Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
  1. Nguyen TD, Ziedan E, Simon K, Miles J, Crystal S, Samples H, and Gupta S. “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Buprenorphine and Extended-Release Naltrexone Filled Prescriptions During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” JAMA Network Open 5, no. 6 (June 1, 2022): e2214765–e2214765.                                                                                 

  2. Gupta, S., Laura Montenovo, Thuy D. Nguyen, Felipe Lozano Rojas, Ian M. Schmutte, Kosali I. Simon, Bruce A. Weinberg, and Coady Wing. 2020. “Effects of Social Distancing Policy on Labor Market Outcomes.” w27280. National Bureau of Economic Research. (Forthcoming Contemporary Economic Policy).                                                                                             

  3. Lee B, Yang K, Kaminski P, Peng S, Odabas M, Gupta S, Green Jr HD, Ahn YY, and Perry BL. Substitution of Nonpharmacologic Therapy With Opioid Prescribing for Pain During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Network Open. 2021;4(12):e2138453. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.38453                                                                                                            

  4. Mazurenko O, Gupta S, Blackburn J, Simon K, Harle CA. Long-term opioid therapy tapering: trends from 2014 to 2018 in a Midwestern State. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Published online September 25, 2021:109108. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.109108                                                                                                                                                    

  5. Nguyen, T. D., Gupta, S., Andersen, M. S., Bento, A. I., Simon, K. I., & Wing, C. (2021). Impacts of state COVID-19 reopening policy on human mobility and mixing behavior. Southern Economic Journal, 1– 29.                                                                                                                                                                                           

  6. Bundorf MK, Gupta S, Kim C. Trends in US Health Insurance Coverage During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(9):e212487. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.2487                                                                                                                                                                                

  7. Gupta S, Cantor J, Simon KI, Bento AI, Wing C, Whaley CM. 2021. Vaccinations Against COVID-19 May Have Averted Up To 140,000 Deaths In The United States. Health Affairs. Published online August 18, 2021. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2021.00619.                                                                                                                                                           

  8. Gupta S, Georgiou A, Sen S, Simon K, Karaca-Mandic P. US Trends in COVID-19–Associated Hospitalization and Mortality Rates Before and After Reopening Economies. JAMA Health Forum. 2021;2(6):e211262. doi:10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.1262                                                                                                                                                 

  9. Gupta, S., Al Achkar, M. and Ray, B. (2021), Are prescription drug monitoring laws effective for all? Evidence from administrative data. Contemporary Economic Policy.                                                                   

  10. Carlin P., Gupta S., Sacks D.W. and Wing C. Partisan Differences in COVID-19 Prevalence Among Politicians Suggest Important Role for Protective Behaviors. COVID Economics Vetted and Real-Time Papers. Issue 70 25 February 2021.                                                                                                                                                                                                  

  11. Gupta S, Simon K, and Wing C. Mandated and voluntary social distancing during the COVID-19 epidemic. Brookings Papers on Economic Activity. Forthcoming. Media coverage: Washington Post (Governors’ shutdowns did not cause the pandemic jobs crisis - The Washington Post)                                                                                                                                                                                             

  12. Watson DP, Weathers T, McGuire A, Cohen AW, Huynh P, Bowes C, O’Donnell D, Brucker K and Gupta S. 2021. “Evaluation of an Emergency Department-Based Opioid Overdose Survivor Intervention: Difference-in-Difference Analysis of Electronic Health Record Data to Assess Key Outcomes.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence 221 (April 1, 2021): 108595.                                                                                                                                    

  13. Nguyen TD, Gupta S, Ziedan E, et al. Assessment of Filled Buprenorphine Prescriptions for Opioid Use Disorder During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic. JAMA Intern Med. Published online December 21, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.7497                                                                                                                                                                

  14. Gupta S, Nguyen T, Raman S, et al. Tracking Public and Private Responses to the COVID-19 Epidemic. American Journal of Health Economics. Published online July 6, 2021:000-000. doi:10.1086/716197                                                                                      

  15. Gupta S, Cohen A, Lowder EM and Ray BR. 2020. Validating Imputation Procedures to  Calculate Corrected Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths. Public Health Report,  Vol. 135(1) 124-131.                                                                                                                 

  16. Gupta S. Impact of Volunteering on the Cognitive Decline of the Elderly. 2018. Journal of Economics of  Aging, Vol. 12 46-60. Media coverage: Wall Street Journal (; Daily Mail (U.K.) (                                                                                                                                                                 

  17. Al Achkar, M., Grannis, S., Revere, D. MacKie P., Howard M. and Gupta S. 2018.The effects of state rules on opioid prescribing in Indiana. BMC Health Serv Res 18, 29.​                                                                             

  18. Al Achkar M, Revere D, Dennis B, MacKie P, Gupta S, Grannis S. 2017. Exploring perceptions and experiences of patients who have chronic pain as state prescription opioid policies change: a qualitative study in Indiana. BMJ Open. Nov 12;7(11):e015083. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015083.​​                                                                                                                                                          

  19. van den Berg GJ and Gupta S. 2015. The role of marriage in the causal pathway from economic conditions early in life to mortality. Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 40: 141–158.