#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

#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.

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

  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]

#HEJC papers for August 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. A Life-Cycle Model with Ambiguous Survival Beliefs, by Max Groneck, Alexander Ludwig and Alexander Zimper [RePEc]
  2. Adverse Selection and an Individual Mandate: When Theory Meets Practice, by Martin B. Hackmann, Jonathan T. Kolstad and Amanda E. Kowalski [RePEc]
  3. Are Publicly Financed Health Insurance Schemes Working in India?, by Shamika Ravi and Sofi Bergkvist
  4. Competition, prices, and quality in the market for physician consultations, by Hugh Gravelle, Anthony Scott, Peter Sivey and Jongsay Yong [RePEc]
  5. Death by Market Power: Reform, Competition and Patient Outcomes in the National Health Service, by Martin Gaynor, Rodrigo Moreno-Serra and Carol Propper [RePEc]
  6. Disease Control, Demographic Change and Institutional Development in Africa, by Margaret S. McMillan, William A. Masters and Harounan Kazianga [RePEc]
  7. Do Insurers Risk-Select Against Each Other? Evidence from Medicaid and Implications for Health Reform, by Ilyana Kuziemko, Katherine Meckel and Maya Rossin-Slater [RePEc]
  8. Does quality affect patients’ choice of doctor? Evidence from the UK, by Rita Santos, Hugh Gravelle and Carol Propper [RePEc]
  9. Economic Evaluation of Road Traffic Safety Measures, by Ejaz Gul [RePEc]
  10. Effects of Mental Health on Couple Relationship Status, by Nancy E. Reichman, Hope Corman and Kelly Noonan [RePEc]
  11. Elderly Healthcare in the Face of Budget Constraint, by Ricardo Perlingeiro
  12. Even One Is Too Much: The Economic Consequences of Being a Smoker, by Julie L. Hotchkiss and M. Melinda Pitts [RePEc]
  13. Evolving Choice Inconsistencies in Choice of Prescription Drug Insurance, by Jason Abaluck and Jonathan Gruber [RePEc]
  14. Food Prices and Body Fatness among Youths, by Michael Grossman, Erdal Tekin and Roy Wada [RePEc]
  15. Gender Differences in Preferences for Health-Related Absences from Work, by Daniel Avdic and Per Johansson [RePEc]
  16. Health inequity in Indonesia: is it declining?, by Pipit Pitriyan and Adiatma Y.M Siregar [RePEc]
  17. Healthcare Exceptionalism? Productivity and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector, by Amitabh Chandra, Amy Finkelstein, Adam Sacarny and Chad Syverson [RePEc]
  18. Informal Care and Caregiver’s Health, by Young Kyung DoEdward C. NortonSally Stearns and Courtney H. Van Houtven [RePEc]
  19. Introducing Activity-Based Payment in the Hospital Industry: Evidence from French Data, by Philippe Choné, Franck Evain, Lionel Wilner and Engin Yilmaz [RePEc]
  20. Long-Run Effect of Severe Economic Recessions: Drastic Changes in Working Hours and Male BMI Trajectories, by Olena Y. Nizalova and Edward C. Norton
  21. Nannying, nudging, rewarding? A discussion on the constraints and the degree of control over health status, by Christine le Clainche and Sandy Tubeuf
  22. NHS Productivity from 2004/5 to 2010/11, by Chris Bojke, Adriana Castelli, Katja Grasic, Andrew Street and Padraic Ward [RePEc]
  23. Physician Agency and Competition: Evidence from a Major Change to Medicare Chemotherapy Reimbursement Policy, by Mireille Jacobson, Tom Y. Chang, Joseph P. Newhouse and Craig C. Earle.
  24. Physicians Treating Physicians: Information and Incentives in Childbirth, by Erin M. Johnson and M. Marit Rehavi [RePEc]
  25. Religion and Risky Health Behaviors among U.S. Adolescents and Adults, by Jason Fletcher and Sanjeev Kumar [RePEc]
  26. Subcontracting Health Care Services: Lessons from Therapist Staffing in Skilled Nursing Facilities, by John R. Bowblis and Christopher Scott Brunt
  27. Successful Aging: A Cross-National Study of Subjective Well-Being Later in Life, by Julia Zelikova
  28. The Caloric Costs of Culture: Evidence from Indian Migrants, by David Atkin [RePEc]
  29. The Effect of College Education on Health, by Kasey Buckles, Andreas Hagemann, Ofer Malamud, Melinda S. Morrill and Abigail K. Wozniak [RePEc]
  30. The Effect of Medicaid Expansions in the Late 1980s and Early 1990s on the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women, by Dhaval M. Dave, Sandra L. Decker, Robert Kaestner and Kosali Ilayperuma Simon [RePEc]
  31. The Future of Health Economics: The Potential of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, by Fredrik Hansen, Anders Anell, Ulf-G Gerdtham and Carl Hampus Lyttkens [RePEc]
  32. The Influence of Child Care on Maternal Health and Mother-Child Interaction, by Alexandra Kröll and Rainald Borck [RePEc]
  33. To Drink or Not to Drink: The Microeconomic Analysis of Alcohol Consumption in Russia in 2006-2010, by Yana Roshchina
  34. Trends in Health, Education and Income in the United States, 1820-2000, by Hoyt Bleakley, Dora Costa and Adriana Lleras-Muney [RePEc]
  35. Who to pay for performance? The choice of organisational level for hospital performance incentives, by Søren Rud Kristensen, Mickael Bech and Jørgen Lauridsen [RePEc]