Titus J. Galama

USC Center for Economic and Social Research

Senior Economist

Playa Vista, CA

United States

The RAND Corporation

Senior Economist, Adjunct

1776 Main Street

P.O. Box 2138

Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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)
Downloads 189 (134,034)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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)
Downloads 187 (135,417)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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)
Downloads 68 (287,601)
Citation 1

Abstract:

socioeconomic status, education, health, demand for health, health capital, medical care, life cycle, age, labor, retirement, mortality

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Citation 2

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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Citation 2

Abstract:

socioeconomic status, education, health, demand for health, health capital, medical care, life cycle, age, labor, mortality

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
Downloads 126 (190,151)
Citation 2

Abstract:

socioeconomic status, health, demand for health, human capital, health behavior

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
Downloads 107 (215,179)

Abstract:

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
Downloads 97 (230,637)

Abstract:

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)
Downloads 97 (230,637)

Abstract:

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)
Downloads 59 (310,089)

Abstract:

health investment, lifecycle model, human capital, health capital

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)
Downloads 42 (362,592)

Abstract:

health investment, lifecycle model, human capital, health capital, optimal control

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)
Downloads 70 (282,931)

Abstract:

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)
Downloads 31 (406,054)

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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)
Downloads 24 (447,226)

Abstract:

Health Capital Models, Health Inequality

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Citation 6

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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Citation 6

Abstract:

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
Downloads 54 (324,192)
Citation 6

Abstract:

demand for health, health spending, insurance, technological change, longevity

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 Amsterdam - Department of Economics, University of Southern California and RAND Corporation
Downloads 52 (330,213)

Abstract:

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 Amsterdam - Department of Economics, University of Southern California and RAND Corporation
Downloads 21 (458,682)

Abstract:

health investment, lifecycle model, Grossman model, optimal control

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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
Downloads 73 (271,219)

Abstract:

demand for health, health spending, insurance, technological change, longevity

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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
Downloads 66 (277,623)
Citation 4

Abstract:

health, demand for health, health care, medical care, labor

10.

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
Downloads 60 (277,623)

Abstract:

consumption, health, health capital, health behavior, wealth

11.

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
Downloads 56 (289,000)
Citation 6

Abstract:

health, demand for health, health capital, medical care, labor, retirement

12.

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
Downloads 46 (328,076)

Abstract:

Consumption, health, health capital, health behavior, wealth

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
Downloads 22 (452,974)

Abstract:

pensions, health, retirement, disability, health investment, lifecycle model, health capital, optimal control

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)
Downloads 20 (464,507)

Abstract:

pensions, health, retirement, disability, health investment, lifecycle model, health capital

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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
Downloads 11 (423,440)

Abstract:

health spending, longevity, life-cycle models, technological change