Research

My research interest covers areas of health economics, global health, public health and public finance.


Publications

  1. Datta, B. K., Ravula, H., Pollard, E., Shimul, S., (2022). "Marital Disruption and Disparity in Tobacco Use in Reproductive-Aged Women: Evidence from India", Women, 2(4), 371-384. https://doi.org/10.3390/women2040034.

  2. Coughlin, S. S., Datta, B. K., Majeed, B., (2022). "Preventive Behaviors among Leukemia and Lymphoma Cancer Survivors: Results from the 2020 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey", AJPM Focus. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.focus.2022.100041.

  3. Datta, B. K., Haider, M. R., (2022). "Child marriage and health disparities in adulthood: the differential risk of untreated hypertension among young adult women in India", Clinical Hypertension, 28:32. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40885-022-00213-6.

  4. Datta, B. K., Pandey, A., Tiwari, A., (2022), "Child Marriage and Problems Accessing Healthcare in Adulthood: Evidence from India", Healthcare, 10(10): 1994. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare10101994.

  5. Datta, B. K., Haider, M. R., (2022). "The double burden of overweight or obesity and anemia among women married as children in India: A case of the Simpson’s paradox", Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2022.09.002.

  6. Coughlin, S. S., Datta, B. K., Williams, l. B., Bevel, M., Cortes J. E., (2022), "Characteristics of Cancer Survivors Living in Poverty in the United States: Results from the 2020 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey", JCO Oncology Practice. https://doi.org/110.1200/OP.22.00152 JCO Oncology Practice. https://doi.org/10.1200/OP.22.00152 JCO Oncology Practice.

  7. Datta, B. K., Fazlul, I., (2022), "Role of Subsidized Coverage Eligibility on Medication Adherence Among Hypertensive and Diabetic Patients: Evidence From the NHIS 2011-2018", AJPM Focus, 1(2) 100021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.focus.2022.100021.

  8. Datta, B. K., Tiwari, A., (2022), "Early Marriage in Adolescence and Risk of High Blood Pressure and High Blood Glucose in Adulthood: Evidence from India", Women, 2, 189-203. https://doi.org/10.3390/women2030020.

  9. Datta, B. K., Haider, M. R., Tiwari, A., Jahan, M., (2022), "The risk of hypertension among child brides and adolescent mothers at age 20 s, 30 s, and 40 s: Evidence from India", Journal of Human Hypertension, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41371-022-00730-9.

  10. Datta, B. K., Tiwari, A., Lynn, G., (2022), "Stolen childhood taking a toll at young adulthood: The higher risk of high blood pressure and high blood glucose comorbidity among child brides", PLOS Global Public Health, 2(6): e0000638.

  11. Coughlin, S., Datta, B. K., Guha, A., Wang, X., Weintraub, N. (2022), "Cardiovascular Health Among Cancer Survivors. From the 2019 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey", The American Journal of Cardiology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2022.05.027.

  12. Datta, B. K., Mehrabian, D., Gummadi, A., Goyal, A., Mansouri, S., Coughlin, S. S., Johnson, J. A., (2022), "Racial and ethnic inequities in financial hardship among CVD patients in the United States during the pre- and post-Affordable Care Act era", Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-022-01345-z

  13. Datta, B. K., Tiwari, A., Fazlul, I. (2022), "Child marriage and risky health behaviors: an analysis of tobacco use among early adult and early middle-aged women in India", BMC Women's Health, 22, 206 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-022-01781-3

  14. Coughlin, S., Datta, B. K., Guha, A., Wang, X., Weintraub, N. (2022), "Cardiovascular Health among Gynecologic Cancer Survivors: Results from the 2020 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey", Gynecologic Oncology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygyno.2022.03.025

  15. Datta, B. K., Tiwari, A. (2022), "Adding to her woes: child bride’s higher risk of hypertension at young adulthood", Journal of Public Health, https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdac026

  16. Datta, B. K., Hassan, S. (2022) "An early assessment of the 2017 child marriage restraint act of Bangladesh", Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, https://doi.org/10.1177/10105395221083895.

  17. Agarwal,A., Husain, M. J., Datta, B.K., Kishore, S. P., Huffman, M. D. (2022), "Access to Heart Failure Medicines in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An Analysis of Essential Medicines Lists, Availability, Price, and Affordability", Circulation: Heart Failure, 121.008971.

  18. Coughlin, S., Datta, B. K., Vernon, M., Hatzigeorgiou, C., George, V. (2022), "Health Literacy among Cancer Survivors: Results from the 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey". Medicine, 101(9):e29010.

  19. Datta, B. K., Ansa, B.E., George, V. (2022), "An analytical model of population level chronic conditions and COVID-19 related hospitalization in the United States", BMC Public Health, 22, 208 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-12531-3

  20. Feltenstein, A., Martinez-Vazquez, J., Datta, B. K., Fatehin, S. (2022), "A General Equilibrium Model of Value Added Tax Evasion: An Application to Pakistan", International Economics and Economic Policy, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10368-022-00530-z.

  21. Coughlin, S.S., Datta, B.K. (2022), "Housing insecurity among cancer survivors: Results from the 2017 behavioral risk factor surveillance system survey", Journal of Cancer Policy, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcpo.2021.100320

  22. Datta, B. K., Tiwari, A., Garner, J. (2021), "Child marriage and exposure to secondhand smoke among women of childbearing age: evidence from a nationally representative study in India", Women & Health, doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/03630242.2021.2007198.

  23. Coughlin, S.S., Datta, B. K., Berman, A. (2021), "Predictors of Unhealthy Physical and Mental Days among Informal Cancer Caregivers: Results from the 2019 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey", Supportive Care in Cancer, doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-021-06635-6.

  24. Datta, B. K., Aekplakorn W., Chittamma A., Meemeaw P., Vesper H., Kuiper H.C., Steele L, Cobb, L.K., Li C., Husain M.J., Ketgudee L., Kostova D., Richter P. (2021), "Cost assessment of a program for laboratory testing of plasma trans-fatty acids in Thailand", Public Health in Practice. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhip.2021.100199

  25. Datta, B. K., Husain, M.J., Husain, M.M., Kostova, D. (2021), "Hypertension in women: The role of adolescent childbearing", BMC Public Health. 21: 1481. doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-11488-z

  26. Datta, B. K., Ansa, B.E., Husain, M.J. (2021), "An analytical model of population level uncontrolled hypertension management: a care cascade approach", Journal of Human Hypertension. doi: 0.1038/s41371-021-00572-x.

  27. Coughlin, S.S., Datta, B. K., Berman, A., Hatzigeorgioud, C. (2021), "A cross-sectional study of financial distress in persons with multimorbidity", Preventive Medicine Reports, 23(2021) 101464. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2021.101464.

  28. Husain, M.J., Datta, B.K., Kostova, D. (2021), "Disease and demography: a systems-dynamic cohort-component population model to assess the implications of disease-specific mortality targets", BMJ Open, 11:e043313. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-043313.

  29. Ansa, B.E., Lewis, N., Hoffman, Z., Datta, B.K., Johnson, .JA. (2021), "Evaluation of Blood Stool Test Utilization for Colorectal Cancer Screening in Georgia, USA", Healthcare, 9(5):569. doi: 10.3390/healthcare9050569

  30. Datta, B. K., Husain, M.J. (2021), "Uncontrolled hypertension among tobacco-users: women of prime childbearing age at risk in India", BMC Women's Health, 21: 146.

  31. Datta, B. K., Husain, M.J., Fazlul, I. (2020), "Tobacco control and household tobacco consumption: A tale of two educational groups", Health Economics, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/hec.4122

  32. Datta, B. K., Husain, M.J. (2020), "Spousal alcohol consumption and female hypertension status: Evidence from Nepal", Public Health, 185: 312-317

  33. Feltenstein, A., Datta, B.K. (2020), "Broad-Based Subsidies or Targeted Transfers? Distributional Equity VS Macroeconomic Costs", Journal of Economic Policy Reform, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17487870.2020.1785299

  34. Husain, M.J., Datta, B.K., Nargis, N., Iglesias, R., Perucic, A., Ahluwalia, I., Tripp, A., Fatehin, S., Husain, M.H., Kostova, D., Richter, P. (2020), “Revisiting the association between worldwide implementation of the MPOWER package and smoking prevalence, 2008–2017”, Tobacco Control, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2020-055758

  35. Kostova, D., Spencer, G., Moran, A.E., Cobb, L., Husain, M.J., Datta, B.K., Matsushita, K., Nugent, R. (2020), “Cost-effectiveness analyses of hypertension management: a review of evidence from low-income and middle-income countries”, BMJ Global Health, 5:e002213. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2019-002213

  36. Husain, M.J., Datta, B.K., Kostova, D., Joseph, K.T., Asma, S., Richter, P., Jaffe, M.G, Kishore, S. P. (2020), “Access to cardiovascular diseases and hypertensionmedicines in developing countries: an analysis of essential medicine lists,price, availability, and affordability”, Journal of the American Heart Association, 0:e015302

  37. Datta, B. K., Husain, M.J. (2020),"Carbonating household diet: A Pakistani tale", Public Health Nutrition, 23(9): 1629-1637

  38. Datta, B. K., Husain, M.J., Fatehin, S. (2020),"The Crowding-out Effect of Out-of-pocket Medication Expenses of Two Major Noncommunicabale Diseases on Household Consumption in Pakistan", International Health, 12: 50-59.

  39. Husain, M.J., Allaire, B.T., Hutchinson, B., Ketgudee, L., Srisuthisak, S., Khanuengnij, Y., Pisitpayat, N., Nugent, R., Datta, B. K., Joseph, K.T., Kostova, D. (2019), "Assessing costs of a hypertension management program: An application of the HEARTS costing tool in a program planning workshop in Thailand", Journal of Clinical Hypertension, 22:111-117

  40. Datta, B. K., Husain, M.J., Nargis, N. (2019), "An Intertemporal Analysis of post-FCTC Era Household Tobacco Consumption in Pakistan", International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(14), 2532

  41. Datta, B. K., Husain, M.J., Asma, S. (2019), "Assessing the relationship between out-of-pocket spending on blood pressure and diabetes medication and household catastrophic health expenditure: evidence from Pakistan", International Journal for Equity in Health, 18:9.

  42. Datta, B. K., Husain, M.J., Fatehin, S., Kostova, D. (2018), "Consumption displacement in households with noncommunicable diseases in Bangladesh", PLOS One, 13(12): e0208504.

  43. Datta, B. K., Husain, M.J., Husain, M.M., Kostova, D. (2018), "Noncommunicable disease-attributable medical expenditures, household financial stress and impoverishment in Bangladesh", SSM – Population Health, 6, 252–258.

  44. Husain, M.J., Datta, B. K., Virk-Baker, M.K., Parascandola, M., Khondker, B.H. (2018), "The crowding-out effect of tobacco expenditure on household spending patterns in Bangladesh", PLOS One, 13(10):e0205120.

  45. Feltenstein, A., Abdul-Razzak, N., Condon, J, and Datta, B. K. (2015), "Tax Evasion, the Provision of Public Infrastructure and Growth: A General Equilibrium Approach to Two Very Different Countries, Egypt and Mauritius." Journal of African Economies, 24(2), 43–72.