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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)
Department of Economics, University of Virginia, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2014

  1. The Changing Benefits of Early Work Experience
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Time Preferences and Consumer Behavior
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2013

  1. Air Pollution and Procyclical Mortality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Department of Economics (2013) Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Recessions, Healthy No More?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  3. The Effects of Paid Family Leave in California on Labor Market Outcomes
    Working Papers, Middle Tennessee State University, Department of Economics and Finance Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Private Equity and the Innovation Strategies of Entrepreneurial Firms: Empirical Evidence from the Small Business Innovation Research Program
    Working Papers, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Managerial and Decision Economics (2014)

2011

  1. Creativity and the Family Tree: Human Capital Endowments and the Propensity of Entrepreneurs to Patent
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Department of Economics (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Long-Term Effects of Early Childhood Care and Education
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Occupational Status and Health Transitions
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working Papers, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Department of Economics (2011) Downloads View citations (5)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2012)
  4. The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (37)
  5. The Effects of California's Paid Family Leave Program on Mothers' Leave-Taking and Subsequent Labor Market Outcomes
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (2013)
  6. Time for Children: Trends in the Employment Patterns of Parents, 1967-2009
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Demography (2013)
  7. What U.S. Data Should be Used to Measure the Price Elasticity of Demand for Alcohol?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2012)

2010

  1. Explaining the Rise in Educational Gradients in Mortality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Inheritances, Health and Death
    Discussion Paper Series, Institute of Economic Research, Korea University Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2012)
  3. Understanding Overeating and Obesity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2012)

2009

  1. Public Knowledge, Private Knowledge: The Intellectual Capital of Entrepreneurs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Small Business Economics (2011)
  2. Public Policies and Women's Employment after Childbearing
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Where Does the Wage Penalty Bite?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Chapter (2011)

2008

  1. Bringing Science to Market: Commercializing from NIH SBIR Awards
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Innovation and New Technology (2009)

2007

  1. Age, Socioeconomic Status and Obesity Growth
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2009)
  2. Current and Future Prevalence of Obesity and Severe Obesity in the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Forum for Health Economics & Policy (2007)
  3. Parental Leave Policies and Parents' Employment and Leave-Taking
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (2009)

2006

  1. A Healthy Economy Can Break Your Heart
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Demography (2007)

2005

  1. Maternal Employment and Adolescent Development
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (15)

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2008)
  2. The Cost of Caring for Young Children
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Does Prekindergarten Improve School Preparation and Performance?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (2007)
  2. How Well Do Parents With Young Children Combine Work and Family Life
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Macroeconomic Conditions, Health and Mortality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)

2003

  1. Healthy Living in Hard Times
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2005)

2002

  1. Deaths Rise in Good Economic Times: Evidence From the OECD
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2002) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Economics & Human Biology (2006)

2001

  1. Does Drinking Really Decrease in Bad Times?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2002)
  2. Economic Expansions Are Unhealthy: Evidence from Microdata
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)

2000

  1. Compensation in the Nonprofit Sector
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2003)
  2. Parental Employment and Child Cognitive Development
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (57)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2004)

1998

  1. Displaced Workers in The United States and The Netherlands
    Discussion Paper, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute (1998) Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Parental Leave and Child Health
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2000)

1996

  1. Are Recessions Good For Your Health?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2000)
  2. The Economic Consequences of Parental Leave Mandates: Lessons from Europe
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1998)
  3. Trade Sensitivity, Technology, and Labor Displacement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

1995

  1. Alcohol Policies and Highway Vehicle Fatalities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (1996)
  2. Is High School Employment Consumption or Investment?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (1997)
  3. Parental Leave Policies in Europe and North America
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)

1994

  1. Do Pensions Increase the Labor Supply of Older Men?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1996)
  2. Economic Conditions and Alcohol Problems
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (1995)

1991

  1. Workplace Drug Abuse Policy
    Working Papers, Boston University - Industry Studies Programme
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (1993)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Private Equity and the Innovation Strategies of Entrepreneurial Firms: Empirical Evidence from the Small Business Innovation Research Program
    Managerial and Decision Economics, 2014, 35, (2), 103-113 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2013

  1. Fathers’ patenting behavior and the propensity of offspring to patent: an intergenerational analysis
    The Journal of Technology Transfer, 2013, 38, (3), 332-340 Downloads
  2. The Effects of California's Paid Family Leave Program on Mothers’ Leave‐Taking and Subsequent Labor Market Outcomes
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2013, 32, (2), 224-245 View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. Time for Children: Trends in the Employment Patterns of Parents, 1967–2009
    Demography, 2013, 50, (1), 25-49 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. Inheritances, health and death
    Health Economics, 2012, 21, (2), 127-144 View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Occupational Status and Health Transitions
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2012, 11, (3), 1-29 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. Understanding overeating and obesity
    Journal of Health Economics, 2012, 31, (6), 781-796 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  4. What U.S. data should be used to measure the price elasticity of demand for alcohol?
    Journal of Health Economics, 2012, 31, (6), 851-862 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. Public Policies, Women's Employment after Childbearing, and Child Well-Being
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2011, 11, (1), 1-50 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Public knowledge, private knowledge: the intellectual capital of entrepreneurs
    Small Business Economics, 2011, 36, (1), 1-14 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Rising educational gradients in mortality: The role of behavioral risk factors
    Journal of Health Economics, 2011, 30, (6), 1174-1187 Downloads View citations (3)

2009

  1. Age, socioeconomic status and obesity growth
    Journal of Health Economics, 2009, 28, (3), 635-648 Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Bringing science to market: commercializing from NIH SBIR awards
    Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2009, 18, (4), 381-402 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Parental leave policies and parents' employment and leave-taking
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2009, 28, (1), 29-54 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. Maternal employment and adolescent development
    Labour Economics, 2008, 15, (5), 958-983 Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2007

  1. A healthy economy can break your heart
    Demography, 2007, 44, (4), 829-848 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Current and Future Prevalence of Obesity and Severe Obesity in the United States
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2007, 10, (2), 1-28 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Does prekindergarten improve school preparation and performance?
    Economics of Education Review, 2007, 26, (1), 33-51 Downloads View citations (64)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  4. Family Expenditures on Child Care
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2007, 7, (1), 1-32 Downloads View citations (4)

2006

  1. Deaths rise in good economic times: Evidence from the OECD
    Economics & Human Biology, 2006, 4, (3), 298-316 Downloads View citations (54)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2005

  1. Healthy living in hard times
    Journal of Health Economics, 2005, 24, (2), 341-363 Downloads View citations (124)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2004

  1. Parental Employment and Child Cognitive Development
    Journal of Human Resources, 2004, 39, (1) Downloads View citations (159)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2003

  1. Compensation in the Nonprofit Sector
    Journal of Human Resources, 2003, 38, (4) Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. Good times make you sick
    Journal of Health Economics, 2003, 22, (4), 637-658 Downloads View citations (108)

2002

  1. Does drinking really decrease in bad times?
    Journal of Health Economics, 2002, 21, (4), 659-678 Downloads View citations (67)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2000

  1. Are Recessions Good For Your Health?
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000, 115, (2), 617-650 Downloads View citations (344)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. Parental leave and child health
    Journal of Health Economics, 2000, 19, (6), 931-960 Downloads View citations (62)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  3. Technology, Trade Sensitivity, and Labor Displacement
    Southern Economic Journal, 2000, 66, (3), 682-699 View citations (2)

1998

  1. The Economic Consequences Of Parental Leave Mandates: Lessons From Europe
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1998, 113, (1), 285-317 Downloads View citations (146)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1997

  1. Is High School Employment Consumption or Investment?
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1997, 15, (4), 735-76 Downloads View citations (71)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. Policy Watch: The Family and Medical Leave Act
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1997, 11, (3), 175-186 Downloads View citations (20)

1996

  1. Alcohol policies and highway vehicle fatalities
    Journal of Health Economics, 1996, 15, (4), 435-454 Downloads View citations (60)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. Do pensions increase the labor supply of older men?
    Journal of Public Economics, 1996, 59, (2), 157-175 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (1994)

1995

  1. Economic conditions and alcohol problems
    Journal of Health Economics, 1995, 14, (5), 583-603 Downloads View citations (76)
    See also Working Paper (1994)
  2. Secular Changes in the Work and Retirement Patterns of Older Men
    Journal of Human Resources, 1995, 30, (2), 362-385 Downloads View citations (26)

1994

  1. Advance Notice, Job Search, and Postdisplacement Earnings
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1994, 12, (1), 1-28 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Reply to Hirth
    Journal of Health Economics, 1994, 13, (3), 379-379 Downloads

1993

  1. Econometric estimation of proportional hazard models
    Journal of Economics and Business, 1993, 45, (5), 421-430 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Workplace drug abuse policy
    Journal of Health Economics, 1993, 12, (1), 19-38 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1992

  1. Advance Notice and Postdisplacement Joblessness
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1992, 10, (1), 1-32 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. The impact of advance notice: A comment. See "The impact of advance notice of plant closings on earnings and the probability of unemployment," by Stephen Nord and Yuan Ting (44:4, July 1991, p. 681)
    Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 1992, 45, (4), 665-682

1991

  1. Are Workers Permanently Scarred by Job Displacements?
    American Economic Review, 1991, 81, (1), 319-24 Downloads View citations (210)
  2. Displacement Induced Joblessness
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1991, 73, (3), 517-22 Downloads View citations (4)

1990

  1. Bridge Jobs and Partial Retirement
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1990, 8, (4), 482-501 Downloads View citations (96)
  2. Do Earnings Increase with Job Seniority?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1990, 72, (1), 143-47 Downloads View citations (8)

1988

  1. Incentives to transfer patients under alternative reimbursement mechanisms
    Journal of Public Economics, 1988, 37, (3), 381-394 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. When 'Equal Opportunity' is not Enough: Training Costs and Intergenerational Inequality
    Journal of Human Resources, 1988, 23, (2), 155-172 Downloads View citations (2)

1987

  1. Job Tenure and Cyclical Changes in the Labor Market [Demographic Differences in Cyclical Employment Variations]
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1987, 69, (2), 372-78 Downloads
  2. The economic consequences of labor mobility
    Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 1987, 41, (1), 30-49 View citations (6)

Chapters

2011

  1. Where Does the Wage Penalty Bite?
    A chapter in Economic Aspects of Obesity, 2011, pp 315-347 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
 
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