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Working Papers

2014

  1. Wealth Gradients in Early Childhood Cognitive Development in Five Latin American Countries
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2014) Downloads View citations (18)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2015)

2010

  1. Causes and Consequences of Early Life Health
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Journal Article in Demography (2010)
  2. The Long Reach of Childhood Health and Circumstance: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2011)

2009

  1. The Impact of the AIDS Pandemic on Health Services in Africa: Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Demography (2011)

2008

  1. Making Sense of the Labor Market Height Premium: Evidence From the British Household Panel Survey
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2009)

2007

  1. Does money matter ? The effects of cash transfers on child health and development in rural Ecuador
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (35)
  2. The Income Gradient in Children's Health: A Comment on Currie, Shields and Wheatley Price
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2008)

2006

  1. Socioeconomic Status and Health in Childhood: A Comment on Chen, Martin and Matthews (2006)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Stature and Status: Height, Ability, and Labor Market Outcomes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2008)

2005

  1. Cognitive development among young children in Ecuador: the roles of wealth, health and parenting
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2007)

2004

  1. Child health and the 1988-92 economic crisis in Peru
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Sex Differences in Morbidity and Mortality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Demography (2005)

2003

  1. From Cradle to Grave? The Lasting Impact of Childhood Health and Circumstance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (32)

2002

  1. Orphans in Africa
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (30)

2001

  1. Economic Status and Health in Childhood: The Origins of the Gradient
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (89)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2002)
  2. Mortality, Income, and Income Inequality Over Time in Britain and the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Chapter (2004)

2000

  1. Mothers and Others: Who Invests in Children's Health?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2001)
  2. Social Security and Inequality over the Life Cycle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Chapter (2002)

1999

  1. Approximation Bias in Linearized Euler Equations
    NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Research Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of New York (1997) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2001)
  2. Do school facilities matter?: the case of the Peruvian Social Fund (FONCODES)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Inter-industry labor mobility in Taiwan, China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Is African manufacturing skill-constrained?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Mortality, Education, Income, and Inequality among American Cohorts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (90)
    See also Chapter (2001)
  6. Work, Welfare, and Child Maltreatment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2002)

1998

  1. Growth, Demographic Structure, and National Saving in Taiwan
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies View citations (10)
  2. Saving and Growth: Another Look at the Cohort Evidence
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies View citations (8)

1997

  1. Economies of Scale, Household Size, and the Demand for Food
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1998)
  2. Poverty Among Children and the Eldrely in Developing Countries
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies View citations (3)

1995

  1. Measuring Poverty Among the Elderly
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Chapter (1998)
  2. Saving and Growth: Evidence from Micro Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (1996)

1994

  1. The Dynamics of Dual-Job Holding and Job Mobility
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (1996)

1993

  1. Consumption Smoothing and Income Seasonality in Rural India
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies View citations (11)
  2. Intertemporal Choice and Inequality
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies View citations (12)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1993) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1994)
  3. Saving, Growth, and Aging in Taiwan
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies (1992) View citations (17)

    See also Chapter (1994)

1992

  1. Do the Poor Insure? A Synthesis of the Literature on Risk and Consumption in Developing Countries
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies View citations (53)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (1992) Downloads View citations (53)

1991

  1. Consumption And Income Seasonality In Thailand
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1993)
  2. Patterns of aging in Thailand and Cote D'Ivoire
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies (1990) View citations (3)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1990) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Chapter (1992)
  3. The Dynamics of Job Mobility and Dual-Job Holding
    Working Papers, Columbia - Graduate School of Business View citations (1)

1990

  1. Labor Supply, Hours Constraints and Job Mobility
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (1992)
  2. THE ECONOMIES OF AFRICA AND THE PRICES OF THEIR EXPORTS
    Princeton Studies in International Economics, International Economics Section, Departement of Economics Princeton University, View citations (9)

1987

  1. Labor Supply Preferences, Hours Constraints, and Hours-Wage Tradeoffs
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (1988)

1986

  1. Job Characteristics and Hours of Work
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (38)

Journal Articles

2015

  1. Wealth Gradients in Early Childhood Cognitive Development in Five Latin American Countries
    Journal of Human Resources, 2015, 50, (2), 446-463 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2013

  1. HIV Risk and Adolescent Behaviors in Africa
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 433-38 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Report: Ad Hoc Committee on Criterion for the John Bates Clark Medal
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 772-73 Downloads

2012

  1. Five years later: Recovery from post traumatic stress and psychological distress among low-income mothers affected by Hurricane Katrina
    Social Science & Medicine, 2012, 74, (2), 150-157 Downloads View citations (11)

2011

  1. Angus Deaton Symposium – Introduction
    Economic Journal, 2011, 121, (554), F119-F122
  2. The Impact of the AIDS Pandemic on Health Services in Africa: Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys
    Demography, 2011, 48, (2), 675-697 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. The Long Reach of Childhood Health and Circumstance: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study
    Economic Journal, 2011, 121, (554), F183-F204 View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. Causes and consequences of early-life health
    Demography, 2010, 47, (1), S65-S85 Downloads View citations (90)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Does Money Matter? The Effects of Cash Transfers on Child Development in Rural Ecuador
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2010, 59, (1), 187-229 Downloads View citations (27)

2009

  1. Early Life Health and Cognitive Function in Old Age
    American Economic Review, 2009, 99, (2), 104-09 Downloads View citations (37)
  2. Income and child development
    Children and Youth Services Review, 2009, 31, (9), 978-989 Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Making sense of the labor market height premium: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey
    Economics Letters, 2009, 102, (3), 174-176 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2008

  1. First-year maternal employment and child outcomes: Differences across racial and ethnic groups
    Children and Youth Services Review, 2008, 30, (4), 365-387 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Height, Health, and Cognitive Function at Older Ages
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 463-67 Downloads View citations (74)
  3. Returning to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 38-42 Downloads View citations (12)
  4. Stature and Status: Height, Ability, and Labor Market Outcomes
    Journal of Political Economy, 2008, 116, (3), 499-532 Downloads View citations (287)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  5. The income gradient in children's health: A comment on Currie, Shields and Wheatley Price
    Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, (3), 801-807 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2007

  1. Cognitive Development among Young Children in Ecuador: The Roles of Wealth, Health, and Parenting
    Journal of Human Resources, 2007, 42, (1) Downloads View citations (131)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Socioeconomic status and health in childhood: A comment on Chen, Martin and Matthews, "Socioeconomic status and health: Do gradients differ within childhood and adolescence?" (62:9, 2006, 2161-2170)
    Social Science & Medicine, 2007, 64, (4), 757-761 Downloads View citations (6)

2006

  1. Relative income, race, and mortality
    Journal of Health Economics, 2006, 25, (5), 979-1003 Downloads View citations (41)

2005

  1. Child Health and Economic Crisis in Peru
    World Bank Economic Review, 2005, 19, (2), 203-223 View citations (57)
  2. Sex differences in morbidity and mortality
    Demography, 2005, 42, (2), 189-214 Downloads View citations (76)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. The lasting impact of childhood health and circumstance
    Journal of Health Economics, 2005, 24, (2), 365-389 Downloads View citations (612)

2004

  1. Orphans in Africa: parental death, poverty, and school enrollment
    Demography, 2004, 41, (3), 483-508 Downloads View citations (104)

2003

  1. Engel's What? A Response to Gan and Vernon
    Journal of Political Economy, 2003, 111, (6), 1378-1381 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Welfare reforms, family resources, and child maltreatment
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2003, 22, (1), 85-113 Downloads View citations (40)

2002

  1. Economic Status and Health in Childhood: The Origins of the Gradient
    American Economic Review, 2002, 92, (5), 1308-1334 Downloads View citations (598)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. The Allocation and Impact of Social Funds: Spending on School Infrastructure in Peru
    World Bank Economic Review, 2002, 16, (2), 297-319 View citations (34)
  3. Work, Welfare, and Child Maltreatment
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2002, 20, (3), 435-474 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

2001

  1. Approximation Bias In Linearized Euler Equations
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2001, 83, (2), 242-256 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. Mothers and others: who invests in children's health?
    Journal of Health Economics, 2001, 20, (3), 301-328 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2000

  1. Growth and Saving Among Individuals and Households
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2000, 82, (2), 212-225 Downloads View citations (75)
  2. Women's Work and Economic Development
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2000, 14, (4), 141-164 Downloads View citations (136)

1999

  1. Parental Resources and Child Abuse and Neglect
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (2), 239-244 Downloads View citations (24)

1998

  1. Aging and Inequality in Income and Health
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (2), 248-53 Downloads View citations (146)
  2. Economies of Scale, Household Size, and the Demand for Food
    Journal of Political Economy, 1998, 106, (5), 897-930 Downloads View citations (188)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1997

  1. The effects of economic and population growth on national saving and inequality
    Demography, 1997, 34, (1), 97-114 Downloads View citations (71)

1996

  1. Saving and growth: Evidence from micro data
    European Economic Review, 1996, 40, (2), 255-288 Downloads View citations (50)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. The Dynamics of Dual Job Holding and Job Mobility
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1996, 14, (3), 357-93 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (1994)
  3. The Revenues and Expenditures of African Governments: Modalities and Consequences
    Journal of African Economies, 1996, 5, (2), 199-227 View citations (2)

1994

  1. Intertemporal Choice and Inequality
    Journal of Political Economy, 1994, 102, (3), 437-67 Downloads View citations (358)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1993

  1. Consumption and Income Seasonality in Thailand
    Journal of Political Economy, 1993, 101, (1), 39-72 Downloads View citations (86)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1992

  1. Institutional and Intertemporal Influences on the Trade of Developing Countries
    American Economic Review, 1992, 82, (2), 180-85 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Labor Supply, Hours Constraints, and Job Mobility
    Journal of Human Resources, 1992, 27, (2), 256-278 Downloads View citations (79)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  3. Using Weather Variability to Estimate the Response of Savings to Transitory Income in Thailand
    American Economic Review, 1992, 82, (1), 15-33 Downloads View citations (291)

1990

  1. Borrowing Constraints and Portfolio Choice
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1990, 105, (2), 535-543 Downloads View citations (40)

1988

  1. Labor Supply Preferences, Hours Constraints, and Hours-Wage Trade-Offs
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1988, 6, (2), 254-76 Downloads View citations (123)
    See also Working Paper (1987)

Chapters

2004

  1. Mortality, Income, and Income Inequality over Time in Britain and the United States
    A chapter in Perspectives on the Economics of Aging, 2004, pp 247-286 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2002

  1. Social Security and Inequality over the Life Cycle
    A chapter in The Distributional Aspects of Social Security and Social Security Reform, 2002, pp 115-148 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2001

  1. Mortality, Education, Income, and Inequality among American Cohorts
    A chapter in Themes in the Economics of Aging, 2001, pp 129-170 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1998

  1. Health, Income, and Inequality over the Life Cycle
    A chapter in Frontiers in the Economics of Aging, 1998, pp 431-462 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Measuring Poverty among the Elderly
    A chapter in Inquiries in the Economics of Aging, 1998, pp 169-204 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1994

  1. Saving, Growth, and Aging in Taiwan
    A chapter in Studies in the Economics of Aging, 1994, pp 331-362 Downloads View citations (48)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1992

  1. Patterns of Aging in Thailand and Cote d'Ivoire
    A chapter in Topics in the Economics of Aging, 1992, pp 163-206 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1991)
 
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