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#HEJC papers for October 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.

For more information about #HEJC, and to find out about the role of a discussant, click here.

  1. Valuing Health Technology – New Value Spaces For Personal Health Systems To Support Active Aging
  2. Health Consequences of Transitioning to Retirement and Social Participation: Results based on JSTAR panel data
  3. Work Incentives of Medicaid Beneficiaries and The Role of Asset Testing
  4. Use of Bayesian Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods to estimate the EQ-5D utility scores from EORTC QLQ data in myeloma for use in cost effectiveness analysis
  5. Employer-Provided Health Insurance and Job Mobility
  6. Individual Behavior as a Pathway between Early-Life Shocks and Adult Health: Evidence from Hunger Episodes in Post-War Germany
  7. Spousal Health Effects – the Role of Selection
  8. The Changing Role of Government in Financing Health Care: An International Perspective
  9. Impact of Mortality-Based Performance Measures on Hospital Pricing: the Case of Colon Cancer Surgeries
  10. Modeling Area-Level Health Rankings
  11. Patient Copayments, Provider Incentives and Income Effects: Theory and Evidence from China’s Essential Medications List Policy
  12. Putting the Patient in Patient Reported Outcomes: A Robust Methodology for Health Outcomes Assessment
  13. The Star Treatment: Estimating the Impact of Star Ratings on Medicare Advantage Enrollments
  14. Financial Literacy and Consumer Choice of Health Insurance: Evidence from Low-Income Populations in the United States
  15. Overcoming Barriers to Health Service Access: A Study of Lucknow Health Facilities Using TQM
  16. A Portfolio Approach to Mortality Shocks and Fertility Choice: Theory and Evidence from Africa
  17. The Wear and Tear on Health: What is the Role of Occupation?
  18. Heterogeneity in Long Term Health Outcomes of Migrants within Italy
  19. Do fixed patent terms distort innovation? Evidence from cancer clinical trials
  20. The Impact of Mothers’ Earnings on Health Inputs and Infant Health
  21. Happy and healthy: a joint model of health and life satisfaction
  22. What Do We Know About Non-Clinical Interventions for Preventable and Treatable Childhood Diseases in Developing Countries
  23. Health Care Reform, Efficiency of Health Insurers, and Optimal Health Insurance Markets
  24. Effects of Compulsory Schooling on Mortality – Evidence from Sweden
  25. Distance as a barrier to health care access in South Africa
  26. Fair Retirement Under Risky Lifetime
  27. Food Prices and Population Health in Developing Countries: An Investigation of the Effects of the Food Crisis using a Panel Analysis
  28. Attributing a monetary value to patients’ time: A contingent valuation approach
  29. How Consumer Price Subsidies affect Nutrition
  30. Insurer Competition and Negotiated Hospital Prices
  31. Equilibria in Health Exchanges: Adverse Selection vs. Reclassification Risk
  32. The Impact of Insurance and HIV Treatment Technology on HIV Testing
  33. Bias in Measuring Smoking Behavior
  34. The Trade and Health Effects of Tobacco Regulations
  35. Does Early Life Exposure to Cigarette Smoke Permanently Harm Childhood Health? Evidence from Cigarette Tax Hikes
  36. The transmission of longevity across generations: The case of the settler Cape Colony
  37. Inequality of Opportunity in Health Care in China: Suggestion on the Construction of the Urban-Rural Integrated Medical Insurance System
  38. Satisfaction of Patients in Health Care: Some Critical Issues with Research Projects that Measure Satisfaction
  39. Adaptability and innovation in healthcare facilities. Lessons from the past for future developments
  40. The Effects of Smoking Bans on Self-Assessed Health: Evidence from Germany
  41. An Empirical Model of Drug Detailing: Dynamic Competition and Policy Implications
  42. Self-Employment and Health: Barriers or Benefits?
  43. Measuring the Full Value-Effect of an Event: The Healthcare Reform Act
  44. Long-Term Care and Lazy Rotten Kids
  45. Comparing Methods for Imputing Employer Health Insurance Contributions in the Current Population Survey
  46. Can Property Values Capture Changes in Environmental Health Risks? Evidence from a Stated Preference Study in Italy and the UK
  47. Who Pays for Obesity? Evidence from Health Insurance Benefit Mandates
  48. US Male Obesity from 1800-2000: A Long Term Perspective
  49. Health Care Costs, Taxes, and the Retirement Decision: Conceptual Issues and Illustrative Simulations
  50. Health Care, Health Insurance, and the Relative Income of the Elderly and Non-Elderly
  51. The Response of Drug Expenditures to Non-Linear Contract Design: Evidence from Medicare Part D
  52. Health Insurance for “Humans”: Information Frictions, Plan Choice, and Consumer Welfare
  53. Perverse Reverse Price Competition: Average Wholesale Prices and Medicaid Pharmaceutical Spending
  54. Is the Affordable Care Act Different from Romneycare? A Labor Economics Perspective
  55. Average Marginal Labor Income Tax Rates under the Affordable Care Act
  56. Conspicuous Consumption, Conspicuous Health, and Optimal Taxation


  • Chris Sampson

    Founder of the Academic Health Economists' Blog. Senior Principal Economist at the Office of Health Economics. ORCID: 0000-0001-9470-2369

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