Jay Bhattacharya

Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research

Assistant Professor

Center for Health Policy

179 Encina Commons

Stanford, CA 94305-6019

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (47)

1.

Words in Patents: Research Inputs and the Value of Innovativeness in Invention

NBER Working Paper No. w18494
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Mikko Packalen and Jay Bhattacharya
University of Waterloo - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
Downloads 152 (192,380)

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Pharmaceutical Industry, Drug Quality and Regulation - Evidence from US and Italy

CEIS Working Paper No. 138
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2014
Vincenzo Atella, Jay Bhattacharya and Lorenzo Carbonari
University of Rome Tor Vergata - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth (CEIS), Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth (CEIS)
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pharmaceutical market, regulation, innovation

Pharmaceutical Industry, Drug Quality and Regulation: Evidence from Us and Italy

NBER Working Paper No. w14567
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2008
Vincenzo Atella, Jay Bhattacharya and Lorenzo Carbonari
University of Rome Tor Vergata - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth (CEIS), Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Università di Roma "Tor Vergata"
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Pharmaceutical Industry, Drug Quality and Regulation - Evidence from US and Italy

American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon) Paper
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2012
Lorenzo Carbonari, Vincenzo Atella and Jay Bhattacharya
University of Rome Tor Vergata - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth (CEIS), University of Rome Tor Vergata - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth (CEIS) and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research

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innovation, pharmaceutical market, regulation

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Changes in U.S. Hospitalization and Mortality Rates Following Smoking Bans

NBER Working Paper No. w14790
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Mar 2009
RAND Corporation, Georgetown University, RAND Corporation and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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The Incidence of the Healthcare Costs of Obesity

NBER Working Paper No. w11303
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2009
Jay Bhattacharya and M. Kate Bundorf
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Stanford University - Department of Health Research and Policy
Downloads 101 (262,005)
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Health Insurance and the Obesity Externality

NBER Working Paper No. w11529
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Jay Bhattacharya and Neeraj Sood
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and University of Southern California
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New Ideas in Invention

NBER Working Paper No. w20922
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2015
Mikko Packalen and Jay Bhattacharya
University of Waterloo - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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Technology, Monopoly, and the Decline of the Viatical Settlements Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w11164
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2010
Neeraj Sood, Abby Alpert and Jay Bhattacharya
University of Southern California, RAND and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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Cities and Ideas

NBER Working Paper No. w20921
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2015
Mikko Packalen and Jay Bhattacharya
University of Waterloo - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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The Gorbachev Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality Crisis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6783
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Jay Bhattacharya, Christina Gathmann and Grant Miller
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Alfred-Weber Institut and Stanford University - School of Medicine
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mortality, transition, alcohol, Russia

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Do Instrumental Variables Belong in Propensity Scores?

NBER Working Paper No. t0343
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2009
Jay Bhattacharya and William B. Vogt
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and RAND Corporation
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Nudges in Exercise Commitment Contracts: A Randomized Trial

NBER Working Paper No. w21406
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Jul 2015
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Stanford University
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Nudges in Exercise Commitment Contracts: A Randomized Trial

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Stanford University
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The Gorbachev Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality Crisis

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 Apr 2011
Jay Bhattacharya, Christina Gathmann and Grant Miller
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Alfred-Weber Institut and Stanford University - School of Medicine
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Alcohol, Mortality, Prohibition, Russia

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Breakfast of Champions? The School Breakfast Program and the Nutrition of Children and Families

NBER Working Paper No. w10608
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2014
Jay Bhattacharya, Janet Currie and Steven J. Haider
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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14.

Are the Young Becoming More Disabled?

NBER Working Paper No. w8247
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2001 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
Darius N. Lakdawalla, Dana P. Goldman and Jay Bhattacharya
University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, RAND Corporation and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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15.

Time-Inconsistency and Welfare

NBER Working Paper No. w10345
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2004
Jay Bhattacharya and Darius N. Lakdawalla
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics
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Heat or Eat? Cold Weather Shocks and Nutrition in Poor American Families

NBER Working Paper No. w9004
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2013
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Georgetown University, Michigan State University - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Heat or Eat? Cold Weather Shocks and Nutrition in Poor American Families

American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 93, No. 7, pp. 1149-1154, July 2003
Posted: 20 Oct 2004
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Georgetown University, Michigan State University - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Does Health Insurance Make You Fat?

NBER Working Paper No. w15163
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2010
Jay Bhattacharya, M. Kate Bundorf, Noemi Pace and Neeraj Sood
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University - Department of Health Research and Policy, University College London and University of Southern California
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18.

Neophilia Ranking of Scientific Journals

NBER Working Paper No. w21579
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2015
Mikko Packalen and Jay Bhattacharya
University of Waterloo - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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Treatment Effect Bounds: An Application to Swan-Ganz Catheterization

NBER Working Paper No. w11263
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 May 2005 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2009
Jay Bhattacharya, Azeem Shaikh and Edward Vytlacil
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (438,561)
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20.

Healthcare Spending and Utilization in Public and Private Medicare

NBER Working Paper No. w23090
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Jan 2017
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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The Incidence of Mandated Health Insurance: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act Dependent Care Mandate

NBER Working Paper No. w21846
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jan 2016
Gopi Shah Goda, Monica Farid and Jay Bhattacharya
Stanford University, Stanford University and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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Does Medicare Benefit the Poor? New Answers to an Old Question

NBER Working Paper No. w9280
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Oct 2002 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2010
Jay Bhattacharya and Darius N. Lakdawalla
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics
Downloads 34 (446,892)
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23.

Youths at Nutritional Risk: Malnourished or Misnourished?

NBER Working Paper No. w7686
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 May 2000 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2010
Jay Bhattacharya and Janet Currie
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Employment and Adverse Selection in Health Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w12430
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2006
Jay Bhattacharya and William B. Vogt
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and RAND Corporation
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25.

Price Regulation in Secondary Insurance Markets

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 71, No. 4, pp. 643-675, December 2004
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Dec 2004
Jay Bhattacharya, Dana P. Goldman and Neeraj Sood
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, RAND Corporation and University of Southern California
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Forecasting Trends in Disability in a Super-Aging Society: Adapting the Future Elderly Model to Japan

NBER Working Paper No. w21870
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Jan 2016
University of South Carolina, Stanford University, University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford University - Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), Stanford University - School of Medicine, Stanford University - Department of Health Research and Policy and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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Can Health Insurance Competition Work? Evidence from Medicare Advantage

NBER Working Paper No. w20818
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Jan 2015
Vilsa Curto, Liran Einav, Jonathan Levin and Jay Bhattacharya
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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The Link between Public and Private Insurance and Hiv-Related Mortality

NBER Working Paper No. w9346
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Jay Bhattacharya, Dana P. Goldman and Neeraj Sood
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, RAND Corporation and University of Southern California
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Food Insecurity or Poverty? Measuring Need-Related Dietary Adequacy

NBER Working Paper No. w9003
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Jay Bhattacharya, Steven J. Haider and Janet Currie
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Michigan State University - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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30.

Age and the Trying Out of New Ideas

NBER Working Paper No. w20920
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Feb 2015
Mikko Packalen and Jay Bhattacharya
University of Waterloo - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
Downloads 28 (474,906)
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Market Evidence of Misperceived Prices and Mistaken Mortality Risks

NBER Working Paper No. w9863
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jul 2003
Jay Bhattacharya, Dana P. Goldman and Neeraj Sood
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, RAND Corporation and University of Southern California
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The Gorbachev Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality Crisis

NBER Working Paper No. w18589
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
Jay Bhattacharya, Christina Gathmann and Grant Miller
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Alfred-Weber Institut and Stanford University - School of Medicine
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The Other Ex-Ante Moral Hazard in Health

NBER Working Paper No. w13863
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2008
Jay Bhattacharya and Mikko Packalen
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and University of Waterloo - Department of Economics
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Is Medicine an Ivory Tower? Induced Innovation, Technological Opportunity, and For-Profit vs. Non-Profit Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w13862
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2015
Jay Bhattacharya and Mikko Packalen
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and University of Waterloo - Department of Economics
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Opportunities and Benefits as Determinants of the Direction of Scientific Research

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jun 2010
Jay Bhattacharya and Mikko Packalen
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and University of Waterloo - Department of Economics
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Scientific Research, Private-Sector Innovation, Induced Innovation, Research Opportunity, Technological Opportunity, Non-Profit Incentives, Medicine

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Cause-Specific Mortality Among Medicare Enrollees

NBER Working Paper No. w5409
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2008
Jay Bhattacharya, Alan M. Garber and Thomas E. MaCurdy
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Stanford University
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Coping with Chronic Disease? Chronic Disease and Disability in Elderly American Population 1982-1999

NBER Working Paper No. w14811
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Mar 2009
University of California, San Francisco - Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Stanford University
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On Inferring Demand for Health Care in the Presence of Anchoring, Acquiescence, and Selection Biases

NBER Working Paper No. w13865
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2010
Jay Bhattacharya and Adam Isen
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis (OTA)
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Understanding the Correlation between Alzheimer’s Disease Polygenic Risk, Wealth, and the Composition of Wealth Holdings

2019 Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2019
Su Hyun Shin, Dean R. Lillard and Jay Bhattacharya
University of Alabama, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Human Sciences and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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Genetic risk, Polygenic score, Alzheimer’s Disease, Asset allocation, Wealth

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Comparing Measures of Overtime Across BLS Surveys

Industrial Relations, Vol. 41, pp. 362-369, 2002
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 May 2002
Thomas DeLeire, Jay Bhattacharya and Thomas E. MaCurdy
Georgetown University, Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and Stanford University
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41.

Does the NIH Fund Edge Science?

NBER Working Paper No. w24860
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Aug 2018
Mikko Packalen and Jay Bhattacharya
University of Waterloo - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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Public Avoidance and the Epidemiology of Novel H1n1 Influenza a

NBER Working Paper No. w15752
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2010
Byung-Kwang Yoo, Megumi Kasajima and Jay Bhattacharya
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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Will Divestment from Employment-Based Health Insurance Save Employers Money? The Case of State and Local Governments

NBER Working Paper No. w20222
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Jun 2014
Stanford University, Stanford Law School, Stanford University and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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Will Divestment from Employment‐Based Health Insurance Save Employers Money? The Case of State and Local Governments

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp. 343-394, 2015
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Aug 2015
Stanford University, Stanford Law School, Stanford University and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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Technological Progress and Health Convergence: The Case of Penicillin in Post-War Italy

NBER Working Paper No. w25541
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Feb 2019
Stanford University, University of Rome Tor Vergata - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth (CEIS), Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Stanford University and Stanford University - School of Medicine
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Technological Progress and Health Convergence: The Case of Penicillin in Post-War ITALY

CEIS Working Paper No. 465
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 Jul 2019
Stanford University, University of Rome Tor Vergata - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth (CEIS), Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Stanford University and Stanford University - School of Medicine
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Penicillin, Technology, Public health, Health outcomes, Mortality, Italy

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Evaluating Permanent Disability Ratings Using Empirical Data on Earnings Losses

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 77, Issue 1, pp. 231-260, March 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, University of California, RAND Corporation - Institute for Civil Justice and University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine
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Understanding the Correlation between Alzheimer's Disease Polygenic Risk, Wealth, and the Composition of Wealth Holdings

NBER Working Paper No. w25526
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Feb 2019
Su Hyun Shin, Dean R. Lillard and Jay Bhattacharya
University of Alabama, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Human Sciences and Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research
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The Utilization of Outpatient Medical Services in Japan

JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCES, Vol. 31, No. 2, Spring 1996
Posted: 03 May 1998
Stanford University - Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, RAND Corporation, Stanford University and Government of Japan - Institute of Public Health

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