Titus J. Galama

USC Center for Economic and Social Research

Senior Economist

Playa Vista, CA

United States

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A Theory of Socioeconomic Disparities in Health Over the Life Cycle

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-016
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2015
Titus J. Galama and Hans van Kippersluis
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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socioeconomic status, health, human capital, health behavior

A Theory of Socioeconomic Disparities in Health Over the Life Cycle

RAND Working Paper No. WR-773
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2010
Titus J. Galama and Hans van Kippersluis
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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socioeconomic status, education, health, demand for health, health capital, medical care, life cycle, age, labor, retirement, mortality

A Theory of Socioeconomic Disparities in Health Over the Life Cycle

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 10-079/3
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Aug 2010
Titus J. Galama and Hans van Kippersluis
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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socioeconomic status, education, health, demand for health, health capital, medical care, life cycle, age, labor, retirement, mortality

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A Contribution to Health-Capital Theory

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-004
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 May 2015
Titus J. Galama
USC Center for Economic and Social Research
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socioeconomic status, health, demand for health, human capital, health behavior

A Contribution to Health Capital Theory

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-831
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
Titus J. Galama
USC Center for Economic and Social Research
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socioeconomic status, education, health, demand for health, health capital, medical care, life cycle, age, labor, mortality

Why the Rich Drink More but Smoke Less: The Impact of Wealth on Health Behaviors

RAND Working Paper Series WR-988
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Apr 2013
Hans van Kippersluis and Titus J. Galama
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and USC Center for Economic and Social Research
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consumption, health, health capital, health behavior, wealth

Wealth and Health Behavior: Testing the Concept of a Health Cost

CESR Working Paper No. 2013-001-Rev1
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
Hans van Kippersluis and Titus J. Galama
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and USC Center for Economic and Social Research
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health behavior, wealth, health capital, unhealthy consumption

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A Theory of Education and Health

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-001
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 18 Mar 2015
Titus J. Galama and Hans van Kippersluis
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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health investment, lifecycle model; human capital, health capital, optimal control

A Theory of Education and Health

RAND Working Paper Series WR-1094
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 23 Jun 2016
Titus J. Galama and Hans van Kippersluis
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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health investment, lifecycle model, human capital, health capital, optimal control

A Theory of Education and Health

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 15-031/V
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 07 Mar 2015
Titus J. Galama and Hans van Kippersluis
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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health investment, lifecycle model, human capital, health capital

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On the Rise of Health Spending and Longevity

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 722
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Dec 2009
RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California
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demand for health, health spending, insurance, technological change, longevity

On the Rise of Health Spending and Longevity

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 12/2009-040
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Mar 2010
RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California
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demand for health, health spending, insurance, technological change, longevity

Health Inequalities Through the Lens of Health Capital Theory: Issues, Solutions, and Future Directions

CESR Working Paper No. 2013-002
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Oct 2013
Titus J. Galama and Hans van Kippersluis
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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Health Capital Models, Health Inequality

Health Inequalities Through the Lens of Health Capital Theory: Issues, Solutions, and Future Directions

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 1011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jul 2013
Titus J. Galama and Hans van Kippersluis
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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Health Inequalities through the Lens of Health Capital Theory: Issues, Solutions, and Future Directions

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 13-076/V
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Titus J. Galama and Hans van Kippersluis
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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Health Capital Models, Health Inequality

The Effect of Education on Health and Mortality: A Review of Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Evidence

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-11
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
USC Center for Economic and Social Research, Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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education, health, mortality, health behaviors, health disparities, causality

The Effect of Education on Health and Mortality: A Review of Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w24225
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 22 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2022
USC Center for Economic and Social Research, Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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On the Rise of Health Spending and Longevity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4622
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Dec 2009
University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Faculty of Management (ESG), University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Economics, USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California
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demand for health, health spending, insurance, technological change, longevity

Interactions between Financial Incentives and Health in the Early Retirement Decision

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 May 2017
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), USC Center for Economic and Social Research, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Institute of Health Policy and Management and Technical University of Cartagena (UPCT)
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pensions, health, retirement, disability, health investment, lifecycle model, health capital

Interactions between Financial Incentives and Health in the Early Retirement Decision

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2017-004
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 May 2017
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), USC Center for Economic and Social Research, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Institute of Health Policy and Management and Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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pensions, health, retirement, disability, health investment, lifecycle model, health capital, optimal control

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Grossman's Health Threshold and Retirement

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 658
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Jan 2009
USC Center for Economic and Social Research, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
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health, demand for health, health capital, medical care, labor, retirement

Empirical Evidence for Decreasing Returns to Scale in a Health Capital Model

RAND Working Paper Series WR-928
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
USC Center for Economic and Social Research, VU University AmsterdamVU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics, University of Southern California and RAND Corporation
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health investment, lifecycle model, Grossman model, optimal control

Empirical Evidence for Decreasing Returns to Scale in a Health Capital Model

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 02/2012-016
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 May 2012
USC Center for Economic and Social Research, VU University AmsterdamVU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics, University of Southern California and RAND Corporation
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health investment, lifecycle model, Grossman model, optimal control

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Grossman's Missing Health Threshold

RAND Labor and Population Working Paper No. WR-684
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 May 2009
Titus J. Galama and Arie Kapteyn
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California
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health, demand for health, health care, medical care, labor

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Why the Rich Drink More But Smoke Less: The Impact of Wealth on Health

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 13-035/V
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Mar 2013
Hans van Kippersluis and Titus J. Galama
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and USC Center for Economic and Social Research
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consumption, health, health capital, health behavior, wealth

The Economics and Econometrics of Gene–Environment Interplay

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 002
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Mar 2022
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, USC Center for Economic and Social Research, University of Bristol, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
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The Economics and Econometrics of Gene-Environment Interplay

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2022-019/V
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Apr 2022
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, USC Center for Economic and Social Research, University of Bristol, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and New York University, Dept of Economics
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Gene-by-Environment Interplay, Polygenic Indices, Social Science Genetics ALSPAC

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Accounting for the Rise of Health Spending and Longevity

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7622
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Faculty of Management (ESG), University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Economics, Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research - University of Southern California and USC Center for Economic and Social Research
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health spending, longevity, life-cycle models, technological change

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Why the Rich Drink More and Smoke Less: The Impact of Wealth on Health Behaviors

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 02/2013-007
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Apr 2013
Hans van Kippersluis and Titus J. Galama
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and USC Center for Economic and Social Research
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Consumption, health, health capital, health behavior, wealth

Human-Capital Formation: The Importance of Endogenous Longevity

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 04
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Apr 2022
Titus J. Galama and Hans van Kippersluis
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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health investment; education; human capital; health capital; dynamic optimal control; longevity

Human-Capital Formation: The Importance of Endogenous Longevity

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2022-026/V
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 May 2022
Titus J. Galama and Hans van Kippersluis
USC Center for Economic and Social Research and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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health investment, education, human capital, health capital, dynamic optimal control, longevity

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Wealthier, Happier and More Self-Sufficient: When Anti-Poverty Programs Improve Economic and Subjective Wellbeing at a Reduced Cost to Taxpayers

NBER Working Paper No. w24090
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2022
Titus J. Galama, Robson Morgan and Juan Saavedra
USC Center for Economic and Social Research, University of Southern California and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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