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#HEJC papers for September 2013

Below is a list of recently published working papers and discussion papers from the field of health economics. If you’d like to discuss one of the papers for a #HEJC meeting, please complete the form at the bottom of the page.

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  1. A new perspective on the economic valuation of informal care: the well-being approach revisited, by Konstantin Kehl and Stephan Stahlschmidt [RePEc]
  2. An evaluation of HRS sample weights, by Elena Gouskova [RePEc]
  3. Assessing the effects of medical marijuana laws on marijuana and alcohol use: the devil is in the details, by Rosalie Liccardo Pacula, David Powell, Paul Heaton and Eric L Sevigny [RePEc]
  4. Association between obesity and selected morbidities: a study of BRICS, by Ankita Shukla, Kaushalendra Kumar and Abhishek Singh [RePEc]
  5. Barriers to health and the poverty trap, by Yin-Chi Wang and Ping Wang [RePEc]
  6. Changing eating habits – a field experiment in primary schools, by Michèle Belot, Jonathan James and Patrick Nolen [RePEc]
  7. Community effects on elderly health: evidence from CHARLS national baseline, by James P Smith, Meng Tian and Yaohui Zhao [RePEc]
  8. Cost-benefit analysis and distributional weights: an overview, by Matthew D Adler [RePEc]
  9. Crowding out of solidarity? – Public health insurance versus informal transfer networks in Ghana, by Florian Klohn and Christoph Strupat [RePEc]
  10. Demand uncertainty and hospital costs: an application to Portuguese NHS hospitals, by Alvaro Almeida and Joana Cima [RePEc]
  11. Disease incidence and mortality among older Americans and Europeans, by Aida Sole-Auro, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Michael D Hurd and Eileen Crimmins [RePEc]
  12. Do economic crises lead to health and nutrition behaviour responses? Analysis using longitudinal data from Russia, by Zlatko Nikoloski and Mohamed Ihsan Ajwad [RePEc]
  13. Do fertility transitions influence infant mortality declines? Evidence from early modern Germany, by Alan Fernihough and Mark E McGovern [RePEc]
  14. Does changing the legal drinking age influence youth behaviour, by Stefan Boes and Steven Stillman [RePEc]
  15. Does commuting cause stress? The public health implications of traffic congestion, by Murtaza Haider, Kenneth Kerr and Madhav Badami [RePEc]
  16. Does physician dispensing increase drug expenditures? by Boris Kaiser and Christian Schmid [RePEc]
  17. Early-life disease exposure and occupational status: the impact of yellow fever during the 19th century, by Martin Hugo Saavedra [RePEc]
  18. Economic and financial consequences of cancer from patient’s family perspective: a a case study of Punjab, by Inderjeet Singh, Lakhwinder Singh and Parmod Kumar [RePEc]
  19. Evidence for significant compression of morbidity in the elderly U.S. population, by David M Cutler, Kaushik Ghosh and Mary Beth Landrum [RePEc]
  20. First do no harm, then do not cheat: DRG upcoding in German neonatology, by Hendrik Jürges and Juliane Köberlein [RePEc]
  21. Health-related life cycle risks and public insurance, by Daniel Kemptner [RePEc]
  22. Heterogeneity of the effects of health insurance on household savings: evidence from rural China, by Diana Cheung and Ysaline Padieu [RePEc]
  23. Hospital choices, hospital prices and financial incentives to physicians, by Kate Ho and Ariel Pakes [RePEc]
  24. If my blood pressure is high, do I take it to heart? Behavioural impacts of biomarker collection in the health and retirement study, by Ryan D Edwards [RePEc]
  25. Inequality and bi-polarization in socioeconomic status and health: ordinal approaches, by Bénédicte Apouey and Jacques Silber [RePEc]
  26. International fragmentation in the presence of alternative health sector scenario: a theoretical analysis, by Tonmoy Chatterjee and Kausik Gupta [RePEc]
  27. International health economics, by Mark Egan and Tomas J Philipson [RePEc]
  28. Keeping the doctor away: experimental evidence on investment in preventative health products, by Jennifer M Meredith, Jonathan Robinson, Sarah Walker and Bruce Wydick [RePEc]
  29. Lessons from low-cost healthcare innovations for the base-of the pyramid markets: how incumbents can systematically create disruptive innovations, by Aditi Ramdorai and Cornelius Herstatt [RePEc]
  30. Mitigating the effects of low birth weight: evidence from quasi-randomly assigned adoptees, by Brian Beach and Martin Hugo Saavedra [RePEc]
  31. Mobility of capital and health sector: a trade theoretic analysis, by Tonmoy Chatterjee and Kausik Gupta [RePEc]
  32. On the measurement of the (multidimensional) inequality of health distributions, by Jens L Hougaard, Juan D Moreno-Ternero and Lars P Osterdal [RePEc]
  33. Physician beliefs and patient preferences: a new look at regional variation in health care spending, by David Cutler, Jonathan Skinner, Ariel Dora Stern and David Wennberg [RePEc]
  34. Poverty and transitions in health, by Maja Adena and Michal Myck [RePEc]
  35. Recessions, healthy no more? by Christopher J Ruhm [RePEc]
  36. Representativeness of the low-income population in the health and retirement study, by Erik Meijer and Lynn A Karoly [RePEc]
  37. Short- and medium-term effects of informal care provision on health, by Hendrik Schmitz and Matthias Westphal [RePEc]
  38. Smoking outside: the effect of the Irish workplace smoking ban on smoking prevalence among the employed, by Michael Savage [RePEc]
  39. Socioeconomic determinants of child health – empirical evidence from Indonesia, by Subha Mani [RePEc]
  40. Spousal effects in smoking cessation: matching, learning, or bargaining? by Kerry Anne McGeary [RePEc]
  41. Stability of preference against aging and health shocks: a comparison between Japan and the United States, by Hideki Hashimoto, Hidehiko Ichimura and Satoshi Shimuzutani [RePEc]
  42. The causal effect of retirement on mortality: evidence from targeted incentives to retire early, by Hans Bloemen, Stefan Hochguertel and Jochem Zweerink [RePEc]
  43. The child health implications of privatizing Africa’s urban water supply, by Katrina Kosec [RePEc]
  44. The dynamics of pharmaceutical regulation and R&D investments, by Rosella Levaggi, Michele Moretto and Paolo Pertile [RePEc]
  45. The economic impact of non-communicable disease in China and India: estimates, projections and comparisons, by David E Bloom, Elizabeth T Cafiero, Mark E McGovern, Klaus Prettner, Anderson Stanciole, Jonathan Weiss, Samuel Bakkila and Larry Rosenberg [RePEc]
  46. The effect of a constitutional right to health on population health in 157 countries, 1970-2007: the role of democratic governance, by Hiroaki Matsuura [RePEc]
  47. The future of long-term care in Japan, by Matthew A Cole, Robert J R Elliott, Okubo Toshihiro and Eric Strobl [RePEc]
  48. The impact of eliminating a child benefit on birth timing and infant health, by Cristina Borra, Libertad Gonzalez and Almudena Sevilla-Sanz [RePEc]
  49. The role of agents and brokers in the market for health insurance, by Pinar Karaca-Mandic, Roger Feldman and Peter Graven [RePEc]
  50. The socio-economic module of the Berlin Aging Study II (SOEP-BASE): description, structure, and questionnaire, by Anke Böckenhoff, Denise Sassenroth, Martin Kroh, Thomas Siedler, Peter Eibich and Gart G Wagner [RePEc]
  51. Timing of prenatal smoking cessation or reduction and infant birth weight: evidence from the United Kingdom Millenium Cohort Study, by Ji Yan and Peter A Groothuis [RePEc]
  52. Two-period comparison of healthcare demand with income growth and population aging in rural China: implications for adjustment of the healthcare supply and development, by Jacky Mathonnat, Yong He and Martine Audibert [RePEc]
  53. What do wages add to the health-employment nexus? Evidence from older European workers, by Manuel Flores and Adriaan Kalwij [RePEc]


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