (11), 1851-1856 View citations (12)
  3. Education spending in an aging America
    Journal of Public Economics, 2001, 81, (3), 449-472 Downloads View citations (95)

2000

  1. Data Watch: Research Data in Health Economics
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2000, 14, (4), 203-216 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Families or Schools? Explaining the Convergence in White and Black Academic Performance
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2000, 18, (4), 729-54 Downloads View citations (56)

1999

  1. Can higher cigarette taxes improve birth outcomes?
    Journal of Public Economics, 1999, 72, (1), 135-154 Downloads View citations (127)
    See also Working Paper Can Higher Cigarette Taxes Improve Birth Outcomes?, NBER Working Papers (1997) Downloads View citations (1) (1997)
  2. Data Watch: Research Data in the Economics of Education
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1999, 13, (3), 205-216 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Do Workplace Smoking Bans Reduce Smoking?
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (4), 728-747 Downloads View citations (166)
    See also Working Paper Do Workplace Smoking Bans Reduce Smoking?, NBER Working Papers (1996) Downloads View citations (7) (1996)

1998

  1. Children and Their Parents' Labor Supply: Evidence from Exogenous Variation in Family Size
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (3), 450-77 Downloads View citations (937)
    See also Working Paper Children and Their Parents' Labor Supply: Evidence from Exogenous Variation in Family Size, NBER Working Papers (1996) Downloads View citations (47) (1996)
  2. Education-Finance Reform and the Distribution of Education Resources
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (4), 789-812 Downloads View citations (126)
  3. Estimation Of Revealed Probabilities And Utility Functions For Product Safety Decisions
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1998, 80, (1), 28-33 Downloads View citations (18)
  4. The Compensating Behavior of Smokers: Taxes, Tar, and Nicotine
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1998, 29, (3), 578-595 Downloads View citations (93)

1997

  1. Schoolhouses, courthouses, and statehouses after Serrano
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 1997, 16, (1), 10-31 View citations (33)

1995

  1. Finishing High School and Starting College: Do Catholic Schools Make a Difference?
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1995, 110, (4), 941-974 Downloads View citations (352)

1994

  1. Living by the "Golden Rule": Multimarket Contact in the U. S. Airline Industry
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1994, 109, (2), 341-366 Downloads View citations (149)

1993

  1. Endogeneity in the Concentration-Price Relationship: Causes, Consequences, and Cures
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 1993, 41, (4), 431-38 Downloads View citations (78)
  2. Income Effects and the Value of Health
    Journal of Human Resources, 1993, 28, (3), 497-518 Downloads View citations (23)
  3. Localized Market Power in the U.S. Airline Industry
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1993, 75, (1), 66-75 Downloads View citations (124)
  4. Toward Humility in Statistical Interpretation
    Risk Analysis, 1993, 13, (1), 21-22 Downloads

1992

  1. Measuring Peer Group Effects: A Study of Teenage Behavior
    Journal of Political Economy, 1992, 100, (5), 966-91 Downloads View citations (466)
    See also Chapter Measuring Peer Group Effects: A Study of Teenage Behavior, Chapters, 2004, 232-257 (2004) Downloads (2004)
  2. PESTICIDE REGULATION AND THE RULE-MAKING PROCESS
    Northeastern Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1992, 21, (2), 6 Downloads
  3. The Determinants of Pesticide Regulation: A Statistical Analysis of EPA Decision Making
    Journal of Political Economy, 1992, 100, (1), 175-97 Downloads View citations (125)

1991

  1. Estimation of State-Dependent Utility Functions Using Survey Data
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1991, 73, (1), 94-104 Downloads View citations (101)
    See also Working Paper ESTIMATION OF STATE-DEPENDENT UTILITY FUNCTIONS USING SURVEY DATA, 1991 Annual Meeting, August 4-7, Manhattan, Kansas (1991) Downloads View citations (94) (1991)
  2. General Deterrence of Drunk Driving: Evaluation of Recent American Policies
    Risk Analysis, 1991, 11, (2), 279-289 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Risk Reduction or Risk Compensation? The Case of Mandatory Safety-Belt Use Laws
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 1991, 4, (1), 61-73 View citations (43)
  4. Utility-Based Measures of Health
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1991, 73, (5), 1422-1427 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper Utility-Based Measures of Health, 1991 Annual Meeting, August 4-7, Manhattan, Kansas (1991) Downloads View citations (5) (1991)

1990

  1. An estimate of the lifesaving benefit of child restraint use legislation
    Journal of Health Economics, 1990, 9, (2), 121-140 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Utility Functions That Depend on Health Status: Estimates and Economic Implications
    American Economic Review, 1990, 80, (3), 353-74 Downloads View citations (315)

1988

  1. Geographic differences in production technology
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 1988, 18, (3), 399-424 Downloads View citations (8)

Chapters

2004

  1. Measuring Peer Group Effects: A Study of Teenage Behavior
    Chapter 13 in Environmental Policy and Fiscal Federalism, 2004, pp 232-257 Downloads
    See also Journal Article Measuring Peer Group Effects: A Study of Teenage Behavior, University of Chicago Press (1992) Downloads View citations (466) (1992)

2001

  1. Teens and Traffic Safety
    A chapter in Risky Behavior among Youths: An Economic Analysis, 2001, pp 121-166 Downloads View citations (19)

1999

  1. Tobacco Taxes and Public Policy to Discourage Smoking
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 13, 1999, pp 1-56 Downloads View citations (95)
 
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