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Journal of Health Economics

1982 - 2018

Current editor(s): J. P. Newhouse, A. J. Culyer, R. Frank, K. Claxton and T. McGuire

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Volume 62, issue C, 2018

Smoking kills: An economic theory of addiction, health deficit accumulation, and longevity pp. 1-12 Downloads
Holger Strulik
The impact of early life shocks on human capital formation: evidence from El Niño floods in Ecuador pp. 13-44 Downloads
Rosales-Rueda, Maria
Plastic surgery or primary care? Altruistic preferences and expected specialty choice of U.S. medical students pp. 45-59 Downloads
Jing Li
Activation against absenteeism – Evidence from a sickness insurance reform in Norway pp. 60-68 Downloads
Øystein Hernæs
Uncertainty about the effort–performance relationship in threshold-based payment schemes pp. 69-83 Downloads
Anne Sophie Oxholm, Søren Rud Kristensen and Matt Sutton
Mental health and the response to financial incentives: Evidence from a survey incentives experiment pp. 84-94 Downloads
Claryn S.J. Kung, David Johnston and Michael A. Shields
The limits of simple implementation intentions: Evidence from a field experiment on making plans to exercise pp. 95-104 Downloads
Mariana Carrera, Heather Royer, Mark Stehr, Justin Sydnor and Dmitry Taubinsky
Impact and spill-over effects of an asset transfer program on child undernutrition: Evidence from a randomized control trial in Bangladesh pp. 105-120 Downloads
Wameq Raza, Ellen Van de Poel and Tom Van Ourti
The effect of primary care visits on other health care utilization: A randomized controlled trial of cash incentives offered to low income, uninsured adults in Virginia pp. 121-133 Downloads
Cathy J. Bradley, David Neumark and Lauryn Saxe Walker
How disability insurance reforms change the consequences of health shocks on income and employment pp. 134-146 Downloads
Patrick Hullegie and Pierre Koning
Household demand persistence for child micronutrient supplementation pp. 147-164 Downloads
Travis J. Lybbert, Stephen A. Vosti, Katherine P. Adams and Rosemonde Guissou
The effect of retirement on healthcare utilization: Evidence from China pp. 165-177 Downloads
Yi Zhang, Martin Salm and Arthur van Soest

Volume 61, issue C, 2018

Price competition in pharmaceuticals – Evidence from 1303 Swedish markets pp. 1-12 Downloads
David Granlund and Mats A. Bergman
Quality disclosure and the timing of insurers’ adjustments: Evidence from medicare advantage pp. 13-26 Downloads
Ian McCarthy
Unintended consequences of supply-side cost control? Evidence from China's new cooperative medical scheme pp. 27-46 Downloads
Marc Chan and Guohua Zeng
Effects of episode-based payment on health care spending and utilization: Evidence from perinatal care in Arkansas pp. 47-62 Downloads
Caitlin Carroll, Michael Chernew, A. Mark Fendrick, Joe Thompson and Sherri Rose
Low-cost approaches to increasing gym attendance pp. 63-76 Downloads
Timothy Beatty and Bhagyashree Katare
Paying more for less? Insurer competition and health plan generosity in the Medicare Advantage program pp. 77-92 Downloads
Daria Pelech
Deriving risk adjustment payment weights to maximize efficiency of health insurance markets pp. 93-110 Downloads
Timothy Layton, Thomas G. McGuire and Richard C. van Kleef
Firm responses to targeted consumer incentives: Evidence from reference pricing for surgical services pp. 111-133 Downloads
Christopher M. Whaley and Timothy T. Brown
Shale gas development and infant health: Evidence from Pennsylvania pp. 134-150 Downloads
Elaine Hill
Individual results may vary: Inequality-probability bounds for some health-outcome treatment effects pp. 151-162 Downloads
John Mullahy
Gun prevalence and suicide pp. 163-177 Downloads
Simone Balestra
Does experience rating reduce sickness and disability claims? Evidence from policy kinks pp. 178-192 Downloads
Tomi Kyyrä and Tuuli Paukkeri
Dying to win? Olympic Gold medals and longevity pp. 193-204 Downloads
Adam Leive
The relationship between cigarettes and electronic cigarettes: Evidence from household panel data pp. 205-219 Downloads
Chad Cotti, Erik Nesson and Nathan Tefft
Economic status, air quality, and child health: Evidence from inversion episodes pp. 220-232 Downloads
Jenny Jans, Per Johansson and J. Peter Nilsson
Hospital coordination and integration with social care in England: The effect on post-operative length of stay pp. 233-243 Downloads
Jose Luis Fernandez, Alistair McGuire and Maria Raikou
The effect of integration of hospitals and post-acute care providers on Medicare payment and patient outcomes pp. 244-258 Downloads
R. Tamara Konetzka, Elizabeth A. Stuart and Rachel M. Werner
Moneyball in Medicare pp. 259-273 Downloads
Edward Norton, Jun Li, Anup Das and Lena M. Chen

Volume 60, issue C, 2018

Exploding asthma and ADHD caseloads: The role of medicaid managed care pp. 1-15 Downloads
Anna Chorniy, Janet Currie and Lyudmyla Sonchak
Blended capitation and incentives: Fee codes inside and outside the capitated basket pp. 16-29 Downloads
Xue Zhang and Arthur Sweetman
End-of-life healthcare expenditure: Testing economic explanations using a discrete choice experiment pp. 30-38 Downloads
Barbara Fischer, Harry Telser and Peter Zweifel
Blowing up money? The earnings penalty of smoking in the 1970s and the 21st century pp. 39-52 Downloads
Elisabeth Lång and Paul Nystedt
Basic versus supplementary health insurance: Access to care and the role of cost effectiveness pp. 53-74 Downloads
Jan Boone
Effects of Medicare coverage for the chronically ill on health insurance, utilization, and mortality: Evidence from coverage expansions affecting people with end-stage renal disease pp. 75-89 Downloads
Martin Andersen
Narrow provider networks and willingness to pay for continuity of care and network breadth pp. 90-97 Downloads
Lucas Higuera, Caroline S. Carlin and Bryan Dowd
Choice in the presence of experts: The role of general practitioners in patients’ hospital choice pp. 98-117 Downloads
Walter Beckert
Roads and the spread of HIV in Africa pp. 118-141 Downloads
Elodie Djemai
Adoption and learning across hospitals: The case of a revenue-generating practice pp. 142-164 Downloads
Adam Sacarny
Health care in a multi-payer system: Spillovers of health care service demand among adults under 65 on utilization and outcomes in medicare pp. 165-176 Downloads
Sherry Glied and Kai Hong
The role of health insurance on treatment for opioid use disorders: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansion pp. 177-197 Downloads
Angélica Meinhofer and Allison E. Witman

Volume 59, issue C, 2018

Is it good to be too light? Birth weight thresholds in hospital reimbursement systems pp. 1-25 Downloads
Simon Reif, Sebastian Wichert and Amelie Wuppermann
The effect of workforce assignment on performance: Evidence from home health care pp. 26-45 Downloads
Guy David and Kunhee Lucy Kim
It's about time: Cesarean sections and neonatal health pp. 46-59 Downloads
Costa-Ramón, Ana María, Rodríguez-González, Ana, Serra-Burriel, Miquel and Campillo-Artero, Carlos
The economics of patient-centered care pp. 60-77 Downloads
Guy David, Philip A. Saynisch and Smith-McLallen, Aaron
Job loss, firm-level heterogeneity and mortality: Evidence from administrative data pp. 78-90 Downloads
Hans Bloemen, Stefan Hochguertel and Jochem Zweerink
Can natural gas save lives? Evidence from the deployment of a fuel delivery system in a developing country pp. 91-108 Downloads
Resul Cesur, Erdal Tekin and Aydogan Ulker
Patient cost-sharing, socioeconomic status, and children's health care utilization pp. 109-124 Downloads
Anton Nilsson and Alexander Paul
Are coresidence and nursing homes substitutes? Evidence from Medicaid spend-down provisions pp. 125-138 Downloads
Corina Mommaerts
The effect of hospital acquisitions of physician practices on prices and spending pp. 139-152 Downloads
Cory Capps, David Dranove and Christopher Ody
Violence, selection and infant mortality in Congo pp. 153-177 Downloads
Olivier Dagnelie, Giacomo Davide De Luca and Jean-François Maystadt
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