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Titus J. Galama

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First Name:Titus
Middle Name:J.
Last Name:Galama
RePEc Short-ID:pga364
University of Southern California Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research 635 Downey Way Los Angeles, CA 90089-3332
+1 310 430 6358


(70%) Department of Economics
University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California (United States)
RePEc:edi:deuscus (more details at EDIRC)

(25%) Afdeling Economie
School of Business and Economics
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands
RePEc:edi:aecvunl (more details at EDIRC)

(5%) Center for Economic and Social Research
University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California (United States)
RePEc:edi:dcuscus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Titus J. Galama & Adriana Lleras-Muney & Hans van Kippersluis, 2018. "The Effect of Education on Health and Mortality: A Review of Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Evidence," NBER Working Papers 24225, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Pilar Garcia-Gomez & Titus J. Galama & Eddy van Doorslaer & Angel Lopez-Nicolas, 2017. "Interactions Between Financial Incentives and Health in the Early Retirement Decision," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 17-044/V, Tinbergen Institute.
  3. Titus J. Galama & Robson Morgan & Juan E. Saavedra, 2017. "Wealthier, Happier and More Self-Sufficient: When Anti-Poverty Programs Improve Economic and Subjective Wellbeing at a Reduced Cost to Taxpayers," NBER Working Papers 24090, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Titus Galama, 2015. "A Contribution to Health-Capital Theory," Working Papers 2015-008, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group.
  5. Titus Galama & Hans van Kippersluis, 2015. "A Theory of Education and Health," Working Papers 2015-007, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group.
  6. Hans van Kippersluis & Titus J. Galama, 2013. "Why the Rich drink more but smoke less: The Impact of Wealth on Health Behaviors," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 13-035/V, Tinbergen Institute.
  7. Fonseca, Raquel & Michaud, Pierre-Carl & Kapteyn, Arie & Galama, Titus, 2013. "Accounting for the Rise of Health Spending and Longevity," IZA Discussion Papers 7622, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Titus J. Galama & Hans van Kippersluis, 2013. "Health Inequalities through the Lens of Health Capital Theory: Issues, Solutions, and Future Directions," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 13-076/V, Tinbergen Institute.
  9. Galama, T. & Hullegie, P. & Meijer, E. & Outcault, S., 2012. "Empirical evidence for decreasing returns to scale in a health capital model," Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers 12/05, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York.
  10. Galama, T.J., 2011. "A theory of socioeconomic disparities in health," Other publications TiSEM 0853a390-9356-4944-b8e8-5, Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management.
  11. Titus J. Galama & Hans van Kippersluis, 2010. "A Theory of Socioeconomic Disparities in Health over the Life Cycle," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 10-079/3, Tinbergen Institute.
  12. Titus J. Galama & Arie Kapteyn, 2009. "Grossman’s Missing Health Threshold," Working Papers 200947, Geary Institute, University College Dublin.
  13. Titus Galama & Arie Kapteyn & Raquel Fonseca Benito & Pierre-Carl Michaud, 2009. "Grossman's Health Threshold and Retirement," Working Papers WR-658, RAND Corporation.
  14. Fonseca, Raquel & Michaud, Pierre-Carl & Galama, Titus & Kapteyn, Arie, 2009. "On The Rise of Health Spending and Longevity," IZA Discussion Papers 4622, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).


  1. Andries T. Marees & Dirk J. A. Smit & Abdel Abdellaoui & Michel G. Nivard & Wim Brink & Damiaan Denys & Titus J. Galama & Karin J. H. Verweij & Eske M. Derks, 2021. "Genetic correlates of socio-economic status influence the pattern of shared heritability across mental health traits," Nature Human Behaviour, Nature, vol. 5(8), pages 1065-1073, August.
  2. Raquel Fonseca & Pierre-Carl Michaud & Titus Galama & Arie Kapteyn, 2021. "Accounting for the Rise of Health Spending and Longevity," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 19(1), pages 536-579.
  3. Titus J Galama & Hans van Kippersluis, 2019. "A Theory of Socio-economic Disparities in Health over the Life Cycle," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 129(617), pages 338-374.
  4. van Kippersluis, Hans & Galama, Titus J., 2014. "Wealth and health behavior: Testing the concept of a health cost," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 72(C), pages 197-220.
  5. Titus Galama & Arie Kapteyn & Raquel Fonseca & Pierre‐Carl Michaud, 2013. "A Health Production Model With Endogenous Retirement," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 22(8), pages 883-902, August.
  6. Titus J. Galama & Patrick Hullegie & Erik Meijer & Sarah Outcault, 2012. "Is There Empirical Evidence For Decreasing Returns To Scale In A Health Capital Model?," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 21(9), pages 1080-1100, September.
  7. Galama, Titus & Kapteyn, Arie, 2011. "Grossman’s missing health threshold," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 30(5), pages 1044-1056.
  8. T. J. Galama & M. S. Briggs & R. A. M. J. Wijers & P. M. Vreeswijk & E. Rol & D. Band & J. van Paradijs & C. Kouveliotou & R. D. Preece & M. Bremer & I. A. Smith & R. P. J. Tilanus & A. G. de Bruyn & , 1999. "The effect of magnetic fields on γ-ray bursts inferred from multi-wavelength observations of the burst of 23 January 1999," Nature, Nature, vol. 398(6726), pages 394-399, April.
  9. T. J. Galama & P. M. Vreeswijk & J. van Paradijs & C. Kouveliotou & T. Augusteijn & H. Böhnhardt & J. P. Brewer & V. Doublier & J.-F. Gonzalez & B. Leibundgut & C. Lidman & O. R. Hainaut & F. Patat & , 1998. "An unusual supernova in the error box of the γ-ray burst of 25 April 1998," Nature, Nature, vol. 395(6703), pages 670-672, October.
  10. K. Iwamoto & P. A. Mazzali & K. Nomoto & H. Umeda & T. Nakamura & F. Patat & I. J. Danziger & T. R. Young & T. Suzuki & T. Shigeyama & T. Augusteijn & V. Doublier & J.-F. Gonzalez & H. Boehnhardt & J., 1998. "A hypernova model for the supernova associated with the γ-ray burst of 25 April 1998," Nature, Nature, vol. 395(6703), pages 672-674, October.
  11. J. van Paradijs & P. J. Groot & T. Galama & C. Kouveliotou & R. G. Strom & J. Telting & R. G. M. Rutten & G. J. Fishman & C. A. Meegan & M. Pettini & N. Tanvir & J. Bloom & H. Pedersen & H. U. Nørdgaa, 1997. "Transient optical emission from the error box of the γ-ray burst of 28 February 1997," Nature, Nature, vol. 386(6626), pages 686-689, April.
  12. T. Galama & P. J. Groot & J. van Paradijs & C. Kouveliotou & C. Robinson & G. J. Fishman & C. A. Meegan & K. C. Sahu & M. Livio & L. Petro & F. D. Macchetto & J. Heise & J. in't Zand & R. G. Strom & J, 1997. "The decay of optical emission from the γ-ray burst GRB970228," Nature, Nature, vol. 387(6632), pages 479-481, May.
  13. Kailash C. Sahu & Mario Livio & Larry Petro & F. Duccio Macchetto & Jan van Paradijs & Chryssa Kouveliotou & Gerald J. Fishman & Charles A. Meegan & Paul J. Groot & Titus Galama, 1997. "The optical counterpart to γ-ray burst GRB970228 observed using the Hubble Space Telescope," Nature, Nature, vol. 387(6632), pages 476-478, May.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 16 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (10) 2010-01-10 2010-01-10 2012-04-23 2013-03-16 2013-06-16 2013-09-26 2017-05-14 2017-05-28 2018-02-26 2018-07-30. Author is listed
  2. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (6) 2010-01-10 2013-09-26 2013-10-05 2017-05-14 2017-05-28 2018-07-30. Author is listed
  3. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (4) 2017-05-14 2017-05-28 2017-12-11 2018-01-15
  4. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (3) 2015-04-25 2015-05-02 2015-10-25
  5. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (3) 2010-01-10 2013-09-26 2018-07-30
  6. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2013-09-26 2013-10-05
  7. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (2) 2013-10-05 2018-07-30
  8. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (2) 2017-05-14 2017-05-28
  9. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (2) 2017-12-11 2018-01-15
  10. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (2) 2017-05-28 2017-12-11
  11. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2018-01-15
  12. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2018-02-26
  13. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2018-02-26
  14. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2018-01-15


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