Reagan Baughman

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Associate Professor
Phone: (603) 862-0800
Office: Economics, Paul College Rm 370H, Durham, NH 03824
Reagan Baughman

Reagan Baughman is an Associate Professor of Economics. Her research interests span a range of topics in health and labor economics, including health insurance coverage patterns, economic determinants of child health, evaluation of income support programs, and the market for long-term care in the U.S. She has published her work in a number of highly-ranked outlets including Health Economics, the Journal of Health Economics, the National Tax Journal, Demography, and the Proceedings of the American Economic Review. During the 2009-2010 academic year she spent a sabbatical as a visiting fellow at the U.S. Congressional Budget Office working on issues related to health reform. In addition to teaching a number of graduate and undergraduate classes in the Economics Department she also teaches the core economics course in the Carsey School of Public Policy’s Master's in Public Policy program.

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Syracuse University
  • M.A., Economics, Syracuse University
  • B.A., Economics, Drew University

Research Interests

  • Health Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Public policy

Courses Taught

  • 656: Labor Economics
  • 774: Senior Economics Seminar
  • ECON 656: Labor Economics
  • ECON 774: Senior Economics Seminar
  • ECON 941: Survey of Health Economics
  • PPOL 904: Economics for Public Policy

Selected Publications

Baughman, R. A., Stanley, B., & Smith, K. E. (2022). Second Job Holding Among Direct Care Workers and Nurses: Implications for COVID-19 Transmission in Long-Term Care. MEDICAL CARE RESEARCH AND REVIEW, 79(1), 151-160. doi:10.1177/1077558720974129

Duffy, M., Baughman, R., & Smith, K. (2021). The Flip Side of Turnover: Employment Transitions and Occupational Attachment Among Low-Wage Care Workers in the United States. Feminist Economics, 27(4), 62-89. doi:10.1080/13545701.2021.1921239

Baughman, R. A., & Hurdelbrink, J. (2020). Does the Business Cycle Affect Utilization of Long-Term Care among the Elderly?.

Baughman, R. (2018). Employment in Long-Term Care: The Role of Macroeconomic Conditions. The B E Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 18(4), 20170078. doi:10.1515/bejeap-2017-0078

Baughman, R., & Hurdelbrink, J. (2018). Utilization of Utilization of Long-Term Care by an Aging Population: The Impact of Macroeconomic Conditions. Durham, NH: UNH Carsey School of Public Policy.

Baughman, R. A., & Smith, K. E. (2012). LABOR MOBILITY OF THE DIRECT CARE WORKFORCE: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE PROVISION OF LONG-TERM CARE. HEALTH ECONOMICS, 21(12), 1402-1415. doi:10.1002/hec.1798

Baughman, R., & Dickert-Conlin, S. (2009). The earned income tax credit and fertility. Journal of Population Economics, 22(3), 537-563. doi:10.1007/s00148-007-0177-0

Baughman, R., DiNardi, D., & Holtz‐Eakin, D. (2003). Productivity and wage effects of “family‐friendly” fringe benefits. International Journal of Manpower, Volume 24(Issue 3), 247-259. doi:10.1108/01437720310479723

Baughman, R., & Dickert-Conlin, S. (2003). Did Expanding the EITC Promote Motherhood?. American Economic Review, 93(2), 247-251. doi:10.1257/000282803321947137

Baughman, R., Conlin, M., Dickert-Conlin, S., & Pepper, J. (2001). Slippery when wet: the effects of local alcohol access laws on highway safety.. J Health Econ, 20(6), 1089-1096. doi:10.1016/s0167-6296(01)00103-5

Most Cited Publications