Juried or Refereed Journal Articles

French, M.T., and I. Popovici.  2014.  “Cannabis Use, Employment, and Income: Fixed-Effects Analysis of Panel Data.”  Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research.  41(2):185-202.

French, M.T., and G. Gumus.  2014.  “Macroeconomic Fluctuations and Motorcycle Fatalities in the U.S.”  Social Science and Medicine.  104:187-193.

French, M.T., I. Popovici, P.K. Robins, and J.F. Homer.  2014.  “Personal Traits, Cohabitation, and Marriage.”  Social Science Research.  45:184-199.

Maclean, J.C., H. Xu, M.T. French, and S.L. Ettner.  2013.  “Mental Health and Risky Sexual Behaviors:  Evidence from Axis II Disorders.”  Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics. 16(4):187-208.

McCollister, K.E., M.T. French, D.M. Frietas, M.L. Dennis, C.K. Scott, and R.R. Funk.  2013. “Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Recovery Management Checkups (RMC) for Adults with Chronic Substance Use Disorders: Evidence from a Four-Year Randomized Trial.”  Addiction.  108(12):2166-2174.

Popovici, I., andM.T. French2013.  “Binge Drinking and Sleep Problems Among Young Adults.” Drug and Alcohol Dependence.  132:207-215.

Maclean, J.C., H. Xu, M.T. French, and S.L. Ettner.  2013.  “Mental Health and Risky Sexual Behaviors:  Evidence from DSM-IV Axis II Disorders.”  Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics.  16(4):187-208. 

Popovici, I. and M.T. French.  2013.  “Does Unemployment Lead to Greater Alcohol Consumption?”  Industrial Relations.  52(2):444-466.

Gustafson, D.H., A.R. Quanbeck, J.M. Robinson, J.H. Ford II, A. Pulvermacher, M.T. French, K.J. McConnell, P.B. Batalden, K.A. Hoffman, and D. McCarty.  2013.  “Which Elements of Improvement Collaboratives Are Most Effective? A Cluster-Randomized Trial.”  Addiction.  108(6):1145-1157.

Mundt, M.P., and M.T. French.  2013.  “Adolescent Alcohol Use, Sociability and Income as a Young Adult.”  Applied Economics.  45:3329-3339.

French, M.T., G. Gumus, and J.F. Homer.  2012.  “Motorcycle Fatalities among Out-of-State Riders and the Role of Universal Helmet Laws.”  Social Science and Medicine.  75(10):1855-1863.

Dávalos, M.E., H. Fang, and M.T. French.  2012.  “Easing the Pain of an Economic Downturn:  Macroeconomic Conditions and Excessive Alcohol Consumption.”  Health Economics.  21(11):1318-1335.

Byrne, M.M., J.R. Croft, M.T. French, K.L. Dugosh, and D.S. Festinger.  2012. “Development and Preliminary Results of the Financial Incentive Coercion Assessment Questionnaire.”  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.  43(1):86-93.

Maimon, D., O. Antonaccio, and M.T. French.  2012.  “Severe Sanctions, Easy Choice? Investigating the Role of School Sanctions in Preventing Adolescent Violent Offending.”  Criminology.  50(2):459-524.

Alexandre, P.K., I. Beulaygue, M.T. French, K.E. McCollister, I. Popovici, and B.A. Sayed.  2012.  “The Economic Cost of Substance Abuse Treatment in the State of Florida.”  Evaluation Review.  36(3):167-185.

Popovici, I., J.F. Homer, H. Fang, and M.T. French.  2012.  “Alcohol Use and Crime:  Findings from a Longitudinal Sample of U.S. Adolescents and Young Adults.”  Alcoholism:  Clinical and Experimental Research.  36(3):532-543

Balsa, A.I., and M.T. French.  2012. “The Impact of Parental Drinking on Children’s Use of Health Care.”  Substance Use & Misuse.  47(4):450–460.

Huang, S., E. Trapido, L. Fleming, K. Arheart, L. Crandall, M.T. French, S. Malcolm, and G. Prado.  2011.  “The Long-Term Effects of Childhood Maltreatment Experiences on Subsequent Illicit Drug Use and Drug-related Problems in Young Adulthood.  Addictive Behaviors.  36:95-102.

French, M.T., J.C. Maclean, J. Sindelar, and H. Fang.  2011.  “The Morning After:  Alcohol Misuse and Employment Problems.”  Applied Economics.  43(21):2705-2720.

Quanbeck, A.R., D.H. Gustafson, J.H. Ford II, A. Pulvermacher, M.T. French, K.J. McConnell, and D.M. McCarty.  2011.  “Disseminating Quality Improvement: Study Protocol for a Large Cluster-randomized Trial.”  Implementation Science. 6:44.

Dennis, M.L., M.T. French, K.E. McCollister, and C.K. Scott.  2011.  “The Economic Costs of Providing Quarterly Recovery Management Checkups with Adult Chronic Substance Users.”  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.  41:201-207.

Dávalos, M.E., and M.T. French.  2011.  “This Recession is Wearing Me Out!  Health-Related Quality of Life and Economic Downturns.”  Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics.  14: 61-72.

Robins, P.K., J.F. Homer, and M.T. French.  2011.  “Beauty and the Labor Market:  Accounting for the Additional Effects of Personality and Grooming.”  LABOUR: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations.  25 (2) 228–251.

French, M.T., H. Fang, and A.I. Balsa.  2011.  “Longitudinal Analysis of Changes in Illicit-Drug Use and Health Services Utilization.”  Health Services Research.  46(3):877-899.

Pyne, J.M., S. Tripathi, M.T. French, K.E. McCollister, R.C. Rapp, and B.M. Booth.  2011.  “Longitudinal Association of Preference-Weighted Health-Related Quality of Life Measures and Substance Use Disorder Outcomes.”  Addiction.  106(3):507-515.

French, M.T., and I. Popovici.  2011.  “That Instrument is Lousy!  In Search of Agreement When Using Instrumental Variables Estimation in Substance Use Research.”  Health Economics.  20(2): 127–146.

Ettner, S., J.C. Maclean, and M.T. French.  2011.  “Does Having a Dysfunctional Personality Hurt Your Career?  Axis II Personality Disorders and Labor Market Outcomes.”  Industrial Relations.  50(1):149-173.

Balsa, A.I., L.M. Giuliano, and M.T. French.  2011.  “The Effects of Alcohol Use on Academic Achievement in High School.”  Economics of Education Review.  30:1-15.

Balsa, A.I., M.T. French, J.F. Homer, and E.C. Norton.  2011.  “Alcohol Use and Popularity: Social Payoffs from Conforming to Peers’ Behavior.”  Journal of Research on Adolescence. 21(3): 559-568.

French, M.T., J. Homer, S. Klevay, E.E. Goldman, S. Ullmann, and B.E. Kahn.  2010.  “Is the U.S. Ready to Embrace Concierge Medicine?”  Population Health Management.  13(4):177-182.

Ettner, S.L., M.T. French, and I. Popovici.  2010.  “Heavy Drinking and Health Promotion Activities.” Social Science and Medicine.  71(1):134-142.

French, M.T., E.C. Norton, H. Fang and J.C. Maclean.  2010.  “Alcohol Consumption and Body Weight.”  Health Economics.  19(7):814-832.

Balsa, A.I., and M.T. French.  2010.  “Alcohol Use and the Labor Market in Uruguay.”  Health Economics.  19(7):833-854.

Hill, T.D., L.M. Kaplan, M.T. French, and R.J. Johnson.  2010.  “Victimization in Early Life and Mental Health in Adulthood:  An Examination of the Mediating and Moderating Influences of Psychosocial Resources.”  Journal of Health and Social Behavior.  51:48-63

McCollister, K.E., M.T French, and H. Fang.  2010.  “The Cost of Crime to Society:  New Crime-Specific Estimates for Policy and Program Evaluation.”  Drug and Alcohol Dependence.  108:98-109.

French, M.T., H. Fang, and R. Fritz.  2010.  “Economic Evaluation of a Pre-Release Substance Abuse Treatment Program for Repeat Criminal Offenders.”  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.  Vol. 38:31-41.

Nielsen, A.L., T.D. Hill, M.T. French, and M.N. Hernandez.  2010.  “Racial/Ethnic Composition, Social Disorganization, and Offsite Alcohol Availability in San Diego County, California.”  Social Science Research. 39(1):165-175.

Dávalos, M.E., M.T. French, A.E. Burdick, and S.C. Simmons.  2009.  “Economic Evaluation of Telemedicine:  Review of the Literature and Research Guidelines for Benefit-Cost Analysis.”  Telemedicine and e-Health.  15(10):1-16.  [Note:  Voted best paper of the year in telemedicine.]

McCollister, K.E., M.T. French, J.M. Pyne, B. Booth, R. Rapp, and C. Carr.  2009.  “The Cost of Treating Addiction from the Client’s Perspective: Results from a Multi-Modality Application of the Client DATCAP.”  Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 104(3): 241-248.

French, M.T., G. Gumus, and J.F. Homer.  2009.  “Public Policies and Motorcycle Safety.”  Journal of Health Economics.  Vol. 28:831-838.

French, M.T., I. Popovici, and J.C. Maclean.  2009.  “Do Alcohol Consumers Exercise More?:  Findings from a National Survey.”  American Journal of Health Promotion.  24(1):2-10.

Balsa, A.I., M.T. French, J.C. Maclean, and E.C. Norton.  2009.  “From Pubs to Scrubs: Alcohol Misuse and Health Care Use.”  Health Services Research.  44(5):1480-1503.

Balsa, A.I., J.F. Homer, and M.T. French.  2009.  “The Health Effects of Parental Problem Drinking on Adult Children.”  Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics.  12(2):55-66.

McCollister, K.E., M.T. French, A. Sheidow, S.W. Henggeler, and C.A. Halliday-Boykins.  2009.  “Estimating the Differential Costs of Criminal Activity for Juvenile Drug Court Participants: Challenges and Recommendations.”  Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research.  36(1):111-126.

French, M.T., P.K. Robins, J.F. Homer, and L.M. Tapsell.  2009.  “Effects of Physical Attractiveness, Personality, and Grooming on Academic Performance in High School.”  Labour Economics.  16:373-382.

Homer, J.F., and M.T. French.  2009.  “Motorcycle Helmet Laws in the U.S. from 1990 to 2005:  Do Politics Trump Public Health?”  American Journal of Public Health.  99(3):415-423.

Balsa, A.I, J. Homer, M.T. French, and C.M. Weisner.  2009.  “Substance Use, Education, Employment, and Criminal Activity Outcomes of Adolescents in Outpatient Chemical Dependency Programs.”  Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research.  36(1):75-95.

French, M.T., G. Gumus, and H.L. Turner.  2008.  “The Role of Alcohol Use in Emergency Department Episodes.”  Substance Use and Misuse.  43:2074-2088.

Homer, J.F., M.C. Drummond, and M.T. French.  2008.  “Economic Evaluation of Adolescent Addiction Programs:  Methodologic Challenges and Recommendations.”  Journal of Adolescent Health.  43(6):529-539.

Popovici, I., M.T. French, and J. McKay.  2008.  “Economic Evaluation of Continuing Care Interventions in the Treatment of Substance Abuse:  Recommendations for Future Research.”  Evaluation Review.  32(6):547-568.

Balsa, A.I., J.F. Homer, M.F. Fleming, and M.T. French.  2008.  “Alcohol Consumption and Health Among Elders.”  The Gerontologist.  48(5):622-636.

French, M.T., I. Popovici, and L.M. Tapsell.  2008.  “The Economic Costs of Substance Abuse Treatment:  Updated Estimates and Cost Bands for Program Assessment and Reimbursement.”  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.  Vol. 35:462-469.

Pyne, J.M., M.T. French, K.E. McCollister, S. Tripathi, R. Rapp, and B. Booth.  2008.  “Preference-Weighted Health-Related Quality of Life Measures and Substance Use Disorder Severity.”  Addiction. Vol. 103:1320-1329.

French, M.T., J.C. Maclean, and S. Ettner.  2008.  “Drinkers and Bettors:  Investigating the Complementarity of Alcohol Consumption and Problem Gambling.”  Drug and Alcohol Dependence.  96(1-2):155-164.

Dillie, K.S., M.F. Fleming, M.P. Mundt, and M.T. French.  2008.  “Quality of Life Associated with Daily Opioid Therapy in a Primary Care Chronic Pain Sample.”  Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.  21(2):108-117.

French, M.T., S.K. Zavala, K.E. McCollister, H.B. Waldron, C.W. Turner, and T.J. Ozechowski.  2008.  “Cost-Effectiveness Analysis (CEA) of Four Interventions for Adolescents with a Substance Use Disorder.”  Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.  (34):272-281.

Books and Monographs

Popovici, I., and M.T. French. In Press.  “Substance Use and School and Occupational Performance.”  In Sher, K., Oxford Handbook of Substance Use Disorders.  Oxford University Press.

Popovici, I. and M.T. French.  2013.  “Economic Evaluation of Substance Abuse Interventions:  Overview of Recent Research Findings and Policy Implications.”  Chapter 37 in Addictions:  A Comprehensive Guidebook, Second Edition, Edited by Barbara S. McCrady and Elizabeth E. Epstein, Oxford University Press.

French, M.T., G. Gumus, and J.F. Homer.  2010.  “Universal Helmet Laws and Motorcycle Fatalities: A Longitudinal Analysis of Policy Changes,” Chapter 7 in D. Slottje and R. Tchernis, eds., pp. 139-162, Volume 290 of the book series: Contributions to Economic Analysis, Current Issues in Health Economics, London, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

French, M.T.  2010.  “Economic Costs of Adult Drinking in Florida.”  Report prepared for the Department of Children and Families, State of Florida. 

Popovici, I., M.E. Dávalos, K.E. McCollister, and M.T. French.  2009.  “Economic Costs of Underage Drinking in Florida.”  Report prepared for the Department of Children and Families, State of Florida. 

Other Works Accepted for Publication

McCollister, K.E., C.K. Scott, M.L. Dennis, D.M. Freitas, M.T. French, and R.R. Funk.  In Press. “Economic Costs of a Post-Release Intervention for Incarcerated Female Substance Abusers: Recovery Management Checkups for Women Offenders (RMCWO).”  Journal of Offender Rehabilitation.

Popovici, I., M.T. French, J.C. Maclean, R.L. Pacula, and O.P. Antonaccio.  In Press. “Cannabis Use and Antisocial Behavior among Youth.”  Sociological Inquiry.

Maclean, J.C., H. Xu, M.T. French, and S.L. Ettner.  In Press.  “Personality Disorders and Body Weight.”  Economics and Human Biology.

French, M.T., J.F. Homer, and P.K. Robins.  In Press.  “What You Do in High School Matters:  The Effects of High School GPA on Educational Attainment and Earnings as Adults.”  Eastern Economic Journal.

Chaple, M., S. Sacks, K. McKendrick, L.A. Marsch, S. Belenko, C. Leukefeld, M. Prendergast, and M.T. French.  In Press.  “Feasibility of a Computerized Intervention for Offenders with Substance Use Disorders.  Journal of Experimental Criminology.

Maclean, J.C., H. Xu, M.T. French, and S.L. Ettner.  In Press.  “Axis II Personality Disorders and High Cost Health Care Utilization.”  Health Services Research.

Balsa, A.I., M.T. French, and T. Regan.  (Spring 2014).  “Relative Deprivation and Risky Behaviors.”  Journal of Human Resources.