Janet Currie

Summary

Affiliation: Princeton University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Provider practice style and patient health outcomes: The case of heart attacks
    Janet Currie
    Princeton University, United States Electronic address
    J Health Econ 47:64-80. 2016
  2. pmc Inequality in mortality decreased among the young while increasing for older adults, 1990-2010
    J 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
  3. pmc Environmental Health Risks and Housing Values: Evidence from 1,600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings
    Janet Currie
    Department of Economics, Princeton University, 316 Wallace Hall, Princeton, NJ 08540
    Am Econ Rev 105:678-709. 2015
  4. pmc 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
  5. pmc Short- and long-term effects of unemployment on fertility
    Janet Currie
    Center for Health and Wellbeing, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:14734-9. 2014
  6. pmc Early-life origins of life-cycle well-being: research and policy implications
    Janet 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
  7. pmc Weathering the storm: hurricanes and birth outcomes
    Janet Currie
    Princeton University, USA
    J Health Econ 32:487-503. 2013
  8. pmc "Big data" versus "big brother": on the appropriate use of large-scale data collections in pediatrics
    Janet 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
  9. doi request reprint Patient knowledge and antibiotic abuse: Evidence from an audit study in China
    Janet Currie
    Department of Economics and Woodrow Wilson School, 316 Wallace Hall, Princeton University, Princeton NJ 08544, USA
    J Health Econ 30:933-49. 2011
  10. pmc Quasi-experimental studies suggest that lowering air pollution levels benefits infants' and children's health
    Janet Currie
    Princeton University, New Jersey, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:2391-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Provider practice style and patient health outcomes: The case of heart attacks
    Janet 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. ..
  2. pmc Inequality in mortality decreased among the young while increasing for older adults, 1990-2010
    J 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. ..
  3. pmc Environmental Health Risks and Housing Values: Evidence from 1,600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings
    Janet 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...
  4. pmc 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
    ....
  5. pmc Short- and long-term effects of unemployment on fertility
    Janet 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. ..
  6. pmc Early-life origins of life-cycle well-being: research and policy implications
    Janet 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...
  7. pmc Weathering the storm: hurricanes and birth outcomes
    Janet Currie
    Princeton University, USA
    J Health Econ 32:487-503. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc "Big data" versus "big brother": on the appropriate use of large-scale data collections in pediatrics
    Janet 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...
  9. doi request reprint Patient knowledge and antibiotic abuse: Evidence from an audit study in China
    Janet 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...
  10. pmc Quasi-experimental studies suggest that lowering air pollution levels benefits infants' and children's health
    Janet 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...
  11. pmc The intergenerational transmission of inequality: maternal disadvantage and health at birth
    ANNA 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. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Chipping away at health: more on the relationship between income and child health
    Janet 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...
  13. pmc Long-term consequences of child abuse and neglect on adult economic well-being
    Janet 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...
  14. doi request reprint Policy interventions to address child health disparities: moving beyond health insurance
    Janet 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...
  15. pmc Within-mother analysis of seasonal patterns in health at birth
    Janet Currie
    Center for Health and Wellbeing, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:12265-70. 2013
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