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Scholars in Health Policy Research Program (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Professor, Health Management and Policy.
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dr. Norton's research interests in health economics include long-term care and aging, econometrics, and the use of biomarkers in social science research. Dr. Norton has led several studies of the economics of long-term care and aging. He has studied how nursing home reimbursement affects quality and cost of care, the extent of adverse selection and the bequest motive in the private long-term care insurance market, and the behavioral effect of Medicaid long-term care insurance on residents who enter a nursing home as private payers.
Norton, Edward, Lauren Nicholas, and Sean Huang. Forthcoming. "Informal Care and Inter-vivos Transfers:Results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Mature Women." The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy. NIHMSID: NIHMS464289.
Tan, H., Edward Norton, Z. Ye, K. Hafez, J. Gore, and D. Miller. 2012. "Long-term survival following partial vs radical nephrectomy among older patients with early-stage kidney cancer." JAMA, 307(15): 1629-35. DOI. Abstract.
Werner, R., Edward Norton, R. Konetzka, and D. Polsky. 2012. "Do consumers respond to publicly reported quality information? Evidence from nursing homes." Journal of Health Economics, 31(1): 50-61. DOI. Abstract.
Balsa, Ana I., Jenny F. Homer, Michael T. French, and Edward Norton. 2011. "Alcohol Use and Popularity: Social Payoffs from Conforming to Peers' Behavior." Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21(3): 559-568. DOI. Abstract.
Ma, Ke-Zong M., Edward Norton, and Shoou-Yih D. Lee. 2010. "Declining fertility and use of Cesarian delivery: Evidence from a population-based study in Taiwan." Health Services Research, 45(5): 1360-1375. DOI. Abstract.