Affiliation: Princeton University
- Provider practice style and patient health outcomes: The case of heart attacksJanet Currie
Princeton University, United States Electronic address
J Health Econ 47:64-80. 2016..We also find that the most aggressive and responsive physicians are young, male, and trained in top 20 schools. ..
- Inequality in mortality decreased among the young while increasing for older adults, 1990-2010J Currie
Center for Health and Wellbeing, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08542, USA National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Institute for the Study of Labor IZA, 53072 Bonn, Germany
Science 352:708-12. 2016..These younger cohorts will form the future adult U.S. population, so this research suggests that inequality in old-age mortality is likely to decline. ..
- Environmental Health Risks and Housing Values: Evidence from 1,600 Toxic Plant Openings and ClosingsJanet Currie
Department of Economics, Princeton University, 316 Wallace Hall, Princeton, NJ 08540
Am Econ Rev 105:678-709. 2015..5 mile or a loss of about $4.25 million for these households; and a plant's operation is associated with a roughly 3 percent increase in the probability of low birthweight within 1 mile...
- Do stimulant medications improve educational and behavioral outcomes for children with ADHD?Janet Currie
Princeton University and NBER, United States Electronic address
J Health Econ 37:58-69. 2014....
- Short- and long-term effects of unemployment on fertilityJanet Currie
Center for Health and Wellbeing, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:14734-9. 2014..2 conceptions. This long-run effect is driven largely by women who remain childless and thus do not have either first births or higher-order births. ..
- Early-life origins of life-cycle well-being: research and policy implicationsJanet Currie
Center for Health and Well Being for the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and Interantional Affairs at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
J Policy Anal Manage 34:208-42. 2015..In contrast, the evidence on other policies such as prenatal care and family leave is more mixed and limited...
- Weathering the storm: hurricanes and birth outcomesJanet Currie
Princeton University, USA
J Health Econ 32:487-503. 2013....
- "Big data" versus "big brother": on the appropriate use of large-scale data collections in pediatricsJanet Currie
Center for Health and Wellbeing, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, 316 Wallace Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
Pediatrics 131:S127-32. 2013..Addressing these concerns without creating insurmountable barriers to the use of such data for research is essential if we are to avoid a "missed opportunity" in pediatrics research...
- Patient knowledge and antibiotic abuse: Evidence from an audit study in ChinaJanet Currie
Department of Economics and Woodrow Wilson School, 316 Wallace Hall, Princeton University, Princeton NJ 08544, USA
J Health Econ 30:933-49. 2011..Our results suggest that antibiotics abuse in China is not driven by patients actively demanding antibiotics, but is largely a supply-side phenomenon...
- Quasi-experimental studies suggest that lowering air pollution levels benefits infants' and children's healthJanet Currie
Princeton University, New Jersey, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:2391-9. 2011..Policy makers should also consider providing specific information to families and pregnant women about when and where the risk of pollution exposure is highest, so that they can minimize their exposure or avoid it altogether...
- The intergenerational transmission of inequality: maternal disadvantage and health at birthANNA AIZER
Department of Economics, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Science 344:856-61. 2014..The most likely explanation is increasing knowledge about determinants of infant health and how to protect it along with public policies that put this knowledge into practice. ..
- Chipping away at health: more on the relationship between income and child healthJanet Currie
Department of Economics, Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 26:331-44. 2007..But the higher incidence of measured conditions and limits does not explain all of the relationships between income and overall health status, which suggests that unmeasured illnesses and injuries are also involved...
- Long-term consequences of child abuse and neglect on adult economic well-beingJanet Currie
Department of Economics, Columbia University, John Jay College, City University of New York, NY 10027, USA
Child Maltreat 15:111-20. 2010..Maltreatment appears to affect men and women differently, with larger effects for women than men. These new findings demonstrate that abused and neglected children experience large and enduring economic consequences...
- Policy interventions to address child health disparities: moving beyond health insuranceJanet Currie
Columbia University, National Bureau of Economic Research, Department of Economics, 420 W 118th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
Pediatrics 124:S246-54. 2009..Such a program is feasible and would be relatively inexpensive...
- Within-mother analysis of seasonal patterns in health at birthJanet Currie
Center for Health and Wellbeing, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:12265-70. 2013....