Charles Courtemanche

University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics

Greensboro, NC 27402-6165

United States

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Supersizing Supercenters? The Impact of Wal-Mart Supercenters on Body Mass Index and Obesity

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Charles Courtemanche and Art Carden
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Brock School of Business, Samford University
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Walmart, Wal-Mart, warehouse clubs, obesity, body weight, body mass index

A Silver Lining? The Connection between Gasoline Prices and Obesity

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 May 2007 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Charles Courtemanche
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
Downloads 616 (40,990)
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obesity, weight, body weight, overweight, gasoline, gasoline prices, gas, gas prices

A Silver Lining? The Connection between Gasoline Prices and Obesity

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 49, Issue 3, pp. 935-957, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Jun 2011
Charles Courtemanche
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
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Longer Hours and Larger Waistlines? The Relationship Between Work Hours and Obesity

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2014
Charles Courtemanche
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
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obesity, work hours, employment, weight, body weight, overweight, childhood obesity

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Does Wal-Mart Reduce Social Capital?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2007
Art Carden, Charles Courtemanche and Jeremy Meiners
Brock School of Business, Samford University, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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social capital, Wal-Mart, Walmart, social

Competing with Costco and Sam's Club: Warehouse Club Entry and Grocery Prices

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Mar 2011
Charles Courtemanche and Art Carden
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Brock School of Business, Samford University
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Wal-Mart, Walmart, Costco, Sam’s Club, Warehouse Clubs, Grocery Prices, Competition, Retail

Competing with Costco and Sam's Club: Warehouse Club Entry and Grocery Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w17220
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Jul 2011
Charles Courtemanche and Art Carden
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Brock School of Business, Samford University
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Wal-Mart and Values: Painting the Town Red?

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2009
Art Carden, Charles Courtemanche and Jeremy Meiners
Brock School of Business, Samford University, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Wal-Mart, values, retail, social capital

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Does Competition from Ambulatory Surgical Centers Affect Hospital Surgical Output and Hospital Profit?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2010
Michael Robert Plotzke and Charles Courtemanche
Abt Associates Inc. and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
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Ambulatory Surgical Center, Ambualtory Surgery Center, Hospital Competition, Physician Ownership, Hospital Profit

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Wal-Mart, Leisure, and Culture

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Art Carden and Charles Courtemanche
Brock School of Business, Samford University and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
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Wal-Mart, Leisure, and Culture

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 27, Issue 4, pp. 450-461, October 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Oct 2009
Art Carden and Charles Courtemanche
Brock School of Business, Samford University and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
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Is Universal Health Care in Brazil Really Universal?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Guido Cataife and Charles Courtemanche
University of Louisville - College of Business and Public Administration and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
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universal health care, Brazil, income elasticity of demand for health care, Family Health Program

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Tax Incentives and the Decision to Purchase Long-Term Care Insurance

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2008
Charles Courtemanche and Daifeng He
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and College of William and Mary
Downloads 166 (176,516)
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Long-term care, long-term care insurance, tax incentive, HIPAA, medical expenses, itemization, demand elasticity

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Does the Profitability of an Outpatient Surgery Influence Where it is Performed? A Look at Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Hospitals

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2010
Michael Robert Plotzke and Charles Courtemanche
Abt Associates Inc. and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
Downloads 147 (195,421)
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Ambulatory Surgery Center, Ambulatory Surgical Center, ASC, Physician Ownership, Outpatient Surgery, Profit

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Rising Cigarette Prices and Rising Obesity: Coincidence or Unintended Consequence?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 May 2007 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2008
Charles Courtemanche
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
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cigarettes, smoking, cigarette prices, cigarette taxes, obesity, body weight

Repairing a Mortgage Crisis: HOLC Lending and its Impact on Local Housing Markets

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jul 2010
Charles Courtemanche and Kenneth Snowden
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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HOLC, Home Owners' Loan Corporation

Repairing a Mortgage Crisis: Holc Lending and its Impact on Local Housing Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w16245
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
Charles Courtemanche and Kenneth Snowden
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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Does Universal Coverage Improve Health? The Massachusetts Experience

NBER Working Paper No. w17893
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Mar 2012
Charles Courtemanche and Daniela Zapata
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
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Impatience, Incentives, and Obesity

NBER Working Paper No. w17483
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Charles Courtemanche, Garth Heutel and Patrick McAlvanah
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Health Behaviors after Three Years

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11468
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 May 2018
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Andrew Young School - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
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Affordable Care Act, health insurance, Medicaid, health behavior, obesity, smoking, drinking, preventive care, screening

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Income-Based Disparities in Health Care Utilization Under Universal Coverage in Brazil

NBER Working Paper No. w17069
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 May 2011
Guido Cataife and Charles Courtemanche
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
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Modeling Area-Level Health Rankings

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7631
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
Charles Courtemanche, Samir Soneji and Rusty Tchernis
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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county, rank, health, factor analysis, Bayesian

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Early Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Health Care Access, Risky Health Behaviors, and Self-Assessed Health

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10649
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Andrew Young School - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
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Affordable Care Act, health insurance, Medicaid, health, obesity, smoking, drinking

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The Heterogeneity of the Cigarette Price Effect on Body Mass Index

NBER Working Paper No. w18087
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 May 2012
George Wehby and Charles Courtemanche
University of Iowa and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
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The Affordable Care Act and Ambulance Response Times

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10951
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Charles Courtemanche, Andrew Friedson, Andrew Koller and Daniel I. Rees
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics and University of Colorado Denver
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Affordable Care Act, ambulance, health insurance, health care capacity, health care workforce

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Adjusting Body Mass for Measurement Error with Invalid Validation Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8009
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Mar 2014
Charles Courtemanche, Joshua C. Pinkston and Jay Stewart
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics, University of Louisville and Bureau of Labor Statistics
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body mass index, obesity, measurement error, validation data

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Do Walmart Supercenters Improve Food Security?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11589
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Charles Courtemanche, Art Carden, Xilin Zhou and Murugi Ndirangu
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics, Brock School of Business, Samford University, Georgia State University and Columbia University
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Walmart, Wal-Mart, supercenters, big box, food insecurity, hunger

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Estimating the Associations between Snap and Food Insecurity, Obesity, and Food Purchases with Imperfect Administrative Measures of Participation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11412
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
Charles Courtemanche, Augustine Denteh and Rusty Tchernis
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, food stamps, SNAP, food insecurity, obesity, body mass index, food purchases, food expenditures, healthy eating index, misreporting, measurement error

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Ambulance Utilization in New York City after the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11444
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Apr 2018
Charles Courtemanche, Andrew Friedson and Daniel I. Rees
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Denver - Department of Economics and University of Colorado Denver
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Affordable Care Act, ambulance, emergency medical service, health insurance, moral hazard

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Parental Work Hours and Childhood Obesity: Evidence Using Instrumental Variables Related to Sibling School Eligibility

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10739
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 May 2017
Charles Courtemanche, Rusty Tchernis and Xilin Zhou
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University
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childhood obesity, maternal employment, women's labor supply