Nicolas R. Ziebarth

Cornell University

Assistant Professor

Ithaca, NY

United States

http://www.human.cornell.edu/bio.cfm?netid=nrz2

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Scholarly Papers (31)

Assessing the Effectiveness of Health Care Cost Containment Measures

SOEPpaper No. 352
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2011
Nicolas R. Ziebarth
Cornell University
Downloads 101 (218,469)

Abstract:

Health Expenditures, Cost Containment Measures, Copayment, Convalescent Care, SOEP

Assessing the Effectiveness of Health Care Cost Containment Measures

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5602
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Nicolas R. Ziebarth
Cornell University
Downloads 77 (260,587)

Abstract:

copayment, cost containment measures, health expenditures, convalescent care, SOEP

In Absolute or Relative Terms? How Framing Prices Affects the Consumer Price Sensitivity of Health Plan Choice

Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) Working Paper No. 423
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Dec 2011
Hendrik Schmitz and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Economics and Business Administration and Cornell University
Downloads 46 (340,249)

Abstract:

health insurance, health plan switching, price competition, price elasticity, SOEP

In Absolute or Relative Terms? How Framing Prices Affects the Consumer Price Sensitivity of Health Plan Choice

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6241
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Dec 2011
Hendrik Schmitz and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Economics and Business Administration and Cornell University
Downloads 42 (353,511)

Abstract:

health insurance, health plan switching, price competition, price elasticity, SOEP

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Long-Term Absenteeism and Moral Hazard - Evidence from a Natural Experiment

SOEPpaper No. 172, DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 888
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2010
Nicolas R. Ziebarth
Cornell University
Downloads 74 (254,314)
Citation 2

Abstract:

long-term absenteeism, sick pay, moral hazard, natural experiment, SOEP

The Pros and Cons of Sick Pay Schemes: Testing for Contagious Presenteeism and Shirking Behavior

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 15-239
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Nov 2015
Stefan Pichler and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zürich and Cornell University
Downloads 33 (387,314)

Abstract:

Sickness Insurance, Paid Sick Leave, Presenteeism, Contagious Diseases, Infections, Negative Externalities, Shirking, United States, Germany

The Pros and Cons of Sick Pay Schemes: Testing for Contagious Presenteeism and Shirking Behavior

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1509
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Oct 2015
Stefan Pichler and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zürich and Cornell University
Downloads 18 (464,993)

Abstract:

Sickness Insurance, Paid Sick Leave, Presenteeism, Contagious Diseases, Infections, Negative Externalities, Shirking, US, Germany

The Pros and Cons of Sick Pay Schemes: Testing for Contagious Presenteeism and Shirking Behavior

KOF Working Paper No. 394
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Feb 2017
Stefan Pichler and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zürich and Cornell University
Downloads 5 (536,753)

Abstract:

Sickness Insurance, Paid Sick Leave, Presenteeism, Contagious Diseases, Infections, Negative Externalities, Shirking, US, Germany

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Measurement of Health, the Sensitivity of the Concentration Index, and Reporting Heterogeneity

SOEPpaper No. 211, DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 916
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2009
Nicolas R. Ziebarth
Cornell University
Downloads 56 (290,937)
Citation 4

Abstract:

health measures, health inequality, SF12, grip strength, SOEP

How Health Plan Enrollees Value Prices Relative to Supplemental Benefits and Service Quality

SOEPpaper No. 741
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Mar 2015
University of Paderborn, University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Economics and Business Administration, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Cornell University
Downloads 41 (357,002)

Abstract:

service quality, non-essential benefits, prices, health plan switching, German sickness funds, SOEP

How Health Plan Enrollees Value Prices Relative to Supplemental Benefits and Service Quality

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 545
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
University of Paderborn, University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Economics and Business Administration, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Cornell University
Downloads 9 (516,199)

Abstract:

Service quality; non-essential benefits; prices; health plan switching; German sickness funds; SOEP

Revisiting the Income-Health Nexus: The Importance of Choosing the 'Right' Indicator

SOEPpaper No. 274
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Mar 2010
Nicolas R. Ziebarth and Joachim R. Frick
Cornell University and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) (Deceased)
Downloads 34 (383,249)

Abstract:

health inequality, concentration index, income measurement, SOEP

Revisiting the Income-Health Nexus: The Importance of Choosing the 'Right' Indicator

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4787
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Nicolas R. Ziebarth and Joachim R. Frick
Cornell University and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) (Deceased)
Downloads 16 (476,453)

Abstract:

health inequality, concentration index, income measurement, SOEP

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In Vino Pecunia? The Association between Beverage-Specific Drinking Behavior and Wages

SOEPpaper No. 93, DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 779
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2008
Nicolas R. Ziebarth and Markus Grabka
Cornell University and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Downloads 43 (319,628)
Citation 2

Abstract:

alcohol-income puzzle, beverage-specific drinking behavior, wages, wine

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Natural Disaster, Policy Action, and Mental Well-Being: The Case of Fukushima

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7691
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
Jan Goebel, Christian Krekel, Tim Tiefenbach and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) - SOEP, Paris School of Economics (PSE), German Institute for Japanese Studies and Cornell University
Downloads 39 (201,759)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Fukushima, meltdown, nuclear phase‐out, mental health, environmental worries, SOEP

The Effects of Expanding the Generosity of the Statutory Sickness Insurance System

SOEPpaper No. 245
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Dec 2009
Nicolas R. Ziebarth and Martin Karlsson
Cornell University and University of Duisburg-Essen
Downloads 32 (391,516)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Sickness absence, statutory sick pay, natural experiment, Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP)

The Effects of Expanding the Generosity of the Statutory Sickness Insurance System

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7250
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Nicolas R. Ziebarth and Martin Karlsson
Cornell University and University of Duisburg-Essen
Downloads 7 (526,764)
Citation 2

Abstract:

generosity of social insurance, difference-in-differences estimation, sickness absence, employer sick leave mandate, natural experiment, SOEP

Economic Development, Novelty Consumption, and Body Weight: Evidence from the East German Transition to Capitalism

Quaderni - Working Paper DSE N° 1002,
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 18 Apr 2015
Davide Dragone and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
University of Bologna - Department of Economics and Cornell University
Downloads 28 (409,890)

Abstract:

economic development, food consumption, habit formation, learning, novel goods, obesity, nutrition-related health, German reunification

Economic Development, Novelty Consumption, and Body Weight: Evidence from the East German Transition to Capitalism

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8967
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Davide Dragone and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
University of Bologna - Department of Economics and Cornell University
Downloads 8 (521,516)

Abstract:

economic development, food consumption, habit formation, learning, novel goods, obesity, nutrition-related health, German reunification

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Behavioral Responses to Taxation: Cigarette Taxes and Food Stamp Take-Up

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8907
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Mar 2015
Kyle Rozema and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
Downloads 33 (295,736)

Abstract:

cigarette taxes, food stamp take-up, tax pass-through rate, unintended consequences

Analyzing Regional Variation in Health Care Utilization Using (Rich) Household Microdata

SOEPpaper No. 551
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 May 2013
Peter Eibich and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and Cornell University
Downloads 24 (430,755)

Abstract:

small area variation, health care utilization, SOEP

Analyzing Regional Variation in Health Care Utilization Using (Rich) Household Microdata

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7409
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 May 2013
Peter Eibich and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and Cornell University
Downloads 7 (526,764)

Abstract:

small area variation, health care utilization, SOEP

Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up: The Long-Term Impact of Government Ideology and Personal Experience on Values

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1280
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Mar 2013
Nicolas R. Ziebarth and Gert G. Wagner
Cornell University and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Downloads 26 (420,032)

Abstract:

communism, values, performance-enhancement drugs, Berlin, natural experiment

Top‐Down vs. Bottom‐Up: The Long‐Term Impact of Government Ideology and Personal Experience on Values

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7279
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Mar 2013
Nicolas R. Ziebarth and Gert G. Wagner
Cornell University and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Downloads 4 (541,652)

Abstract:

communism, values, performance‐enhancement drugs, Berlin, natural experiment

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In Absolute or Relative Terms? How Framing Prices Affects the Consumer Price Sensitivity of Health Plan Choice

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Jan 2012
Hendrik Schmitz and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
University of Duisburg-Essen - Department of Economics and Business Administration and Cornell University
Downloads 27 (370,833)

Abstract:

health insurance, health plan switching, price competition, price elasticity, SOEP

16.

The Pros and Cons of Sick Pay Schemes: A Method to Test for Contagious Presenteeism and Shirking Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8850
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Stefan Pichler and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zürich and Cornell University
Downloads 26 (283,953)

Abstract:

sickness insurance, sick pay, presenteeism, contagious diseases, infections, negative externalities, shirking

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A Natural Experiment on Sick Pay Cuts, Sickness Absence, and Labor Costs

SOEPpaper No. 244
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Dec 2009
Nicolas R. Ziebarth and Martin Karlsson
Cornell University and University of Duisburg-Essen
Downloads 24 (399,097)
Citation 5

Abstract:

sickness absence, statutory sick pay, natural experiment, SOEP

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'Do I Really Need to Go to Rehab? I'd Say No, No, No.' Estimating Price Elasticities of Convalescent Care Programs

SOEPpaper No. 212, DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 910
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2009
Nicolas R. Ziebarth
Cornell University
Downloads 24 (390,381)

Abstract:

convalescent care, health spa, medical rehabilitation, price elasticities, SOEP

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The Short-Term Population Health Effects of Weather and Pollution: Implications of Climate Change

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7875
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Nicolas R. Ziebarth, Maike Schmitt and Martin Karlsson
Cornell University, Darmstadt University of Technology and University of Duisburg-Essen
Downloads 23 (300,722)

Abstract:

register data, hospital admissions, mortality, weather and pollution, climate change

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Successful Scientific Replication and Extension of Levitt (2008): Child Seats are Still No Safer than Seat Belts

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8590
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Lauren Eden Jones and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
The Ohio State University and Cornell University
Downloads 21 (394,678)

Abstract:

scientific replication, Steven Levitt, child safety seats, improper use, SUVs, fatalities, FARS

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A Model of Worker Investment in Safety and its Effects on Accidents and Wages

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7428
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
José Guardado and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
American Medical Association and Cornell University
Downloads 3 (503,970)

Abstract:

worker investment, safety, nonfatal risk, compensating wage differential, obesity

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How Natural Disasters Can Affect Environmental Concerns, Risk Aversion, and Even Politics: Evidence from Fukushima and Three European Countries

SOEPpaper No. 762
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Jan Goebel, Christian Krekel, Tim Tiefenbach and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) - SOEP, Paris School of Economics (PSE), German Institute for Japanese Studies and Cornell University
Downloads 2 (433,325)

Abstract:

Fukushima, nuclear phase-out, environmental concerns, well-being, risk aversion, Green party

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Does Daylight Saving Time Really Make Us Sick?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9088
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 Jun 2015
Lawrence Jin and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
Cornell University and Cornell University
Downloads 2 (250,500)

Abstract:

Daylight Saving Time (DST), BRFSS, hospital admissions, sleep deprivation, Germany, US

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Estimating Price Elasticities of Convalescent Care Programmes

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, Issue 545, pp. 816-844, June 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Nicolas R. Ziebarth
Cornell University
Downloads 2 (527,910)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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Protecting Working-Age People with Disabilities: Experiences of Four Industrialized Nations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9186
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Richard V. Burkhauser, Mary C. Daly and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM), Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Cornell University
Downloads 1 (474,485)

Abstract:

disability, disability insurance, cross-country comparison, Germany, US

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Exit, Voice or Loyalty? An Investigation into Mandated Portability of Front-Loaded Private Health Plans

PIER Working Paper No. 17-012
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 May 2017
Juan Atal, Hanming Fang, Martin Karlsson and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Duisburg-Essen and Cornell University
Downloads 0 (521,593)

Abstract:

Individual Private Health Insurance, Portability, Old-Age Provisions, Health Plan Switching, Switching Costs, Health Policy Reform, Consumer Bargaining, Retention

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The Pros and Cons of Sick Pay Schemes: Testing for Contagious Presenteeism and Noncontagious Absenteeism Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w22530
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Aug 2016
Stefan Pichler and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zürich and Cornell University
Downloads 0 (508,438)

Abstract:

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The Host with the Most? The Effects of the Olympic Games on Happiness

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1599
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Aug 2016
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Paris School of Economics (PSE), Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of Chicago - Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics, Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Cornell University
Downloads 0 (367,235)

Abstract:

Subjective wellbeing, life satisfaction, happiness, Olympic Games, natural experiment

29.

Us Child Safety Seat Laws: Are They Effective, and Who Complies?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9900
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Lauren Eden Jones and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
The Ohio State University and Cornell University
Downloads 0 (433,325)

Abstract:

child safety seats, age requirements, fatalities, FARS

30.

Labor Market Effects of US Sick Pay Mandates

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9867
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Stefan Pichler and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
KOF Swiss Economic Institute, ETH Zürich and Cornell University
Downloads 0 (423,036)

Abstract:

sick pay mandates, sick leave, medical leave, employer mandates, employment, wages, synthetic control group, United States, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)

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Profiling the US Sick Leave Landscape

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9709
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
Philip Susser and Nicolas R. Ziebarth
Cornell University and Cornell University
Downloads 0 (346,896)

Abstract:

sick leave, paid leave, medical leave, unpaid leave, low-income employees, gender inequality, presenteeism, US