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Dean Lillard's Profile

Associate Professor, Human Sciences Administration

235B Campbell Hall
(614) 292-4561
lillard.13@osu.edu

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Education

  • University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. Ph.D. (Economics), 1991
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. M.A. (Economics), 1986
  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA., B.A. (Economics), cum laude 1983

Interests

  • Economics of health behaviors
  • Cross-national comparative research
  • Intergenerational transmission of economic behavior
  • Income inequality and health
  • Strategic marketing of tobacco and alcohol

Experience

  • 2012 - present - Associate Professor, Department of Consumer Sciences, The Ohio State University, Director and Project Manager - Cross-National Equivalent File
  • 2013 - present - Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
  • 2013 - present - Research Professor, Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (German Institute for Economic Research), Berlin, Germany
  • 1999 - 2012 - Research Affiliate, Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (German Institute for Economic Research), Berlin, Germany
  • 2000 - 2012 - Senior Research Associate, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Co-Director and Project Manager - Cross-National Equivalent File
  • 1998 - 2000 - Research Associate III, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, Project Manager - Cross-National Equivalent File
  • 1991 - 1998 - Assistant Professor, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University

Projects

Service

  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Longitudinal and Life Course Studies
  • Advisory Board, Danish National Institute for Social Research, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Scientific Committee, American Society of Health Economists 2010, 2012 biennial meetings
  • Scientific Committee, Population Association of America 2012 annual meeting
  • Oranizing Committee, Population Association of America 2013 annual meeting

TeachingCSCFFS 4130 – Career Decisionmaking II

Cornell courses

  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • The Economics of Consumer Policy
  • Wealth and Income
  • Information and Regulation

Grants

  • Lillard, Dean (PI) "Alcohol, Advertising, Drinking and Driving: An Econometric Study of Underage Youth and Adults" National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. September 1, 2011 through May 31, 2014.
  • Lillard, Dean (PI) “Cross-National Patterns and Predictors of Life-cycle Smoking Behavior” National Institute of Aging. August 15, 2009 through August 14, 2014.
  • Lillard, Dean (PI), and Sfekas, Andrew  (Co-PI).  “Strategic Marketing of Cigarettes: Firm and Consumer Behavior.” National Cancer Institute.  September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2012.
  • Lillard, Dean (PI), and Gerner, Jennifer (Co-PI).  “Early Gains to Early Education:  A Quasi-Natural Experiment.” National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.  July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008.
  • Kenkel, Donald (PI), Lillard, Dean R. (Co-PI), and Mathios, Alan (Co-PI).  “Econometric Study of Schooling, Information, and Smoking.” National Cancer Institute.  April 1, 2006 through March 31, 2009.
  • Mathios, Alan (PI), Avery, Rosemary (Co-PI), Kenkel, Donald (Co-PI), and Lillard, Dean R. (Co-PI).  (2006) “Smoking Cessation and Advertising:  An Econometric Study.” National Cancer Institute.  January, 1, 2006 through December 31, 2009.
  • Lillard, Dean R.(PI), Kenkel, Donald (Co-PI), and Mathios, Alan (Co-PI).  (2003) “Smoking Cessation Among Older Americans,” National Institutes on Aging, September 30, 2003 through September 30, 2005.
  • Kenkel, Donald (PI), Avery, Rosemary (Co-PI), Lillard, Dean R. (Co-PI), and Mathios, Alan (Co-PI).  (2002) “An Economic Study of Three Decades of Smoking Cessation,” National Cancer Institute.  April 15, 2002 through April 14, 2005.
  • Burkhauser, Richard V. (PI), and Lillard, Dean R. (Co-PI). (2002) “Adding Health Variables to the Cross-National Equivalent File,” National Institutes on Aging, September 30, 2002 through August 31, 2004.
  • Lillard, Dean R.  (PI). (2000).  “The Effects of Mandated State Testing Programs.”  The Spencer Foundation.  August 1, 2000 through July 31, 2003.

Selected Publications

  • Lillard, Dean R., Molloy, Eamon, and Sfekas, Andrew. 2013. "Smoking Initiation and the Iron Law of Demand." Journal of Health Economics Vol. 32: 114-127.
  • Lillard, Dean and Sfekas, Andrew. 2013.  “Just Passing Through: The Effect of the Master Settlement Agreement on Estimated Cigarette Tax-Price Pass-through.” Applied Economics Letters,Vol.20(4): 353-357 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13504851.2012.705422
  • Lillard, Dean R., Molloy, Eamon, and Sfekas, Andrew. forthcoming. "Smoking Initiation and the Iron Law of Demand." Journal of Health Economics.
  • Christopoulou, Rebekka, Lillard, Dean and Balmori, Jose R. forthcoming. "Smoking behavior of Mexicans: patterns by birth-cohort, gender, and level of education." International Journal of Public Health.
  • Bar, Haim and Lillard, Dean. 2012. "Accounting for Heaping in Retrospectively Reported Event Data - A Mixture-Model Approach." Statistics in Medicine. Vol. 31(27):  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1097-0258/earlyview
  • Lillard, Dean. 2011. "Keeping it in the Family? If Parents Smoke Do Children Follow?" Journal of Applied Social Science Studies. 131: 277-286.
  • Christopoulou, Rebekka, Han, Jeffrey, Jaber, Ahmed, and Lillard, Dean. 2011. "Dying for a Smoke: How Much Does Differential Mortality of Smokers Affect Estimated Life-Course Smoking Prevalence?" Preventive Medicine. 52: 66-70 (published online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2010.11.011)
  • Kenkel, Donald, Lillard, Dean R., and Liu, Feng. 2009. “An Analysis of Life-Course Smoking Behavior in China.” Health Economics 18: S147-S156.
  • Avery, Rosemary, Kenkel, Donald, Lillard, Dean, and Mathios, Alan.  2007. “Private Profits and Public Health:  Does DTC Advertising of Smoking Cessation Products Encourage Smokers to Quit?” Journal of Political Economy. Vol. 115 (3): 447-481  (also NBER working paper 11938).
  • Frick, Joachim R., Jenkins, Stephen P., Lillard, Dean R., Lipps, Oliver and Wooden, Mark 2007. “The Cross-National Equivalent File (CNEF) and its Member Country Household Panel Studies.” Schmollers Jahrbuch (Journal of Applied Social Science Studies). 127 (4): 627-654. (Also published in German under title: “Die internationale Einbettung des Sozio-oekonomischen Panels (SOEP) im Rahmen des Cross-National Equivalent File (CNEF).” Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung. 02/2008; 77(3).)
  • Burkhauser, Richard V. and Lillard, Dean R.  2007. “The Expanded Cross-National Equivalent File:  HILDA Joins its International Peers.”  The Australian Economic Review, Vol. 40 (2): 1–8.
  • Avery, Rosemary, Kenkel, Donald, Lillard, Dean, and Mathios, Alan.  2007. “Regulating Advertisements:  The Case of Smoking Cessation Products.”  Journal of Regulatory Economics Vol. 31 (2): 185-208. (also NBER working paper 12001).
  • Kenkel, Donald, Lillard, Dean R., and Mathios, Alan. 2006. “The Roles of High School Completion and GED Receipt in Smoking and Obesity.”  Journal of Labor Economics. Vol. 24 (3): 635-660.  (also NBER working paper 11990).
  • Burkhauser, Richard V. and Lillard, Dean R.  2005. “The Contribution and Potential of Data Harmonization for Cross-National Comparative Research” Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, Vol 7 (4): 313-330.