Publications

2012
Cutler, David M. 2012. “The Battle for Control of Medical Care.” news@JAMA, July 25, 2012. PDF
Cutler, David M. 2012. “The Health Care Law Stands: Now What?.” news@JAMA, June 28, 2012. PDF
Cutler, David M. 2012. “Mitt Romney: Physicians Should Be Like Car Salesmen.” news@JAMA, June 20, 2012. PDF
Cutler, David M, Ellen Meara, and Seth Richards-Shubik. 2012. “Induced Innovation and Social Inequality: Evidence from Infant Medical Care.” Journal of Human Resources 47 (2): 456-492. PDF
Cutler, David M, and Kaushik Ghosh. 2012. “The Potential for Cost Savings through Bundled Episode Payments.” New England Journal of Medicine, 336, 12, 1075-1077. Website
Taksler, Glen B., Nancy L. Keating, and David M Cutler. 2012. “Explaining Racial Differences in Prostate Cancer Mortality.” Cancer 118 (17): 4280-4289 . PDF
Cutler, David M, and Jonathan Gruber. 2012. “The Affordable Care Act is Constitutional.” Annals of Internal Medicine 156 (9): 660-663. PDF
Cutler, David M. 2012. “Mitt Romney on Health Care: No, We Can’t.” news@JAMA, April 27, 2012. PDF
Cutler, David M. 2012. “The Supreme Court Flunks Economics—and That’s Bad News for Patients and Physicians.” news@JAMA, March 29, 2012. PDF
Cutler, David M, and Adriana Lleras-Muney. 2012. “Education and Health: Insights from International Comparisons. NBER Working Paper No. 17738”. PDF
2011
Ruhnke, Greg, Marcelo Coca-Perraillon, Barrett T Kitch, and David M Cutler. 2011. “Marked Reduction in 30-day Mortality among Elderly Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia.” American Journal of Medicine 124 (2): 171-178. PDF
Cutler, David M, and Dan P Ly. 2011. “The (Paper) Work of Medicine: Understanding International Medical Costs.” Journal of Economic Perspectives 30 (6): 1174-1187. Website
Conti, Rena, Alisa B Busch, and David M Cutler. 2011. “The Overuse of Antidepressents in a Nationally Representative Adult Patient Population in 2005.” Psychiatric Services 62 (7): 720-726. Website
Cutler, David M, Fabian Lange, Ellen Meara, Seth Richards-Shubik, and Christopher J Ruhme. 2011. “Rising Educational Gradients in Mortality: The Role of Behavioral Factors.” Journal of Health Economcis 30 (6): 1174-1187. Website
Rosenthal, Meredith B, David M Cutler, and Judith Feder. 2011. “The ACO Rules — Striking the Balance between Participation and Transformative Potential.” The New England Journal of Medicine 365 (4): 1-3. Website
Cutler, David M, and Leemore Dafny. 2011. “Designing Transparency Systems for Medical Care Prices.” New England Journal of Medicine 364: 364:894-895. Publisher's Version
2010
Cutler, David M. 2010. “Health Reform Passes the Cost Test.” Wall Street Journal.
Cutler, David M, and Edward L Glaeser. 2010. “Social Interactions and Smoking.” Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, edited by Davis Wise, 123-141. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 123-141. Website
Cutler, David M, and Adriana Lleras-Muney. 2010. “The Education Gradient in Old Age Disability.” Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, edited by David Wise, 101-120. Chicago: University of Chicago, 101-120. Publisher's Version
Cutler, David M, and Adriana Lleras-Muney. 2010. “Understanding Differences in Health Behavior by Education.” Journal of Health Economics 29 (1): 1-28. Website