Summary We use counterfactual analysis techniques to evaluate the impact of a $2 minimum unit price (MUP) on the distribution of Australian (Victorian) household off-trade alcohol purchases.
Author Archives: Health Economics Journal
Summary In this paper, we assemble five large administrative data sets in Taiwan to investigate the short-run and long-run effects of birth weight.
Abstract Utilizing the Current Population Survey, the study identifies that absences due to sickness decline following the legalization of medical marijuana.
Summary To incentivize hospitals to provide better quality care at a lower cost, the Affordable Care Act of 2010 included the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP), which reduces payments to hospitals with excess 30-day readmissions for Medicare patients treated for certain conditions.
Abstract This research provides the first in-depth analysis of the effect that increased cigarette taxes have on exercise behavior.
Abstract This study estimated a system of demand for cigarettes, little cigars/cigarillos, large cigars, e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, and loose smoking tobacco using market-level scanner data for convenience stores.
Abstract This paper studies consumer learning in influenza vaccination decisions.
Abstract Recent policy attempts to set high nutrition standards for the School Breakfast Program (SBP) and National School Lunch Program (NSLP) aim to improve children’s health outcomes.
Abstract After a period of steady decline, out-of-pocket (OOP) costs for general practitioner (GP) consultations in Australia began increasing in the mid-1990s.
Source: Co-Editor Appointment: Sally Stearns
Summary In this editorial, we consider the vexing issue of unrelated future costs’ (for example, the costs of caring for people with dementia or kidney failure after preventing their deaths from a heart attack).
Summary While many economic studies have explored the role of prenatal care in infant health production, the literature is sporadic on the effects of prenatal care on the mother.