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American Journal of Health Economics

2015 - 2019

Current editor(s): Thomas Buchmueller

From MIT Press
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Volume 5, issue 4, 2019

Discrimination in Health Care: A Field Experiment on the Impact of Patients’ Socioeconomic Status on Access to Care pp. 407-427 Downloads
Silvia Angerer, Christian Waibel and Harald Stummer
The Distortionary Effects of the Health Insurance Tax Exclusion pp. 428-464 Downloads
David Powell
Why Don't Commercial Health Plans Use Prospective Payment? pp. 465-480 Downloads
Laurence Baker, M. Kate Bundorf, Aileen Devlin and Daniel P. Kessler
Should We Do More to Police Medicaid Fraud? Evidence on the Intended and Unintended Consequences of Expanded Enforcement pp. 481-508 Downloads
Victoria Perez and Coady Wing
Revisiting the Effects of Tobacco Retailer Compliance Inspections on Youth Tobacco Use pp. 509-532 Downloads
Bo Feng and Michael F. Pesko
Health Insurance and Early Retirement Plans: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act pp. 533-560 Downloads
Padmaja Ayyagari

Volume 5, issue 3, 2019

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Medical Marijuana Laws and Tobacco Cigarette Use pp. 303-333 Downloads
Anna Choi, Dhaval Dave and Joseph J. Sabia
The Impact of Women's Health Clinic Closures on Fertility pp. 334-359 Downloads
Yao Lu and David Slusky
Health Returns to Pharmaceutical Innovation in the Market for Oral Chemotherapy in Response to Insurance Coverage Expansion pp. 360-375 Downloads
Caroline Savage Bennette, Anirban Basu, Scott D. Ramsey, Zachary Helms and Peter B. Bach
Baby Boomlets and Baby Health: Hospital Crowdedness, Hospital Spending, and Infant Health pp. 376-406 Downloads
Mindy Marks and Moonkyung Kate Choi

Volume 5, issue 2, 2019

Consumer Response to Composite Ratings of Nursing Home Quality pp. 165-190 Downloads
Marcelo Coca Perraillon, R. Tamara Konetzka, Daifeng He and Rachel M. Werner
The Consequences of a Public Health Insurance Option: Evidence from Medicare Part D pp. 191-226 Downloads
Daniel P. Miller and Jungwon Yeo
Consumer Responses to Price Transparency Alone versus Price Transparency Combined with Reference Pricing pp. 227-249 Downloads
Christopher Whaley, Timothy Brown and James Robinson
Socioemotional Skills, Education, and Health-Related Outcomes of High-Ability Individuals pp. 250-280 Downloads
Peter Savelyev and Kegon Tan
The Comparative Advantage of Medicare Advantage pp. 281-301 Downloads
Joseph Newhouse, Mary Beth Landrum, Mary Price, J. Michael McWilliams, John Hsu and Thomas G. McGuire

Volume 5, issue 1, 2019

Health Economists in the Real World pp. 1-7 Downloads
Jonathan Gruber
Short-Run Effects of Parental Job Loss on Child Health pp. 8-41 Downloads
Jessamyn Schaller and Mariana Zerpa
Are Booster Seats More Effective than Child Safety Seats or Seat Belts at Reducing Traffic Fatalities among Children? pp. 42-64 Downloads
D. Mark Anderson and Sina Sandholt
Quality Competition and Intra-System Substitution in the Hospital Industry pp. 65-96 Downloads
Andrew Sfekas
The Effects of Graduation Requirements on Risky Health Behaviors of High School Students pp. 97-125 Downloads
Zhuang Hao and Benjamin W. Cowan
Does Medicare Part D Save Lives? pp. 126-164 Downloads
Abe Dunn and Adam Shapiro

Volume 4, issue 4, 2018

Are Recessions Good for Staffing in Nursing Homes? pp. 411-432 Downloads
R. Tamara Konetzka, Karen B. Lasater, Edward Norton and Rachel M. Werner
How Does Technological Change Affect Quality-Adjusted Prices in Health Care? Systematic Evidence from Thousands of Innovations pp. 433-453 Downloads
Kristopher J. Hult, Sonia Jaffe and Tomas Philipson
The Impact of Partial-Year Enrollment on the Accuracy of Risk-Adjustment Systems: A Framework and Evidence pp. 454-478 Downloads
Keith Ericson, Kimberley H. Geissler and Benjamin Lubin
Medical Scribes as an Input in Health-Care Production: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment pp. 479-503 Downloads
Andrew Friedson
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: The Role of Asymmetric Information on Drug Availability and Abuse pp. 504-526 Downloads
Angélica Meinhofer

Volume 4, issue 3, 2018

Advertising and Health: A Case Study of Menthol Cigarette Advertising and Cigarette Demand pp. 263-286 Downloads
Donald Kenkel, Alan Mathios and Hua Wang
Red Alert: Prenatal Stress and Plans to Close Military Bases pp. 287-320 Downloads
Kyle Carlson
Examining Firm Responses to R&D Policy: An Analysis of Pediatric Exclusivity pp. 321-357 Downloads
Mary Olson and Nina Yin
Can At-Scale Drug Provision Improve the Health of the Targeted in Sub-Saharan Africa? pp. 358-382 Downloads
Adrienne Lucas and Nicholas Wilson
Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: Is There a Role for Physician Education? pp. 383-410 Downloads
Molly Schnell and Janet Currie

Volume 4, issue 2, 2018

The Impact of Nurse Turnover on Quality of Care and Mortality in Nursing Homes: Evidence from the Great Recession pp. 131-163 Downloads
Yaa Akosa Antwi and John Bowblis
The Effect of Alcohol Access on Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Evidence From the Minimum Legal Drinking Age pp. 164-184 Downloads
Vijetha Koppa
The Impact of Maternal Mental Health Shocks on Child Health: Estimates from Fixed-Effects Instrumental Variables Models for Two Cohorts of Australian Children pp. 185-225 Downloads
Huong Thu Le and Ha Nguyen
Physician Competition and the Provision of Care: Evidence from Heart Attacks pp. 226-261 Downloads
Abe Dunn and Adam Shapiro

Volume 4, issue 1, 2018

Tobacco Regulation and Cost-Benefit Analysis: How Should We Value Foregone Consumer Surplus? pp. 1-25 Downloads
Helen G. Levy, Edward Norton and Jeffrey Smith
Do You Have to Win It to Fix It? A Longitudinal Study of Lottery Winners and Their Health-Care Demand pp. 26-50 Downloads
Terence Cheng, Joan Costa-Font and Nattavudh Powdthavee
Information Technology and Patient Health: Analyzing Outcomes, Populations, and Mechanisms pp. 51-79 Downloads
Seth Freedman, Haizhen Lin and Jeffrey Prince
Does Cigarette Smuggling Prop Up Smoking Rates? pp. 80-104 Downloads
James Bishop
Incentive Design and Quality Improvements: Evidence from State Medicaid Nursing Home Pay-for-Performance Programs pp. 105-130 Downloads
R. Tamara Konetzka, Meghan Skira and Rachel M. Werner

Volume 3, issue 4, 2017

A Kinked Health Insurance Market: Employer-Sponsored Insurance under the Cadillac Tax pp. 455-476 Downloads
Coleman Drake, Lucas Higuera, Fernando Alarid-Escudero and Roger Feldman
Three's a Crowd? The Effect of Insurer Participation on Premiums and Cost-Sharing Parameters in the Initial Years of the ACA Marketplaces pp. 477-506 Downloads
Brett Lissenden
The Impact of Tobacco Control Policies on Adolescent Smoking: Comparing Self-Reports and Biomarkers pp. 507-527 Downloads
Erik Nesson
Tobacco Control, Medicaid Coverage, and the Demand for Smoking Cessation Drugs pp. 528-549 Downloads
Michael R. Richards, Joachim Marti, Johanna Maclean, Jason Fletcher and Donald Kenkel
How Does Medicaid Expansion Affect Premiums in the Health Insurance Marketplaces? New Evidence from Late Adoption in Pennsylvania and Indiana pp. 550-576 Downloads
Lizhong Peng

Volume 3, issue 3, 2017

The Long-Term Effect of Health Insurance on Near-Elderly Health and Mortality pp. 281-311 Downloads
Bernard Black, José-Antonio Espín-Sánchez, Eric French and Kate Litvak
English Skills and the Health Insurance Coverage of Immigrants pp. 312-345 Downloads
Marcus Dillender
Incentive(less)? The Effectiveness of Tax Credits and Cost-Sharing Subsidies in the Affordable Care Act pp. 346-369 Downloads
Jesse M. Hinde
Are Employer Mandates to Offer Health Insurance Effective in Reducing Subsidized Coverage Crowd-Out of Employer-Sponsored Insurance? pp. 370-391 Downloads
Sean Lyons
State Medicaid Expansions and Mortality, Revisited: A Cost-Benefit Analysis pp. 392-421 Downloads
Benjamin D. Sommers
Physician Prices, Hospital Prices, and Treatment Choice in Labor and Delivery pp. 422-453 Downloads
Patricia K. Foo, Robin Lee and Kyna Fong

Volume 3, issue 2, 2017

The Association between Patient Safety Indicators and Medical Malpractice Risk: Evidence from Florida and Texas pp. 109-139 Downloads
Bernard Black, Amy R. Wagner and Zenon Zabinski
Supply-Side Responses to Public Quality Ratings: Evidence from Medicare Advantage pp. 140-164 Downloads
Ian McCarthy and Michael Darden
Marketplace Plan Payment Options for Dealing with High-Cost Enrollees pp. 165-191 Downloads
Timothy Layton and Thomas G. McGuire
Multitasking and Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in Pay-for-Performance in Health Care: Evidence from Rwanda pp. 192-226 Downloads
Tisamarie B. Sherry, Sebastian Bauhoff and Manoj Mohanan
Second Trimester Sunlight and Asthma: Evidence from Two Independent Studies pp. 227-253 Downloads
Nils Wernerfelt, David Slusky and Richard Zeckhauser
The Effect of Medicare Advantage on Hospital Admissions and Mortality pp. 254-279 Downloads
Christopher C. Afendulis, Michael E. Chernew and Daniel P. Kessler

Volume 3, issue 1, 2017

Should Lower-Income People Be Allowed to Buy Insurance with High Cost Sharing? pp. 1-9 Downloads
Mark V. Pauly
Compliance Inspections of Tobacco Retailers and Youth Smoking pp. 10-32 Downloads
Rahi Abouk and Scott Adams
Pharmaceutical Patent Challenges: Company Strategies and Litigation Outcomes pp. 33-59 Downloads
Henry Grabowski, Carlos Brain, Anna Taub and Rahul Guha
Have Cigarette Taxes Lost Their Bite? New Estimates of the Relationship between Cigarette Taxes and Youth Smoking pp. 60-75 Downloads
Benjamin Hansen, Joseph J. Sabia and Daniel I. Rees
Health Spillovers among Hospital Patients: Evidence from Roommate Assignments pp. 76-107 Downloads
Olga Yakusheva
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