2018, No. 2

NBER Affiliates' Work in Medical Journals

Many NBER-affiliated researchers publish some of their findings in medical journals that preclude pre-publication distribution. This makes it impossible to include these papers in the NBER working paper series. This is a partial listing of recent papers in this category.

Motivating Cord Blood Donation with Information and Behavioral Nudges
D. Grieco, N. Lacetera, M. Macis, and D. Di Martino, Scientific Reports, 8(1), January 2018, p. 252.

Drivers of Payment Variation in 90-Day Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Episodes
V. Guduguntla, J. D. Syrjamaki, C. Ellimoottil, D. C. Miller, R. L. Prager, E. C. Norton, P. Theurer, D. S. Li-kosky, and J. M. Dupree, JAMA Surgery, 153(1), January 2018, pp. 14–9.

The Social Genome of Friends and Schoolmates in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health
B. W. Domingue, D. W. Belsky, J. M. Fletcher, D. Conley, J. D. Boardman, and K. M. Harris, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, January 2018, (Published online).

ACA Marketplace Premiums and Competition among Hospitals and Physician Practices
M. Polyakova, M. K. Bundorf, D. P. Kessler, and L. C. Baker, The American Journal of Managed Care, 24(2), February 2018, pp. 85–90.

Social Health Insurance for the Poor: Lessons from a Health Insurance Programme in Karnataka, India
N. Sood and Z. Wagner, BMJ Global Health, 3(1), February 2018, (Published online).

Corrected U.S. Opioid-Involved Drug Poisoning Deaths and Mortality Rates, 1999–2015
C. J. Ruhm, Addiction, February 2018, (Published online).

Mortality and Macrovascular Risk in Elderly with Hypertension and Diabetes: Effect of Intensive Drug Therapy
A. P. Yashkin, J. Kravchenko, A. I. Yashin, and F. Sloan, American Journal of Hypertension, 31(2), February 2018, pp. 220–7.

The Great Recession Worsened Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose Levels in American Adults
T. Seeman, D. Thomas, S. S. Merkin, K. Moore, K. Watson, and A. Karlamangla, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(13), March 2018, pp. 3296–301.

Nearly Half of Small Employers Using Tobacco Surcharges Do Not Provide Tobacco Cessation Wellness Programs
M. F. Pesko, J. Bains, J. C. Maclean, and B. Lê Cook, Health Affairs, 37(3), March 2018, (Published online).

Opioid Prescribing for Opioid-Naive Patients in Emergency Departments and Other Settings: Characteristics of Prescriptions and Association with Long-Term Use
M. M. Jeffery, W. M. Hooten, E. P. Hess, E. R. Meara, J. S. Ross, H. J. Henk, B. Borgundvaag, N. D. Shah, and M. F. Bellolio, Annals of Emergency Medicine, 71(3), March 2018, pp. 326–36.e19.

The Impact of Public and Private Research on Premature Cancer Mortality and Hospitalization in the United States, 1999–2013
F. R. Lichtenberg, The American Economist, March 2018, (Published online).

Myth and Measurement — The Case of Medical Bankruptcies
C. Dobkin, A. Finkelstein, R. Kluender, and M. J. Notowidigdo, The New England Journal of Medicine, 378, March, 2018, pp. 1076–8 .

Association of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program with Surgical Readmissions
T. Borza, M. K. Oerline, T. A. Skolarus, E. C. Norton, A. M. Ryan, C. Ellimoottil, J. B. Dimick, V. B. Shahinian, and B. K. Hollenbeck, JAMA Surgery, 153(3), March 2018, pp. 243–50 .

Patterns and Predictors of Physician Adoption of New Cardiovascular Drugs
T. S. Anderson, W. Lo-Ciganic, W. F. Gellad, R. Zhang, H. A. Huskamp, N. K. Choudhry, C. H. Change, S. Richards-Shubik, H. Guclu, B. Jones, and J. M. Donohue, Healthcare, 6(1), March 2018, pp. 33–40.

Frequency and Magnitude of Co-payments Exceeding Prescription Drug Costs
K. Van Nuys, G. Joyce, R. Ribero, and D. P. Goldman, JAMA, 319(10), March 2018, pp. 1045–7.

Bias in Patient Satisfaction Surveys: A Threat to Measuring Healthcare Quality
F. Dunsch, D. K. Evans, M. Macis, and Q. Wang, BMJ Global Health, 3(2), March 2018, (Published online).

Providing Level-of-Match Information to Perfectly Matched Unrelated Stem Cell Donors: Evaluating Acceptability and Potential Changes in Donor Availability
G. E. Switzer, M. Macis, R. Fabi, L. Abress, D. Confer, J. Bruce, K. Howe, S. Fowler, M. McNulty, G. Pastorek, and M. A. Dew, Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, March 2018, (Published online).

Identifying the Causes of the Changes in the Prevalence Patterns of Diabetes in Older U.S. Adults: A New Trend Partitioning Approach
J. Cawley, D. Willage, and D. Frisvold, JAMA, 319(3), January 2018, pp. 305–6.

The Complexity of Billing and Paying For Physician Care
J. D. Gottlieb, A. H. Shapiro, and A. Dunn, Health Affairs, 37(4), April 2018, (Published online).

A Sibling Method for Identifying vQTLs
D. Conley, R. Johnson, B. Domingue, C. Dawes, J. Boardman, and M. Siegal, PLOS ONE, 13(5), April 2018, (Published online).

Geographic Clustering of Polygenic Scores at Different Stages of the Life Course
B. W. Domingue, D. H. Rehkopf, D. Conley, and J. D. Boardman, The Russel Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, 4(4), April 2018, pp. 137–149.

The Generic Drug User Fee Amendments: An Economic Perspective
E. R. Bernt, R. M. Conti, and S. J. Murphy, Journal of Law and the Biosciences, 5(1), May 2018, pp. 103–41.

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