This is a collection of papers and articles studying the opioid crisis
Abouk & Powell,
"Can electronic prescribing mandates reduce opioid-related overdoses?"
Economics & Human Biology
2020: Reider, "
Solving the Opioid Crisis Isn’t Just a Public Health Challenge—It’s a Bioethics Challenge
Hasting Center Report
2019: Rieder, "
The painful truth about pain
Buchmueller & Carey, "
The Effect of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Opioid Utilization in Medicare
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy
2018: Meinhofer, A.,
Prescription drug monitoring programs: The role of asymmetric information on drug availability and abuse
American Journal of Health Economics
, 4, 504-526.
Physician behavior in the presence of a secondary market: The case of prescription opioids"
War on drugs: Estimating the effect of prescription drug supply-side interventions",
SSRN Working Paper