Karen Conway

Master in Public Policy Faculty
Phone: (603) 862-3386
Office: Economics, Paul College Rm 370G, Durham, NH 03824
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  • Ph.D., Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • B.A., Economics, Eastern Illinois University

Courses Taught

  • ECON 402: Honors/Prin of Economics Micro
  • ECON 926: Econometrics I
  • ECON 979: Research Skills
  • ECON 992: Field Workshop
  • ECON 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Conway, K. S., & Trudeau, J. (2019). Sunshine, fertility and racial disparities. Economics & Human Biology, 32, 18-39. doi:10.1016/j.ehb.2018.10.002

Trudeau, J., & Conway, K. S. (2018). THE EFFECTS OF YOUNG ADULT-DEPENDENT COVERAGE AND CONTRACEPTION MANDATES ON YOUNG WOMEN. Contemporary Economic Policy, 36(1), 73-92. doi:10.1111/coep.12223

Conway, K. S., & Niles, D. P. (2017). Cigarette Taxes, Smoking-and Exercise?. Health Economics, 26(8), 1019-1036. doi:10.1002/hec.3381

Brewer, B., Conway, K. S., & Rork, J. C. (2017). Protecting the Vulnerable or Ripe for Reform? State Income Tax Breaks for the Elderly—Then and Now. Public Finance Review, 45(4), 564-594. doi:10.1177/1091142116665903

Conway, K. S., & Rork, J. C. (2016). How Has Elderly Migration Changed in the Twenty-First Century? What the Data Can—and Cannot—Tell Us. Demography, 53(4), 1011-1025. doi:10.1007/s13524-016-0477-7

Houtenville, A. J., & Conway, K. S. (2008). Parental effort, school resources, and student achievement. JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCES, 43(2), 437-453. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Conway, K. S., & Kutinova, A. (2006). Maternal health: does prenatal care make a difference?. Health Economics, 15(5), 461-488. doi:10.1002/hec.1097

Conway, K. S., & Deb, P. (2005). Is prenatal care really ineffective? Or, is the ‘devil’ in the distribution?. Journal of Health Economics, 24(3), 489-513. doi:10.1016/j.jhealeco.2004.09.012

Conway, K. S., & Houtenville, A. J. (2003). Out with the Old, In with the Old: A Closer Look at Younger Versus Older Elderly Migration*. Social Science Quarterly, 84(2), 309-328. doi:10.1111/1540-6237.8402006

Conway, K. S., & Houtenville, A. J. (2001). Elderly Migration and State Fiscal Policy: Evidence from the 1990 Census Migration Flows. National Tax Journal, 54(1), 103-124. doi:10.17310/ntj.2001.1.05

Most Cited Publications