Reagan A. Baughman

Master in Public Policy Faculty
Phone: (603) 862-0800
Office: Economics, Paul College Rm 370H, Durham, NH 03824
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  • Ph.D., Economics, Syracuse University
  • M.A., Economics, Syracuse University
  • B.A., Economics, Drew University

Courses Taught

  • ECON 605: Inter Microeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 656: Labor Economics
  • ECON 698: Top/Curr Issues US Healthcare
  • ECON 774: Senior Economics Seminar
  • ECON 941: Survey of Health Economics
  • ECON 988: Graduate Economics Seminar
  • PPOL 904: Economics for Public Policy
  • PPOL 950: Washington DC Colloquium

Selected Publications

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.

Gao, J., & Baughman, R. A. (2017). Do Smoking Bans Improve Infant Health? Evidence from U.S. Births: 1995–2009. Eastern Economic Journal, 43(3), 472-495. doi:10.1057/s41302-016-0010-0

Baughman, R. A. (2017). The impact of child support on child health. Review of Economics of the Household, 15(1), 69-91. doi:10.1007/s11150-014-9268-3

Baughman, R. A., & Duchovny, N. (2016). State Earned Income Tax Credits and the Production of Child Health: Insurance Coverage, Utilization, and Health Status. National Tax Journal, 69(1), 103-132. doi:10.17310/ntj.2016.1.04

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

The Effect of Anti-Smoking Policy on Birth Outcomes: The Relative Effects of Cigarette Taxes and Smoking Bans (2012). Retrieved from

Baughman, R. A., & Gao, J. (2011). Coverage, Utilization and Health Outcomes of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. Inquiry, 47(4), 295-314. Retrieved from

Baughman, R. A., & Smith, K. (2010). The Effect of Medicaid Wage Pass-Through Programs on the Wages of Direct Care Workers. Medical Care, 48(5), 426-432. doi:10.1097/MLR.0b013e3181d6888a

Hirth, R. A., Baughman, R. A., Chernew, M. E., & Shelton, E. C. (2007). Worker preferences, sorting and aggregate patterns of health insurance coverage. International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, 6(4), 259-277. doi:10.1007/s10754-007-9007-x

Baughman, R. A. (2005). Evaluating the Impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Health Insurance Coverage. National Tax Journal, 58(4), 665-684. doi:10.17310/ntj.2005.4.03

Most Cited Publications