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ASHEcon newsletter

Anthony LoSasso

It feels a little like the calm before the storm of the coming ASHEcon2018 meeting at Emory. But there is a lot happening behind the scenes here! There will be exciting and important announcements to come soon from ASHEcon. In the meantime, we are pleased to be assisting in receiving your abstracts for the […]

Amy Finkelstein

1) What are the key results from your work on the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment? The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment is a randomized evaluation of the impact of extending Medicaid to low-income, uninsured adults. In 2008 the state of Oregon ran a lottery to offer Medicaid to some low-income uninsured adults but not others […]

Benjamin Hansen, Daniel I. Rees, Joseph J. Sabia

Benjamin Hansen, University of Oregon, IZA and NBER Daniel I. Rees, University of Colorado Denver and IZA Joseph J. Sabia, University of New Hampshire and IZA American Journal of Health Economics 3(1): 60–75, 2017 Since the late 1990s, the youth smoking participation rate has fallen dramatically, and is now at record-low levels.  According to […]