Ellen R. Meara

Professor of The Dartmouth Institute
Adjunct Professor in Economics

Curriculum Vitae
HB 7251
B.A. Northwestern University
Ph.D. Harvard University

Selected Publications

"Prescription Opioid Use Among Disabled Medicare Beneficiaries: Intensity, Trends and Regional Variation" (et al, September 2014)

"ACA Dependent Coverage Provision Reduced High Out-Of-Pocket Health Care Spending for Young Adults" (with Susan H. Busch, and Ezra Golberstein, 2014)

"The Economic Status of Parents with Serious Mental Illness in the United States" (with Alison Lucian and Joanne Nicholson, September 2014)

"The FDA and ABCS unintended Consequences of Antidepressent Warnings of Human Capital" (with Susan H. Busch and Ezra Golberstein, 2014)

 "Employment Status of People with Mental Illness: National Survey Data from 2009 and 2010" (with Alison Luciano, 2014)

"Use of Hospital-Based Services Among Young Adults with Behavioral Health Diagnoses Before and After Health Insurance Expansions" (with Ezra Golberstein, Rebecca Zaha, Shelly F. Greenfield, William R. Beardslee, & Susan H. Busch, 2014)

"Characteristics of Adults with Substance Use Disorders Expected to be Eligible for Medicaid Under the ACA" (with Susan Busch, Colleen Barry, and Haiden Huskamp), Psychiatric Services, March 2013; 10.1176/appi.ps.201200011:

"Spending Differences Associated With the Medicare Physician Group Practice Demonstration" (with Carrie Colla, David Wennberg, Dan Gottlieb, Jonathan Skinner, Valerie Lewis, Christopher Snyder, and Elliot Fisher), JAMA, 2012; Vol. 308: pp.1015-23

"Behavioral Health Services in Separate CHIP Programs on the Eve of Parity" (with Rachel Garfield, Shelly F. Greenfield, and William Beardslee), Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, May 2012; Vol. 39:pp. 147-57

"Induced Innovation and Social Inequality: Evidence from Infant Medical Care" (with David Cutler and Seth Richards-Shubik), Journal of Human Resources, 2012; Vol. 47:pp. 456-492

"The Impact of Payment Reforms on Chemotherapy at the End of Life" (with Carrie Colla, Nancy Morden, Jonathan Skinner, and Russell Hoverman),  joint issue of the Journal of Oncology Practice and the American Journal of Managed Care, 2012; 18(5):e200-8

"Rising Educational Gradients in Mortality: The Role of Behavioral Risk Factors"  (with David Cutler, Fabian Lange, Seth Richards-Shubik, and Christopher Ruhm),  Journal of Health Economics, 2011;  Vol. 30: pp. 1174-87

"Consequences of Eliminating Federal Disability Benefits for Substance Abusers" (with Pinka Chatterji), Journal of Health Economics, 2010; Vol. 29: pp. 226-40

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