Laura M. Argys

University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics

Campus Box 181

P.O. Box 173364

Denver, CO 80217-3364

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Do Minimum Wages Really Increase Youth Drinking and Drunk Driving?

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2014-20
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Apr 2015
Joseph J. Sabia, M. Melinda Pitts and Laura M. Argys
San Diego State University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics
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minimum wage, teen drunk driving, alcohol consumption

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The Effect of Family Size on Education: New Evidence from China's One Child Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9196
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Laura M. Argys and Susan L. Averett
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics and Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business
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education, migration, quality-quantity tradeoff, family size, One Child Policy

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Light Pollution, Sleep Deprivation, and Infant Health at Birth

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11703
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
Laura M. Argys, Susan L. Averett and Muzhe Yang
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and Lehigh University - Department of Economics
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light pollution, skyglow, sleep deprivation, birth outcomes

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Killer Debt: The Impact of Debt on Mortality

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2016-14
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Dec 2016
Laura M. Argys, Andrew Friedson and M. Melinda Pitts
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
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debt, mortality, creditworthiness

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Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? An Analysis of Prisoners on Death Row in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w9507
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
Laura M. Argys and Naci H. Mocan
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Economics
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Immigration, Obesity and Labor Market Outcomes in the UK

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6454
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Apr 2012
Susan L. Averett, Laura M. Argys and Jennifer Kohn
Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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immigrant, obesity, labor market outcomes

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Losing Public Health Insurance: Tenncare Disenrollment and Personal Financial Distress

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2017-6
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and University of Virginia
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Medicaid, public assistance, household finance, debt, bankruptcy

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With a Little Help from My Friends: The Effects of Naloxone Access and Good Samaritan Laws on Opioid-Related Deaths

NBER Working Paper No. w23171
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Feb 2017
University of Colorado Denver, San Diego State University - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, San Diego State University and Bentley University - Department of Economics
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Birth Order and Risky Adolescent Behavior

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 215-233, April 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, University of Colorado Denver, Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and University of Colorado at Boulder
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Is Good Health Contagious? The Impact of BMI Environment on Individual BMI

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11770
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Caitlin McKennie, Laura M. Argys and Andrew Friedson
University of Stirling, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics
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Body Mass Index, peer effects, migration, obesity

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Uninsured Children: Do Child Support Policies Matter?

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 20 Jun 2007
Laura M. Argys and Helen Beaty
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics

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health insurance, children, child support

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Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die?

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 33, p. 255, 2004
Posted: 15 Sep 2004
Laura M. Argys and Naci H. Mocan
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Economics

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Welfare Generosity, Pregnancies and Abortions Among Unmarried Afdc Recipients

Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 13, Issue 4
Posted: 12 Sep 2001
Laura M. Argys, Susan L. Averett and Daniel I. Rees
University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, Lafayette College - Department of Economics & Business and University of Colorado Denver

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Welfare, abortion, fertility