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Homepage:http://www.sba.muohio.edu/thomasma
Phone:513-529-2858
Postal address:Department of Economics Miami University Oxford, OH 45056
Workplace:Department of Economics, Richard T. Farmer School of Business, Miami University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2017

  1. Paralyzed by Panic: Measuring the Effect of School Closures during the 1916 Polio Pandemic on Educational Attainment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Revising Infant Mortality Rates for the Early 20th Century United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. Saving Babies: The Contribution of Sheppard-Towner to the Decline in Infant Mortality in the 1920s
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. From Home to Hospital: The Evolution of Childbirth in the United States, 1927-1940
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

2002

  1. Did Blue Cross and Blue Shield Suffer from Adverse Selection? Evidence from the 1950s
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Exploring the Racial Gap in Infant Mortality Rates, 1920-1970
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics (2002) Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. The Importance of Group Coverage: How Tax Policy Shaped U.S. Health Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2003)

Journal Articles

2008

  1. From home to hospital: The evolution of childbirth in the United States, 1928-1940
    Explorations in Economic History, 2008, 45, (1), 76-99 Downloads View citations (14)

2007

  1. Comments on Boustan, Frydman, and Murphy
    The Journal of Economic History, 2007, 67, (2), 506-510 Downloads

2004

  1. Early evidence of an adverse selection death spiral? The case of Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Explorations in Economic History, 2004, 41, (4), 313-328 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The Declining Contribution of Socioeconomic Disparities to the Racial Gap in Infant Mortality Rates, 1920–1970
    Southern Economic Journal, 2004, 70, (4), 746-776 View citations (8)

2003

  1. The Importance of Group Coverage: How Tax Policy Shaped U.S. Health Insurance
    American Economic Review, 2003, 93, (4), 1373-1384 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2002

  1. From Sickness to Health: The Twentieth-Century Development of U.S. Health Insurance
    Explorations in Economic History, 2002, 39, (3), 233-253 Downloads View citations (23)

Chapters

2011

  1. Information and the Impact of Climate and Weather on Mortality Rates During the Great Depression
    A chapter in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, 2011, pp 131-167 Downloads View citations (19)
 
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