Author Archives: Health Economics Journal

Market environment and Medicaid acceptance: What influences the access gap?

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Population health and the economy: Mortality and the Great Recession in Europe

Abstract We analyze the evolution of mortality-based health indicators in 27 European countries before and after the start of the Great Recession.

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A Dynamic Estimation of Obesity Using Nhanes Data: A Pseudo-Panel Approach

Summary In this analysis, we examine the effect of wages on obesity by constructing pseudo-panels to conduct a dynamic estimation of Grossman’s human capital model.

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The impact of adverse health events on consumption: Understanding the mediating effect of…

Abstract Using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics for years 1999–2013, we investigate the impact of physical and mental illnesses on household consumption and financial status.

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Re-Thinking The Different Perspectives That can be Used When Eliciting Preferences in Health’

Abstract The 2003 Health Economics paper by Dolan, Olsen, Menzel and Richardson on An inquiry into the different perspectives that can be used when eliciting preferences in health’ presents a conceptual framework of six perspectives along two dimensions: preferences (personal, social, and socially inclusive personal) and context (ex ante and ex post).

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The Impact of the Eligibility Threshold of a French Means-Tested Health Insurance Programme on…

Abstract This paper assesses the impact of eligibility for a free means-tested complementary health insurance plan, called Couverture Maladie Universelle Complmentaire (CMUC), on doctor visits.

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The Effects of Exercise and Relaxation on Health and Wellbeing

Summary Better management by individuals of their long-term conditions is promoted to improve health and reduce healthcare expenditure.

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2SLS vs 2SRI: Appropriate Methods for Rare Outcomes and/or Rare Exposures

Abstract Using Monte-Carlo simulations, we compare the two-stage least-squares estimator with two-stage residual inclusion estimators, with varying forms of residuals, to estimate the local average treatment effect parameter for a binary outcome and endogenous binary treatment model in the presence of binary covariates and a binary instrumental variable.

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Practice variation in the Dutch long-term care and the role of supply-sensitive care: Is access…

Abstract Universal access and generous coverage are important goals of the Dutch long-term care (LTC) system.

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Constraints on Formulary Design Under the Affordable Care Act

Summary I study the effect of prescription drug essential health benefits (EHB) requirements from the Affordable Care Act on prescription drug formularies of health insurance marketplace plans.

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Parental health and children’s cognitive and noncognitive development: New evidence from the…

Summary This paper examines the effects of parental health on cognitive and noncognitive development in Australian children.

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The causal effect of retirement on mortality: Evidence from targeted incentives to retire early

Abstract This paper estimates the impact of early retirement on mortality using Dutch administrative micro panel data.

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Substance Use Treatment Provider Behavior and Healthcare Reform: Evidence from Massachusetts

Abstract We examine the impact of the 2006 Massachusetts healthcare reform on substance use disorder (SUD) treatment facilities’ provision of care.

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An Analysis of Sibling Correlations in Health using Latent Variable Models

Abstract We investigate sibling correlations in youth health status using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics.

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