Sara Markowitz

Summary

Affiliation: Rutgers University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Estimating the impact of alcohol policies on youth suicides
    Sara Markowitz
    Rutgers University, Newark, NJ and National Bureau of Economic Research, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 6:37-46. 2003
  2. pmc Antidepressants and youth: healing or harmful?
    Sara Markowitz
    Department of Economics, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:2138-51. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of daylight and daylight saving time on US pedestrian fatalities and motor vehicle occupant fatalities
    Douglas Coate
    Department of Economics, Rutgers University, 360 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 36:351-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of cigarette regulations in reducing cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
    Sara Markowitz
    Department of Economics, Rutgers University, Newark and NBER, Newark NJ 07102, USA
    J Health Econ 27:106-33. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Family leave after childbirth and the mental health of new mothers
    Pinka Chatterji
    Department of Economics, University at Albany, BA 111A, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 15:61-76. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Is youth smoking responsive to cigarette prices? Evidence from low- and middle-income countries
    Deliana Kostova
    Emory University, Department of Economics, 1602 Fishburne Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Tob Control 20:419-24. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint An investigation of the effects of alcohol policies on youth STDs
    Michael Grossman
    City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, NY, USA
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 16:229-56. 2005
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Mental health and substance abuse treatment and juvenile crime
    Alison Evans Cuellar
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University, 600 W 168th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 7:59-68. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Are mental health insurance mandates effective? Evidence from suicides
    Jonathan Klick
    Florida State University College of Law, USA
    Health Econ 15:83-97. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Alcohol Policies and Child Maltreatment
    Sara Markowitz; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Estimating the impact of alcohol policies on youth suicides
    Sara Markowitz
    Rutgers University, Newark, NJ and National Bureau of Economic Research, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 6:37-46. 2003
    ..If alcohol use is a contributing factor in determining suicidal behaviors, then policies designed to reduce the alcohol consumption may succeed in reducing youth suicides as well...
  2. pmc Antidepressants and youth: healing or harmful?
    Sara Markowitz
    Department of Economics, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:2138-51. 2007
    ..In contrast, we find that newer generation antidepressants are associated with lower numbers of suicides for this age group. For younger children aged 10-14, we find no relationship with suicides for any type of antidepressant...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of daylight and daylight saving time on US pedestrian fatalities and motor vehicle occupant fatalities
    Douglas Coate
    Department of Economics, Rutgers University, 360 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 36:351-7. 2004
    ..00 a.m. and in the 4:00-9:00 p.m. time periods. Motor vehicle occupant fatalities would be reduced by 195 per year, or 3%, during the same time periods...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of cigarette regulations in reducing cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
    Sara Markowitz
    Department of Economics, Rutgers University, Newark and NBER, Newark NJ 07102, USA
    J Health Econ 27:106-33. 2008
    ..Stronger restrictions on smoking in workplaces, restaurants and child care centers are also effective in reducing SIDS deaths...
  5. ncbi request reprint Family leave after childbirth and the mental health of new mothers
    Pinka Chatterji
    Department of Economics, University at Albany, BA 111A, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 15:61-76. 2012
    ..Much less is known, however, about how early parental employment affects the mental and physical health of the mothers themselves...
  6. doi request reprint Is youth smoking responsive to cigarette prices? Evidence from low- and middle-income countries
    Deliana Kostova
    Emory University, Department of Economics, 1602 Fishburne Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Tob Control 20:419-24. 2011
    ..To estimate the price elasticity of cigarette demand among youth in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC)...
  7. ncbi request reprint An investigation of the effects of alcohol policies on youth STDs
    Michael Grossman
    City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, NY, USA
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 16:229-56. 2005
    ..Strict drunk driving policies in the form of zero tolerance laws may also lower the gonorrhea rate among males under the legal drinking age...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mental health and substance abuse treatment and juvenile crime
    Alison Evans Cuellar
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University, 600 W 168th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Ment Health Policy Econ 7:59-68. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper is to examine the effectiveness of mental health and substance abuse treatment in reducing crimes committed by juveniles...
  10. ncbi request reprint Are mental health insurance mandates effective? Evidence from suicides
    Jonathan Klick
    Florida State University College of Law, USA
    Health Econ 15:83-97. 2006
    ..Data on completed suicides in each state for the period 1981-2000 are analyzed. Ordinary least squares and two-stage least squares results show that mental health mandates are not effective in reducing suicide rates...
  11. ncbi request reprint Aging and aggregate costs of medical care: conceptual and policy issues
    Dov Chernichovsky
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Health Econ 13:543-62. 2004
    ..Simultaneously, however, the costs of the young may decrease for the same reasons. The Israeli experience, used as a basis for a cursory empirical discussion of the issues, supports the line of reasoning presented in the paper...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint An empirical investigation of the social market for cigarettes
    Brett Katzman
    Kennesaw State University, USA
    Health Econ 16:1025-39. 2007
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Research Grants2

  1. Alcohol Policies and Child Maltreatment
    Sara Markowitz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project analyzes the propensity for alcohol control policies to reduce rates of child abuse and neglect and improve the lives of children. ..