Professor Tefft is a health economist who joined the Health Services faculty in 2012. He has expertise in labor and public economics and is generally interested in the economics of health-related behaviors and outcomes.
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Health and health-related behaviors including obesity, smoking, mental health, alcohol consumption, fatal automobile accidents; preventive medical services; health in the context of labor markets, macroeconomic fluctuations, taxation and safety net programs
office: H-695 HSB
Magnuson Health Sciences Building
1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195
campus box: 357660
MA University of Wisconsin, 2005 (Economics)
BA Williams College, 2000 (Mathematics)
Cotti C, Dunn RA, Tefft N. THE DOW IS KILLING ME: RISKY HEALTH BEHAVIORS AND THE STOCK MARKET. Health Econ. 2014 May 7. doi: 10.1002/hec.3062. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24803424
Cotti C, Dunn RA, Tefft N. Alcohol-impaired motor vehicle crash risk and the location of alcohol purchase. Soc Sci Med. 2014 May;108:201-9. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.03.003. Epub 2014 Mar 3. PMID: 24675388
Fletcher JM, Frisvold DE, Tefft N. NON-LINEAR EFFECTS OF SODA TAXES ON CONSUMPTION AND WEIGHT OUTCOMES. Health Econ. 2014 Mar 10. doi: 10.1002/hec.3045. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24615758
Tefft N, Kageleiry A. State-level unemployment and the utilization of preventive medical services. Health Serv Res. 2014 Feb;49(1):186-205. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12091. Epub 2013 Jul 16. PMID: 23855636
PI: Tefft Dates: 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2014
PI: Basu Dates: 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2014