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Publications and Grants

Selected Recent Publications and Grants Funded

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Selected Recent Publications (2012-Present)

French, M.T., J.F. Homer, G. Gumus, and L. Hickling.  2016.  “Key Provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA):  A Systematic Review and Presentation of Early Research Findings.”  Health Services Research.  51(5):1735-1771.

Mello, M.J., J. Baird, C. Lee, V. Strezsak, M.T. French, R. Longabaugh.  2016.  “A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Telephone Intervention for Alcohol Misuse with Injured Emergency Department Patients.”  Annals of Emergency Medicine.  67(2):263-275.

Sayed, B., and M.T. French.  2016.  “To Your Health!:  Re-examining the Health Benefits of Moderate Alcohol Use.”  Social Science and Medicine.  167:20-28.

Mortensen, K., T. Hu, S.G. Ullmann, and M.T. French.  2016.  “Does Media Attention Highlighting Hospitals with High Charges Lead to Charge Reductions?”  Journal of Healthcare Finance.  43(1):1-15.

Beidas, R.S., C. Maclean, J. Fishman, S. Dorsey, S.K. Schoenwald, D.S. Mandell, J.A. Shea, B.D. McLeod, M.T. French, A. Hogue, D.R. Adams, A. Lieberman, E. Becker Haimes, and S.C. Marcus.  In Press.  “A Randomized Trial to Identify Accurate and Cost-Effective Fidelity Measurement Methods for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Project FACTS Study Protocol.”  BMC Psychiatry.  16: 323-332.

Beulaygue, I., and M.T. French.  2016.  “Got Munchies?  Estimating the Relationship Between Marijuana Use and Body Mass Index.” Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics.  19:123-140.

French, M.T., J.C. Maclean, P.K. Robins, B. Sayed, and L. Shiferaw.  2016.  “Tattoos, Employment, and Earnings:  Is There a Link in the Ink?”  Southern Economic Journal.  82(4): 1212–1246.  [Winner of the 2016 Georgescu-Roegen Prize awarded each year by the Southern Economic Association to the author(s) of the best academic article published in the Southern Economic Journal.]

Maclean, J.C., I. Popovici, and M.T. French.  2016.  “Are Natural Disasters in Early Childhood Associated with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders as an Adult?”  Social Science and Medicine.  151:78-91.

Chaple, M., S. Sacks, K. McKendrick, L.A. Marsch, S. Belenko, C. Leukefeld, M. Prendergast, and M.T. French.  2016.  “A Comparative Study of the Therapeutic Education System (TES) for Incarcerated Substance Abusing Offenders.  The Prison Journal.  96(3) 485–508.

French, M.T., and G. Gumus.  2015.  “Fast Times During Spring Break:  Are Traffic Fatalities Another Consequence?”  Economic Inquiry.  53(1):745-757.

Maclean, J.C., D.A. Weber, and M.T. French.  2015.  “Workplace Problems, Mental Health, and Substance Use.”  Applied Economics.  47(9):883-905.

Maclean, J.C., D.A. Webber, M.T. French, and S.L. Ettner.  2015.  “The Health Consequences of Adverse Labor Market Events:  Evidence from Panel Data.”  Industrial Relations. 54(3):478-498.

French, M.T., J.F. Homer, I. Popovici, and P.K Robins.  2015.  “What You Do in High School Matters: High School GPA, Educational Attainment, and Labor Market Earnings as a Young Adult.” Eastern Economic Journal.  41: 370-386.

McCollister, K.E., C.K. Scott, M.L. Dennis, D.M. Freitas, M.T. French, and R.R. Funk.  2014. “Economic Costs of a Post-Release Intervention for Incarcerated Female Substance Abusers: Recovery Management Checkups for Women Offenders (RMCWO).” Journal of Offender Rehabilitation.  53(7): 543-561.

Balsa, A.I., M.T. French, and T. Regan.  2014.  “Relative Deprivation and Risky Behaviors.”  Journal of Human Resources.  49(2):446-471.

French, M.T., and I. Popovici.  2014.  “Cannabis Use, Employment, and Income: Fixed-Effects Analysis of Panel Data.”  Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research.  41(2):185-202.

French, M.T., and G. Gumus.  2014.  “Macroeconomic Fluctuations and Motorcycle Fatalities in the U.S.”  Social Science and Medicine.  104:187-193.

Maclean, J.C., H. Xu, M.T. French, and S.L. Ettner.  2014. “Mental Health and High-Cost Health Care Utilization: New Evidence from Axis II Disorders.” Health Services Research. 49(2):683-704.

Maclean, J.C., and M.T. French.  2014.  “Personality Disorders, Alcohol Use, and Alcohol Misuse.”  Social Science and Medicine. 120:286-300.

Chaple, M., S. Sacks, K. McKendrick, L. Marsch, S. Belenko, K. Leukefeld, M. Prendergast, and M.T. French. 2014. “Feasibility of a ComputerizedIntervention for Offenders with Substance Use Disorders: A Research Note.” The Journal of Experimental Criminology. 10:105-127. 

French, M.T., I. Popovici, P.K. Robins, and J.F. Homer.  2014.  “Personal Traits, Cohabitation, and Marriage.”  Social Science Research.  45:184-199.

Maclean, J.C., H. Xu, M.T. French, and S.L. Ettner.  2014.  “Personality Disorders and Body Weight.”  Economics and Human Biology.  12:153-171.

Popovici, I., M.T. French, O. Antonaccio, R.L. Pacula, and J.C. Maclean (2014). “Cannabis Use and Antisocial Behavior among Youth.”  Sociological Inquiry. 84(1):131-162.

McCollister, K.E., M.T. French, D.M. Frietas, M.L. Dennis, C.K. Scott, and R.R. Funk.  2013. “Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Recovery Management Checkups (RMC) for Adults with Chronic Substance Use Disorders: Evidence from a Four-Year Randomized Trial.”  Addiction.  108(12):2166-2174.

Popovici, I., and M.T. French.  2013.  “Binge Drinking and Sleep Problems Among Young Adults.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence.  132:207-215.

Maclean, J.C., H. Xu, M.T. French, and S.L. Ettner.  2013.  “Mental Health and Risky Sexual Behaviors:  Evidence from DSM-IV Axis II Disorders.”  Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics.  16(4):187-208. 

Popovici, I. and M.T. French.  2013.  “Does Unemployment Lead to Greater Alcohol Consumption?”  Industrial Relations.  52(2):444-466.

Gustafson, D.H., A.R. Quanbeck, J.M. Robinson, J.H. Ford II, A. Pulvermacher, M.T. French, K.J. McConnell, P.B. Batalden, K.A. Hoffman, and D. McCarty.  2013.  “Which Elements of Improvement Collaboratives Are Most Effective? A Cluster-Randomized Trial.”  Addiction.  108(6):1145-1157.

Mundt, M.P., and M.T. French.  2013.  “Adolescent Alcohol Use, Sociability and Income as a Young Adult.”  Applied Economics.  45:3329-3339.

French, M.T., G. Gumus, and J.F. Homer.  2012.  “Motorcycle Fatalities Among Out-of-State Riders and the Role of Universal Helmet Laws.”  Social Science and Medicine.  75(10):1855-1863.

Dávalos, M.E., H. Fang, and M.T. French.  2012.  “Easing the Pain of an Economic Downturn:  Macroeconomic Conditions and Excessive Alcohol Consumption.”  Health Economics.  21(11):1318-1335.

Byrne, M.M., J.R. Croft, M.T. French, K.L. Dugosh, and D.S. Festinger.  2012. “Development and Preliminary Results of the Financial Incentive Coercion Assessment Questionnaire.”  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.  43(1):86-93.

Maimon, D., O. Antonaccio, and M.T. French.  2012.  “Severe Sanctions, Easy Choice? Investigating the Role of School Sanctions in Preventing Adolescent Violent Offending.”  Criminology.  50(2):459-524.

Alexandre, P.K., I. Beulaygue, M.T. French, K.E. McCollister, I. Popovici, and B.A. Sayed.  2012.  “The Economic Cost of Substance Abuse Treatment in the State of Florida.”  Evaluation Review.  36(3):167-185.

Popovici, I., J.F. Homer, H. Fang, and M.T. French.  2012.  “Alcohol Use and Crime:  Findings from a Longitudinal Sample of U.S. Adolescents and Young Adults.”  Alcoholism:  Clinical and Experimental Research.  36(3):532-543

Balsa, A.I., and M.T. French.  2012. “The Impact of Parental Drinking on Children’s Use of Health Care.”  Substance Use & Misuse.  47(4):450–460.

 

Funded Research Performed

“Economic Evaluation of Medication-Assisted Substance Abuse Treatment” (National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Grant No. R01 DA035808, $620,078 from 4/14 to 3/18, Investigator).

“Center for Prevention Implementation Methods for Drug Abuse and Sex Risk Behavior” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Grant No. P30 DA027828, $5,284,729 from 7/11 to 5/16, Investigator)

“Florida Node Alliance of the Drug Abuse Clinic Trials Network” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Grant No. 2U10 DA013720, $5,607,659 from 9/10 to 8/15, Investigator

“The Effect of Economic Conditions and Social Capital on the Use of Clinical Preventive Services” (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Grant No. R36 HS022510, $42,693 from 9/13 to 8/14, Mentor)

“Web-based CBT for Substance Misusing and PTSD Symptomatic OEF/OIF Veterans” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Grant No. R01 AA020181, $295,642 from 9/10 to 8/14, Local Principal Investigator)

“Economic Evaluation of Recovery Management Checkups for Women Offenders (RMC-WO)” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Grant No. R01 DA031785, $1,090,125 from 7/11 to 4/14, Investigator)

“Economic Evaluation of Adolescent Alcohol Use and the Impact of Social Networks” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Grant No. K01 AA018410, $804,738 from 8/09 to 7/13, Senior Mentor)

“Computerized Psychosocial Treatment for Offenders with Substance Use Disorders” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Grant No. RC2 DA028967, $234,880 from 10/09 to 9/12, Local Principal Investigator)

“Extended-Release Naltrexone vs. Buprenorphine for Opioid Treatment (X:BOT)” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Grant U10 DA013720, $113,552 from 9/11 to 8/12, Local Principal Investigator)

“Economic Evaluation Methods:  Development and Applications” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Grant No. R01 DA018645, $3,161,675 from 5/05 to 4/12, Principal Investigator)

“The Cost of Substance Abuse Treatment in the State of Florida” (Department of Children and Families, State of Florida, Contract No. LD828, $398,897 from 10/09 to 9/11, Principal Investigator)

“The Cost of Adult Drinking in the State of Florida” (Department of Children and Families, State of Florida, Contract No. LD828, $190,000, from 7/09 to 6/10, Principal Investigator).

“Alcohol Use and Social Capital” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Grant No. R03 AA016371, $150,000 from 08/07 to 07/09, Investigator)

“The Cost of Underage Drinking in the State of Florida” (Department of Children and Families, State of Florida, Contract No. LD828, $121,848 from 9/08 to 6/09, Principal Investigator).

“Economic Consequences of Alcohol Use Disorders” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Grant No. R01 AA015695, $1,323,249 from 6/06 to 5/09, Principal Investigator)

“Economic Evaluation of Substance Abuse Treatment in Criminal Justice Settings” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Grant No. K01 DA013962, $597,408 from 6/04 to 5/09, Primary Mentor)

“Long Term Outcomes of Adolescents in Drug Treatment” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Grant No. R01 DA15412, $1,886,643 from 7/02 to 6/07, Investigator)

“Economic Aspects of Alcohol Use and Abuse” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Grant No. K01 AA13608, $618,090 from 10/02 to 9/07, Primary Mentor

“Women’s Prison TC:  Outcomes, Process, and Economic Analysis” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Grant No. R01 DA14370, $431,532 from 10/01 to 9/07, local Principal Investigator)

“Costs and Benefits of Alcohol Services and Interventions” (Public Health Service, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Grant No. R01 AA13167, $2,658,484 from 6/01 to 5/07, Principal Investigator)