Joseph V. Terza
Professor of Epidemiology and
Health Policy Research
Professor of Economics
University of Florida
Rm 5278 1329 Building, SW 16th Ave
PO Box 100147
Gainesville, FL 32610
352-265-0111 ext. 85068
Health Economics, Applied Econometrics
C., Shenkman, E.A, Marcu, M., Madden, V., and Terza, J.V. “Pediatric Palliative Care: Describing
Hospice Users and Identifying Factors that Affect Hospice
Expenditures,” Journal of Palliative Medicine,
J.V., "Parametric Nonlinear Regression with Endogenous
Switching," Econometric Reviews, 28,
B.C, Doshi, J., and Terza, J.V. (2009): AAssessing
the Impact of Drug Use on Hospital Costs,@
Services Research, 44, 128-144.
J.S., Terza, J.V. and Dismuke, C.E. (2008): AEarnings
Among People with Spinal Cord Injury,” Archives of Physical Medicine and
J.V., Basu, A., and Rathouz, P. (2008): ATwo-Stage
Residual Inclusion Estimation:
Addressing Endogeneity in Health
Econometric Modeling,” Journal of Health Economics,
- Terza, J., Bradford,
W.D. and Dismuke, C.E. (2008):
“The Use of Linear Instrumental Variables Methods in
Health Services Research and Health Economics: A Cautionary Note,@ Health Services Research,
- Terza, J., Kenkel D.S., Lin,
T., and Sakata, S. "Care-Giver
Advice as a Preventive Measure for Drinking During Pregnancy: Zeros,
Categorical Outcome Responses, and Endogeneity,"
Health Economics, 17 (2008), 41-54.
D.G., Terza, J.V., Stuart, B.C., and Briesacher, B. (2007): “Estimating the Effects of
Prescription Drug Coverage for Medicare Beneficiaries,” Health Services Research,
CT Use in Inpatient Data: An Application of Detection Control Estimation,"
(with Libby Dismuke, David Bradford and Andy Kleit) revised and
resubmitted to Medical Care.
S.K., Terza, J.V., Sappington, D.E.M, Vogel, W.B., Erten M.Z., and Shenkman, E.A., “Health
Plan Exits And Disenrollment In The State Children’s Health
Insurance Programs,” submitted to Health Care Financing Review.
J.S., Terza, J.V. and Dismuke, C.E.:
“Post Injury Employment and Job Retention: A Two Component Model of
Employment after Spinal Cord Injury,” submitted to Archives of Physical Medicine and
J. (2006): “Estimation
of Policy Effects Using Parametric Nonlinear Models: A Contextual Critique of the
Generalized Method of Moments,” Health Services and Outcomes Research
Methodology, 6, 177-198.
J.V. (2002): "Alcohol
Abuse and Employment: A Second Look" Journal of Applied
Econometrics, 17, 393-404.
L., G., Strasser, Giovino, G., Erickson, P., and
Terza, J. (2001): "Applying the Risk/Use Equlibrium:
Use Medicinal Nicotine Now for Harm Reduction," Tobacco
Control, 10, 201-203.
Effect of Physician Advice on Alcohol Consumption: Count Regression with
an Endogenous Treatment Effect," (with D. Kenkel). Journal of
Applied Econometrics, 16, (2001), 165-184.
Endogenous Treatment Effects in Retrospective Data Analysis," Value
in Health, 6, (1999), 429-434.
Count Data Models with Endogenous Switching: Sample Selection and
Endogenous Treatment Effects," Journal of Econometrics,
84, (1998), 129-154.
- "The Effect of Substance
Abuse on Employment Status," Working Paper (2007).
Recent Grant Funding:
"Econometric Study of Schooling, Information, and Smoking"
Supplemental/Revision, (Don Kenkel PI) National Institutes of
Health, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development,
$229,321, Status: Funded and in
- Principal Investigator:
“Drug Coverage and Cost Offsets: Two-Part Models with Endogenous
Treatment Effects,” Agency for Health Care Quality and
Research, $412,225. Status: Funded and in progress.
- Coinvestigator: “Health Plan Turnover and Disenrollment, Health Care Quality
and Expenditures in SCHIP,” (Sema Aydede PI) Health Resources and Services Administration, $99,995.
(01/01/07 - 12/31/08). Status: Completed.
Investigator: "A New Method for Measuring the Net Public Health
Impact of Increased Access to Alternative Nicotine Delivery
Products,” Robert Wood
Substance Abuse Policy Research Program, $99,584 (10/01/2005 --
9/30/2009). Status: Funded and in Progress.
- Coinvestigator: “Medicare Beneficiary
Response to Benefit Gaps versus Actuarially Equivalent Continuous Coverage
for Prescription Drugs,” (Bruce
PI) Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - Changes in Health Care Financing
and Organization Program and AcademyHealth,
$141,000. (7/1/06 – 6/31/07).
“Correcting Under-reporting in HCUP Inpatient Data,” with
Libby Dismuke - PI and David Bradford (Center for Health Economic and
Policy Studies, Medical University of South Carolina), and Terrence Steyer (Department of Family Medicine, Medical
University of South Carolina) Agency for Healthcare Research and
Quality, $100,000 (7/1/04-6/30/05) Status: Completed.
“Evaluation of the Effect of Medicare Drug Policy Decisions on
Vulnerable Seniors,” with Bruce
Stuart - PI (School of Pharmacy, University
of Maryland), Dennis Shea
(Department of Health Policy and Administration, Penn
and Becky Breisacher Shea (Department of Health
Policy and Administration, University
of Massachusetts) The
Commonwealth Fund $278,757 (1/1/04-6/30/05). Status:
“Establishing the Value of Stable Prescription Drug Coverage for
Medicare Beneficiaries, “ with Bruce Stuart - PI (School of
Pharmacy, University of Maryland), Dennis Shea (Department of Health
Policy and Administration, Penn State University), Robert Wood Johnson
Foundation $291,000 (1/1/04-6/30/05). Status:
“Utilization and Cost of Health Services by CDUs,”
with David Bradford-PI and Libby Dismuke and (Center for Health Economic
and Policy Studies, Medical University of South Carolina) National
Institute on Drug Abuse, $492,740 (9/1/02-2/28/05). Status:
the Impact of Substance Abuse on Employment Status," Robert
Wood Johnson Foundation, $99,801 (07/01/2002 - 12/31/2003). Status:
Investigator: "Econometric Analysis of Fetal Alcohol
Syndrome Preventive Interventions," with Donald S. Kenkel (Department
of Policy Analysis and Management - Cornell University)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, $270,102
(09/01/2000 -- 8/31/2003). Status: Completed.
"Smoking and Low-Tar Cigarettes: Follow-up and Simulation," with
Lynn Kozlowski, et al. (Department of Biobehavioral
Health - Penn State University) Centers for Disease Control,
Office of Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease
Prevention and Health Promotion, $98,830 (9/30/97 -- 9/29/99). Status: