RAND: David Powell2015-03-06T11:37:28ZCopyright (c) 2015, The RAND CorporationRAND Corporationhttp://www.rand.org/about/people/p/powell_david.htmlMedical Care Spending and Labor Market Outcomeshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR1028-1.html2014-12-05T17:45:00Z2014-12-05T17:45:00ZExplores the question of whether spending on health care in the United States delivers enough value to justify the cost by studying the causal relationship between medical care spending and labor outcomes.The Effect of Population Aging on Economic Growthhttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR1063.html2014-12-05T12:45:00Z2014-12-05T12:45:00ZExplores the magnitude of the effects of population aging on aggregate economic growth.Estimating Intensive and Extensive Tax Responsivenesshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR987-1.html2014-06-18T10:45:00Z2014-06-18T10:45:00ZStudies the impact of income and payroll taxes on intensive and extensive labor supply decisions for workers ages 55-74 using the Health and Retirement Study.Did the Economic Stimulus Payments of 2008 Reduce Labor Supply?http://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR710-3.html2014-05-27T15:00:00Z2014-05-27T15:00:00ZExplores whether the economic stimulus payments of 2008 had significant impacts on labor supply.Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection in Private Health Insurancehttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR1032.html2014-03-21T08:30:00Z2014-03-21T08:30:00ZUses claims data from a large firm to study the independent roles of both moral hazard and adverse selection in private health insurance markets.Medical Care Spending and Labor Market Outcomeshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR1028.html2014-02-28T15:00:00Z2014-02-28T15:00:00ZExplores the question of whether spending on health care in the United States delivers enough value to justify the cost by studying the causal relationship between medical care spending and labor outcomes.Assessing the Effects of Medical Marijuana Laws on Marijuana Usehttp://www.rand.org/pubs/external_publications/EP50537.html2014-01-01T12:00:00Z2014-01-01T12:00:00ZThis paper sheds light on previous inconsistencies identified in the literature regarding the relationship between medical marijuana laws (MMLs) and recreational marijuana use by closely examining the importance of policy and the timing of when particular policy dimensions are enacted.The Effect of Local Labor Demand Conditions on the Labor Supply Outcomes of Older Americanshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR1019.html2013-11-19T08:45:00Z2013-11-19T08:45:00ZMeasures the effects of local labor demand conditions on a host of outcomes for older individuals including employment, retirement, Social Security claiming, wages, and job characteristics.Estimating Intensive and Extensive Tax Responsivenesshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR987.html2013-04-10T14:30:00Z2013-04-10T14:30:00ZStudies the impact of income and payroll taxes on intensive and extensive labor supply decisions for workers ages 55-74 using the Health and Retirement Study.Optimal Health Insurance and the Distortionary Effects of the Tax Subsidyhttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR975.html2013-02-07T14:45:00Z2013-02-07T14:45:00ZApplies a model to understand how the income tax subsidy distorts optimal cost-sharing in health insurance.A New Framework for Estimation of Quantile Treatment Effectshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR824-1.html2013-02-07T14:30:00Z2013-02-07T14:30:00ZIntroduces an unconditional quantile regression (UQR) estimator that can be used for exogenous or endogenous treatment variables.Unconditional Quantile Regression for Panel Data with Exogenous or Endogenous Regressorshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR710-2.html2012-11-28T09:55:00Z2012-11-28T09:55:00ZIntroduces a quantile estimator for panel data which conditions on the fixed effect for identification purposes but allows the parameters to be interpreted in the same manner as cross-sectional quantile estimates.The Exporter Productivity Premium along the Productivity Distributionhttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR837.html2011-03-10T15:00:00Z2011-03-10T15:00:00ZExamines the productivity distribution of both exporting and non-exporting firms in German manufacturing industries while recognizing that it is potentially important to condition on firm fixed effects for estimation of this exporter premium.Unconditional Quantile Regression for Panel Data with Exogenous or Endogenous Regressorshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR710-1.html2011-01-19T10:30:00Z2011-01-19T10:30:00ZIntroduces a quantile estimator for panel data which conditions on the fixed effect for identification purposes but allows the parameters to be interpreted in the same manner as cross-sectional quantile estimates.Heterogeneity in Income Tax Incidencehttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR706-1.html2011-01-18T14:00:00Z2011-01-18T14:00:00ZCompares the wage response of dangerous jobs to the wage response of safe jobs.Unconditional Quantile Regression for Exogenous or Endogenous Treatment Variableshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR824.html2011-01-12T03:59:00Z2011-01-12T03:59:00ZIntroduces an unconditional quantile regression (UQR) estimator that can be used for exogenous or endogenous treatment variables.Income Taxes, Compensating Differentials, and Occupational Choicehttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR705-1.html2011-01-12T03:59:00Z2011-01-12T03:59:00ZIntroduces a two-step methodology which uses compensating differentials to characterize the tax elasticity of occupational choice.Unconditional Quantile Treatment Effects in the Presence of Covariateshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR816.html2010-12-06T14:59:00Z2010-12-06T14:59:00ZDiscusses identification of unconditional quantile treatment effects when it is necessary or simply desirable to condition on covariates.Unconditional Quantile Regression for Panel Data with Exogenous or Endogenous Regressorshttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR710.html2009-10-30T16:33:00Z2009-10-30T16:33:00ZIntroduces a quantile estimator for panel data which conditions on the fixed effect for identification purposes but allows the parameters to be interpreted in the same manner as cross-sectional quantile estimates.Using Income Tax Changes to Identify the Value of a Statistical Lifehttp://www.rand.org/pubs/working_papers/WR706.html2009-10-28T16:36:00Z2009-10-28T16:36:00ZThis paper recognizes that compensating differentials are a function of the income tax rate, using this observation to introduce a methodology for estimating compensating differentials with a specific application to the value of a statistical life.