Tracy Falba

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

External Address: 
208 Social Sciences, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90097
(919) 660-1806


  • Ph.D., Stanford University 2000

Falba, TA, Sindelar, JL, and Gallo, WT. "Work Expectations, Realizations, and Depression in Older Workers." JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH POLICY AND ECONOMICS 12, no. 4 (December 2009): 175-186.

Gueorguieva, R, Sindelar, JL, Falba, TA, Fletcher, JM, Keenan, P, Wu, R, and Gallo, WT. "The impact of occupation on self-rated health: Cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence from the health and retirement survey." Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 64, no. 1 (January 1, 2009): 118-124. Full Text

Falba, TA, and Sindelar, JL. "Spousal concordance in health behavior change." Health Services Research 43, no. 1 (2008): 96-116. (Academic Article) Open Access Copy

McKee, SA, Falba, T, O'Malley, SS, Sindelar, J, and O'Connor, PG. "Smoking status as a clinical indicator for alcohol misuse in US adults." Arch Intern Med 167, no. 7 (April 9, 2007): 716-721. Full Text

Gallo, WT, Teng, HM, Falba, TA, Kasl, SV, Krumholz, HM, and Bradley, EH. "The impact of late career job loss on myocardial infarction and stroke: a 10 year follow up using the health and retirement survey." OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE 63, no. 10 (October 2006): 683-687. Full Text Open Access Copy

Gallo, WT, Bradley, EH, Dubin, JA, Jones, RN, Falba, TA, Teng, HM, and Kasl, SV. "The persistence of depressive symptoms in older workers who experience involuntary job loss: Results from the health and retirement survey." Journals of Gerontology Series B-Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 61, no. 4 (2006): S221-S228. (Academic Article)

Falba, T, Teng, H-M, Sindelar, JL, and Gallo, WT. "The effect of involuntary job loss on smoking intensity and relapse." Addiction 100, no. 9 (September 2005): 1330-1339. Full Text Open Access Copy

Falba, T. "Health events and the smoking cessation of middle aged Americans." J Behav Med 28, no. 1 (February 2005): 21-33. Open Access Copy

Sindelar, JL, Duchovny, N, Falba, TA, and Busch, SH. "If smoking increases absences, does quitting reduce them?." Tobacco Control 14, no. 2 (2005): 99-105. (Academic Article) Open Access Copy

Jofre Bonet, M, Busch, SH, Falba, TA, and Sindelar, JL. "Poor mental health and smoking: Interactive impact on wages." Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics 8, no. 4 (2005): 193-203. (Academic Article)