Research

My bibliographic information can also be found on REPEC or Google Scholar.

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Articles


2. Humphreys, B., L. McLeod, and J. Ruseski, (2014). Physical activity and health outcomes: evidence from Canada. Health Economics 23(1), 34-55.

3. Buckley, N., D. Cameron, K. Cuff, J. Hurley, L. McLeod and S. Mestleman (2012). An Experimental Investigation of Mixed Systems of Public and Private Health Care Finance. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 84(3), 713-729.

4. Buckley, N., K. Cuff, J. Hurley, L. McLeod, R. Nuscheler, and D. Cameron, (2012). Willingness-to-pay for parallel private health insurance: Canadian evidence from a laboratory experiment. Canadian Journal of Economics 45(1), 137-166.

5. McLeod, L., J. Kingston-Riechers and E. Jonsson, (2012). A conceptual framework identifying sources of risk to patient safety in primary care. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 18(3), 185-189.

6. McLeod, L., (2011). A nonparametric vs. latent class model of general practitioner utilization: Evidence from Canada. Journal of Health Economics 30(6), 1261-1279.

7. McLeod, L., B. Bereza, MS Shim, and P. Grootendorst, (2011). Financial burden of household out-of-pocket expenditures for prescription drugs: cross-sectional analysis based on national survey data. Open Medicine, 5(1), 1-9.

8. DeCicca, P., and L. McLeod, (2008). Cigarette taxes and older adult smoking: Evidence from recent large tax increases. Journal of Health Economics, 27(4), 918–929.

9. McLeod, L., and M.R. Veall, (2006). The dynamics of food insecurity and overall health: evidence from the Canadian National Population Health Survey. Applied Economics, 38(18), 2131-2146.


Other Refereed Articles

1. Johnson, J.A., L. McLeod, A.L. Edwards, D.M. Rabi, and S.U. Balko, (2011). Chapter 4: Diabetes and Health Care Utilization in Alberta. In Alberta Diabetes Atlas 2011, J.A. Johnson, editor. Edmonton, AB: Institute of Health Economics, 35–58.

2. Kingston-Riechers J., M. Ospina, E. Jonsson, P. Childs, L. McLeod, and J. Maxted, (2010). Patient Safety in Primary Care. Edmonton, AB: Canadian Patient Safety Institute and BC Patient Seafety & Quality Council.

3. Heisz, A. and L. McLeod, (2004). Low-income Census Metropolitan Areas, 1980-2000, Perspectives on Labour and Income, 5(5), 5-11. (Catalogue No. 75-001-XIE)

4. Heisz, A. and L. McLeod, (2004). Low-income in Census Metropolitan Areas, 1980-2000, Socio-economic and Business Analysis Branch. Statistics Canada. (Catalogue No. 89-613-MIE2004001)


Unpublished Papers (copies available)

1. McLeod, L., and J.A.. Johnson (2014). Changing the Schedule of Medical Benefits and the Effect on Primary Care Physician Billing: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Alberta. Laurier Centre for Economic Research and Policy Analysis (LCERPA) Working Paper #2014-11.

2. Corvari, N., and L. McLeod (2014). The Burden of Prescription Drugs on Seniors:  Reducing Out-of-Pocket Expenditures Through Lower Co-payments. Laurier Centre for Economic Research and Policy Analysis (LCERPA) Working Paper #2014-3.

3. McLeod, L., (December 2011). Income-related horizontal inequities in physician use by asthmatics and diabetics: evidence using linked administrative data from Ontario. McMaster University, Research Data Centre, Research Paper No. 22.

Work in Progress

1. “Gasoline Prices and Obesity: Evidence from Canada,'' with C.D. Armstrong.

2. “Effects of tobacco control policies on smoking behaviour: an international smoking study,” with P. DeCicca, D. Lillard, and R. Christopoulou.

3. “Quantifying income-related inequality in oral health, access to, and utilizaiton of, dental care services," with C. Quiñonez.

4. “Longitudinal Relationship between Physical Activity and Health”, with J. Ruseski.