John Cawley

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An economic framework for understanding physical activity and eating behaviors
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:117-25. 2004
  2. doi request reprint The association of diabetes with job absenteeism costs among obese and morbidly obese workers
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:527-34. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint One pill makes you smaller: the demand for anti-obesity drugs
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 17:149-83. 2007
  4. doi request reprint The impact of physical education on obesity among elementary school children
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Health Econ 32:743-55. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The impact of income on the weight of elderly Americans
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Health Econ 19:979-93. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Maternal employment and childhood obesity: a search for mechanisms in time use data
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management and Department of Economics, 3M24 MVR Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States
    Econ Hum Biol 10:352-64. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The timing of the rise in U.S. obesity varies with measure of fatness
    Richard V Burkhauser
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, MVR Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States
    Econ Hum Biol 7:307-18. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Adding biomeasures relating to fatness and obesity to the Panel Study of Income Dynamics
    Richard V Burkhauser
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 4401, USA
    Biodemography Soc Biol 55:118-39. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Obesity and labor market outcomes among legal immigrants to the United States from developing countries
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States
    Econ Hum Biol 7:153-64. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Factor substitution in nursing homes
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 4401, USA
    J Health Econ 25:234-47. 2006

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint An economic framework for understanding physical activity and eating behaviors
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Am J Prev Med 27:117-25. 2004
    ..The implications of the economic framework are summarized and its limitations are described...
  2. doi request reprint The association of diabetes with job absenteeism costs among obese and morbidly obese workers
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:527-34. 2008
    ..To determine the extent to which absenteeism costs associated with obesity and morbid obesity are traceable to diabetes, and whether obesity and morbid obesity remain predictors of absenteeism costs after controlling for diabetes...
  3. ncbi request reprint One pill makes you smaller: the demand for anti-obesity drugs
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 17:149-83. 2007
    ..We find little difference in observed characteristics between those who took the withdrawn drugs and those who took the other anti-obesity drugs in the market...
  4. doi request reprint The impact of physical education on obesity among elementary school children
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Health Econ 32:743-55. 2013
    ..We find no evidence that increased PE time crowds out time in academic courses or has spillovers to achievement test scores...
  5. doi request reprint The impact of income on the weight of elderly Americans
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Health Econ 19:979-93. 2010
    ..For example, they indicate that the income elasticity of body mass index is not greater in absolute value than 0.06 for men or 0.14 for women...
  6. doi request reprint Maternal employment and childhood obesity: a search for mechanisms in time use data
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management and Department of Economics, 3M24 MVR Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States
    Econ Hum Biol 10:352-64. 2012
    ..These findings suggest plausible mechanisms for the association between maternal employment and childhood obesity...
  7. doi request reprint The timing of the rise in U.S. obesity varies with measure of fatness
    Richard V Burkhauser
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, MVR Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States
    Econ Hum Biol 7:307-18. 2009
    ..This underscores the importance of examining multiple measures of fatness when monitoring or otherwise studying obesity...
  8. doi request reprint Adding biomeasures relating to fatness and obesity to the Panel Study of Income Dynamics
    Richard V Burkhauser
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 4401, USA
    Biodemography Soc Biol 55:118-39. 2009
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  9. ncbi request reprint Obesity and labor market outcomes among legal immigrants to the United States from developing countries
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States
    Econ Hum Biol 7:153-64. 2009
    ..S. longer than five years. We generally find no significant association between weight and either wages, sector of employment, or work limitations for either women or men. Possible explanations for these findings are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Factor substitution in nursing homes
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 4401, USA
    J Health Econ 25:234-47. 2006
    ..The results from the IV models yield evidence of factor substitution: higher nursing home wages are associated with greater use of psychoactive drugs and lower quality...
  11. ncbi request reprint The earnings of U.S. health economists
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, 124 MVR Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Health Econ 26:358-72. 2007
    ..D. health economists by type of employer. Our findings are compared to those for economics departments, business schools, schools of public health, and for health services researchers...
  12. doi request reprint Strategies for implementing school-located influenza vaccination of children: a systematic literature review
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, 124 MVR Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Sch Health 80:167-75. 2010
    ..Influenza immunization programs may benefit schools by reducing absenteeism...
  13. doi request reprint Unfit for service: the implications of rising obesity for US military recruitment
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management and Department of Economics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Health Econ 21:1348-66. 2012
    ..3 million women. The paper concludes with a discussion of the implications of these findings for military recruitment and defense policy...
  14. doi request reprint The economics of childhood obesity
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:364-71. 2010
    ..It examines the economic causes and consequences of obesity, the rationales for government intervention, the cost-effectiveness of various policies, and the need for more research funding...
  15. ncbi request reprint Spillover effects of prescription drug withdrawals
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 19:119-43. 2008
    ..We conclude with a discussion of the characteristics of drugs and classes that may influence how remaining drugs are affected by a withdrawal in the class...
  16. doi request reprint The medical care costs of obesity: an instrumental variables approach
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, United States
    J Health Econ 31:219-30. 2012
    ..These results imply that the previous literature has underestimated the medical costs of obesity, resulting in underestimates of the economic rationale for government intervention to reduce obesity-related externalities...
  17. doi request reprint Obesity and skill attainment in early childhood
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 6:388-97. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Contingent valuation analysis of willingness to pay to reduce childhood obesity
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, 124 MVR Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 6:281-92. 2008
    ..The findings provide policymakers with useful information about taxpayers' support for, and preferred budget for, anti-obesity policies...
  19. ncbi request reprint The impact of state physical education requirements on youth physical activity and overweight
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Health Econ 16:1287-301. 2007
    ..We conclude that raising PE credit requirements may make girls more physically active overall but there is not yet the scientific base to declare raising PE requirements an anti-obesity initiative for either boys or girls...
  20. doi request reprint Occupation-specific absenteeism costs associated with obesity and morbid obesity
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1317-24. 2007
    ..To document the absenteeism costs associated with obesity and morbid obesity by occupation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Predicting complications after bariatric surgery using obesity-related co-morbidities
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management and Sloan Program in Health Administration, 124 MVR Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Obes Surg 17:1451-6. 2007
    ..To determine which (if any) pre-surgery obesity-related co-morbidities predict complications after bariatric surgery...
  22. doi request reprint Beyond BMI: the value of more accurate measures of fatness and obesity in social science research
    Richard V Burkhauser
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Health Econ 27:519-29. 2008
    ..Social science research on obesity would be enriched by greater consideration of alternate specifications of weight and height and more accurate measures of fatness...
  23. doi request reprint Correlates of state legislative action to prevent childhood obesity
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:162-7. 2008
    ..To determine the factors associated with state legislative action to address childhood obesity...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lighting up and slimming down: the effects of body weight and cigarette prices on adolescent smoking initiation
    John Cawley
    Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Health Econ 23:293-311. 2004
    ..These gender-specific differences may help explain the mixed and inconclusive evidence of the impact of price on smoking initiation found in previous literature...
  25. ncbi request reprint Health insurance claims data as a means of assessing reduction in co-morbidities 6 months after bariatric surgery
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management and Sloan Program in Health Administration, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Obes Surg 16:852-8. 2006
    ..We measured the very short-term change in obesity-related co-morbidities following bariatric surgery...
  26. ncbi request reprint Markets and childhood obesity policy
    John Cawley
    Cornell University, USA
    Future Child 16:69-88. 2006
    In examining the childhood obesity epidemic from the perspective of economics, John Cawley looks at both possible causes and possible policy solutions that work through markets...
  27. pmc How did welfare reform affect the health insurance coverage of women and children?
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:486-506. 2006
    ..To measure the change in U.S. women and children's health insurance coverage as a result of welfare reform (i.e. the creation of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or TANF) in 1996...
  28. ncbi request reprint Health insurance coverage and the macroeconomy
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, 134 Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853 4401, USA
    J Health Econ 24:299-315. 2005
    ..We estimate that 984,000 Americans, nearly all of whom were adult men, lost health insurance due to macroeconomic conditions alone during the 2001 recession...
  29. ncbi request reprint Morbid obesity and the transition from welfare to work
    John Cawley
    Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, USA
    J Policy Anal Manage 24:727-43. 2005
    ..These results are consistent with unobserved heterogeneity causing the correlation between morbid obesity and labor market outcomes. Findings are similar after controlling for the respondent's mental and physical health...
  30. doi request reprint Health economists' views of health policy
    Michael A Morrisey
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 33:707-24. 2008
    ..Results from this fall 2005 survey are compared with those from surveys conducted in 1989 and 1995...
  31. ncbi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of programs to prevent or reduce obesity: the state of the literature and a future research agenda
    John Cawley
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:611-4. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control policies and youth smoking: evidence from a new era
    John A Tauras
    Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 16:277-91. 2005
    ..Moreover, we find purchase, use, and possession laws to be inversely related to youth and young adult smoking prevalence...
  33. ncbi request reprint US health economists: who we are and what we do
    Michael A Morrisey
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, and Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Health Econ 17:535-43. 2008
    ..It also reports health economists' perceptions of the processes that allocate resources and recognition: promotion review, journal refereeing, and grant review...
  34. doi request reprint The production of published research by U.S. academic health economists
    Michael A Morrisey
    Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, and Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Int J Health Care Finance Econ 8:87-111. 2008
    ..The findings reported here offer insight into the heterogeneity of health economists and contribute to our understanding of the productivity of academic economists more generally...