Joan Costa-Font

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

Lecturer in Political Economy

Houghton Street

London, WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

http://https://joancostaifont.org/

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1.

'Globesity'? The Effects of Globalization on Obesity and Caloric Intake

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4982, IESE Business School Working Paper No. WP1103-E
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Oct 2014
Joan Costa-Font and Núria Mas
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Navarra - IESE Business School
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globalization, obesity, calorie intake, health production, social globalization, economic globalization, KOF Index

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Demand for Private Health Insurance: Is There a Quality Gap?

UPF Economics and Business Working Paper No. 531
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Jun 2001
Joan Costa-Font and Jaume García
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
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Private health insurance, health care quality, insurance premium

European Identity and Redistributive Preferences

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5412
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Jul 2015
Joan Costa-Font and Frank Cowell
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
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spatial identity, Europe, welfare state support

European Identity and Redistributive Preferences

LEQS Paper No. 98
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Oct 2015
Joan Costa-Font and Frank Cowell
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
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spatial identity, Europe, welfare state support

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Diversity and Regional Inequalities: Assessing the Outcomes of the Spanish 'System of Health Care Services'

UPF Working Paper No. 745
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jul 2004
Guillem Lopez Casasnovas, Ivan Planas and Joan Costa-Font
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Health expenditure, devolution, National Health System, regional inequalities, Spain

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Body Image and Food Disorders: Evidence from a Sample of European Women

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2412
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Oct 2008
Joan Costa-Font and Mireia Jofre-Bonet
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and City University London - Department of Economics
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self-image, identity, body image, eating disorders, anorexia

Not All Incentives Wash Out the Warm Glow: The Case of Blood Donation Revisited

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3527
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Jul 2011
Joan Costa-Font, Mireia Jofre-Bonet and Steven T. Yen
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), City University London - Department of Economics and University of Tennessee - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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altruism, blood donation, incentives, nudging, recursive system, warm glow

Not All Incentives Wash Out the Warm Glow: The Case of Blood Donation Revisited

Kyklos, Vol. 66, Issue 4, pp. 529-551, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Nov 2013
Joan Costa-Font, Mireia Jofre-Bonet and Steven T. Yen
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), City University London - Department of Economics and University of Tennessee - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Smoking Risks in Spain: Part Ii - Perceptions of Environmental Tobacco Smoke Externalities

Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 305
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Jan 2001
Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of La Rioja - Department of Economy and Business, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Soikos and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Does Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Affect the Adoption of Generic Competition? Evidence from the OECD, 1999-2008

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3441
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 May 2011
Nebibe Varol, Joan Costa-Font and Alistair McGuire
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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generic competition, regulation, adoption, discrete-time duration analysis

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Measuring Health Inequality with Categorical Data: Some Regional Patterns

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4427
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Joan Costa-Font and Frank Cowell
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
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health inequality, categorical data, health surveys, upward status, downward status

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Does Cost Sharing Really Reduce Inappropriate Prescriptions?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3002
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Apr 2010
Joan Costa-Font and Marin Gemmill
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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A 'Health Kuznets' Curve'? Cross-Country and Longitudinal Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4446
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Nov 2013
Joan Costa-Font, Cristina Hernandez Quevedo and Azusa Sato
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of York - Department of Economics and Related Studies and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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concentration indices, self-reported health, health inequalities, Kuznets’ curve, income related health inequalities

Social Identity and Redistributive Preferences: A Survey

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4440
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Nov 2013
Joan Costa-Font and Frank Cowell
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
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social identity, preferences for redistribution, inequality, diversity, redistributive institutions

Social Identity and Redistributive Preferences: A Survey

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 29, Issue 2, pp. 357-374, 2015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Mar 2015
Joan Costa-Font and Frank Cowell
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
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Diversity, Inequality, Preferences for redistribution, Redistributive institutions, Social identity

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Crowding Out of Long-Term Care Insurance: Evidence from European Expectations Data

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4910
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Aug 2014
Joan Costa-Font and Christophe Courbage
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève - University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO)
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long-term care, old-age dependency, long-term care insurance, family crowding out, government crowding out

Decomposing Body Mass Index Gaps between Mediterranean Countries: A Counterfactual Quantile Regression Analysis

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Joan Costa-Font, Daniele Fabbri and Joan Gil
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Barcelona
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BMI, country weight gap, quantile regression, counterfactual decomposition, Mediterranean countries, Italy, Spain

Decomposing Body Mass Index Gaps between Mediterranean Countries: A Counterfactual Quantile Regression Analysis

Economics & Human Biology, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 351-365, 2009
Posted: 24 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2009
Joan Costa-Font, Daniele Fabbri and Joan Gil
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Barcelona

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BMI, Country weight gap, Quantile regression, Counterfactual decomposition, Mediterranean countries, Italy, Spain

The Measurement of Health Inequalities: Does Status Matter?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6117
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Nov 2016
Joan Costa-Font and Frank Cowell
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
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health inequality, categorical data, entropy measures, health surveys, upward status, downward status

The Measurement of Health Inequalities: Does Status Matter?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12390
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
Joan Costa-Font and Frank Cowell
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
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health inequality, categorical data, entropy measures, health surveys, upward status, downward status

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Financing Long-Term Care: Ex-Ante, Ex-Post or Both?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5104
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Dec 2014
Joan Costa-Font, Christophe Courbage and Katherine Swartz
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève - University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO) and Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University
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long term care, long term care expenditures, long-term care insurance, social insurance, ex-ante funding, ex-post funding

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Informal Care and the Great Recession

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5427
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Jul 2015
Joan Costa-Font, Martin Karlsson and Henning Øien
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of Duisburg-Essen and University of Oslo
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long-term care, informal care, great recession, downturn, old age dependency

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Fiscal Federalism and European Health System Decentralization: A Perspective

LEQS Paper No. 55
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Jan 2013
Joan Costa-Font
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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health systems decentralisation, fiscal federalism, health care, political agency

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Explaining Early Adoption on New Medicines: Regulation, Innovation and Scale

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3459
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 May 2011
Nebibe Varol, Alistair McGuire and Joan Costa-Font
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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pharmaceutical innovation, regulation, adoption, duration analysis

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How Significant are Fiscal Interactions in Federations? A Meta-Regression Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3517
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Jul 2011
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Deakin University - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
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fiscal interactions, meta-regression, inter-governmental competition, yardstick competition

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Vertical Transmission of Overweight: Evidence from English Adoptees

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5351
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 May 2015
Joan Costa-Font, Mireia Jofre-Bonet and Julian Le Grand
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), City University London - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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vertical transmission, cultural transmission, overweight, children, natural parents, Body Mass Index, sample selection

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Is Medicines Parallel Trade 'Regulatory Arbitrage'?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5190
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Feb 2015
Joan Costa-Font
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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parallel trade, regulatory arbitrage, pharmaceuticals, supply chain

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Long Term Care Partnerships: Are They 'Fit for Purpose'?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5155
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jan 2015
Savannah Bergquist, Joan Costa-Font and Katherine Swartz
Harvard University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University
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Long Term Care (LTC) Insurance, LTC Partnerships (LTCP), subsidization, medicaid, difference in differences (DD), insurance underwriting

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When Does Inter-Jurisdictional Competition Engender a 'Race to the Bottom?' A Meta-Regression Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5212
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Deakin University - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
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inter-jurisdictional competition, yardstick competition, meta-regression, expenditure competition

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Political Agency and Public Health Care: Evidence from India

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6640
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Joan Costa-Font and Divya Parmar
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and City University London - School of Health Sciences
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Decentralization, Direct Democracy, India, Immunization, Maternal Healthcare, Public Health Care, Preventative Health Care

Thinking of Incentivizing Care? The Effect of Demand Subsidies on Informal Caregiving and Intergenerational Transfers

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6124
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Nov 2016
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and University of Murcia
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caregiving, intergenerational transfers, difference-in-differences, long-term care, family transfers, exchange motivation, caregiving allowances, demand side cash subsidies

Thinking of Incentivizing Care? The Effect of Demand Subsidies on Informal Caregiving and Intergenerational Transfers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11774
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and University of Murcia
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caregiving, intergenerational transfers, unconditional transfer, difference-in-differences, long-term care, family transfers, exchange motivation, caregiving allowances, demand-side cash subsidies

Anthropometric Dividends of Czechoslovakia's Break Up

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5081
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Dec 2014
Joan Costa-Font and Lucia Kossarova
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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height, democracy, transition, secession, Czechoslovakia, Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition, height dimorphism

Anthropometric Dividends of Czechoslovakia's Break Up

LEQS Paper No. 95
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Jun 2015
Joan Costa-Font and Lucia Kossarova
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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height, democracy, transition, secession, Czechoslovakia, Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition, height dimorphism

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The 'Mighty Girl' Effect: Does Parenting Daughters Alter Attitudes Towards Gender Roles?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11259
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Mireia Borrell-Porta, Joan Costa-Font and Julia Philipp
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics
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gender roles, attitudes to gender roles, maternal employment, attitude formation, daughters

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Does the Expansion of Public Long-Term Care Funding Affect Savings Behaviour?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6135
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Nov 2016
Joan Costa-Font and Cristina Vilaplana
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Murcia
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long-term care insurance, savings, saving behaviour, long term care services and support, universalisation, Spain

Working Times and Overweight: Tight Schedules, Weaker Fitness?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7174
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 29 Oct 2019
Joan Costa-Font and Belén Saénz de Miera Juárez
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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obesity, overweight, working times, difference-in-differences, blue collar, white collar, Body Mass Index

Working Times and Overweight: Tight Schedules, Weaker Fitness?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11702
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
Joan Costa-Font and Belén Saénz de Miera Juárez
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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obesity, overweight, working times, difference-in-differences, blue collar, white collar, Body Mass Index

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Do Economic Recessions 'Squeeze the Middle-Class'?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6673
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Alberto Batinti and Joan Costa-Font
Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) - International Business School Suzhou and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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middle-class size, economic recessions, employment shocks, income distribution

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Does Long-Term Care Subsidisation Reduce Unnecessary Hospitalisations?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6078
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Oct 2016
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and University of Murcia
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hospitalisation, long-term care reform, Spain, bed-blocking, hurdle Poisson model

Access to Long Term Care after a Wealth Shock: Evidence from the Housing Bubble and Burst

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6823
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Joan Costa-Font, Richard G. Frank and Katherine Swartz
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University
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long term care, housing equity, housing bubble, informal care, home health care, nursing home care

Access to Long-Term Care after a Wealth Shock: Evidence from the Housing Bubble and Burst

NBER Working Paper No. w23781
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Sep 2017
Joan Costa-Font, Richard G. Frank and Katherine Swartz
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University
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Regional Single Currency Effects on Bilateral Trade with the European Union

LEQS Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2010
Joan Costa-Font
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Gravity Models, Trade Flows, Regional Heterogeneity, Monetary Union

Pharmaceutical Parallel Trade in Europe: Stakeholder and Competition Effects

Economic Policy, Vol. 20, No. 44, pp. 751-798, October 2005
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Nov 2005
Panos Kanavos and Joan Costa-Font
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Social Policy and Administration and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Pharmaceutical Parallel Trade in Europe: Stakeholder and Competition Effects

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 21 Jun 2007
Panos Kanavos, Joan Costa-Font and Divya Srivastava
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Social Policy and Administration, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Health and Social Care

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Pharmaceuticals, parallel trade, drug competition

Regional Health Care Decentralization in Unitary States: Equal Spending, Equal Satisfaction?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5973
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Jul 2016
Joan Costa-Font and Gilberto Turati
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome
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health care decentralization, regional inequality, health care, Oaxaca decomposition

Regional Health Care Decentralization in Unitary States: Equal Spending, Equal Satisfaction?

LEQS Paper No. 113
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Jul 2016
Joan Costa-Font and Gilberto Turati
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome
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health care decentralization, regional inequality, health care, Oaxaca decomposition

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Do You Have to Win it to Fix it? A Longitudinal Study of Lottery Winners and Their Health Care Demand

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8908
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Mar 2015
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Warwick
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lottery wins, health care, income elasticity, public-private

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'Cultural Persistence' of Health Capital: Evidence from European Migrants

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5964
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Jul 2016
Joan Costa-Font and Azusa Sato
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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assimilation, health, health assessments, cultural persistence, first generation migrant, second generation migrant

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Design Limitations of Long-Term Care Insurance Schemes: A Comparative Study of the Situation in Spain

International Social Security Review, Vol. 59, No. 4, pp. 91-110, October-December 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Oct 2006
Joan Costa-Font and Montserrat Font-Vilalta
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Barcelona
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Varieties of Health Care Devolution: 'Systems or Federacies'?

LEQS Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Mar 2018
Joan Costa-Font and Laurie Perdikis
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - European Institute
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regional dispersion, models of devolution, federacy, policy interdependence, systems model, Spain, UK

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'The Choice Agenda' in European Health Systems: The Role of 'Middle Class Demands'

LEQS Paper No. 82
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Nov 2014
Joan Costa-Font and Valentina Zigante
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - European Institute
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provider choice, health system satisfaction, tax funded health systems, middle class demands

Can Regional Decentralisation Shift Health Care Preferences?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6779
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jan 2018
Joan Costa-Font and Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (IAE-CSIC), Barcelona
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National Health Service (NHS), Political Decentralization, Use of Private Health Care, Private Health Insurance, Health System Satisfaction, Demand for Private Health Care

Can Regional Decentralisation Shift Health Care Preferences?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11180
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Joan Costa-Font and Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (IAE-CSIC), Barcelona
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National Health Service (NHS), political decentralization, use of private health care, private health insurance, health system satisfaction, demand for private health care

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Like Mother, Like Father? Gender Assortative Transmission of Child Overweight

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5985
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Aug 2016
Joan Costa-Font and Mireia Jofre-Bonet
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and City University London - Department of Economics
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gender assortative parental transmission, child obesity, child overweight, role models, inter-generational transmission

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Trade and the Effect of Public Investment on Regional Inequalities in Heterogeneously Integrated Areas

The World Economy, Vol. 28, No. 6, pp. 873-891, June 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Jul 2005
Joan Costa-Font and Eduardo Rodriguez-Oreggia
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Independent
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The 'Healthy Worker Effect': Do Healthy People Climb the Occupational Ladder?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6712
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Joan Costa-Font and Martin Ljunge
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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occupational status, self-reported health, immigrants, work autonomy, supervising role

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The ‘Healthy Worker Effect’: Do Healthy People Climb the Occupational Ladder?

IFN Working Paper No. 1183
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Oct 2017
Joan Costa-Font and Martin Ljunge
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
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occupational status; self-reported health; immigrants; work autonomy; supervising role

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'Institutionalization Aversion' and the Willingness to Pay for Home Health Care

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6703
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Joan Costa-Font
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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institutionalisation aversion, state-dependent preferences, home health care, willingness to pay, caregiving, referendum format

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Does Insurance Expansion Alter Health Inequality and Mobility? Evidence from the Mexican Seguro Popular

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6788
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Feb 2018
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Self-Reported Health, Health Inequality, Health Mobility, Health Insurance, Mexico

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Child Sleep and Maternal Labour Market Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11755
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Joan Costa-Font and Sarah Fleche
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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child sleep, sleep, maternal employment, working hours, workplace flexibility, ALSPAC

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Preterm Births and Educational Disadvantage: Heterogeneous Effects Across Families and Schools

CESifo Working Paper No. 7870
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
University of Umea, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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premature births, human capital, early life investments, education investments, Sweden

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Voting Up? The Effects of Democracy and Franchise Extension on Human Stature

CESifo Working Paper No. 7701
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 12 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2019
Alberto Batinti, Joan Costa-Font and Timothy J. Hatton
Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) - International Business School Suzhou, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Essex - Department of Economics
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height, democracy, transition, voting rights expansions, franchise

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Building ‘Implicit Partnerships’? Financial Long Term Care Entitlements in Europe

LEQS Paper No. 125
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Oct 2017
Joan Costa-Font and Valentina Zigante
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - European Institute
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implicit partnership, partial insurance, cost sharing, long-term care, financial sustainability, family, Europe

Uninsured by Choice? A Choice Experiment on Long Term Care Insurance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12501
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
Faical Akaichi, Joan Costa-Font and Richard G. Frank
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Harvard Medical School
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long term care insurance, constrained choices, self-insurance, behavioural constraints, insurance design

Uninsured by Choice? A Choice Experiment on Long Term Care Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w26118
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Aug 2019
Faical Akaichi, Joan Costa-Font and Richard G. Frank
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Harvard Medical School
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Is There a Secession of the Wealthy? Private Health Insurance Uptake and National Health System Support

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 60, Issue 3, pp. 265-287, July 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Jun 2008
Joan Costa-Font and Mireia Jofre-Bonet
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and City University London - Department of Economics
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Incorporating Inequality Aversion in Health-Care Priority Setting

CESifo Working Paper No. 7503
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Joan Costa-Font and Frank Cowell
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
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attitudes to inequality, inequality aversion, health, income, survey data, priority setting

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Risk Attitudes and the Demand for Private Health Insurance: The Importance of ‘Captive Preferences’

Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Vol. 80, Issue 4, pp. 499-519, December 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
Joan Costa-Font and Jaume García-Villar
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Competition in Off-Patent Drug Markets: Issues, Regulation and Evidence

Economic Policy, Vol. 23, Issue 55, pp. 499-544, July 2008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Panos Kanavos, Joan Costa-Font and Elizabeth Seeley
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Does Inter‐Jurisdictional Competition Engender a 'Race to the Bottom'? A Meta‐Regression Analysis

Economics & Politics, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 488-508, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Oct 2015
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Deakin University - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
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Decomposing Cross-Country Differences in Levels of Obesity and Overweight: Does the Social Environment Matter?

Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 70, No. 8, 2010
Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Joan Costa-Font, Daniele Fabbri and Joan Gil
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of Barcelona

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Obesity, Non-linear decomposition, Education, Italy, Spain, Social Norma

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Revisiting the 'Fat and Jolly' Hypothesis: Socio-Environmental Determinants of Obesity and Depression in Spain

Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 4, Issue 3, pp. 513-542, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Joan Costa-Font and Joan Gil
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Barcelona

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Obesity and the Incidence of Chronic Diseases in Spain: A Seemingly Unrelated Probit Approach

Economics & Human Biology, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 188-214, 2006
Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Joan Costa-Font and Joan Gil
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Barcelona

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Obesity, Health production, Body mass index, Chronic illness, Seemingly unrelated probit

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Preference for National Health Service Use and the Demand for Private Health Insurance in Spain

Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance: Issues and Practice, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 705-718, October 2004
Posted: 27 Oct 2004
Joan Costa-Font and Montserrat Font-Vilalta
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Barcelona

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The Intergenerational Impact of Long-Term Care Financing Alternatives in Spain

Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance: Issues and Practice, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 599-619, October 2004
Posted: 15 Oct 2004
Joan Costa-Font and Concepcio Patxot
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Barcelona - Department of Economic Theory

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