Scott J. Adams
Ph.D., Michigan State University
M.A., Michigan State University
B.S., University of Scranton
Health Economics, Labor Economics
Behaviors of smokers and drinkers, Worker preferences for employer-provided health insurance, Economics of school shootings
"Texting Bans on Roadways: Do They Work? Or Do Drivers Just React to the Announcement of the Bans?" American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Forthcoming. (with Rahi Abouk).
"Minimum Wages and Alcohol Related Traffic Fatalities Among Teens," Review of Economics and Statistics, 94(3), August 2012, 828-840. (with McKinley Blackburn and Chad Cotti).
"Drunk Driving After the Passage of Smoking Bans in Bars," Journal of Public Economics, 92(5-6), June 2008: 1288-1305. (with Chad Cotti).
"Health Insurance Market Reform and Employee Compensation: The Case of Pure Community Rating in New York," Journal of Public Economics, 91(5-6), June 2007: 1119-1133.
"Understanding the Level and Causes of Teacher Turnover: A Comparison with Other Professions," Economics of Education Review, 26(3), June 2007: 325-337 (with D. Harris).
"The Economic Effects of Living Wage Laws: Evidence from Derailed Living Wage Campaigns," Journal of Urban Economics, 58(2), 2005: 177-202 (with D. Neumark).
"Age Discrimination Legislation and the Employment of Older Workers," Labour Economics, 11(2), 2004: 219-241.
"Do Living Wage Ordinances Reduce Urban Poverty?" Journal of Human Resources, 38(3), 2003: 490-521 (with D. Neumark).