Meghan Skira

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Van Houtven, Courtney, Norma B. Coe, and Meghan M. Skira (2013). The Effect of Informal Care on Work and Wages. Journal of Health Economics 32(1): 240-252. (Working Paper PDF).

Skira, Meghan M. (2015). Dynamic Wage and Employment Effects of Elder Parent Care. International Economic Review 56(1): 63-93. (Working Paper PDF).

Coe, Norma B., Meghan M. Skira, and Courtney Van Houtven (2015). Long-Term Care Insurance: Does Experience Matter?  Journal of Health Economics 40: 122-131. (Working Paper PDF).

Werner, Rachel M., Meghan M. Skira, and R. Tamara Konetzka (2016). An Evaluation of Performance Thresholds in Nursing Home Pay-for-Performance. Health Services Research 51(6): 2282-2304.

BŁtikofer, Aline and Meghan M. Skira (2018). Missing Work is a Pain: The Effect of Cox-2 Inhibitors on Sickness Absence and Disability Pension Receipt. The Journal of Human Resources, 53(1): 71-122. (Working Paper PDF).

Konetzka, R. Tamara, Meghan M. Skira, and Rachel M. Werner (2018). Incentive Design and Quality Improvements: Evidence from State Medicaid Nursing Home Pay-for-Performance Programs. American Journal of Health Economics, 4(1): 105-130. (Working Paper PDF).

Beauchamp, Andrew, Geoffrey Sanzenbacher, Shannon Seitz, and Meghan M. Skira (2016). Single Moms and Deadbeat Dads: The Role of Earnings, Marriage Market Conditions, and Preference Heterogeneity. Forthcoming at International Economic Review.

Working Papers:

"The Impact of Paid Maternity Leave on Maternal Health" (2017) with Aline BŁtikofer and Julie Riise.

"Do Couples Self-Insure?  The Effect of Informal Care on a Couple's Labor Supply" (2011) with Norma B. Coe and Courtney Van Houtven.  Working Paper 2011-16. Chestnut Hill, MA: Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.