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Working Papers

2018

  1. Behavioral Feedback: Do Individual Choices Influence Scientific Results?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Changes in Household Diet: Determinants and Predictability
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2017

  1. Weighting for External Validity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2016

  1. Does Disease Cause Vaccination? Disease Outbreaks and Vaccination Response
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2015

  1. Diabetes and Diet: Behavioral Response and the Value of Health
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2014

  1. Why is Infant Mortality Higher in the US than in Europe?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)

2013

  1. Unobservable Selection and Coefficient Stability: Theory and Validation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (40)

2012

  1. Limited Life Expectancy, Human Capital and Health Investments: Evidence from Huntington Disease
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2011

  1. Optimal Expectations and Limited Medical Testing: Evidence from Huntington Disease
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2013)

2010

  1. Do Call Centers Promote School Enrollment? Evidence from India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
  2. New cellular networks in Malawi: Correlates of service rollout and network performance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Chapter (2014)

2009

  1. Determinants of Technology Adoption: Private Value and Peer Effects in Menstrual Cup Take-Up
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (29)
  2. Genetic Adverse Selection: Evidence from Long-Term Care Insurance and Huntington Disease
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2010)
  3. Menstruation and Education in Nepal
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Hepatitis B Does Not Explain Male-Biased Sex Ratios in China
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2010)

2007

  1. HIV and Sexual Behavior Change: Why Not Africa?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2012)
  2. Routes of Infection: Exports and HIV Incidence in Sub-Saharan Africa
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2012)
  3. The Power of TV: Cable Television and Women's Status in India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2009)

2006

  1. Does Increased Access Increase Equality? Gender and Child Health Investments in India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2009)
  2. Does a Rising Tide Lift All Boats Evenly?Health Investments and Gender Inequality in India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads

2005

  1. Hepatitis B and the Case of the Missing Women
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2005)

Journal Articles

2016

  1. Optimal Expectations and Limited Medical Testing: Evidence from Huntington Disease: Corrigendum
    American Economic Review, 2016, 106, (6), 1562-65 Downloads
  2. Why Is Infant Mortality Higher in the United States Than in Europe?
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2016, 8, (2), 89-124 Downloads View citations (5)

2013

  1. Do IT service centers promote school enrollment? Evidence from India
    Journal of Development Economics, 2013, 104, (C), 123-135 Downloads View citations (28)
  2. Limited Life Expectancy, Human Capital and Health Investments
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (5), 1977-2002 Downloads View citations (31)
  3. Optimal Expectations and Limited Medical Testing: Evidence from Huntington Disease
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (2), 804-30 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. DETERMINANTS OF TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION: PEER EFFECTS IN MENSTRUAL CUP TAKE-UP
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2012, 10, (6), 1263-1293 Downloads View citations (36)
  2. HIV and sexual behavior change: Why not Africa?
    Journal of Health Economics, 2012, 31, (1), 35-49 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. ROUTES OF INFECTION: EXPORTS AND HIV INCIDENCE IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2012, 10, (5), 1025-1058 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2011

  1. Menstruation, Sanitary Products, and School Attendance: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2011, 3, (1), 91-100 Downloads View citations (14)

2010

  1. Estimating HIV Prevalence and Incidence in Africa from Mortality Data
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2010, 10, (1), 1-46 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Genetic adverse selection: Evidence from long-term care insurance and Huntington disease
    Journal of Public Economics, 2010, 94, (11-12), 1041-1050 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Hepatitis B does not explain male-biased sex ratios in China
    Economics Letters, 2010, 107, (2), 142-144 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2009

  1. Does increased access increase equality? Gender and child health investments in India
    Journal of Development Economics, 2009, 89, (1), 62-76 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. The Power of TV: Cable Television and Women's Status in India
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2009, 124, (3), 1057-1094 Downloads View citations (188)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. On Explaining Asia's “Missing Women”: Comment on Das Gupta
    Population and Development Review, 2006, 32, (2), 323-327 Downloads

2005

  1. Hepatitis B and the Case of the Missing Women
    Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 113, (6), 1163-1216 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Sexually Transmitted Infections, Sexual Behavior, and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2005, 120, (2), 467-515 Downloads View citations (70)

2004

  1. Are All Lotteries Regressive? Evidence From the Powerball
    National Tax Journal, 2004, 57, (2), 179-87 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Witchcraft, Weather and Economic Growth in Renaissance Europe
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2004, 18, (1), 215-228 Downloads View citations (29)

Chapters

2014

  1. New Cellular Networks in Malawi: Correlates of Service Rollout and Network Performance
    A chapter in African Successes, Volume III: Modernization and Development, 2014, pp 215-245 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)

Software Items

2016

  1. PSACALC: Stata module to calculate treatment effects and relative degree of selection under proportional selection of observables and unobservables
    Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads
 
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