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2018
w25225 Emily Oster
Behavioral Feedback: Do Individual Choices Influence Scientific Results?
w25190 Stuart V. Craig
Keith Marzilli Ericson
Amanda Starc

How Important Is Price Variation Between Health Insurers?
w25178 Martin B. Hackmann
R. Vincent Pohl

Patient vs. Provider Incentives in Long Term Care
w25183 Matthew Grennan
Charu Gupta
Mara Lederman

Firm Scope and Spillovers from New Product Innovation: Evidence from Medical Devices
w25153 Colleen M. Carey
Sarah Miller
Laura R. Wherry

The Impact of Insurance Expansions on the Already Insured: The Affordable Care Act and Medicare
w25154 Hanming Fang
Ami Ko

Partial Rating Area Offering in the ACA Marketplaces: Facts, Theory and Evidence
w25156 Molly Frean
Mark Pauly

Does High Cost-Sharing Slow the Long-term Growth Rate of Health Spending? Evidence from the States
w25121 John F. Helliwell
Max B. Norton
Haifang Huang
Shun Wang

Happiness at Different Ages: The Social Context Matters
w25105 Lizhong Peng
Xiaohui (Ronnie) Guo
Chad D. Meyerhoefer

The Effects of Medicaid Expansion on Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Border Counties
w25109 David A. Matsa
Amalia R. Miller

Who Votes for Medicaid Expansion? Lessons from Maine's 2017 Referendum
w25049 Amanda E. Kowalski
Biology Meets Behavior in a Clinical Trial: Two Relationships Between Mortality and Mammogram Receipt
w25053 Sarah Miller
Luojia Hu
Robert Kaestner
Bhashkar Mazumder
Ashley Wong

The ACA Medicaid Expansion in Michigan and Financial Health
w25055 Daniel Bauer
Darius Lakdawalla
Julian Reif

Mortality Risk, Insurance, and the Value of Life
w24993 Keith Marzilli Ericson
Justin R. Sydnor

Liquidity Constraints and the Value of Insurance
w24955 Janet M. Currie
W. Bentley MacLeod

Understanding Physician Decision Making: The Case of Depression
w24959 Mariana Carrera
Heather Royer
Mark F. Stehr
Justin R. Sydnor
Dmitry Taubinsky

The Limits of Simple Implementation Intentions: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Making Plans to Exercise
w24975 Dhaval Dave
Monica Deza
Brady P. Horn

Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs, Opioid Abuse, and Crime
w24947 Jill Horwitz
Corey S. Davis
Lynn S. McClelland
Rebecca S. Fordon
Ellen Meara

The Problem of Data Quality in Analyses of Opioid Regulation: The Case of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
w24946 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Neale Mahoney

Long-Term Care Hospitals: A Case Study in Waste
w24909 Roberto Perotti
The Human Side of Austerity: Health Spending and Outcomes During the Greek Crisis
w24926 Stuart Craig
Matthew Grennan
Ashley Swanson

Mergers and Marginal Costs: New Evidence on Hospital Buyer Power
w24885 Hope Corman
Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy Reichman

Effects of Prenatal Care on Birth Outcomes: Reconciling a Messy Literature
w24889 John Cawley
Alex Susskind
Barton Willage

The Impact of Information Disclosure on Consumer Behavior: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment of Calorie Labels on Restaurant Menus
w24892 Stefan Hut
Emily Oster

Changes in Household Diet: Determinants and Predictability
w24860 Mikko Packalen
Jay Bhattacharya

Does the NIH Fund Edge Science?
w24862 Amanda Starc
Ashley Swanson

Preferred Pharmacy Networks and Drug Costs
w24864 Matthew Grennan
Kyle Myers
Ashley Swanson
Aaron Chatterji

Physician-Industry Interactions: Persuasion and Welfare
w24869 Michael Chernew
Zack Cooper
Eugene Larsen-Hallock
Fiona Scott Morton

Are Health Care Services Shoppable? Evidence from the Consumption of Lower-Limb MRI Scans
w24842 Julian Reif
A Model of Addiction and Social Interactions
w24846 Michael D. Frakes
Jonathan Gruber

Defensive Medicine: Evidence from Military Immunity
w24851 Anup Malani
Sonia P. Jaffe

The Welfare Implications of Health Insurance
w24797 Stefano DellaVigna
Structural Behavioral Economics
w24805 Johanna Catherine Maclean
Chandler McClellan
Michael F. Pesko
Daniel Polsky

Reimbursement Rates for Primary Care Services: Evidence of Spillover Effects to Behavioral Health
w24819 William N. Evans
Craig Garthwaite
Timothy J. Moore

Guns and Violence: The Enduring Impact of Crack Cocaine Markets on Young Black Males
w24820 Jorge F. Balat
Nicholas W. Papageorge
Shaiza Qayyum

Positively Aware? Conflicting Expert Reviews and Demand for Medical Treatment
w24822 Tatyana Deryugina
David Molitor

Does When You Die Depend on Where You Live? Evidence from Hurricane Katrina
w24834 Amanda E. Kowalski
How to Examine External Validity Within an Experiment
w24762 Erin T. Bronchetti
Garret S. Christensen
Hilary W. Hoynes

Local Food Prices, SNAP Purchasing Power, and Child Health
w24775 Nikhil Agarwal
Itai Ashlagi
Eduardo Azevedo
Clayton R. Featherstone
Ömer Karaduman

Market Failure in Kidney Exchange
w24651 Christopher Carpenter
Samuel T. Eppink
Gilbert Gonzales Jr.
Tara McKay

Effects of Access to Legal Same-Sex Marriage on Marriage and Health: Evidence from BRFSS
w24759 Joyce Manchester
Cross-State Variation in Health Care Utilization of SSDI Beneficiaries: Evidence from Medicare Claims
w24730 Ralph Koijen
Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh

Financing the War on Cancer
w24691 Anna V. Chorniy
Janet Currie
Lyudmyla Sonchak

Does Prenatal WIC Participation Improve Child Outcomes?
w24696 Ulrike Malmendier
Leslie Sheng Shen

Scarred Consumption
w24663 Sebastián Fleitas
Gautam Gowrisankaran
Anthony Lo Sasso

Reclassification Risk in the Small Group Health Insurance Market
w24668 Rebecca Diamond
Michael J. Dickstein
Timothy McQuade
Petra Persson

Take-Up, Drop-Out, and Spending in ACA Marketplaces
w24647 Amanda E. Kowalski
Extrapolation using Selection and Moral Hazard Heterogeneity from within the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment
w24652 Amy Finkelstein
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

Take-up and Targeting: Experimental Evidence from SNAP
w24607 Karen Clay
Margarita Portnykh
Edson Severnini

Toxic Truth: Lead and Fertility
w24609 Gary V. Engelhardt
Jonathan Gruber
Anil Kumar

Early Social Security Claiming and Old-Age Poverty: Evidence from the Introduction of the Social Security Early Eligibility Age
w24623 Janet Currie
Hannes Schwandt
Josselin Thuilliez

Pauvreté, Egalité, Mortalité: Mortality (In)Equality in France and the United States
w24635 Jeffrey Clemens
Lisa B. Kahn
Jonathan Meer

The Minimum Wage, Fringe Benefits, and Worker Welfare
w24595 Joshua L. Krieger
Danielle Li
Dimitris Papanikolaou

Developing Novel Drugs
w24599 John Bailey Jones
Mariacristina De Nardi
Eric French
Rory McGee
Justin Kirschner

The Lifetime Medical Spending of Retirees
w24559 Pamela Giustinelli
Charles F. Manski
Francesca Molinari

Tail and Center Rounding of Probabilistic Expectations in the Health and Retirement Study
w24566 Elena Andreyeva
Guy David
Hummy Song

The Effects of Home Health Visit Length on Hospital Readmission
w24528 Bogdan Savych
David Neumark
Randall Lea

Do Opioids Help Injured Workers Recover and Get Back to Work? The Impact of Opioid Prescriptions on Duration of Temporary Disability
w24536 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Impact of New Drug Launches on Life-Years Lost in 2015 from 19 Types of Cancer in 36 Countries
w24499 Sarah Hamersma
Johanna Catherine Maclean

Insurance Expansions and Children's Use of Substance Use Disorder Treatment
w24511 Charles Courtemanche
James Marton
Benjamin Ukert
Aaron Yelowitz
Daniela Zapata

Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Health Behaviors after Three Years
w24475 William N. Evans
Ethan Lieber
Patrick Power

How the Reformulation of OxyContin Ignited the Heroin Epidemic
w24480 Charles Courtemanche
Andrew Friedson
Daniel I. Rees

Ambulance Utilization in New York City after the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
w24486 Haizhen Lin
Ian M. McCarthy

Multimarket Contact in Health Insurance: Evidence from Medicare Advantage
w24487 Julia Shu-Huah Wang
Neeraj Kaushal

Health and Mental Health Effects of Local Immigration Enforcement
w24491 Savannah L. Bergquist
Timothy J. Layton
Thomas G. McGuire
Sherri Rose

Intervening on the Data to Improve the Performance of Health Plan Payment Methods
w24493 David Card
Alessandra Fenizia
David Silver

The Health Effects of Cesarean Delivery for Low-Risk First Births
w24497 Adam Sacarny
Adoption and Learning Across Hospitals: The Case of a Revenue-Generating Practice
w24470 Nathaniel Hendren
Measuring Ex-Ante Welfare in Insurance Markets
w24440 Janet Currie
Jonas Y. Jin
Molly Schnell

U.S. Employment and Opioids: Is There a Connection?
w24445 Jonathan Gruber
Thomas P. Hoe
George Stoye

Saving Lives by Tying Hands: The Unexpected Effects of Constraining Health Care Providers
w24410 Emilia Simeonova
Janet Currie
Peter Nilsson
Reed Walker

Congestion Pricing, Air Pollution and Children's Health
w24387 Alice M. Ellyson
Anirban Basu

The New Prescription Drug Paradox: Pipeline Pressure and Rising Prices
w24392 Chenyuan Liu
Justin R. Sydnor

Dominated Options in Health-Insurance Plans
w24401 Pinka Chatterji
Siyang Li
Gerald R. Marschke

Medical Malpractice Reforms and the Location Decisions of New Physicians
w24347 Rebecca Mary Myerson
Darius Lakdawalla
Lisandro D. Colantonio
Monika Safford
David Meltzer

Effects of Expanding Health Screening on Treatment - What Should We Expect? What Can We Learn?
w24354 David C. Chan
Jr
Michael J. Dickstein

Industry Input in Policymaking: Evidence from Medicare
w24316 Thomas C. Buchmueller
Léontine Goldzahl

The Effect of Organized Breast Cancer Screening on Mammography Use: Evidence from France
w24338 Leila Agha
Keith Marzilli Ericson
Kimberley H. Geissler
James B. Rebitzer

Team Formation and Performance: Evidence from Healthcare Referral Networks
w24340 David Slusky
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Sunlight and Protection Against Influenza
w24289 Joseph P. Newhouse
Mary Beth Landrum
Mary Price
J. Michael McWilliams
John Hsu
Thomas McGuire

The Comparative Advantage of Medicare Advantage
w24304 Michael Darden
Ian McCarthy
Eric Barrette

Hospital Pricing and Public Payments
w24308 Mara Faccio
John J. McConnell

Death by Pokémon GO: The Economic and Human Cost of Using Apps While Driving
w24240 Richard G. Frank
Richard J. Zeckhauser

High-Priced Drugs in Medicare Part D: Diagnosis and Potential Prescription
w24267 Ethan M.J. Lieber
Lee M. Lockwood

Targeting with In-kind Transfers: Evidence from Medicaid Home Care
w24210 Barry Bosworth
John Bieler
Michael Kleinrock
Eric Koepcke
Ernst R. Berndt

An Evaluation of the CPI Indexes for Prescription Drugs
w24232 Victor Chernozhukov
Iván Fernández-Val
Sukjin Han
Amanda Kowalski

Censored Quantile Instrumental Variable Estimation with Stata
w24229 Damon Jones
David Molitor
Julian Reif

What Do Workplace Wellness Programs Do? Evidence from the Illinois Workplace Wellness Study
w24188 Christopher J. Ruhm
Deaths of Despair or Drug Problems?
2017
w24156 Francesco Decarolis
Andrea Guglielmo
Calvin Luscombe

Open Enrollment Periods and Plan Choices
w24155 Gautam Gowrisankaran
Keith A. Joiner
Pierre-Thomas Léger

Physician Practice Style and Healthcare Costs: Evidence from Emergency Departments
w24129 Daniel W. Sacks
Khoa Vu
Tsan-Yao Huang
Pinar Karaca-Mandic

The Effect of the Risk Corridors Program on Marketplace Premiums and Participation
w24131 Hope Corman
Dhaval M. Dave
Nancy E. Reichman

Evolution of the Infant Health Production Function
w24133 Martin B. Hackmann
Incentivizing Better Quality of Care: The Role of Medicaid and Competition in the Nursing Home Industry
w24134 John A. Graves
Shawn Garbett
Zilu Zhou
Josh Peterson

The Value of Pharmacogenomic Information
w24100 Cathy J. Bradley
David Neumark
Lauryn Saxe Walker

The Effect of Primary Care Visits on Health Care Utilization: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial
w24054 David H. Howard
Jason Hockenberry
Guy David

Personalized Medicine When Physicians Induce Demand
w24055 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein

Moral Hazard in Health Insurance: What We Know and How We Know It
w24042 Itzik Fadlon
Torben Heien Nielsen

Family Health Behaviors
w24026 Amitabh Chandra
Craig Garthwaite
Ariel Dora Stern

Characterizing the Drug Development Pipeline for Precision Medicines
w24035 Amitabh Chandra
Douglas O. Staiger

Identifying Sources of Inefficiency in Health Care
w24038 Sungchul Park
Anirban Basu
Norma Coe
Fahad Khalil

Service-level Selection: Strategic Risk Selection in Medicare Advantage in Response to Risk Adjustment
w24003 Alberto Abadie
Susan Athey
Guido W. Imbens
Jeffrey Wooldridge

When Should You Adjust Standard Errors for Clustering?
w23989 Manuel I. Hermosilla
Jorge A. Lemus

Therapeutic Translation of Genomic Science: Opportunities and limitations of GWAS
w23995 Kerry Anne McGeary
Dhaval M. Dave
Brandy J. Lipton
Timothy Roeper

Impact of Comprehensive Smoking Bans on the Health of Infants and Children
w24002 Kenneth Brevoort
Daniel Grodzicki
Martin B. Hackmann

Medicaid and Financial Health
w23965 Jeffrey Clemens
Benedic Ippolito

Implications of Medicaid Financing Reform for State Government Budgets
w23983 Anna Chorniy
Janet Currie
Lyudmyla Sonchak

Exploding Asthma and ADHD Caseloads: The Role of Medicaid Managed Care
w23956 David Dranove
Christopher Ody
Amanda Starc

A Dose of Managed Care: Controlling Drug Spending in Medicaid
w23926 Caitlin Carroll
Michael Chernew
A. Mark Fendrick
Joe Thompson
Sherri Rose

Effects of Episode-Based Payment on Health Care Spending and Utilization: Evidence from Perinatal Care in Arkansas
w23900 Kristopher J. Hult
Measuring the Potential Health Impact of Personalized Medicine: Evidence from MS Treatments
w23915 Charles F. Manski
Improving Clinical Guidelines and Decisions under Uncertainty
w23867 Abhijit Banerjee
Sylvain Chassang
Sergio Montero
Erik Snowberg

A Theory of Experimenters
w23871 Laurence C. Baker
M. Kate Bundorf
Daniel P. Kessler

Does Multispecialty Practice Enhance Physician Market Power?
w23876 Michael Geruso
Timothy Layton

Selection in Health Insurance Markets and Its Policy Remedies
w23839 James M. Poterba
Steven F. Venti
David A. Wise

Longitudinal Determinants of End-of-Life Wealth Inequality
w23840 Anirban Basu
Norma Coe
Cole G. Chapman

Comparing 2SLS vs 2SRI for Binary Outcomes and Binary Exposures
w23842 Caroline S. Bennette
Anirban Basu
Scott D. Ramsey
Zachary Helms
Peter B. Bach

Returns to Pharmaceutical Innovation in the Market for Oral Chemotherapy in Response to Insurance Coverage Expansion
w23846 Rudy Douven
Ron van der Heijden
Thomas McGuire
Frederik T. Schut

Premium Levels and Demand Response in Health Insurance: Relative Thinking and Zero-Price Effects
w23807 Nava Ashraf
Edward Glaeser
Abraham Holland
Bryce Millett Steinberg

Water, Health and Wealth
w23810 Chloe N. East
Sarah Miller
Marianne Page
Laura R. Wherry

Multi-generational Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net: Early Life Exposure to Medicaid and the Next Generation's Health
w23820 Li-Shiun Chen
Ping Wang
Yao Yao

Smoking, Health Capital, and Longevity: Evaluation of Personalized Cessation Treatments in a Lifecycle Model with Heterogeneous Agents
w23768 Elaine L. Hill
David Slusky
Donna Ginther

Medically Necessary but Forbidden: Reproductive Health Care in Catholic-owned Hospitals
w23765 Keith Marzilli Ericson
Kimberley Geissler
Benjamin Lubin

The Impact of Partial-Year Enrollment on the Accuracy of Risk Adjustment Systems: A Framework and Evidence
w23781 Joan Costa Font
Richard Frank
Katherine Swartz

Access to Long-Term Care After a Wealth Shock: Evidence from the Housing Bubble and Burst
w23748 Zack Cooper
Amanda E Kowalski
Eleanor N Powell
Jennifer Wu

Politics, Hospital Behavior, and Health Care Spending
w23749 Felipe A. Dunsch
David K. Evans
Ezinne Eze-Ajoku
Mario Macis

Management, Supervision, and Health Care: A Field Experiment
w23758 Jeffrey Clemens
Benedic Ippolito

Uncompensated Care and the Collapse of Hospital Payment Regulation: An Illustration of the Tinbergen Rule
w23760 Johanna Catherine Maclean
Benjamin L. Cook
Nicholas Carson
Michael F. Pesko

Public Insurance and Psychotropic Prescription Medications for Mental Illness
w23761 John F. Helliwell
Lara B. Aknin
Hugh Shiplett
Haifang Huang
Shun Wang

Social Capital and Prosocial Behaviour as Sources of Well-Being
w23727 Liang Bai
Benjamin Handel
Edward Miguel
Gautam Rao

Self-Control and Demand for Preventive Health: Evidence from Hypertension in India
w23730 Karen Clay
Ethan Schmick
Werner Troesken

The Rise and Fall of Pellagra in the American South
w23742 Kate Ho
Robin S. Lee

Equilibrium Provider Networks: Bargaining and Exclusion in Health Care Markets
w23682 Adam I. Biener
John Cawley
Chad Meyerhoefer

The Medical Care Costs of Youth Obesity: An Instrumental Variables Approach
w23718 Amy Finkelstein
Neale Mahoney
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

What Does (Formal) Health Insurance Do, and For Whom?
w23719 John Cawley
Euna Han
Jiyoon (June) Kim
Edward C. Norton

Testing for Peer Effects Using Genetic Data
w23722 Charles Courtemanche
Andrew Friedson
Andrew P. Koller
Daniel I. Rees

The Affordable Care Act and Ambulance Response Times
w23645 Molly Schnell
Janet Currie

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: Is There a Role for Physician Education?
w23649 Thorhildur Ólafsdóttir
Tinna Laufey Ásgeirsdóttir
Edward C. Norton

Valuing Pain using the Subjective Well-being Method
w23662 Neha Bairoliya
Pinar Karaca-Mandic
Jeffrey S. McCullough
Amil Petrin

Consumer Learning and the Entry of Generic Pharmaceuticals
w23642 Ernst R. Berndt
Rena M. Conti
Stephen J. Murphy

The Generic Drug User Fee Amendments: An Economic Perspective
w23668 Amy Finkelstein
Nathaniel Hendren
Mark Shepard

Subsidizing Health Insurance for Low-Income Adults: Evidence from Massachusetts
w23624 Benjamin R. Handel
Igal Hendel
Michael D. Whinston

The Welfare Effects of Long-Term Health Insurance Contracts
w23634 Stefanie Fischer
Heather Royer
Corey White

The Impacts of Reduced Access to Abortion and Family Planning Services on Abortion, Births, and Contraceptive Purchases
w23640 Ernst R. Berndt
Rena M. Conti
Stephen J. Murphy

The Landscape of US Generic Prescription Drug Markets, 2004-2016
w23601 David E. Bloom
Simiao Chen
Michael Kuhn
Mark E. McGovern
Les Oxley
Klaus Prettner

The Economic Burden of Chronic Diseases: Estimates and Projections for China, Japan, and South Korea
w23603 John Mullahy
Individual Results May Vary: Elementary Analytics of Inequality-Probability Bounds, with Applications to Health-Outcome Treatment Effects
w23623 Zack Cooper
Fiona Scott Morton
Nathan Shekita

Surprise! Out-of-Network Billing for Emergency Care in the United States
w23607 Mark Duggan
Gopi Shah Goda
Emilie Jackson

The Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Health Insurance Coverage and Labor Market Outcomes
w23610 James J. Heckman
Margaret L. Holland
Kevin K. Makino
Rodrigo Pinto
Maria Rosales-Rueda

An Analysis of the Memphis Nurse-Family Partnership Program
w23611 David Neumark
Bogdan Savych

The Effects of Provider Choice Policies on Workers' Compensation Costs
w23622 Diane Alexander
Janet Currie

Is It Who You Are or Where You Live? Residential Segregation and Racial Gaps in Childhood Asthma
w23597 Jean Abraham
Coleman Drake
Daniel W. Sacks
Kosali I. Simon

Demand for Health Insurance Marketplace Plans Was Highly Elastic in 2014-2015
w23567 Mariana Carrera
Heather Royer
Mark Stehr
Justin Sydnor

Can Financial Incentives Help People Trying to Establish New Habits? Experimental Evidence with New Gym Members
w23585 Diane Alexander
Janet Currie
Molly Schnell

Check Up Before You Check Out: Retail Clinics and Emergency Room Use
w23566 Jason Abaluck
Abi Adams

What Do Consumers Consider Before They Choose? Identification from Asymmetric Demand Responses
w23514 Michael Baker
Janet Currie
Hannes Schwandt

Mortality Inequality in Canada and the U.S.: Divergent or Convergent Trends?
w23518 Timothy Layton
Alice K. Ndikumana
Mark Shepard

Health Plan Payment in Medicaid Managed Care: A Hybrid Model of Regulated Competition
w23524 Alan I. Barreca
Matthew Neidell
Nicholas J. Sanders

Long-Run Pollution Exposure and Adult Mortality: Evidence from the Acid Rain Program
w23530 Jill R. Horwitz
Charleen Hsuan
Austin Nichols

The Role of Hospital and Market Characteristics in Invasive Cardiac Service Diffusion
w23465 Martha J. Bailey
Jason M. Lindo

Access and Use of Contraception and Its Effects on Women's Outcomes in the U.S.
w23468 Juan Pablo Atal
Hanming Fang
Martin Karlsson
Nicolas R. Ziebarth

Exit, Voice or Loyalty? An Investigation into Mandated Portability of Front-Loaded Private Health Plans
w23471 Bradley Heim
Ithai Lurie
Kosali Simon

Did the Affordable Care Act Young Adult Provision Affect Labor Market Outcomes? Analysis Using Tax Data
w23446 Michael D. Frakes
Matthew B. Frank
Seth A. Seabury

The Effect of Malpractice Law on Physician Supply: Evidence from Negligence-Standard Reforms
w23444 Timothy Layton
Ellen J. Montz
Mark Shepard

Health Plan Payment in U.S. Marketplaces: Regulated Competition with a Weak Mandate
w23450 Johanna Catherine Maclean
Michael F. Pesko
Steven C. Hill

The Effect of Insurance Expansions on Smoking Cessation Medication Prescriptions: Evidence from ACA Medicaid Expansions
w23413 Toshiaki Iizuka
Katsuhiko Nishiyama
Brian Chen
Karen Eggleston

Is Preventive Care Worth the Cost? Evidence from Mandatory Checkups in Japan
w23402 R. Tamara Konetzka
Karen B. Lasater
Edward C. Norton
Rachel M. Werner

Are Recessions Good for Staffing in Nursing Homes?
w23376 Charles Courtemanche
Rusty Tchernis
Xilin Zhou

Parental Work Hours and Childhood Obesity: Evidence using Instrumental Variables Related to Sibling School Eligibility
w23389 Juan Carlos Conesa
Daniela Costa
Parisa Kamali
Timothy J. Kehoe
Vegard M. Nygard
Gajendran Raveendranathan
Akshar Saxena

Macroeconomic Effects of Medicare
w23388 Ioana Popovici
Johanna Catherine Maclean
Michael T. French

Health Insurance and Traffic Fatalities: The Effects of Substance Use Disorder Parity Laws
w23344 Adam Jørring
Andrew W. Lo
Tomas J. Philipson
Manita Singh
Richard T. Thakor

Sharing R&D Risk in Healthcare via FDA Hedges
w23353 Steve Cicala
Ethan M.J. Lieber
Victoria Marone

Cost of Service Regulation in U.S. Health Care: Minimum Medical Loss Ratios
w23366 Jason M. Lindo
Caitlin Myers
Andrea Schlosser
Scott Cunningham

How Far Is Too Far? New Evidence on Abortion Clinic Closures, Access, and Abortions
w23342 Johanna Catherine Maclean
Brendan Saloner

The Effect of Public Insurance Expansions on Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act
w23334 John Cawley
Damien de Walque
Daniel Grossman

The Effect of Stress on Later-Life Health: Evidence from the Vietnam Draft
w23329 Alan J. Auerbach
Kerwin K. Charles
Courtney C. Coile
William Gale
Dana Goldman
Ronald Lee
Charles M. Lucas
Peter R. Orszag
Louise M. Sheiner
Bryan Tysinger
David N. Weil
Justin Wolfers
Rebeca Wong

How the Growing Gap in Life Expectancy May Affect Retirement Benefits and Reforms
w23313 Dhaval Dave
Bo Feng
Michael F. Pesko

The Effects of E-Cigarette Minimum Legal Sale Age Laws on Youth Substance Use
w23290 Allison B. Rosen
Kaushik Ghosh
Emily S. Pape
Marcelo Coca Perraillon
Irina Bondarenko
Kassandra L. Messer
Trivellore Raghunathan
Susan T. Stewart
David M. Cutler

Strengthening National Data to Better Measure What We Are Buying in Health Care: Reconciling National Health Expenditures with Detailed Survey Data
w23297 Kai Hong
Kacie Dragan
Sherry Glied

Seeing and Hearing: The Impacts of New York City's Universal Prekindergarten Program on the Health of Low-Income Children
w23269 Charles Courtemanche
James Marton
Benjamin Ukert
Aaron Yelowitz
Daniela Zapata

Early Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Health Care Access, Risky Health Behaviors, and Self-Assessed Health
w23271 Garth Heutel
Nolan H. Miller
David Molitor

Adaptation and the Mortality Effects of Temperature Across U.S. Climate Regions
w23257 Kenneth J. Arrow
Kamran Bilir
Alan T. Sorensen

The Impact of Information Technology on the Diffusion of New Pharmaceuticals
w23241 Frank R. Lichtenberg
The Impact of Public and Private Research Support on Premature Cancer Mortality and Hospitalization in the U.S., 1999-2013
w23219 D. Mark Anderson
Kerwin Kofi Charles
Claudio Las Heras Olivares
Daniel I. Rees

Was The First Public Health Campaign Successful? The Tuberculosis Movement and Its Effect on Mortality
w23188 Mariana Carrera
Heather Royer
Mark F. Stehr
Justin R. Sydnor

The Structure of Health Incentives: Evidence from a Field Experiment
w23192 Alex Hollingsworth
Christopher J. Ruhm
Kosali Simon

Macroeconomic Conditions and Opioid Abuse
w23203 Yaa Akosa Antwi
Johanna Catherine Maclean

State Health Insurance Mandates and Labor Market Outcomes: New Evidence on Old Questions
w23171 Daniel I. Rees
Joseph J. Sabia
Laura M. Argys
Joshua Latshaw
Dhaval Dave

With a Little Help from My Friends: The Effects of Naloxone Access and Good Samaritan Laws on Opioid-Related Deaths
w23174 Benjamin U. Friedrich
Martin B. Hackmann

The Returns to Nursing: Evidence from a Parental Leave Program
w23177 Brigham Frandsen
Michael Powell
James B. Rebitzer

Sticking Points: Common-Agency Problems and Contracting in the U.S. Healthcare System
w23139 David Slusky
Donna Ginther

Did Medicaid Expansion Reduce Medical Divorce?
w23148 Thomas C. Buchmueller
Colleen Carey

The Effect of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Opioid Utilization in Medicare
w23166 Joseph J. Doyle
Jr.
John A. Graves
Jonathan Gruber

Evaluating Measures of Hospital Quality
w23117 Abe Dunn
Eli B. Liebman
Adam Shapiro

Decomposing Medical-Care Expenditure Growth
w23131 Cory Capps
Dennis W. Carlton
Guy David

Antitrust Treatment of Nonprofits: Should Hospitals Receive Special Care?
w23090 Vilsa Curto
Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Jonathan D. Levin
Jay Bhattacharya

Healthcare Spending and Utilization in Public and Private Medicare
w23092 Bradley Heim
Ithai Lurie
Kosali I. Simon

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act Young Adult Provision on Childbearing, Marriage, and Tax Filing Behavior: Evidence from Tax Data
w23100 Liran Einav
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