Ellen Meara

Harvard Medical School

Assistant Professor of Health Economics

Department of Health Care Policy

Boston, MA 02115

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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31

Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

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

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Mar 2015
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 110 (245,176)
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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 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2010
David M. Cutler and Ellen Meara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 105 (253,387)
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Why is Health Related to Socioeconomic Status?

NBER Working Paper No. w8231
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Apr 2001 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2011
Ellen Meara
Harvard Medical School
Downloads 95 (270,780)
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The Concentration of Medical Spending: an Update

NBER Working Paper No. w7279
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Feb 2000 Last Revised: 08 May 2000
David M. Cutler and Ellen Meara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 63 (343,819)
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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 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2010
David M. Cutler and Ellen Meara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 52 (376,904)
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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 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2010
David M. Cutler and Ellen Meara
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 48 (390,331)
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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 29 (478,842)

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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
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Welfare Reform, Work Requirements, and Employment Barriers

NBER Working Paper No. w12480
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2010
Ellen Meara and Richard G. Frank
Harvard Medical School and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 33 (447,729)
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The Effect of Maternal Depression and Substance Abuse on Child Human Capital Development

NBER Working Paper No. w15314
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2009
Richard G. Frank and Ellen Meara
Harvard Medical School and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 31 (456,817)
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Consequences of Eliminating Federal Disability Benefits for Substance Abusers

NBER Working Paper No. w13407
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2010
Pinka Chatterji and Ellen Meara
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 29 (466,295)
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State and Federal Approaches to Health Reform: What Works for the Working Poor?

NBER Working Paper No. w14125
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2010
Harvard Medical School, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University and Harvard University - Department of Health Policy & Management
Downloads 25 (487,052)

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Economic Conditions and Children's Mental Health

NBER Working Paper No. w22459
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Aug 2016
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Vanderbilt University and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 24 (492,509)
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The Problem of Data Quality in Analyses of Opioid Regulation: The Case of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

NBER Working Paper No. w24947
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
UCLA School of Law, Network For Public Health Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 22 (503,742)
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The Effect of the 1998 Master Settlement on Prenatal Smoking

NBER Working Paper No. w11176
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2010
Douglas Levy and Ellen Meara
Harvard University - Department of Health Policy & Management and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 21 (509,480)
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The Fda and Abcs: The Unintended Consequences of Antidepressant Warnings on Human Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w17426
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2013
Susan H. Busch, Ezra Golberstein and Ellen Meara
Yale University - School of Public Health, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Harvard Medical School
Downloads 11 (568,285)
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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 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 9 (605,385)
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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
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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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

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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
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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