Publications by Year: 2008

Cutler, David, and Adriana Lleras-Muney. 2008. “Education and Health: Evaluating Theories and Evidence.” Making Americans Healthier: Social and Economic Policy as HealthPolicy, edited by J House, R Schoeni, G Kaplan, and H Pollack. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. Website
Cutler, David, Amy Finkelstein, and Kathleen McGarry. 2008. “Preference Heterogeneity and Insurance Markets: Explaining a Puzzle of Insurance.” American Economic Review.
Cutler, David M, Edward L Glaeser, and Jacob Vigdor. 2008. “When Are Ghettos Bad? Lessons from Immigrant Segregation In the United States.” Journal of Urban Economics 63 (3): 759-774. Website
Cutler, David M, Ellen Meara, and Seth Richards. 2008. “The Gap Gets Bigger: Changes in Mortality and Life Expectancy by Education, 1981-2000.” Health Affairs 27 (2): 350-360. Website
Cutler, David M, Edward L Glaeser, and Jacob Vigdor. 2008. “Is the Melting Pot Still Hot? Explaining the Resurgence of Immigrant Segregation.” Review of Economics and Statistics 90 (3): 478-497. Website
Cutler, David M, Sara Bleich, Christopher Murray, and Alyce Adams. 2008. “Why Is The Developed World Obese?” Annual Review of Public Health 29: 273-295 . Website
Cutler, David M. 2008. “Medical Care, US Style: A Little of Everything.” Understanding America: The Anatomy of an Exceptional Nation, edited by Peter Shuck James HQ and Wilson. New York: Public Affairs. Website
Cutler, David M, Ken Langa, Eric Larson, Jason Karlawish, Mohammed Kabeto, Scott Kim, and Allison B Rosen. 2008. “Trends in the Prevalence and Mortality of Cognitive Impairment in the United States: Is There Evidence of a Compression of Cognitive Morbidity?” Alzheimers and Dementia 4 (2): 134-144. Website
Cutler, David M, Joseph Lapado, Udo Hoffman, Fabian Bamberg, John T Nagurney, Milt Weinstein, and Scott Gazelle. 2008. “Cost Effectiveness of Coronary MDCT in the Triage of Patients with Acute Chest Pain.” American Journal of Roentgenology 191 (2): 455-463 . Website
Cutler, David M, Allison B Rosen, Susan T Stewart, and Rebecca M Woodward. 2008. “The Impact of Symptoms and Impairments on Overall Health in US National Health Data.” Medical Care 46 (9): 954-962. Website
Cutler, David M. 2008. “Health Care in the Next Administration.” New England Journal of Medicine 359 (15). Website
Cutler, David M. 2008. “Are We Finally Winning the War on Cancer?” Journal of Economic Perspectives 22 (4): 3-26. Website
Cutler, David M, Bradford J Delong, and Ann Marie Marciarille. 2008. “Why Obama's Health Plan is Better.” Wall Street Journal, sec. Opinion. Website