- Ph.D. University of Michigan 2005
Biography:Curriculum Vitae (long)
Curriculum Vitae (short)
ECON 773 - Winter 2012
ECON 793 - Winter 2012
Office Hours: By Appointment
Research Interests: Health Economics, Labour Economics, Public Economics
Charles, Kerwin and Philip DeCicca (2008). "Local labour market fluctuations and health: Is there a connection and for whom?", Journal of Health Economics, 27(6): 1332-1350.
Chernew, Michael, DeCicca, Philip and Robert Town (2008). "Managed care and Medicare expenditures", Journal of Health Economics, 27(6): 1451-1461.
DeCicca, Philip and Logan McLeod (2008). "Cigarette taxes and older adult smoking: Evidence from recent large tax increases", Journal of Health Economics, 27(4): 918-929.
DeCicca, Philip, Kenkel, Donald S., and Alan D. Mathios (2008). "Cigarette taxes and the transition from youth to adult smoking: Smoking initiation, cessation and participation", Journal of Health Economics, 27(4): 904-917.
DeCicca, Philip, Kenkel, Donald S., Mathios, Alan D. and Justine Shin (2008) "Youth smoking, cigarette prices and anti-smoking sentiment", Health Economics, 17(6): 733-749.
Charles, Kerwin K. and Philip DeCicca (2007). "Hours flexibility and retirement, Economic Inquiry, 45(2): 251-267.
DeCicca, Philip (2007). "Does Full-Day Kindergarten Matter? Evidence From the First Two Years of Schooling", Economics of Education Review, 26(1): 67-82.
DeCicca, Philip, Kenkel, Donald S. and Alan Mathios (2005). "The fires aren't out yet: Higher taxes and young adult smoking", In Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research, B. Lindgren and M. Grossman, eds., Volume 16, 293-312.
DeCicca, Philip, Kenkel, Donald S. and Alan Mathios (2002). "Putting Out the Fires: Will Higher Taxes Reduce the Onset of Youth Smoking?", Journal of Political Economy, 110(1): 144-169. (Reprinted in "Economics of Health Behaviors", International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, Edward Elgar Ltd., 2007).
Lillard, Dean R. and Philip DeCicca (2001). "Higher Standards, More Dropouts? Evidence Within and Across Time", Economics of Education Review, 20(5): 459-473.
DeCicca, Philip, Kenkel, Donald S. and Alan D. Mathios (2000). "Racial Differences in the Determinants of Smoking Onset", Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 21(2-3): 311-340.
Justin Smith and Decicca, Philip (2010). The impact of early childhood education: Evidence from a failed policy experiment, mimeo.
DeCicca, Philip, Kenkel, Donald S. and Feng Liu (2009). "Excise tax avoidance: The case of state cigarette taxes" (See NBER Working Paper #15941), mimeo.
DeCicca, Philip (2010). "Health insurance availability and entrepreneurship: Evidence from New Jersey", mimeo.
DeCicca, Philip (2009). "Are obese smokers an unintended consequence of higher cigarette taxes?", mimeo.
DeCicca, Phil, Kenkel, Donald and Feng Liu (2010). “Reservation prices: An economic analysis of cigarette purchases on Indian reservations”
DeCicca, Phil, Kenkel, Donald and Feng Liu (2010). “Who pays cigarette taxes? The impact of consumer price search”