Diana Silver

Associate Professor of Public Health

1989 …2019
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Research Output 1989 2019

2019

Evaluating the relationship between binge drinking rates and a replicable measure of U.S. state alcohol policy environments

Silver, D., Macinko, J., Giorgio, M. & Bae, J. Y., Jan 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 6, p. e0218718

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Binge Drinking
binging
alcohols
Alcohols
monitoring

Presence of Counterfeit Marlboro Gold Packs in Licensed Retail Stores in New York City: Evidence From Test Purchases

Kurti, M., He, Y., Silver, D., Giorgio, M., von Lampe, K., Macinko, J., Ye, H., Tan, F. & Mei, V., Jul 17 2019, In : Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco. 21, 8, p. 1131-1134 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Products
Gold
Product Packaging
Ultraviolet Rays
Tobacco

What a Difference a Grade Makes: Evidence from New York City's Restaurant Grading Policy

Rothbart, M. W., Schwartz, A. E., Calabrese, T., Papper, Z., Mijanovich, T., Meltzer, R. & Silver, D., Jan 1 2019, In : Public Administration Review. 79, 5, p. 651-665 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

grading
regulation
sales
taxes
revenue

What Are the Financial Implications of Public Quality Disclosure? Evidence from New York City’s Restaurant Food Safety Grading Policy

Meltzer, R., Rothbart, M. W., Schwartz, A. E., Calabrese, T., Silver, D., Mijanovich, T. & Weinstein, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Public Finance Review. 47, 1, p. 170-201 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

grading
food
revenue
evidence
sales
2018

Impact of New York City’s 2014 increased minimum legal purchase age on youth tobacco use

Macinko, J. & Silver, D., May 1 2018, In : American Journal of Public Health. 108, 5, p. 669-675 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Tobacco Use
Tobacco Products
Tobacco
Compliance
Risk-Taking
2017

Planned parenthood is health care, and health care must defend it: A call to action

Silver, D. & Kapadia, F., Jul 1 2017, In : American Journal of Public Health. 107, 7, p. 1040-1041 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Delivery of Health Care
2016

Changes in health care inequity in Brazil between 2008 and 2013

Mullachery, P., Silver, D. & Macinko, J., Nov 17 2016, In : International Journal for Equity in Health. 15, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dentists
Brazil
Delivery of Health Care
Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Hospitalization

Detecting causality in policy diffusion processes

Grabow, C., Macinko, J., Silver, D. & Porfiri, M., Aug 1 2016, In : Chaos. 26, 8, 083113.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Causality
Diffusion Process
Synchronization
Entropy
unions

That's not how the learning works - the paradox of Reverse Innovation: A qualitative study

Harris, M., Weisberger, E., Silver, D., Dadwal, V. & Macinko, J., Jul 5 2016, In : Globalization and Health. 12, 1, 36.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Interviews
Health Policy
Traction
Public Policy

Understanding policy diffusion in the U.S. An information-theoretical approach to unveil connectivity structures in slowly evolving complex systems

Anderson, R. P., Jimenez, G., Bae, J. Y., Silver, D., Macinko, J. & Porfiri, M., 2016, In : SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems. 15, 3, p. 1384-1409 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public health
Large scale systems
Complex Systems
Dynamical systems
Connectivity
2015
Alcohols
Railroad cars

Compliance with minimum price and legal age for cigarette purchase laws: Evidence from NYC in advance of raising purchase age to 21

Silver, D., Bae, J. Y., Jimenez, G. & Macinko, J., Feb 11 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Tobacco Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

legal age
Tobacco Products
purchase
Law
sales

Diffusion of impaired driving laws among US states

Macinko, J. & Silver, D., Sep 1 2015, In : American Journal of Public Health. 105, 9, p. 1893-1900 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

State Government
Life Change Events
Politics
Public Health
History

Over-the-counter sales of out-of-state and counterfeit tax stamp cigarettes in New York City

Silver, D., Giorgio, M. M., Bae, J. Y., Jimenez, G. & Macinko, J., Aug 27 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Tobacco Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taxes
taxes
Tobacco Products
sales
nicotine

Patterns of alcohol consumption and related behaviors in Brazil: Evidence from the 2013 National Health Survey (PNS 2013)

Macinko, J., Mullachery, P., Silver, D., Jimenez, G. & Neto, O. L. M., Jul 31 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 7, e0134153.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binge Drinking
national surveys
Health Surveys
drinking
Alcohol Drinking

Retailer compliance with tobacco control laws in New York City before and after raising the minimum legal purchase age to 21

Silver, D., Macinko, J., Giorgio, M., Bae, J. Y. & Jimenez, G., Nov 19 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Tobacco Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tobacco Products
nicotine
Tobacco
purchase
Law

Temporal trends in motor vehicle fatalities in the United States, 1968 to 2010 - a joinpoint regression analysis

Bandi, P., Silver, D., Mijanovich, T. & Macinko, J., Dec 1 2015, In : Injury Epidemiology. 2, 1, p. 1-11 11 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Vehicles
Regression Analysis
Age Groups
Population
Death Certificates

The effect of geography and citizen behavior on motor vehicle deaths in the United States

Abaid, N., Macinko, J., Silver, D. & Porfiri, M., Apr 7 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 4, e0123339.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geography
Motor Vehicles
geography
death
Alcohols

The geometry of motor vehicle deaths in the United States

Abaid, N., Porfiri, M., Silver, D. & Mancinko, J., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : PLoS One. in press

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Stereotyping
Interviews
Diffusion of Innovation
Research
2014

Child passenger safety laws in the United States, 1978-2010: Policy diffusion in the absence of strong federal intervention

Bae, J. Y., Anderson, E., Silver, D. & Macinko, J., Jan 2014, In : Social Science and Medicine. 100, p. 30-37 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety
Law
Minors
Motor Vehicles
Action Potentials

Fifty-state survey of child passenger safety laws in the US, 1978-2010: A public health approach to analyzing legal intruments

Bae, J. Y., Anderson, E., Silver, D. & Macinko, J., 2014, In : Social Science and Medicine. 100, p. 30-37

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Utilization patterns and perceptions of playground users in New York City

Silver, D., Giorgio, M. & Mijanovich, T., 2014, In : Journal of Community Health. 39, 2, p. 363-371 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

playground
utilization
Safety
Exercise
Emotions
2013
Psychometrics
psychometrics
evaluation
Reproducibility of Results
management

Good Evaluation Measures: More Than Their Psychometric Properties

Weitzman, B. C. & Silver, D., Mar 2013, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 34, 1, p. 115-119 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychometrics
psychometrics
evaluation
Reproducibility of Results
management

The effects of state regulations and alcohol consumption on traffic fatalities 1980-2010

Silver, D., Bae, J. Y., Jimenez, G., Paul, M. & Mancinko, J., 2013, In : Public Health. 127, p. 1117-1125

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Variation in U.S. traffic safety policy environments and motor vehicle fatalities 1980-2010

Silver, D., Macinko, J., Bae, J. Y., Jimenez, G. & Paul, M., Dec 2013, In : Public Health. 127, 12, p. 1117-1125 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Vehicles
Safety
Alcohol Drinking
Unemployment
Statistical Models
2012

How residential mobility and school choice challenge assumptions of neighborhood place-based interventions

Silver, D., Weitzman, B. C., Mijanovich, T. & Holleman, M., Jan 2012, In : American Journal of Health Promotion. 26, 3, p. 180-183 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

school choice
Population Dynamics
parents
Self Report
Parents

Improving state health policy assessment: An agenda for measurement and analysis

Macinko, J. & Silver, D., Sep 2012, In : American Journal of Public Health. 102, 9, p. 1697-1705 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Policy
Public Policy
Public Health
Health
Delivery of Health Care
Motor Vehicles
Primary Health Care
Appointments and Schedules
Surveys and Questionnaires
2011

Lifting boatswithout closing gaps: Child health outcomes in distressed us cities from 1992-2002

Silver, D., Mijanovich, T., Uyei, J., Kapadia, F. & Weitzman, B. C., Feb 1 2011, In : American Journal of Public Health. 101, 2, p. 278-284 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Birth Rate
Child Health
Mortality
Censuses
Health

Up, up, up: A review of Triumph of the City: How our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier by Edward Glaser

Silver, D., Feb 13 2011, New York Times Book Review.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

2010

Author Talk with Paul Farmer

Silver, D., Aug 2010

Research output: Other contribution

People versus place, tackling urban poverty: Guest blog for Media Matters

Silver, D., Aug 18 2010

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

coalition
stakeholder
school policy
staffing
school
2009

Finding the impact in a messy intervention: Using an integrated design to evaluate a comprehensive citywide health initiative

Weitzman, B. C., Mijanovich, T., Silver, D. & Brecher, C., Dec 2009, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 30, 4, p. 495-514 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
health
Urban Health
evaluation
Safety
2008

If you build it, will they come? Estimating unmet demand for after-school programs in america's distressed cities

Weitzman, B. C., Mijanovich, T., Silver, D. & Brazill, C., Sep 2008, In : Youth and Society. 40, 1, p. 3-34 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parents
demand
utilization
telephone
programming
2006
public policy
government agency
experience
statistics
leadership
public policy
government agency
experience
statistics
leadership
2005

Following the money: Using expenditure analysis as an evaluation tool

Brecher, C., Silver, D., Searcy, C. & Weitzman, B. C., Jun 2005, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 26, 2, p. 166-188 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urban Health
Resource Allocation
Health Expenditures
expenditures
money

Integrating a comparison group design into a theory of change evalutation: The case of the urban health initiative

Weitzman, B., Silver, D. & Dillman, K. N., 2005, Evaluation research methods. Stern, E. (ed.). Sage Press, (Sage benchmarks in social research methods).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2004

What does government spend on children? Evidence from five cities

Brecher, C., Searcy, C., Silver, D. & Weitzman, B., Mar 2004, Brookings Institute.

Research output: Other contribution

2002
Urban Health
health
evaluation
Safety
Group

Setting an agenda for local action: The limits of expert opinion and community voice

Silver, D., Weitzman, B. & Brecher, C., 2002, In : Policy Studies Journal. 30, 3, p. 362-378 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

expert
leader
community
philanthropy
strategic planning

Shooting rapids: A review of "Down the great unknown: John Wesley Powell's 1896 discovery and tragedy through the Grand Canyon" by Edward Dolnick

Silver, D., Jan 27 2002, New York Times Book Review.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

2000

Health promotion in the city: A structured review of the literature on interventions to prevent heart disease, substance abuse, violence and HIV infection in US metropolitan areas, 1980-1995

Freudenberg, N., Silver, D., Carmona, J. M., Kass, D., Lancaster, B. & Speers, M., 2000, In : Journal of Urban Health. 77, 3, p. 443-457 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heart disease
Health Promotion
Violence
health promotion
substance abuse
1998

Everyday heroes: A review of Something Better for My Children: The History and People of Head Start by Kay Mills

Silver, D., Jan 1 1998, New York Times Book Review.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle