Alan M. Garber

Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research

M.D., Ph.D., Hen. J. Kaiser, Jr. Professor & Professor of Medicine

179 Encina Commons

Stanford, CA 94305-6019

United States

Government of the United States of America - Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Staff Physician

Palo Alto, CA 94304

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Director, Health Care Program

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Advances in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Health Interventions

NBER Working Paper No. w7198
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Aug 1999 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2010
Alan M. Garber
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
Downloads 86 (286,870)

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Economic Foundations of Cost Effective Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w4164
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2008
Alan M. Garber and Charles E. Phelps
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and University of Rochester - Provost's Office
Downloads 85 (288,998)

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Is American Health Care Uniquely Inefficient?

NBER Working Paper No. w14257
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
Alan M. Garber and Jonathan S. Skinner
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Dartmouth College - Department of Economics
Downloads 78 (304,188)

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Insurance and Incentives for Medical Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w12080
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 May 2006 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2014
Alan M. Garber, Charles I. Jones and Paul M. Romer
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford Graduate School of Business and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 65 (336,501)

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Nudges in Exercise Commitment Contracts: A Randomized Trial

NBER Working Paper No. w21406
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Jul 2015
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Stanford University
Downloads 27 (486,761)

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Nudges in Exercise Commitment Contracts: A Randomized Trial

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Stanford University
Downloads 25 (498,522)

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Forecasting Nursing Home Utilization of Elderly Americans

NBER Working Paper No. w4107
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2010
Andrew R. Dick, Alan M. Garber and Thomas E. MaCurdy
Government of the United States of America - Economic Analysis Group, Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Stanford University
Downloads 48 (388,098)

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Medical Care at the End of Life: Diseases, Treatment Patterns, and Costs

NBER Working Paper No. w6748
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Nov 1998 Last Revised: 10 May 2000
Alan M. Garber, Thomas E. MaCurdy and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University and Brookings Institution
Downloads 46 (394,867)

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Committing to Exercise: Contract Design for Virtuous Habit Formation

NBER Working Paper No. w16624
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2010
Stanford University, Yale University and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
Downloads 34 (440,953)

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Long-Term Care, Wealth, and Health of the Disabled Elderly Living in the Community

NBER Working Paper No. w2328
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2009
Alan M. Garber
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
Downloads 31 (454,115)

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Case Mix, Costs, and Outcomes: Differences between Faculty and Community Services in a University Hospital

NBER Working Paper No. w1159
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2010
Alan M. Garber, Victor R. Fuchs and James F. Silverman
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Independent
Downloads 28 (468,424)

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Persistence of Medicare Expenditures Among Elderly Beneficiaries

NBER Working Paper No. w6249
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2010
Alan M. Garber, Thomas E. MaCurdy and Mark B. McClellan
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University and Brookings Institution
Downloads 27 (473,469)

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Predicting Nursing Home Utilization Among the High-Risk Elderly

NBER Working Paper No. w2843
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 21 May 2008
Alan M. Garber and Thomas E. MaCurdy
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Stanford University
Downloads 26 (478,670)

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To Comfort Always: The Prospects of Expanded Social Responsibility for Long-Term Care

NBER Working Paper No. w5034
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
Alan M. Garber
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
Downloads 24 (489,546)

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Costs and Benefits of Prenatal Screening for Cystic Fibrosis

NBER Working Paper No. w2749
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2012
Joseph P. Fenerty and Alan M. Garber
Independent and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
Downloads 20 (511,938)

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Cause-Specific Mortality Among Medicare Enrollees

NBER Working Paper No. w5409
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2008
Jay Bhattacharya, Alan M. Garber and Thomas E. MaCurdy
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Stanford University
Downloads 20 (511,938)

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Coping with Chronic Disease? Chronic Disease and Disability in Elderly American Population 1982-1999

NBER Working Paper No. w14811
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Mar 2009
University of California, San Francisco - Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Stanford University
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Nursing Home Discharges and Exhaustion of Medicare Benefits

NBER Working Paper No. w3639
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2010
Alan M. Garber and Thomas E. MaCurdy
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Stanford University
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Coverage of New Health Care Technologies in the US: An Investigation of Principles, Processes and the Use of Cost-Effectiveness Information

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 16 Jun 2007
Stirling Bryan, Alan M. Garber and Marthe Gold
University of Birmingham, Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and City University of New York

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Evidence-Based Coverage Policy

Health Affairs, Vol. 20, No. 5
Posted: 23 Oct 2001
Alan M. Garber
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research

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