Affiliation: Rider University
- Prenatal drug use and the production of infant healthKelly Noonan
Rider University and NBER, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, USA
Health Econ 16:361-84. 2007..Depending on how prenatal drug use is measured, we find that it increases low birth weight by 4-6 percentage points and that it increases the likelihood of an abnormal infant health condition by 7-12 percentage points...
- Effects of infant health on family food insecurity: evidence from two U.S. birth cohort studiesHope Corman
Rider University and National Bureau of Economic Research, 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, USA Electronic address
Soc Sci Med 123:18-25. 2014..We find convincing evidence that poor infant health does not affect food insecurity but that it greatly increases reliance on cash assistance for low-income individuals with disabilities, which appears to be playing a buffering role...
- Low-income fathers' access to health insuranceHope Corman
Rider University Economics, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:152-64. 2009..no) insurance. Public policy should focus on increasing access to health insurance among low-income men, which may improve their health, productivity, and ability to support themselves and their children...
- Life shocks and crime: a test of the "turning point" hypothesisHope Corman
Department of Economics, Rider University and National Bureau of Economic Research, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, USA
Demography 48:1177-202. 2011..These results provide evidence that life events can cause crime and, as such, support the "turning point" hypothesis...
- Effects of prenatal care on child health at age 5Kelly Noonan
Department of Economics, Rider University and National Bureau of Economic Research, 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, USA
Matern Child Health J 17:189-99. 2013..However, future research is needed to explore the effects of prenatal care on additional child health and developmental outcomes as well as the effects of preconceptional and maternal lifetime healthcare on child health...
- Demand for illicit drugs among pregnant womenHope Corman
Department of Economics, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ, USA
Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 16:41-60. 2005..This study provides the first estimates of the effects of drug prices on prenatal drug use and yields important information about the potential of drug enforcement as a tool for reducing illicit drug use among pregnant women...
- Mental illness as a risk factor for uninsurance among mothers of infantsKelly Noonan
Rider University and National Bureau of Economic Research, Department of Economics, Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, USA
Matern Child Health J 14:36-46. 2010..Encounters with the health care and social service systems experienced by pregnant and postpartum women present opportunities for connecting mothers to needed mental health services and facilitating their maintenance of health insurance...