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Monnat publishes study on impact of economic factors on opioid crisis

Jun 25, 2019

Using Census Data to Understand County-Level Differences in Overall Drug Mortality and Opioid-Related Mortality by Opioid Type

Shannon M. Monnat, David J. Peters, Mark T. Berg & Andrew Hochstetler

American Journal of Public Health, June 2019

Shannon Monnat

Shannon Monnat


"Using Census Data to Understand County-Level Differences in Overall Drug Mortality and Opioid-Related Mortality by Opioid Type," co-authored by Shannon Monnat, was published in the American Journal of Public Health. The authors concluded that various economic factors, including concentrations of specific occupations and industries, are important to explaining the geography of the U.S. opioid overdose crisis. Monnat also wrote about the study for the Institute for New Economic Thinking. 06/25/19

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