David M. Cutler

Harvard University - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

Littauer Center, Room 315A

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Professor

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

79 John F. Kennedy Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Citation 131

Why Have Americans Become More Obese?

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Paper No. 1994
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 23 Jan 2003
David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and University of Chicago
Downloads 698 (27,299)
Citation 131

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Why Have Americans Become More Obese?

NBER Working Paper No. w9446
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Jan 2003
David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and University of Chicago
Downloads 218 (111,146)
Citation 131

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What Moves Stock Prices?

NBER Working Paper No. w2538
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Apr 2000
David M. Cutler, James M. Poterba and Lawrence H. Summers
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 720 (22,343)
Citation 148

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Citation 21

Explaining the Rise in Youth Suicide

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1917
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 15 Mar 2001
David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser and Karen Norberg
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Psychiatry
Downloads 620 (32,183)
Citation 21

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Explaining the Rise in Youth Suicide

NBER Working Paper No. w7713
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 12 Jun 2000
David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser and Karen Norberg
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Psychiatry
Downloads 74 (261,182)
Citation 21

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Why Don’t People and Institutions Do What They Know They Should?

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
David M. Cutler
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 677 (27,113)

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The Anatomy of Health Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w7176
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 21 Oct 1999
David M. Cutler and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 318 (74,576)
Citation 70

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What Explains Differences in Smoking, Drinking and Other Health-Related Behaviors?

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2060
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Feb 2005
David M. Cutler and Edward L. Glaeser
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics
Downloads 275 (86,612)
Citation 20

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Citation 5

Social Interactions and Smoking

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2153, HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
David M. Cutler and Edward L. Glaeser
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics
Downloads 213 (113,772)
Citation 5

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Welfare, Health Care, Social Policy

Social Interactions and Smoking

NBER Working Paper No. W13477
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Oct 2007
David M. Cutler and Edward L. Glaeser
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics
Downloads 54 (309,231)
Citation 5

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Citation 21

Why is the Developed World Obese?

Annual Review of Public Health, Vol. 29, 2008, iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Jun 2007
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Downloads 192 (125,809)
Citation 21

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obesity, energy intake, energy expenditure, technological innovation, sociodemographic characteristics

Why is the Developed World Obese?

NBER Working Paper No. w12954
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Mar 2007
Harvard Initiative for Global Health, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Downloads 60 (293,342)
Citation 21

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Autopsy on an Empire: Understanding Mortality in Russia and the Former Soviet Union

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1472; William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 740
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 24 Jan 2005
Elizabeth Brainerd and David M. Cutler
Brandeis University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 168 (142,397)
Citation 20

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health, mortality, Russia, Eastern Europe

Autopsy on an Empire: Understanding Mortality in Russia and the Former Soviet Union

NBER Working Paper No. w10868
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Oct 2004
Elizabeth Brainerd and David M. Cutler
Brandeis University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 43 (342,624)
Citation 20

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Autopsy on an Empire: Understanding Mortality in Russia and the Former Soviet Union

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4900
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 27 May 2005
Elizabeth Brainerd and David M. Cutler
Brandeis University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 10 (501,347)
Citation 20
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Health, mortality, Russia, Eastern Europe

Autopsy on an Empire: Understanding Mortality in Russia and the Former Soviet Union

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 107-130, Winter 2005
Posted: 06 Oct 2005
Elizabeth Brainerd and David M. Cutler
Brandeis University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Comparing Non-Fatal Health Across Countries: Is the US Medical System Better?

IESE Working Paper No. 525
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Feb 2004
David M. Cutler and Núria Mas
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 216 (110,070)
Citation 1

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International comparison, healthcare systems, chronic diseases, technology, health

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Education and Health: Evaluating Theories and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w12352
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
David M. Cutler and Adriana Lleras-Muney
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 196 (105,353)
Citation 62

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The Geography of Medicare

Finance and Economics Discussion (FEDS) Working Paper No. 99-18
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Jun 1999
Louise Sheiner and David M. Cutler
Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 188 (126,002)
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The Birth and Growth of the Social-Insurance State: Explaining Old-Age and Medical Insurance Across Countries

FRB of Kansas City Working Paper No. 01-13
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Mar 2002
Richard Johnson and David M. Cutler
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City - Economic Research Department and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 187 (124,204)
Citation 6

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Structure and Scope of Government, Government Expenditures and Health, Social Security and Public Pensions, Economics of the Elderly, Economic History

When are Ghettos Bad? Lessons from Immigrant Segregation in the United States

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2152
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
Edward L. Glaeser, David M. Cutler and Jacob L. Vigdor
Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 136 (170,639)
Citation 16

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When are Ghettos Bad? Lessons from Immigrant Segregation in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w13082
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser and Jacob L. Vigdor
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 24 (421,824)
Citation 16

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Generational Aspects of Medicare

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Working Paper No. 2000-9
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 May 2000
David M. Cutler and Louise Sheiner
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics
Downloads 156 (150,172)
Citation 2

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Medicare, Social Security

Restraining the Leviathan: Property Tax Limitation in Massachusetts

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Finance and Economics Discussion Series No. 97-47
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 1998
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 127 (180,297)
Citation 8

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Restraining the Leviathan: Property Tax Limitation in Massachusetts

NBER Working Paper No. w6196
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Jul 2000
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 28 (401,207)
Citation 8

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Mosquitoes: The Long-term Effects of Malaria Eradication in India

KSG Working Paper No. RWP07-051
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Nov 2007
David M. Cutler, Winnie Fung, Michael Kremer and Monica Singhal
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 107 (205,157)
Citation 4

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malaria, health, education, Economics - Microeconomics, Human Resources¸ Labor and Education, International Development, Welfare / Health Care/ Social Policy

Mosquitoes: The Long-Term Effects of Malaria Eradication in India

NBER Working Paper No. w13539
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Oct 2007
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 33 (379,170)
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Adverse Selection in Health Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w6107
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 May 2000
David M. Cutler and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 135 (158,920)
Citation 27

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Is the Melting Pot Still Hot? Explaining the Resurgence of Immigrant Segregation

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2071
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 May 2005
David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser and Jacob L. Vigdor
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 102 (212,361)
Citation 15

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Is the Melting Pot Still Hot? Explaining the Resurgence of Immigrant Segregation

NBER Working Paper No. w11295
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jun 2005
David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser and Jacob L. Vigdor
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 30 (391,876)
Citation 15

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Health Care and the Public Sector

NBER Working Paper No. w8802
Number of pages: 149 Posted: 16 May 2003
David M. Cutler
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 124 (182,955)
Citation 15

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Where are the Health Care Entrepreneurs? The Failure of Organizational Innovation in Health Care

NBER Working Paper No. w16030
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
David M. Cutler
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 115 (188,812)
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The Determinants of Mortality

NBER Working Paper No. w11963
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Jan 2006
David M. Cutler, Angus Deaton and Adriana Lleras-Muney
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 113 (179,669)
Citation 87

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Changes in the Age Distribution of Mortality Over the 20th Century

NBER Working Paper No. w8556
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Oct 2001
David M. Cutler and Ellen Meara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 103 (209,785)
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Socioeconomic Status and Health: Dimensions and Mechanisms

NBER Working Paper No. w14333
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Sep 2008
David M. Cutler, Adriana Lleras-Muney and Tom S. Vogl
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 102 (209,785)
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The Economic Impacts of the Tobacco Settlement

NBER Working Paper No. w7760
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jul 2000
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Greylock McKinnon Associates, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Medical School; Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Downloads 100 (205,476)
Citation 9

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Brief of Amici Curiae Economics Professors in Federal Trade Commission v. Phoebe Putney Health System (U.S. Supreme Court)

Health Management, Policy and Innovation, Vol. 1 (2012)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Oct 2012
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Bates White, LLC, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Health Care Systems Department, Stanford University - Knight Management Center, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Smith College, Columbia University - Department of Economics, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Illinois at Chicago - School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Health Care Systems Department, University of Chicago, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, Cornell University, Harvard Business School and University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 86 (218,520)

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Are the Benefits of Medicine Worth What We Pay for it?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Apr 2011
David M. Cutler
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 79 (227,973)
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Price Indexes for Medical Care Goods and Services: an Overview of Measurement Issues

NBER Working Paper No. w6817
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Dec 1998
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School, (Deceased), Harvard Medical School; Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and The Brookings Institute
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Price Indexes for Medical Care Goods and Services: An Overview of Measurement Issues

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1851
Posted: 26 Jul 2000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School, (Deceased), Harvard Medical School; Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and The Brookings Institute

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The Costs and Benefits of Intensive Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease

NBER Working Paper No. w6514
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Jun 2000
David M. Cutler, Mark B. McClellan and Joseph P. Newhouse
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution and Harvard Medical School; Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 73 (258,609)
Citation 12

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Converting Hospitals from Not-for-Profit to For-Profit Status

NBER Working Paper No. w6672
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Sep 1998
David M. Cutler and Jill R. Horwitz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and UCLA School of Law
Downloads 71 (250,813)
Citation 16

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Speculative Dynamics

NBER Working Paper No. w3242
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Jul 2007
David M. Cutler, James M. Poterba and Lawrence H. Summers
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 68 (256,542)
Citation 74

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Water, Water, Everywhere: Municipal Finance and Water Supply in American Cities

NBER Working Paper No. W11096
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Mar 2005
David M. Cutler and Grant Miller
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - School of Medicine
Downloads 68 (252,703)
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Enrollee Mix, Treatment Intensity, and Cost in Competing Indemnity and HMO Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w7832
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Aug 2000
Daniel Altman, David M. Cutler and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Economist Newspaper Ltd., Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 65 (275,621)
Citation 7

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The Role of Information in Medical Markets: An Analysis of Publicly Reported Outcomes in Cardiac Surgery

NBER Working Paper No. w10489
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Jul 2006
David M. Cutler, Robert S. Huckman and Mary Beth Landrum
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 64 (273,418)
Citation 15

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The Role of Public Health Improvements in Health Advances: The 20th Century United States

NBER Working Paper No. w10511
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Jun 2004
David M. Cutler and Grant Miller
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - School of Medicine
Downloads 62 (280,159)
Citation 24

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Your Money and Your Life: The Value of Health and What Affects it

NBER Working Paper No. w6895
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 24 Feb 1999
David M. Cutler and Elizabeth Richardson Vigdor
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
Downloads 62 (273,418)
Citation 8

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Why Do Europeans Smoke More than Americans?

NBER Working Paper No. w12124
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 May 2006
David M. Cutler and Edward L. Glaeser
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics
Downloads 61 (287,213)
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Employee Costs and the Decline in Health Insurance Coverage

NBER Working Paper No. w9036
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Jul 2002
David M. Cutler
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 58 (287,213)
Citation 28

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The Costs of Conflict Resolution and Financial Distress: Evidence from the Texaco-Pennzoil Litigation

NBER Working Paper No. w2418
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Jul 2004
David M. Cutler and Lawrence H. Summers
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 55 (301,992)
Citation 40

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The Concentration of Medical Spending: an Update

NBER Working Paper No. w7279
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Feb 2000
David M. Cutler and Ellen Meara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 55 (294,366)
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Paying for Health Insurance: The Tradeoff between Competition and Adverse Selection

NBER Working Paper No. w5796
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 May 2000
David M. Cutler and Sarah Reber
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Policy Studies
Downloads 53 (296,909)
Citation 65

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Health Policy in the Clinton Era: Once Bitten, Twice Shy

NBER Working Paper No. w8455
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 03 Sep 2001
David M. Cutler and Jonathan Gruber
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 52 (310,052)
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Preference Heterogeneity and Insurance Markets: Explaining a Puzzle of Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w13746
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Jan 2008
David M. Cutler, Amy Finkelstein and Kathleen M. McGarry
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 51 (312,823)
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Reinsurance for Catastrophes and Cataclysms

NBER Working Paper No. w5913
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 Jul 2000
David M. Cutler and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 51 (296,909)
Citation 12

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Pricing Heart Attack Treatments

NBER Working Paper No. w7089
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 May 1999
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School; Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Brookings Institution and City University of New York - Baruch College - School of Public Affairs
Downloads 50 (307,377)
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Selection Stories: Understanding Movement Across Health Plans

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-022
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Sep 2009
David M. Cutler, Bryan Lincoln and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 31 (387,406)
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Welfare, Health Care, Social Policy, Microeconomics

Selection Stories: Understanding Movement Across Health Plans

NBER Working Paper No. w15164
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
David M. Cutler, Bryan Lincoln and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 18 (455,611)
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Market Failure in Small Group Health Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w4879
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jul 2000
David M. Cutler
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 48 (315,589)
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The Technology of Birth: Is it Worth it?

NBER Working Paper No. w7390
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Feb 2000
David M. Cutler and Ellen Meara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 48 (312,823)
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Does Public Insurance Crowd Out Private Insurance?

NBER Working Paper No. w5082
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Aug 2000
David M. Cutler and Jonathan Gruber
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 47 (304,725)
Citation 93

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Are Ghettos Good or Bad?

NBER Working Paper No. w5163
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 Jul 2000
David M. Cutler and Edward L. Glaeser
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics
Downloads 47 (324,334)
Citation 152

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Speculative Dynamics and the Role of Feedback Traders

NBER Working Paper No. w3243
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Jul 2004
David M. Cutler, James M. Poterba and Lawrence H. Summers
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University
Downloads 46 (315,589)
Citation 50

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The Rise and Decline of the American Ghetto

NBER Working Paper No. w5881
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 12 Jun 2000
David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser and Jacob L. Vigdor
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 44 (339,305)
Citation 142

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The Rise and Decline of the American Ghetto

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, No. 3, June 1999
Posted: 22 Sep 1999
David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser and Jacob L. Vigdor
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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How Good a Deal Was the Tobacco Settlement?: Assessing Payments to Massachusetts

NBER Working Paper No. w7747
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Jul 2000
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, Greylock McKinnon Associates, Greylock McKinnon Associates, Harvard Medical School; Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
Downloads 42 (330,171)
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Are Medical Prices Declining?

NBER Working Paper No. w5750
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Aug 1999
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution, Harvard Medical School; Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and City University of New York - Baruch College - School of Public Affairs
Downloads 42 (327,192)
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The Impact of Antihypertensive Drugs on the Number and Risk of Death, Stroke and Myocardial Infarction in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w12096
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 May 2006
Analysis Group, Inc., Harvard University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Analysis Group, Inc., Analysis Group, Inc., Northeastern University and Analysis Group, Inc.
Downloads 40 (345,821)
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Explaining the Rise in Educational Gradients in Mortality

NBER Working Paper No. w15678
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and University of Virginia - Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
Downloads 27 (406,049)
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Explaining the Rise in Educational Gradients in Mortality

NBER Working Paper Series, No. 15678
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Nov 2016
Harvard University - Department of Economics, McGill University, Harvard Medical School, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and University of Virginia - Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
Downloads 12 (489,984)
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The Lifetime Costs and Benefits of Medical Technology

NBER Working Paper No. w13478
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Oct 2007
David M. Cutler
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (345,821)
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The Medical Costs of the Young and Old: A Forty Year Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w6114
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 May 2000
David M. Cutler and Ellen Meara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 38 (333,205)
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Demographic Characteristics and the Public Bundle

NBER Working Paper No. w4283
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Apr 2000
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 38 (342,633)
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Intensive Medical Care and Cardiovascular Disease Disability Reductions

NBER Working Paper No. w12184
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 May 2006
David M. Cutler, Mary Beth Landrum and Kate Stewart
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
Downloads 37 (356,002)
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Physician Beliefs and Patient Preferences: A New Look at Regional Variation in Health Care Spending

NBER Working Paper No. w19320
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Aug 2013
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Harvard University and Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Downloads 36 (339,510)

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What Explains Differences in Smoking, Drinking and Other Health-Related Behaviors

NBER Working Paper No. w11100
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Mar 2005
David M. Cutler and Edward L. Glaeser
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (349,062)
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The Determinants of Technological Change in Heart Attack Treatment

NBER Working Paper No. w5751
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Feb 1997
David M. Cutler and Mark B. McClellan
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brookings Institution
Downloads 36 (356,002)
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Is the Us Population Behaving Healthier?

NBER Working Paper No. w13013
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Apr 2007
David M. Cutler, Edward L. Glaeser and Allison Rosen
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and University of Massachusetts Worcester - University of Massachusetts Medical School
Downloads 35 (363,034)
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65.

Demographics and Medical Care Spending: Standard and Non-Standard Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w6866
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Jan 1999
David M. Cutler and Louise Sheiner
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics
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Citation 19

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66.

Dimensions of Health in the Elderly Population

NBER Working Paper No. w17148
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jun 2011
David M. Cutler and Mary Beth Landrum
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School
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67.

A Proposed Method for Monitoring U.S. Population Health: Linking Symptoms, Impairments, and Health Ratings

NBER Working Paper No. w11358
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Jun 2005
Susan T. Stewart, Rebecca M. Woodward and David M. Cutler
Harvard University, Harvard University and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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68.

Managed Care and the Growth of Medical Expenditures

NBER Working Paper No. w6140
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Jul 2000
David M. Cutler and Louise Sheiner
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics
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Citation 19

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69.

Why Doesn't the Market Fully Insure Long-Term Care?

NBER Working Paper No. w4301
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jul 2000
David M. Cutler
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

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70.

Public Policy for Health Care

NBER Working Paper No. w5591
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Sep 1996
David M. Cutler
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

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71.

Rising Inequality? Changes in the Distribution of Income and Consumption in the 1980s

NBER Working Paper No. w3964
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
David M. Cutler and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 40

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72.

Technological Development and Medical Productivity: The Diffusion of Angioplasty in New York State

NBER Working Paper No. w9311
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Nov 2002
David M. Cutler and Robert S. Huckman
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Business School
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Citation 13

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73.

Education and Health: Insights from International Comparisons

NBER Working Paper No. w17738
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jan 2012
David M. Cutler and Adriana Lleras-Muney
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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74.

How Do the Better Educated Do it? Socioeconomic Status and the Ability to Cope with Underlying Impairment

NBER Working Paper No. w12040
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 May 2006
David M. Cutler, Mary Beth Landrum and Kate Stewart
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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Citation 1

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75.

Did Medicare Induce Pharmaceutical Innovation?

NBER Working Paper No. w11949
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Apr 2006
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

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76.

Labor Market Responses to Rising Health Insurance Costs: Evidence on Hours Worked

NBER Working Paper No. w5525
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 May 1998
David M. Cutler and Brigitte C. Madrian
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Citation 20

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77.

Evidence for Significant Compression of Morbidity in the Elderly U.S. Population

NBER Working Paper No. w19268
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Jul 2013
David M. Cutler, Mary Beth Landrum and Kaushik Ghosh
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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78.

Financial Crisis, Health Outcomes and Aging: Mexico in the 1980s and 1990s

NBER Working Paper No. w7746
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Jul 2000
Harvard University - Department of Economics, World Health Organization, World Health Organization, Fundacion Mexicana para la Salud and Fundacion Mexicana para la Salud
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Citation 13

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79.

Clinical Pathways to Disability

NBER Working Paper No. w13304
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Aug 2007
Mary Beth Landrum, Kate Stewart and David M. Cutler
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

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80.

Prices and Productivity in Managed Care Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w6677
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Sep 1998
David M. Cutler, Mark B. McClellan and Joseph P. Newhouse
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution and Harvard Medical School; Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Citation 2

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81.

The Incidence of Adverse Medical Outcomes Under Prospective Payments

NBER Working Paper No. w4300
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jul 2004
David M. Cutler
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 33

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82.

Consolidation in the Medical Care Marketplace: A Case Study from Masschusetts

NBER Working Paper No. w5957
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Aug 2000
Jason R. Barro and David M. Cutler
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 4

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83.

Why Did HIV Decline in Uganda?

NBER Working Paper No. w16171
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
Marcella Alsan and David M. Cutler
Harvard University - Department of Population and International Health and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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84.

Health and Work Capacity of Older Adults: Estimates and Implications for Social Security Policy

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Mar 2015
David M. Cutler, Ellen Meara and Seth Richards-Shubik
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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85.

Sectoral Shifts and Cyclical Unemployment Reconsidered

NBER Working Paper No. w3491
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Jul 2007
S. Lael Brainard and David M. Cutler
Deputy National Economic Advisor, The White House and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 17

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86.

The Usefulness of the Wind-Up Measure of Pension Liabilities: a Labourmarket Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w1559
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jul 2004
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics and Harvard University
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87.

Policy Options for Long-Term Care

NBER Working Paper No. w4302
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 07 Nov 2007
David M. Cutler and Louise Sheiner
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics
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Citation 5

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Input Constraints and the Efficiency of Entry: Lessons from Cardiac Surgery

NBER Working Paper No. w15214
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
David M. Cutler, Robert S. Huckman and Jonathan T. Kolstad
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School and University of Pennsylvania - Health Care Systems Department
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Citation 4

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Input Constraints and the Efficiency of Entry: Lessons from Cardiac Surgery

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper, Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 10-011
Posted: 15 Jun 2007
David M. Cutler, Robert S. Huckman and Jonathan Kolstad
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Entry, Input Constraints, Quality, Productivity

89.

Who Pays for Public Employee Health Costs?

NBER Working Paper No. w19574
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Jeffrey P. Clemens and David M. Cutler
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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90.

Financial Crisis, Health Outcomes and Ageing: Mexico in the 1980s and 1900s

Journal of Public Economics, 84(2):279-303.
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 May 2012 Last Revised: 28 May 2012
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Mexican Health Foundation, World Health Organization, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Fundacion Mexicana para la Salud
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Citation 10

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91.

The Contribution of Behavior Change and Public Health to Improved U.S. Population Health

NBER Working Paper No. w20631
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Nov 2014
Susan T. Stewart and David M. Cutler
Harvard University and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Induced Innovation and Social Inequality: Evidence from Infant Medical Care

NBER Working Paper No. w15316
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
David M. Cutler, Ellen Meara and Seth Richards-Shubik
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Induced Innovation and Social Inequality: Evidence from Infant Medical Care

Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 47, No. 2, 2012
Posted: 15 Mar 2015
Seth Richards-Shubik, David M. Cutler and Ellen Meara
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School

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93.

When Does Education Matter? The Protective Effect of Education for Cohorts Graduating in Bad Times

NBER Working Paper No. w20156
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 May 2014
David M. Cutler, Wei Huang and Adriana Lleras-Muney
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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94.

Economic Conditions and Mortality: Evidence from 200 Years of Data

NBER Working Paper No. w22690
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Oct 2016
David M. Cutler, Wei Huang and Adriana Lleras-Muney
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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95.

Understanding the Improvement in Disability Free Life Expectancy in the U.S. Elderly Population

NBER Working Paper No. w22306
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 Jun 2016
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard University - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Harvard Medical School
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96.

Trends in the Prevalence and Mortality of Cognitive Impairment in the United States: 1993 to 2004

Alzheimer's & Dementia, Vol. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Nov 2015
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Washington, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Medical School, National Institutes of Health and University of Massachusetts Worcester - University of Massachusetts Medical School
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97.

Rising Educational Gradients in Mortality: The Role of Behavioral Risk Factors

Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 30, No. 6, 2011
Posted: 15 Mar 2015
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School and University of Virginia - Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

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Health inequality; Risk factors; Education and mortality; Smoking; Obesity

98.

The Gap Gets Bigger: Changes in Mortality and Life Expectancy, by Education, 1981-2000

Health Affairs, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2008
Posted: 14 Mar 2015
Seth Richards-Shubik, David M. Cutler and Ellen Meara
Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School

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99.

Changes in the Incidence and Duration of Periods Without Insurance

New England of Journal of Medicine, Vol. 360, pp. 1740-48, 2009
Posted: 04 May 2009 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2011
David M. Cutler and Alexander M. Gelber
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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Health Insurance, Uninsured, Medicaid

100.

U.S. Adoption of Computerized Physician Order Entry Systems

Health Affairs, Vol. 24, No. 6, 2005
Posted: 26 Jul 2007
David M. Cutler, Naomi E. Feldman and Jill R. Horwitz
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Board and UCLA School of Law

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101.

How Does Managed Care Do It?

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 31, No. 3, Autumn 2000
Posted: 31 Jul 2000
David M. Cutler, Mark B. McClellan and Joseph P. Newhouse
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution and Harvard Medical School; Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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