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Dhaval M. Dave

Associate Professor, Economics
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
John A. Olin Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2004
Ph.D., City University of New York, 2003
MA, Rutgers University, 1997
BS / BA, Rutgers University, 1994
Office: Adamian Academic Center 195 | 781.891._2268 | ddave@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Dhaval Dave is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Bentley University and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was also a John M. Olin Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, after completing his Ph.D. in Economics from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Dr. Dave's research focuses on the analysis of public policy and on the economics of health outcomes and behaviors, health insurance, and human capital. His papers have been published in leading peer-reviewed academic journals including Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Health Economics, and Economic Inquiry, and his research has also been featured in the Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, U.S. News and World Report, FOX Network News, AM 770 Radio, NPR, CBS TV News, and various other popular media. His current work includes studies on pharmaceutical promotion, welfare reform in the U.S., tobacco control policy, juvenile justice, and the economics of obesity and mental health.

Teaching Interests

Health Economics; Statistics and Econometrics; Microeconomics and Managerial Economics; Labor Economics

Research Interests

Health and Labor Economics; Policy Analysis; Applied Microeconomics;

Consulting/Practice Interests

Substance Abuse Control Policies; Advertising - Pharmaceuticals, Cigarettes, Alcohol; Crime & Drug Use Analysis; Economics of Mental Illness, Suicide, Obesity, Insurance Policy Analysis Econometric Modeling

Professional Memberships

American Economic Association
American Society of Health Economists
Eastern Economic Association
European Health Economics Association
International Health Economics Association
Southern Economic Association
Western Economic Association International

Awards and Honors

2013, 2013 Georgescu-Roegen Prize, Southern Economic Association
2013, Outstanding Scholary Contribution Award, Bentley University
2013, Excellence in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research Award, International Center on Mental Health Policy and Economics
2010, Outstanding Scholary Contribution Award, Bentley University
2010, Gibbons Research Professorship, Bentley University
2004, Commencement Address to Graduate Students, City University of New York
2003, John A. Olin Post-doctoral Fellowship at Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2004
2002, Mario Capelloni Dissertation Award
1998, Robert E. Gilleece Graduate Fellowship 1998-2002
1996, Hazel Vera Dean Fellowship
1995, Walter C. Russell Graduate Fellowship
1994, Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma - International Honor Society for Business
1994, Inducted into Omicron Delta Epsilon - International Honor Society for Economics
1994, Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
1994, Morris H. Beck Economics Prize
1994, Rutgers University School of Management Faculty & Dean’s Award

Publications

Journal Articles
Dave, D. M., Colman, G. Exercise, Physical Activity, and Exertion over the Business Cycle. Social Science and Medicine, Forthcoming. Forthcoming

Corman, H., Dave, D. M., Reichman, N., Das, D. (2013). Effects of Welfare Reform on Illicit Drug Use of Adult Women. Economic Inquiry, 51 (1), 653-674.

Dave, D. M. (2013). Review Economic Aspects of Obesity. Economics and Human Biology (11).

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H. (2013). Demand for Smokeless Tobacco: Role of Advertising. Journal of Health Economics, 32 (4), 682-697. Forthcoming

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H., Leung, L., Grossman, M. (2013). Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Differences in Physical Activity. Journal of Human Capital, 7 (4), 378-410.

Dave, D. M., Kelly, I. (2012). How Does the Business Cycle Affect Eating Habits? Social Science and Medicine, 74 (2).

Doytch, N., Kelly, I., Dave, D. M. (2012). Global Health and the Economy. Human Biology, 1 (1), 100-122.

Dave, D. M., Reichman, N., Corman, H. (2012). Effects of Welfare Reform on Educational Acquisition of Young Adult Women. Journal of Labor Research, 33 (2), 251-282.

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H. (2012). Impact of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising on Pharmaceutical Prices and Demand. Southern Economic Journal, 79 (1), 97-126.

Dave, D. M., Kelly, I., Sindelar, J., Gallo, W. (2012). The Impact of Early Occupational Choice on Health Behaviors. Review of Economics of the Household.

Dave, D. M. (2012). Physical Activity and Health. International Journal of Arts and Sciences, 5 (6), 29-45.

Dave, D. M., Decker, S., Kaestner, R., Simon, K. (2011). The Effect of Medicaid Expansions on Health Insurance Coverage of Pregnant Women: An Analysis Using Deliveries. Inquiry, 47 (4), p. 315-330.

Dave, D. M., Mukerjee, S. (2011). Mental Health Parity Legislation, Cost-Sharing and Substance Abuse Treatment Admissions. Health Economics, 20 (2), 161-183.

Dave, D. M., Kelly, I. (2011). Work as Mental Health-Promoting or Mental-Health Depreciating? Epidemiology, 22 (4), 560-562.

Dave, D. M., Reichman, N. E., Corman, H., Das, D. (2011). Effects of Welfare Reform on Vocational Education and Training. Economics of Education Review, 30 (6), 1399-1415.

Dave, D. M., Tennant, J., Colman, G. (2011). Isolating the Effect of Major Depression on Obesity: Role of Selection Bias. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 14 (4).

Dave, D. M., Rashad, I. (2009). Overweight Status, Self-Perception, and Suicidal Behaviors among Adolescents. Social Science and Medicine, 68 (9), 1685-1691.

Reichman, N., Corman, H., Noonan, K., Dave, D. M. (2009). Infant Health Production Functions: What a Difference the Data Make. Health Economics, 18 (17), 761-782.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R. (2009). Health Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: Evidence from Medicare. International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, 9 (4), 367-390.

Dave, D. M., Rashad, I., Spasojevic, J. (2008). The Effects of Retirement on Physical and Mental Health Outcomes. Southern Economic Journal, 75 (2), 497-523.

Dave, D. M. (2008). Illicit Drug Use among Arrestees, Prices and Policy. Journal of Urban Economics, 63 (2), 694-714.

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H. (2008). Alcohol Demand and Risk Preference. Journal of Economic Psychology, 29 (6), 810-831.

Corman, H., Noonan, K., Reichman, N., Dave, D. M. (2007). Prenatal Drug Use and the Production of Infant Health. Health Economics, 16 (4), 361-384.

Dave, D. M. (2006). The Effects of Cocaine and Heroin Price on Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits. Journal of Health Economics, 25 (2), 311-333.

Saffer, H., Dave, D. (2006). Alcohol Advertising and Alcohol Consumption by Adolescents. Health Economics, 15 (6), 617-637.

Saffer, H., Dave, D. M. (2005). The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on the Earnings of Older Workers. Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research, 16.

Corman, H., Noonan, K., Reichman, N., Dave, D. M. (2005). Demand for Illicit Drugs among Pregnant Women. Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research, 16.

Saffer, H., Dave, D. M. (2005). Mental Illness and the Demand for Alcohol, Cocaine, and Cigarettes. Economic Inquiry, 43 (2), 229-246.

Chatterji, P., Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R., Markowitz, S. (2004). Alcohol Abuse and Suicide Attempts among Youths - Correlation or Causation? Economics and Human Biology, 2 (2), 159-180.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R. (2002). Alcohol Taxes and Labor Market Outcomes. Journal of Health Economics, 21 (3), 357-371.

Saffer, H., Dave, D. M. (2002). Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol Advertising Bans. Applied Economics, 34 (11), 1325-1334.

Saffer, H., Chaloupka, F., Dave, D. M. (2001). State Drug Control Spending and Drug Participation. Contemporary Economic Policy, 19 (2), 150-161.

Book Chapters
Dave, D. M, Kelly, I. Advertising. In Anthony Culyer; John Cawley & Kosali Simon (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Health Economics. Elsevier

Dave, D. M. Pharmaceutical Marketing and Promotion. In Anthony Culyer; Patricia Danzon (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Health Economics

Dave, D. M. (2013). Demand for Health Capital. In Rex Santerre; Stephen Neun (Eds.), Health Economics: Theory, Insights, and Industry Studies. South-Western Cengage Learning

Other(s)
Dave, D. M, Datta, A. (2013). Effects of Physician-Directed Pharmaceutical Promotion on Prescription Behaviors: Longitudinal Evidence. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper Series(19592)

Dave, D. M. (2013). Effects of Pharmaceutical Promotion: A Review and Assessment. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper Series(18830) Forthcoming

Colman, G, Dave, D. M. (2013). Physical Activity and Health. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper Series(18858)

Dave, D. M. Three Essays on the Economics of Substance Use and Abuse. Forthcoming

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Dave, D. M.Presented at the Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists.

Dave, D. M.Presented at the Eastern Economic Association Conference.

Dave, D. M.Presented at the Southern Economic Association Conference.

Dave, D. M.Presented at the World Congress of the International Health Economics Association.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R., Wehby, G. (2014). "Publicly Provided Insurance & Ex Ante Moral Hazard: The Case of Medicaid Expansions for Pregnant Women." Presented at the Eastern Economic Association's 40th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, Boston, MA.

Dave, D. M., Cuellar, A. (2014). "Juvenile Incarceration vs. Treatment-based Sanctions: Effects on Youth Outcomes." Presented at the Eastern Economic Association's 40th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, Boston, MA.

Dave, D. M., Decker, S., Kaestner, R., Simon, K. (2014). "Medicaid Expansions and the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women: Explaining the Crowd-out of Private Insurance." Presented at the ASSA's 2014 Allied Social Science Association Conference, Philadelphia.

Dave, D. M., Cuellar, A. (2013). "Juvenile Incarceration vs. Treatment-based Sanctions: Effects on Youth Outcomes." Presented at the Southern Economic Association's 83rd Annual Conference of the Southern Economic Association, Tampa, FL.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R., Wehby, G. (2013). "Publicly Provided Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: The Case of Medicaid Expansions for Pregnant Women." Presented at the Southern Economic Association's 83rd Annual Conference of the Southern Economic Association, Tampa, FL.

Dave, D. M., Decker, S., Kaestner, R., Simon, K. (2013). "The Effect of Medicaid Expansions on the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women." Presented at the Southern Economic Association's 83rd Southern Economic Association Conference, Tampa, FL.

Dave, D. M., Weeraratne, B., Leung, L. (2013). "The Effect of Location Choice on Changes in Diet and Body Mass Index among US Immigrants." Presented at the International Health Economics Association's 9th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, Sydney, Australia.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R., Wehby, G. (2013). "Publicly Provided Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: The Case of Medicaid Expansions for Pregnant Women." Presented at the International Health Economics Association's 9th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, Sydney, Australia.

Dave, D. M. (2013). "Session: Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard in Health Insurance." Presented at the International Health Economics Association's 9th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, Sydney, Australia.

Dave, D. M. (2013). "Session: Economics of Substance Use and Misuse." Presented at the International Health Economics Association's 9th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, Sydney, Australia.

Dave, D. M., Datta, A. (2013). "Effects of Physician-directed Pharmaceutical Promotion on Prescribing Behaviors." Presented at the International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences's International Interdisciplinary Conference of the Institute of Social and Economic Sciences, Venice, Italy.

Dave, D. M., Datta, A. (2013). "Effects of Physician-directed Pharmaceutical Promotion on Prescribing Behaviors: Longitudinal Evidence." Presented at the Eastern Economic Association's 39th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, New York, NY.

Dave, D. M., Cuellar, A. (2013). "Juvenile Incarceration vs. Treatment Based Sanctions: Effects on Youth Recidivism." Presented at the Eastern Economic Association's 39th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, New York, NY.

Dave, D. M. (2013). "Session on "Issues in Healthcare"." Presented at the Eastern Economic Association's 39th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, New York, NY.

Dave, D. M., Decker, S., Kaestner, R., Simon, K. (2013). "The Effect of Medicaid Expansions on the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women." Presented at the Eastern Economic Association's 39th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, New York, NY.

Dave, D. M. (2013). Presented at the Western Economic Association International's 10th Biennial Pacific Rim Conference of the Western Economic Association, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.

Dave, D. M., Corman, H., Reichman, N. (2013). "Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Crime." Presented at the Western Economic Association International's 10th Biennial Pacific Rim Conference of the Western Economic Association, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.

Dave, D. M., Datta, A. (2012). "Effects of Pharmaceutical Promotion on Physician Prescritpion Behavior." Presented at the Global Business Development Institute's 17th International Conference of the Global Business Development Institute, Las Vegas, NV.

Dave, D. M., Cuellar, A. (2012). "Juvenile Incarceration vs. Treatment-based Sanctions: Effects on Youth Outcomes." Presented at the Incarceration Group Seminar's Columbia University - Columbia Population Research Center, New York, NY.

Dave, D. M., Datta, A. (2012). "Impact of Physician-Directed Pharmaceutical Promotion on Prescriptions." Presented at the Southern Economic Association's 82nd Annual Confernce of the Southern Economic Association, New Orleans, LA.

Dave, D. M. (2012). "Session: Evaluating Policies on Risky Behaviors and in Labor Markets."

Dave, D. M. (2012). "Session: Hospitals, Welfare, Pharmacies, and Insurance."

Dave, D. M., Colman, G. (2012). "Impact of the Business Cycle on Physical Activity, Exertion, and Time Use." Presented at the Bentley University Economics Seminar.

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H. (2012). "The Demand for Smokeless Tobacco: Role of Advertising." Presented at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference, New York.

Dave, D. M., Decker, S., Kaestner, R., Simon, K. (2012). "The Effect of Medicaid Expansions on the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women." Presented at the European Health Economics Association's European Conference on Health Economics, Zurich, Switzerland.

Dave, D. M., Colman, G. (2012). "The Impact of the Business Cycle on Exercise, Physical Activity, and Time Use." Presented at the European Health Economics Association's European Conference on Health Economics, Zurich, Switzerland.

Dave, D. M., Colman, G. (2012). "The Impact of the Business Cycle on Exercise and Physical Activity." Presented at the Western Economic Association International's 87th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, San Francisco, CA.

Dave, D. M. (2012). "Session: "Macroeconomics, Public Finance, and Health Outcomes"."

Dave, D. M., Colman, G. (2012). "Impact of the Business Cycle on Exercise, Physical Activity, and Time Use." Presented at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences's International Conference for Academic Disciplines, Florence, Italy.

Dave, D. M. (2012). "Session: "Genetics and Economics: Recent Applications and Insights"."

Dave, D. M. (2012). "Session: "Health and the Labor Market"."

Dave, D. M., Colman, G., Sen, B. (2012). "Physical Activity over the Macroeconomy: Who is Affected and by How Much?" Presented at the American Society of Health Economists's Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H. (2012). "The Demand for Smokeless Tobacco: Role of Advertising and Targeting." Presented at the American Society of Health Economists's Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Dave, D. M., Decker, S., Kaestner, R., Simon, K. (2012). "The Effect of Medicaid Expansions on the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women." Presented at the American Society of Health Economists's Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H., Grossman, M. (2012). "The Neuroeconomics of Cues and Alcohol Control Policy." Presented at the American Society of Health Economists's Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Dave, D. M., Colman, G. (2012). "Impact of the Business Cycle on Exercise, Physical Activity, and Time Use." Presented at the University of Connecticut's University of Connecticut - Agricultural & Resource Economics Seminar, Storrs, CT.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R. (2012). "Health Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: Evidence from Medicare." Presented at the City University of New York's City University of New York Demography Center, New York, NY.

Dave, D. M. (2012). "Healthcare Reform." Presented at the Columbia University Graduate Students's Columbia University Social Policy Caucus, New York, NY.

Dave, D. M., Colman, G. (2012). "Impact of the Business Cycle on Exercise, Physical Activity, and Time Use." Presented at the Cornell University's Cornell University - Institute on Health Economics Seminar, Ithaca, NY.

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H. (2012). "Demand for Smokeless Tobacco: Role of Magazine Advertising." Presented at the Eastern Economic Association's Eastern Economic Assocation Conference, Boston.

Dave, D. M., Colman, G. (2011). "Exercise, Physical Activity, and Exertion over the Business Cycle." Presented at the Lehigh University's Lehigh University Economics Department Seminar, Bethlehem, PA.

Dave, D. M., Colman, G. (2011). "Exercise, Physical Activity, and Exertion over the Business Cycle." Presented at the Columbia University's Columbia Population Research Center Seminar, New York, NY.

Dave, D. M., Colman, G. (2011). "Exercise, Physical Activity and Exertion over the Business Cycle." Presented at the Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management's Research Conference of the Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management, Washington, D.C..

Dave, D. M., Kelly, I. (2011). "How Does the Business Cycle Affect Eating Habits?" Presented at the International Academy of Business and Economics's Annual Conference of the International Academy of Business and Economics, Las Vegas, NV.

Dave, D. M., Reichman, N. E., Corman, H. (2011). "Effects of Welfare Reform in the U.S. on Human Capital Accumulation among Adult Women." Presented at the Athens Institute for Education and Research's 6th Annual International Symposium on Economic Theory, Policy and Applications, Athens, Greece.

Dave, D. M. (2011). "Child Health and Human Capital."

Dave, D. M., Corman, H., Reichman, N. E., Das, D., . (2011). "Women and Drug Crime: Role of Welfare Reform." Presented at the International Health Economics Association's World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, Toronto, Canada.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R., Wehby, G. (2011). "Publicly-provided Health Insurance and Health Behavior: The Case of Medicaid Expansions for Pregnant Women and Children." Presented at the AcademyHealth's AcademyHealth Annual Research Conference, Seattle, WA.

Dave, D. M. (2011). "Welfare Reform and Human Capital Acquisition." Presented at the Bentley's Women's Leadership Institute's Faculty Research Roundtable.

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H. (2011). "Impact of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising on Pharmaceutical Demand and Prices." Presented at the Global Business Development Institute's 14th International Conference of the Global Business Development Institute, Las Vegas, NV.

Dave, D. M. (2011). "Session: "Topics in Health Economics"."

Dave, D. M., Kelly, I. (2011). "How Does the Business Cycle Eating Habits?" Presented at the Eastern Economic Association's Eastern Economic Association Conference, New York, NY.

Dave, D. M. (2011). "Women and Drug Crime: Role of Welfare Reform." Presented at the Allied Social Science Association Conference, Denver, CO.

Dave, D. M. (2010). "The Effect of Medicaid Expansions on the Health Insurance Coverage of Pregnant Women." Presented at the Columbia University Social Policy Seminar, New York, NY.

Dave, D. M. (2010). "Effects of Welfare Reform on Illicit Drug Use of Adult Women." Presented at the 80th Annual Southern Economic Association Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Dave, D. M. (2010). "Impact of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising on Pharmaceutical Prices and Demand." Presented at the 80th Annual Southern Economic Association Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Dave, D. M., Kelly, I. (2010). "How Does the Economic Cycle Affect Eating Habits?" Presented at the 80th Annual Southern Economic Association Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Dave, D. M. (2010). "Effects of Welfare Reform on Illicit Drug Use among Adult Women." Presented at the Athens Institute for Education and Research's 10th Annual International Conference on Health Economics, Management & Policy, Athens, Greece.

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H. (2010). "Impact of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising on Pharmaceutical Prices and Demand." Presented at the American Society of Health Economists Biennial Conference, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Dave, D. M., Corman, H., Reichman, N. E. (2010). "Effects of Welfare Reform on Illicit Drug Use among Adult Women." Presented at the American Society of Health Economists Biennial Conference, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Dave, D. M. (2010). "Impact of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising on Pharmaceutical Prices and Demand." Presented at the University of Connecticut's Finance Seminar Series & Research Forum, Storrs, CT.

Dave, D. M., Kelly, I. R. (2010). "How Do Business Cycles Affect Our Eating Habits?" Presented at the Eastern Economic Association Conference, Philadephia, PA.

Dave, D. M., Reichman, N., Corman, H. (2010). "Effects of Welfare Reform on the Educational Acquisition of Adult Women." Presented at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs Seminar Series, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dave, D. M. (2009). "The Economics of Health Care Reform." Presented at the Bentley University's Health Care in the U.S. Crisis and Opportunity: Symposium, Waltham, MA.

Dave, D. M. (2009). "Race, Gender, and Labor Market Outcomes."

Dave, D. M., Reichman, N. E., Corman, H. (2009). "Effects of Welfare Reform on Educational Acquisition of Adult Women." Presented at the International Atlantic Economic Conference, Boston, MA.

Dave, D. M., Corman, H., Reichman, N. E. (2009). "Effects of Welfare Reform on Illicit Drug Use of Adult Women." Presented at the International Health Economics Association World Congress, Beijing, China.

Dave, D. M., Decker, S., Kaestner, R., Simon, K. (2009). Re-examining the Effects of Medicaid Expansions for Pregnant Women. Presented at the International Health Economics Association World Congress, Beijing, China.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R. (2009). "Health Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: Evidence from Medicare." Presented at the University of New Haven's Economics Seminar Series, New Haven, CT.

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H. (2009). "Direct-to-Consumer Advertising and Pharmaceutical Prices." Presented at the Eastern Economic Association Conference, New York, NY.

Dave, D. M., Reichman, N., Corman, H. (2009). "Effects of Welfare Reform on Educational Acquisition of Women over the Life-Cycle." Presented at the Eastern Economic Association Conference, New York, NY.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R. (2009). "Health Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: Evidence from Medicare." Presented at the Economics Seminar, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.

Dave, D. M., Decker, S., Kaestner, R., Simon, K. (2008). "Re-examining the Consequences of Medicaid Expansions for Pregnant Women." Presented at the Southern Economic Association Conference, Washington, D.C.

Dave, D. M., Reichman, N., Corman, H. (2008). "The Effects of Welfare Reform on Human Capital Acquisition." Presented at the Southern Economic Association Conference, Washington, D.C.

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Dave, D. M. (2008). "Regression Discontinuity Design and Causality." Presented at the Bentley University's Quantitative Research Methods Group Workshop, Waltham, MA.

Dave, D. M., Decker, S., Kaestner, R., Simon, K. (2008). "Re-examining the Consequences of Medicaid Expansions for Pregnant Women." Presented at the American Society of Health Economists Conference, Duke University, Durham, NC.

Dave, D. M., Mukerjee, S. (2008). "Substance Abuse Treatment Admissions: Impact of Insurance Mandates and Drug Prices." Presented at the American Society of Health Economists Conference, Duke University, Durham, NC.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R. (2008). "Health Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: Evidence from Medicare." Presented at the Lafayette College's Economics Seminar Series, Easton, PA.

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H. (2007). "Risk Tolerance and Alcohol Demand among Adults and Older Adults." Presented at the Southern Economic Association Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Dave, D. M., Rashad, I. (2007). "Overweight Status and Suicidal Behaviors among Adolescents: Correlation or Causation?" Presented at the International Health Economics Association World Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Dave, D. M., Rashad, I., Spasojevic, J. (2007). "The Effect of Retirement on Physical and Mental Health Outcomes." Presented at the International Health Economics Association World Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R. (2007). "Health Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: Evidence from Medicare." Presented at the International Health Economics Association World Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Dave, D. M., Decker, S., Kaestner, R., Simon, K. (2007). "The Effects of Medicaid Eligibility Expansions on Insurance Coverage of Births." Presented at the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Dave, D. M. (2007). "Instrumental Variables: Promise and Pitfalls." Presented at the Bentley University's Quantitative Methods Group Workshop, Waltham, MA.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R. (2007). "Health Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: Evidence from Medicare." Presented at the Eastern Economic Association Conference, New York, NY.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R. (2007). "Medicare and Health Behaviors." Presented at the Allied Social Sciences Association Conference, Chicago, IL.

Dave, D. M., Rashad, I., Spasojevic, J. (2007). "The Effects of Retirement on Physical and Mental Health Outcomes." Presented at the Allied Social Sciences Association Conference, Chicago, IL.

Dave, D. M., Rashad, I. (2006). "Overweight Status and Suicidal Behaviors among Adolescents: Correlation or Causation?" Presented at the Southern Economic Association Conference, Charleston, SC.

Dave, D. M., Rashad, I., Spasojevic, I. (2006). "The Effects of Retirement on Physical and Mental Health Outcomes." Presented at the Southern Economic Association Conference, Charleston, SC.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R. (2006). "Medicare and Health Behaviors of the Elderly." Presented at the Center for Health and Social Sciences, University of Chicago's Health Economics Workshop, Chicago, IL.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R. (2006). "Medicare and Health Behaviors." Presented at the National Bureau of Economic Research's National Bureau of Economic Research Health Care Program Conference, Cambridge, MA.

Dave, D. M., Kaestner, R. (2006). "Medicare and Health Behaviors." Presented at the University of Illinois's Institute of Government and Public Affairs Seminar Series, Chicago, IL.

Dave, D. M., Rashad, I., Spasojevic, J. (2006). "The Effects of Retirement on Physical and Mental Health Outcomes." Presented at the Georgia State University's Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Economics Seminar, Atlanta, GA.

Dave, D. M., Reichman, N., Corman, H., Noonan, K. (2006). "The Demand for Healthy and Unhealthy Prenatal Inputs." Presented at the Third International Congress on Economics and Human Biology, Strasbourg, France.

Dave, D. M., Rashad, I. (2006). "Overweight Status, Perception, and Suicidal Behaviors among Adolescents." Presented at the American Society of Health Economists - Economics of Population Health Inaugural Conference, Madison, WI.

Dave, D. M., Rashad, I. (2006). "Overweight Status, Perception, and Suicidal Behaviors among Adolescents." Presented at the Andew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University's Public Policy and Child Well-Being Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Dave, D. M. (2006). "Causality in Social Science Research." Presented at the Bentley University's Quantitative Methods Group Workshop, Waltham, MA.

Dave, D. M., Reichman, N., Corman, H., Noonan, K. (2006). "Typically Unobserved Variables (TUVs) and Selection into Prenatal Inputs: Implications for Estimating Infant Health Production Functions." Presented at the Allied Social Science Association Conference, Boston, MA.

Dave, D. M., Reichman, N., Corman, H., Noonan, K. (2005). "Demand for Healthy and Unhealthy Prenatal Inputs." Presented at the Southern Economic Association Conference, Washington, D.C.

Dave, D. M. (2005). "Illicit Drug Use among Arrestees and Drug Prices." Presented at the International Health Economics Association World Congress, Barcelona, Spain.

Dave, D. M., Corman, H., Noonan, K., Reichman, N. (2005). "Prenatal Drug Use and the Production of Infant Health." Presented at the International Health Economics Association World Congress, Barcelona, Spain.

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H. (2005). "Risk Preference and the Demand for Alcohol by Older Individuals." Presented at the International Health Economics Association World Congress, Barcelona, Spain.

Dave, D. M., Noonan, K., Reichman, N., Corman, H. (2005). "Prenatal Drug Use and the Production of Infant Health." Presented at the Population Association of America Annual Program Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Dave, D. M., Noonan, K., Reichman, N., Corman, H. (2005). "Prenatal Drug Use and the Production of Infant Health." Presented at the Eastern Economic Association Conference, New York City, NY.

Dave, D. M. (2005). "Illicit Drug Use Among Arrestees and Drug Prices." Presented at the Allied Social Science Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H. (2004). "The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on the Earnings of Older Workers." Presented at the 74th Annual Southern Economic Association Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Dave, D. M. (2004). "The Effects of Cocaine and Heroin Price on Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits." Presented at the Northeastern University's Third International Conference on Urban Health, Boston, MA.

Dave, D. M., Saffer, H. (2004). "The Effect of Alcohol Consumption on the Earnings of Older Workers." Presented at the Lund University's 24th Arne Ryde Symposium, Lund, Sweden.

Dave, D. M. (2004). "The Effects of Cocaine and Heroin Price on Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits." Presented at the Lund University's 24th Arne Ryde Symposium, Lund, Sweden.

Dave, D. M. (2004).

Dave, D. M., Corman, H., Noonan, K., Reichman, N. (2004). "Demand for Illicit Drugs by Pregnant Women." Presented at the Lund University's 24th Arne Ryde Symposium, Lund, Sweden.

Dave, D. M. (2004). "The Effects of Cocaine and Heroin Price on Drug-Related Emergency Room Visits." Presented at the Eastern Economic Association Conference, Washington, D.C.

Dave, D. M. (2003). "The Effects of Cocaine and Heroin Price on Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits." Presented at the Southern Economic Association Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Dave, D. M. (2003). "Effect of Cocaine and Heroin Prices on Drug Use among Arrestees." Presented at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania's Health Care Managment Seminar Series, Philadelphia, PA.

Dave, D. M. (2003). "Substance Use and Suicidal Behaviors among Young Adults: Selection Bias." Presented at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania's Health Care Management Seminar Series, Philadelphia, PA.

Dave, D. M. (2002). "Substance Use and Suicidal Behaviors among Young Adults: Selection Bias." Presented at the Southern Economic Association Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Dave, D. M. (2002). "Substance Use and Suicidal Behaviors among Young Adults: Selection Bias." Presented at the City University of New York's Health Economics Seminar Series, New York, NY.

Service

Department Service
Committee Member for Summer Research Grant Applications Review Committee, 2010 - Present
Chair: 2007-2009; 2005-2006 AY, 2004
Tenure-track Faculty Member in Macroeconomics Search/Hiring Committee, 2010 - 2011
Committee Member for Economics Department Strategic Planning Committee, 2007 - 2008
Committee Member for PhD Curriculum Committee, 2005 - 2005

University Service
Committee Member for Health Plan Committee, 2012 - Present
Guest Speaker for Affordable Care Act Symposium Panel, Valente Center, 2014 - 2014
Discussant of Papers on Global Analytics for Valente Center Seminar, 2012 - 2012
Web Panel Participant for Advancing Global Health Decision Making Conference, EABIS, 2012 - 2012
Panel / Workshop Participant / Moderator for Advancing Global Health Decision Making Conference, EABIS, 2011 - 2011
Committee Member for Economics Tenure-Track Search Committee, 2010 - 2011
Member for Mathematics Department Search Committee, 2007 - 2008

Professional Service
Editor, Journal for International Journal of Economic Sciences, 2013 - Present
Editor (Associate), Journal for Eastern Economic Journal, 2012 - Present
Editor (Associate), Journal for ISRN Economics, 2012 - Present
Editorial Review Board Member for Journal of Health Behavior and Public Health, 2011 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Eastern Economic Journal, 2011 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for ISRN Economics, 2011 - Present
Editor (Associate), Journal for Journal of Health Behavior and Public Health, 2011 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Health Behavior and Public Health, 2011 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 2011 - Present
Editor (Associate), Journal for Journal of Case Studies in Business, Industry and Government Statistics, 2008 - Present
Committee Member for American Society of Health Economists, Scientific Review Committee, 2007 - Present
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for National Institutes of Health, 2007 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Social Science and Medicine, 2004 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Economic Inquiry, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Labor Economics, Health Economics, Economic Journal, Journal of Human Capital, Research in Labor Economics, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Population Economics, Addiction, Eastern Economic Journal, Review of Economics of the Household, Contemporary Economic Policy, Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Social Science and Medicine, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, Beyond Health Insurance (Conference Volume), Journal of Labor Research, Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, Economic Letters, Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, Journal of Physical Activity and Health, Judgment and Decision Making, Journal of Economic History, Economic and Social Review, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Canadian Public Policy, 2003 - Present
Conference Scientific Review Committee for 2014 World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Journal Article for Addiction, 2014 - 2014
Committee Member for Eastern Economic Journal Eckstein Prize Committee, 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Journal Article for Economics and Human Biology, 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Journal Article for Health Economics, 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Journal Article for Inquiry, 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Journal Article for The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, 2014 - 2014
Committee Member for Eastern Economic Journal Eckstein Prize Committee, 2013 - 2014
Discussant in Session on "Risky Behavior and Health" for 40th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, 2014 - 2014
Session Organizer for 40th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Journal Article for Forum for Health Economics and Policy, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Difference Equations and Applications, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for National Science Foundation, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Journal Article for Social Science and Medicine, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Journal Article for Social Science Research, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Journal Article for Southern Economic Journal, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Journal Article for Tobacco Control, 2013 - 2013
Committee Member for International Health Economics Association Scientific Review Committee, 2013 - 2013
Session Co-organizer for 9th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, 2013 - 2013
Session Co-organizer for 9th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, 2013 - 2013
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for 9th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, 2013 - 2013
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for 9th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, 2013 - 2013
Session: Co-organizer for 9th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, 2013 - 2013
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for 9th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, 2013 - 2013
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for International Interdisciplinary Conference of the Institute of Social and Economic Sciences, 2013 - 2013
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for 39th Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association, 2013 - 2013
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for 10th Biennial Pacific Rim Conference of the Western Economic Association, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Journal Article for Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Economic Inquiry, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Economics and Human Biology, 2012 - 2012
External Tenure Review, 2012 - 2012
External Tenure Review, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Human Resources, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Labor Research, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Population Economics, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer - Research Report for MDRC / U.S. Department of Labor, 2012 - 2012
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for 17th International Conference of the Global Business Development Institute, 2012 - 2012
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for 82nd Annual Conference of the Southern Economic Association, 2012 - 2012
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for 87th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, 2012 - 2012
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for International Conference for Academic Disciplines, 2012 - 2012
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists, 2012 - 2012
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for National Institutes of Health - Economics of Prevention Review Panel, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for National Institutes of Health -- Social Science & Population Studies Review Panel, 2011 - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Addiction - 2011
Reviewer, Journal Article for American Journal of Preventive Medicine - 2011
Reviewer, Journal Article for Canadian Public Policy - 2011
Reviewer, Journal Article for Contemporary Economic Policy - 2011
Reviewer, Journal Article for Economics and Human Biology - 2011
Reviewer, Journal Article for Health Economics - 2011
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Health Economics - 2011
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Labor Research - 2011
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for National Science Foundation - 2011
Reviewer, Journal Article for Social Science and Medicine - 2011
Reviewer, Journal Article for Social Service Review - 2011
Invited Lecture/Presentation for Columbia University - School of Social Work Graduate Students, 2011 - 2011
Panel Speaker for Academy of Business in Society Advancing Global Health Decision Making Conference, 2011 - 2011
Committee Member for International Health Economics Association Scientific Review Committee, 2010 - 2011
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for 6th Annual International Symposium on Economic Theory, Policy and Applications, 2011 - 2011
Conference/Workshop Organizer for World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, 2011 - 2011
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, 2011 - 2011
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for National Institutes of Health, 2011 - 2011
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for National Institutes of Health, 2011 - 2011
Conference/Workshop Organizer for Eastern Economic Association Conference, 2011 - 2011
Conference/Workshop Organizer for 80th Annual Southern Economic Association Conference, 2010 - 2010
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for 80th Annual Southern Economic Association Conference, 2010 - 2010
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for 10th Annual International Conference on Health Economics, Management, and Policy, 2010 - 2010
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for American Society of Health Economists Biennial Conference, 2010 - 2010
Conference/Workshop Organizer for Eastern Economic Association Conference, 2010 - 2010
Reviewer, Book for University of Chicago Press, 2010 - 2010
Conference/Workshop Organizer for International Health Economics Association World Congress, 2009 - 2009
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for International Health Economics Association World Congress, 2009 - 2009
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Easstern Economic Association Conference, 2009 - 2009
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Eastern Economic Association Conference, 2009 - 2009
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for City University of New York, 2008 - 2008
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for National Cancer Institute, 2008 - 2008
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for National Science Foundation, 2008 - 2008
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for Southern Economic Association Conference, 2008 - 2008
Conference/Workshop Organizer for American Society of Health Economists Biennial Conference, 2008 - 2008
Conference/Workshop Session Chair for American Society of Health Economists Biennial Conference, 2008 - 2008
International Health Economics Association World Congress, 2007 - 2007
Conference/Workshop Organizer for Allied Social Science Association Conference, 2007 - 2007
Conference/Workshop Organizer for Allied Social Science Association Conference, 2005 - 2005