William N Evans

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The compensating behavior of smokers: taxes, tar, and nicotine
    W N Evans
    University of Maryland, Project HOPE, and NBER, USA
    Rand J Econ 29:578-95. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient outcomes when hospitals experience a surge in admissions
    William N Evans
    Department of Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Health Econ 25:365-88. 2006

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Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint The compensating behavior of smokers: taxes, tar, and nicotine
    W N Evans
    University of Maryland, Project HOPE, and NBER, USA
    Rand J Econ 29:578-95. 1998
    ..We illustrate that tax-induced compensating behavior may eliminate some health benefits generated by reduced smoking participation. A more appropriate tax might be based on the tar and nicotine content of cigarettes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Patient outcomes when hospitals experience a surge in admissions
    William N Evans
    Department of Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Health Econ 25:365-88. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the portion of the California law designed to guarantee adequate staffing when the patient census increases unexpectedly should have little impact on patient outcomes...

Research Grants5

  1. Socioeconomic Impact of Native American Casinos
    William Evans; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..economic change on reservations generated by casinos changed family life through fertility, marriage, or divorce? Is educational attainment increasing as tribes use gaming profits to foster human capital accumulation? ..
  2. Length of Postpartum Hospital Stays and the Health of Mothers and Their Newborns
    William Evans; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..there spillovers to uncovered groups such as Medicaid patients? Did the law improve health outcomes of mothers and their infants? Did the law alter re-admission rates for mothers and infants? Did the law alter neonatal mortality rates? ..