Publications

Working Paper
Cutler, David M., Allison B. Rosen, Kaushik Ghosh, Emily S. Pape, Marcelo Coca Perraillon, Irina Bondarenko, Kassandra L. Messer, and Susan T. Stewart. Working Paper. “Strengthening National Data to Better Measure What We are Buying in Health Care: Reconciling National Health Expenditures with Detailed Survey Data”. w23290 March 2017
Cutler, David M., Wei Huang, and Adriana Lleras-Muney. Working Paper. “Economic Conditions and Mortality: Evidence from 200 Years of Data”. w22690 September 2016
Forthcoming
Cutler, David M., Ana Aizcorbe, Colin Baker, and Ernest Berndt. Forthcoming. “Introduction to "Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs".” Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs. Chicago: The University of Chicago. Preliminary Draft, February 2017
Cutler, David M., Allison B. Rosen, Ana Aizcorbe, Tina Highfill, Michael E. Chernow, Eli Liebman, and Kaushik Ghosh. Forthcoming. “Attribution of Health Care Costs to Diseases: Does the Method Matter?” Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs. Chicago: The University of Chicago. Draft of Book Chapter
2017
Cutler, David M., Nikhil Sahni, Robert Huckman, and Anuraag Chigurupati. 2017. “The IT Transformation Health Care Needs.” Harvard Business Review, 95, 6, 129-136. Article
Cutler, David M. 2017. “Rising Medical Costs Mean More Rough Times Ahead.” Journal Of The American Medical Association 318 (6): 508-509. Journal Article
Cutler, David M., John W. Scott, P. U. Neiman, Peter Najjar, Thomas C. Tsai, Kirstin W. Scott, Mark G. Shrime, Ali Salim, and Adil H. Haider. 2017. “Potential Impact of Affordable Care Act-Related Insurance Expansion on Trauma Care Reimbursement.” Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 82 (5): 887-895. Journal Article
Cutler, David M. 2017. “Teaching Health Care in Introductory Economics.” Journal of Economic Education 48 (3): 218-223. Journal Article EC 10 Lecture 2016
Cutler, David M., Jeremiah D. Schuur, Olesya Baker, Jaclyn Freshman, and Michael Wilson. 2017. “Where Do Freestanding Emergency Departments Choose to Locate? A National Inventory and Geographic Analysis in Three States.” Annals of Emergency Medicine 69 (4): 383-392. Journal Article
Cutler, David M. 2017. “Should healthy people have to pay for chronic illnesses?” The Washington Post. Newspaper Article
Cutler, David M., Michael Chernow, Kaushik Ghosh, and Mary Beth Landrum. 2017. “Understanding the Improvement in Disability Free Life Expectancy in the U.S. Elderly Population.” Insights in the Economics of Aging. Chicago: University of Chicago Press and The National Bureau of Economic Research. Working Paper
Cutler, David M., Ziad Obermeyer, Brent Cohn, Michael Wilson, and Anupam B. Jena. 2017. “Early Death After Discharge from Emergency Departments: Analysis of National US Insurance Claims Data.” British Medical Journal 356 (J239): 1-9. Journal Article
2016
Cutler, David M., Catherine Gutierrez, Rachel A. Lindor, Olesya Baker, and Jeremiah D. Schuur. 2016. “State Regulation of Freestanding Emergency Departments Varies Widely, Affecting Location, Growth, and Services Provided.” Health Affairs 35 (10): 1857-1866. Journal Article
Cutler, David M. 2016. “Health and Taxes.” JAMA Forum, Journal of the American Medical Association 316 (16): 1634-1635. Journal Article
Cutler, David M., Kirstin W. Scott, Ashish K. Jha, and E. John Orav. 2016. “Changes in Hospital–Physician Affiliations in U.S. Hospitals and Their Effect on Quality of Care.” Annals of Internal Medicine online (Sept). Journal Article
Cutler, David M, Nikhil Sahni, Maurice Dalton, John Birkmeyer, and Amitabh Chandra. 2016. “Surgeon Specialization and Operative Mortality in United States: Retrospective Analysis.” BMJ 354 (i3571): 1-9. Journal Article
Cutler, David M, Katherine Baicker, Matthew J. Niedzwiecki, Ziad Obermeyer, and Michael Wilson. 2016. “Short-term Outcomes for Medicare Beneficiaries After Low-acuity Visits to Emergency Departments and Clinics.” Medical Care 54 (5): 498-503. Journal Article
Cutler, David M., Amber I. Jessup, Donald S. Kenkel, and Martha A. Starr. 2016. “Economic Approaches to Estimating Benefits of Regulations Affecting Addictive Goods.” American Journal of Preventative Medicine 50 (5S1): S20–S26. Journal Article
Cutler, David M., Raj Chetty, Michael Stepner, Sarah Abraham, Shelby Lin, Benjamin Scuderi, Nicholas Turner, and Augustin Bergeron. 2016. “The Association Between Income and Life Expectancy in the United States, 2001-2014.” Journal of the American Medical Association 315 (16): 1750-1766. Journal Article
Cutler, David M. 2016. “Campaign Wars: Health Policy in a Fantasy World.” The JAMA Forum: Journal of the American Medical Association 315 (1): 16-17. Journal Article

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