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David M. Zimmer

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First Name:David
Middle Name:M.
Last Name:Zimmer
RePEc Short-ID:pzi70
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Economics Department
Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, Kentucky (United States)

: (502)745-2249
1 Big Red Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101
RePEc:edi:edwkuus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Partha Deb & Pravin K. Trivedi & David M. Zimmer, 2009. "Dynamic Cost-offsets of Prescription Drug Expenditures: Panel Data Analysis Using a Copula-based Hurdle Model," NBER Working Papers 15191, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. A. Colin Cameron & Tong Li & Pravin K. Trivedi & David M. Zimmer, 2004. "Modeling the Differences in Counted Outcomes using Bivariate Copula Models: with Application to Mismeasured Counts," Working Papers 43, University of California, Davis, Department of Economics.


  1. David M. Welsch & David M. Zimmer, 2018. "Do High School Gifted Programs Lead to Later-in-Life Success?," Journal of Labor Research, Springer, vol. 39(2), pages 201-218, June.
  2. David Zimmer, 2018. "Did the Demand for Crestor Shrink when Lipitor’s Patent Expired?," Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Springer, vol. 18(2), pages 139-149, June.
  3. Pravin Trivedi & David Zimmer, 2017. "A Note on Identification of Bivariate Copulas for Discrete Count Data," Econometrics, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 5(1), pages 1-11, February.
  4. Brian Goff & Dennis Wilson & David Zimmer, 2017. "Movies, Mass Consumers, And Critics: Economics And Politics Of A Two-Sided Market," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 35(2), pages 269-277, April.
  5. Dan M. Shane & David M. Zimmer, 2017. "Is the ACA bringing the family back together (for tax purposes)? Investigating the dependent coverage mandate effect on dependent tax exemptions," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 15(4), pages 1159-1176, December.
  6. Welsch, David M. & Zimmer, David M., 2016. "The dynamic relationship between school size and academic performance: An investigation of elementary schools in Wisconsin," Research in Economics, Elsevier, vol. 70(1), pages 158-169.
  7. David M. Zimmer, 2016. "Crop price comovements during extreme market downturns," Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 60(2), pages 265-283, April.
  8. David Zimmer, 2015. "The effect of Medicare Part D on prescription drug composition and demand," Journal of Economic Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 42(2), pages 170-185, May.
  9. David M. Welsch & David M. Zimmer, 2015. "The Relationship Between Student Transfers and District Academic Performance: Accounting for Feedback Effects," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 10(3), pages 399-422, July.
  10. David Zimmer, 2015. "Time-Varying Correlation in Housing Prices," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 51(1), pages 86-100, July.
  11. Brian Goff & Dennis Wilson & David Zimmer, 2015. "Why do Movie Studios Produce R-rated Films?," Applied Economics and Finance, Redfame publishing, vol. 2(1), pages 33-43, February.
  12. David Zimmer, 2015. "Asymmetric dependence in house prices: evidence from USA and international data," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 49(1), pages 161-183, August.
  13. David M. Zimmer, 2015. "Analyzing Comovements In Housing Prices Using Vine Copulas," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 53(2), pages 1156-1169, April.
  14. David M. Zimmer, 2015. "Employment Effects Of Health Shocks: The Role Of Fringe Benefits," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 67(4), pages 346-358, October.
  15. Partha Deb & Pravin K. Trivedi & David M. Zimmer, 2014. "Cost‐Offsets Of Prescription Drug Expenditures: Data Analysis Via A Copula‐Based Bivariate Dynamic Hurdle Model," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 23(10), pages 1242-1259, October.
  16. Pravin K. Trivedi & David M. Zimmer, 2014. "Success at the Summer Olympics: How Much Do Economic Factors Explain?," Econometrics, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 2(4), pages 1-34, December.
  17. David M. Zimmer, 2013. "Does Cobra'S Retroactive Coverage Feature Encourage Delayed Enrollment?," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 31(1), pages 135-144, January.
  18. David M. Zimmer, 2012. "The Role of Copulas in the Housing Crisis," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 94(2), pages 607-620, May.
  19. David M Zimmer, 2012. "The Relationship between Medicare Supplemental Insurance and Health-care Spending: Selection Across Multiple Dimensions," Eastern Economic Journal, Palgrave Macmillan;Eastern Economic Association, vol. 38(1), pages 118-133.
  20. Welsch, David M. & Zimmer, David M., 2012. "Do student migrations affect school performance? Evidence from Wisconsin's inter-district public school program," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 195-207.
  21. David M. Zimmer & H. Youn Kim, 2012. "The dependence structure of income distribution," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(27), pages 3573-3583, September.
  22. David M. Zimmer & Claudia W. Strow, 2012. "Family Asthma and Maternal Labor Supply," Journal of Economic Insight (formerly the Journal of Economics (MVEA)), Missouri Valley Economic Association, vol. 38(2), pages 49-63.
  23. Xiaoyong Zheng & David Zimmer, 2011. "Modelling bivariate count distributions with finite mixture models: application to health care demand of married couples," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 43(12), pages 1477-1483.
  24. David Zimmer, 2011. "The Effects of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program on Insurance Status and Health Care Utilization of Children," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 32(2), pages 373-383, June.
  25. Justin R. Cress & David M. Zimmer, 2011. "Medical Savings Accounts and Preventative Health Care Utilization," Journal of Economics and Management, College of Business, Feng Chia University, Taiwan, vol. 7(1), pages 1-22, January.
  26. David Welsch & David Zimmer, 2010. "The Effect of Health and Poverty on Early Childhood Cognitive Development," Atlantic Economic Journal, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 38(1), pages 37-49, March.
  27. Zimmer, David M., 2010. "The role of health insurance in labor supply decisions of divorced females," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 50(2), pages 121-131, May.
  28. David Zimmer, 2010. "The effect of double coverage on health care utilization of children," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 42(24), pages 3105-3117.
  29. Zimmer David M., 2010. "State Dependence among the Uninsured: Accounting for Feedback to Health and Employment," Forum for Health Economics & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 13(2), pages 1-33, May.
  30. David Zimmer, 2010. "Health Insurance and Health Care Demand Among the Self-employed," Journal of Labor Research, Springer, vol. 31(1), pages 1-19, March.
  31. Xiaoyong Zheng & David M. Zimmer, 2009. "Racial Differences In Health-Care Utilization: Analysis By Intensity Of Demand," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 27(4), pages 475-490, October.
  32. David Zimmer, 2009. "Insurance Arrangements Among Married Couples: Analysis of Benefit Substitution and Compensating Differentials," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 30(4), pages 428-439, December.
  33. Zimmer David M., 2008. "The Effect of the Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1985 on Health Care Utilization of Employment Separators," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 8(2), pages 1-28, January.
  34. Welsch David M. & Zimmer David M., 2008. "After-School Supervision and Children's Cognitive Achievement," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 8(1), pages 1-27, December.
  35. Xiaoyong Zheng & David M. Zimmer, 2008. "Farmers' Health Insurance and Access to Health Care," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 90(1), pages 267-279.
  36. Trivedi, Pravin K. & Zimmer, David M., 2007. "Copula Modeling: An Introduction for Practitioners," Foundations and Trends(R) in Econometrics, now publishers, vol. 1(1), pages 1-111, April.
  37. David Zimmer, 2007. "Child Health and Maternal Work Activity: The Role of Unobserved Heterogeneity," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 33(1), pages 43-64, Winter.
  38. David M. Zimmer, 2007. "Asymmetric Effects Of Marital Separation On Health Insurance Among Men And Women," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 25(1), pages 92-106, January.
  39. Liu Fei & Zimmer David M., 2006. "The Effect of Switching Private Insurance Plans on Health Care Utilization," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 5(1), pages 1-27, July.
  40. Zimmer, David M. & Trivedi, Pravin K., 2006. "Using Trivariate Copulas to Model Sample Selection and Treatment Effects: Application to Family Health Care Demand," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, American Statistical Association, vol. 24, pages 63-76, January.
  41. Partha Deb & Chenghui Li & Pravin K. Trivedi & David M. Zimmer, 2006. "The effect of managed care on use of health care services: results from two contemporaneous household surveys," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 15(7), pages 743-760.
  42. A. Colin Cameron & Tong Li & Pravin K. Trivedi & David M. Zimmer, 2004. "Modelling the differences in counted outcomes using bivariate copula models with application to mismeasured counts," Econometrics Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 7(2), pages 566-584, December.

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