Burton A. Weisbrod

Northwestern University - Department of Economics

John Evans Professor of Economics

2003 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics

9500 Gilman Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093-0508

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

42

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

The Health Care Quadrilemma: An Essay on Technological Change, Insurance, Quality of Care, and Cost Containment

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 523-552, June 1991
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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The Future of the Nonprofit Sector: Its Entwining with Private Enterprise and Government

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 541-555, 1997
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Monetary Returns to College Education, Student Ability, and College Quality

The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 491-497, November 1968
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod and Peter Karpoff
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Pitfalls of Profits

Stanford Social Innovation Review, Vol. 2, Issue 3, p. 40, 2004
Posted: 24 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Collective-Consumption Services of Individual-Consumption Goods

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 78, No. 3, pp. 471-477, August 1964
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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6.

The Valuation of Human Capital

The Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 69, No. 5, pp. 425-436, October 1961
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Factors Affecting College Attendance

The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 174-188, Spring 1975
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Sandra Christensen, John Melder and Burton A. Weisbrod
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Deceased and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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8.

Education and Investment in Human Capital

The Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 70, No. 5, pp. 106-123, October 1962
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Guest Editor's Introduction: The Nonprofit Mission and its Financing

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 165-174, Spring 1998
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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10.

An Income-Net Worth Approach to Measuring Economic Welfare

The American Economic Review, Vol. 58, No. 5, pp. 1315-1329, December 1968
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod and W. Lee Hansen
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Demand for Collective Goods in Private Nonprofit Markets: Can Fundraising Expenditures Help Overcome Free-Rider Behavior?

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 30, No. 1, 1986
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Differential Taxation of Nonprofits and the Commercialization of Nonprofit Revenues

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 195-214, Spring 1998
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod and Joseph J. Cordes
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and George Washington Institute of Public Policy (GWIP)
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Toward a General Theory of Awards, or, Do Economists Need a Hall of Fame?

The Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 80, No. 2, pp. 422-431, March-April 1972
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod and W. Lee Hansen
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Investing in Human Capital

The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 5-21, Summer 1966
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Benefit-Cost Analysis of a Controlled Experiment: Treating the Mentally Ill

The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 523-548, Autumn 1981
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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16.

The Truth About the 'Crisis' in Higher Education Finance

Change Magazine, p. 23, January/February 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod and Evelyn Asch
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Institute for Policy Research
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higher education, financial crisis, tuition, financial aid policies

17.

Disease and Labor Productivity

Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 414-435, April 1974
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod and Robert E. Baldwin
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin at Madison
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Costs and Benefits of Medical Research: A Case Study of Poliomyelitis

The Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 79, No. 3, pp. 527-544, May-June 1971
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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19.

Economics of the Military Draft

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 81, No. 3, pp. 395-421, August 1967
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod and W. Lee Hansen
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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20.

Do Religious Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations Respond Differently to Financial Incentives? The Hospice Industry

Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 26, pp. 342-357, 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod and Richard C. Lindrooth
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Medical University of South Carolina
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nonprofit, hospices, medicare

Comparing Utility Functions in Efficiency Terms or, What Kind of Utility Functions Do We Want?

The American Economic Review, Vol. 67, No. 5, pp. 991-995, December 1977
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Comparing Utility Functions in Efficiency Terms or, What Kind of Utility Functions Do We Want?

The American Economic Review, Vol. 67, No. 5, pp. 991-995, December 1977
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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22.

Some Problems of Pricing and Resource Allocation in a Non-Profit Industry- The Hospitals

Journal of Business, Vol. 38, No. 1, 1965
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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23.

America's Healthcare Dilemma

Challenge, Vol. 28, Issue 4, p. 30, October 1985
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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24.

Productivity and Incentives in the Medical Care Sector

The Scandinavian Journal of Economics (Supplement), Vol. 94, pp. S131-S145, 1992
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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25.

Volunteer Labor Sorting Across Industries

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 427-447, Summer 2002
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod and Lewis M. Segal
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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volunteer, volunteer labor

26.

Does Better Health Pay?

Public Health Reports (1896-1970), Vol. 75, No. 6, pp. 557-560, June 1960
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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On the Monetary Value of Education's Intergeneration Effects

The Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 73, No. 6, pp. 643-649, December 1965
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod and William J. Swift
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Clinical Evaluation vs. Economic Evaluation: The Case of a New Drug

Medical Care, Vol. 20, No. 8, pp. 821-830, August 1982
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
John Geweke and Burton A. Weisbrod
University of Technology Sydney - Economics Discipline Group and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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29.

Hospitalization Insurance and Hospital Utilization

The American Economic Review, Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 126-132, March 1961
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod and Robert J. Feisler
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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30.

Conceptual Issues in Evaluating Training Programs

Monthly Labor Review, Vol. 89, Issue 10, p. 1091, 1966
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Parasitic Diseases and Agricultural Labor Productivity

Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 505-522, April 1977
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod and Thomas W. Helminiak
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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32.

Research on Economic Education: Is it Asking the Right Questions?

The American Economic Review, Vol. 69, No. 2, pp. 14-21, May 1979
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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The Joint Economic Committee's 'Economic Policy Questionaire'

The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 334-335, August 1960
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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When Government Programs Create Inequities: A Guide to Compensation Policies

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 178-195, Winter 1985
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod and Joseph J. Cordes
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and George Washington Institute of Public Policy (GWIP)
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Anticipating the Health Needs of Americans: Some Economic Projections

Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 337, pp. 137-145, September 1961
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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On the Sovereignty of Consumer, Citizen and Stockholder

Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 26, Issue 2, p. 156, 1959
Posted: 24 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Mixed Signals: Public Policy and the Future of Health Care R&D

Health Affairs, Vol. 18, Issue 2, p. 112, March/April 1999
Posted: 24 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod and Craig Llewellyn LaMay
Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Institute for Policy Research
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An Expected-Income Measure of Economic Welfare

The Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 70, No. 4, pp. 355-367, August 1962
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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39.

Castro and Economic Man, or What is a Prisoner Worth?

The Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 71, No. 2, p. 172, April 1963
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 30 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Exchange Rate Adjustment and Relative Size of the Depreciating Bloc: A Comment

The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 323-326, August 1956
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Earnings Profile: Ability and Schooling: Comment

The Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 80, No. 3, pp. S139-S141, May-June 1972
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 May 2011
Burton A. Weisbrod
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Managerial Compensation and Incentives in For-Profit and Nonprofit Hospitals

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 15, No. 3, Fall 1999
Posted: 14 Oct 1999
Myron Roomkin and Burton A. Weisbrod
American University - Kogod School of Business and Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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