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