Positions and Contact Information:
Assistant Professor of Economics, George Washington University
Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research (Health Economics)
Phone: (301) 442-1785
Email: tim_moore 'at' gwu.edu
Research interests: Public economics, health economics.
Working Papers and Selected Work in Progress:
The White/Black Educational Gap, Stalled Progress, and the Long-term Consequences of the Emergence of Crack Cocaine Markets. NBER Working Paper No. 18437, October 2013 (with William N. Evans and Craig Garthwaite). Revised and resubmitted, American Economic Review. Web Appendix.
Earlier version circulated at "Disability Insurance Receipt and Changes in Health and Human Capital."
The Employment Effects of Terminating Disability Benefits, December 2013. Web Appendix.
Social Security Disability Insurance Replacement Rates and Beneficiary Work Activity: Estimates from a Regression Kink Design (with Alexander Gelber and Alexander Strand).
Liquidity, Economic Activity, and Mortality. 2012. Review of Economics and Statistics, 94(2), 400-418 (with William N. Evans). Web Appendix.
Earlier version circulated as "Liquidity, Activity, Mortality."
The Short-Term Mortality Consequences of Income Receipt. 2011. Journal of Public Economics, 95(11-12), 1410-1424 (with William N. Evans). Web Appendix.
Can Celebrity Endorsements Affect Political Outcomes? Evidence from the 2008 U.S.Democratic Presidential Primary. 2013. Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, 29(2), 355-384 (with Craig Garthwaite). Web Appendix.
Earlier version circulated as "The Role of Celebrity Endorsements in Politics: Oprah, Obama and the 2008 Democratic Primary."
Refereed Publications in Health/Addictions Journals:
The Size and Mix of Government Spending on Illicit Drug Policy in Australia. 2008. Drug and Alcohol Review, 27(4), 404-413.
The Costs and Consequences of Three Policy Options for Reducing Heroin Dependency. 2007. Drug and Alcohol Review, 26(4), 369-378 (with Alison Ritter and Jonathan P. Caulkins).
How Cost-of-Illness Studies Can be Made More Useful for Illicit Drug Policy Analysis. 2006. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 5(2), 75-85 (with Jonathan P. Caulkins).
Australian Illicit Drug Market Data: Sources and Issues. 2006. Australian Economic Review, 39(4), 442-452.