Research

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

†: equal co-authorship

News that takes your breath away: Risk perceptions during an outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries.
Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 60(3), 281-307.
Dave, D. M., Dench, D., Kenkel, D. S., Mathios, A., & Wang, H., 2020.

E-cigarettes and adult smoking: evidence from Minnesota.
Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 60(3), 207-228.
Saffer, H., Dench, D., Grossman, M., Dave, D. M., 2020.

Income, the earned income tax credit, and infant health revisited.
Health Economics, 29(1), 72-84.
Dench, D., Joyce, T., 2020.

Does e-cigarette advertising encourage adult smokers to quit?
Journal of Health Economics, 68, 102227.
Dave, D., Dench, D., Grossman, M., Kenkel, D., Saffer, H., 2019.

Health and the wage rate: cause effect, both, or neither? New evidence on an old question.
Health and Labor Markets. edited by Solomon W. Polachek and Konstantinos Tatsiramos. Volume 47 of Research in Labor Economics. Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing Limited, 1-24.
Dench, D., Grossman, M., Dench, D., 2019.

U.S. demand for tobacco products in a system framework.
Health Economics, 26(8), 1067-1086.
Zheng, Y., Zhen, C., Dench, D., Nonnemaker, J.M., 2017.

Advertising, Habit formation, and U.S. tobacco product demand.
American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 98(4), 1038-1054.
Zheng, Y., Zhen, C., Dench, D., Nonnemaker, J.M., 2016.

Working Papers

Information and credible sanctions in curbing online cheating among undergraduates: a field experiment
Dench, D., Joyce, T., 2021.

Motivating effort in online learning: a field experiment
Dench, D., 2021.

E-cigarettes and adult smoking (No. w24212)
National Bureau of Economic Research.
Saffer, H., Dench, D., Dave, D. M., Grossman, M. 2018

Employer learning or employment discrimination
Dench, D., 2019.

Works in Progress

Does school quality lift all boats?
Dench, D., Margolis, J.

Effect of vaping on pregnancy outcomes: evidence from PRAMS
Dench, D., Joyce, T.

How e-cigarette advertising affects perceptions of e-cigarettes and cigarettes among youth
Dave, D., Dench, D., Grossman, M., Kenkel, D., Saffer, H.

Will vaping be good or bad for population health: a simulation
Dench, D.

How admission mechanism choices affect outcomes at schools
Dench, D., Margolis, J.