James Bailey

Associate Professor

Contact Information:

jbailey6@providence.edu

Sullivan Hall 118

Education:

Ph.D. - Economics Temple University

Brief Biography:

Studied in Maine, New York, Oklahoma, Nova Scotia, France, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. Taught in Pennsylvania, Florida, Nebraska. Now happily settled in Rhode Island, writing a book about why US health care spending is so high.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Health Economics, Health Insurance, Labor Economics, Entrepreneurship, Regulation, Certificate of Need

Selected Publications:

Bailey, J. Mathes, M. (2021) Continuous job lock: employer health insurance contributions and job tenure. .

Bailey, J. (2021) In Adam Hoffer and Todd Nesbit (Ed.), An Introduction to the Effect of Regulation on Employment and Wages. Center for Growth and Opportunity

Bailey, J. Conover, C. (2020) Certificate of Need Laws: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. BMC Health Services Research.

Bailey, J. Chorniy, A. Civan, A. Maloney, M. (2020) Regulatory Review Time and Pharmaceutical R&D. Health Economics.

Bailey, J. (2019) Can health spending be reined in through supply restraints? An evaluation of certificate-of-need laws. Journal of Public Health.(27), 755–760.

Bailey, J. Dave, D. (2019) The Effect of the Affordable Care Act on Entrepreneurship among Older Adults. Eastern Economic Journal.(45), 141-159.

Bailey, J. (2017) Health insurance and the supply of entrepreneurs: new evidence from the affordable care act. Small Business Economics.

Bailey, J. Thomas, D. (2017) Regulating away competition: the effect of regulation on entrepreneurship and employment. Journal of Regulatory Economics.(52), 237–254.

Bailey, J. (2016) The Effect of Certificate of Need Laws on All-Cause Mortality. Health Services Research.

Bailey, J. Webber, D. (2016) Health Insurance Benefit Mandates and Firm Size Distribution. Journal of Risk and Insurance.

Bailey, J. Chorniy, A. (2016) Employer-Provided Health Insurance and Job Mobility: Did the Affordable Care Act Reduce Job Lock?. Contemporary Economic Policy.(34), 173-183.

Depew, B. Bailey, J. (2015) Did the Affordable Care Act's dependent coverage mandate increase premiums?. Journal of Health Economics.(41), 1-14.

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