Faculty and Staff

Rahi Abouk

Professor • Economics, Finance and Global Business

Professional Interests

Health Economics, Labor Economics, Applied Economics

Languages (other than English)



PhD Economics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI

Representative Publications

Association of US State Implementation of Newborn Screening Policies for Critical Congenital Heart Disease With Early Infant Cardiac Deaths; JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association; Volume 318, Issue 21 2017

Bans on Electronic Cigarette Sales to Minors and Smoking Among High School Students; Journal of Health Economics; Volume 54, 2017

Compliance Inspections of Tobacco Retailers and Youth Smoking; American Journal of Health Economics; 2017

Texting Bans and fatal accidents on roadways: Do they work? Or do drivers just react to announcements of bans?; American Economic Journal: Applied Economics; 2013

School Shootings and Private School Enrollment; Economics Letters; Volume 118, 2013

Representative Presentations

Bans on Electronic Cigarette Sales to Minors and Smoking Among High School Students
Southern Economic Association Conference Southern Economic Association
Washington, DC 2016

Awards and Honors

Charles C. Shepard Science Award
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"2014 Is Not the Year to Text While Driving"

"Do Texting Bans Really Prevent Fatal Accidents?"

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