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Volume 38, issue C, 2020

Distributional Effects of Recent Health Insurance Expansions on Weight-Related Outcomes Downloads
Melissa McInerney and Mark K. Meiselbach
Rainfall and child weight in Uganda Downloads
George Omiat and Gerald Shively
Parenthood and smoking Downloads
Katja Görlitz and Marcus Tamm
Obesity and bankruptcy: Evidence from US counties Downloads
Masanori Kuroki
Effects of a measles outbreak on vaccination uptake Downloads
Thomas Schober
An analysis of the stock market reaction to the announcements of the UK Soft Drinks Industry Levy Downloads
Cherry Law, Laura Cornelsen, Jean Adams, Tarra Penney, Harry Rutter, Martin White and Richard Smith
Who drinks soda pop? Economic status and adult consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages Downloads
Jay Zagorsky and Patricia K. Smith
Evaluating Saudi Arabia’s 50% carbonated drink excise tax: Changes in prices and volume sales Downloads
Reem Alsukait, Parke Wilde, Sara N. Bleich, Gitanjali Singh and Sara C. Folta
How children's education affects caregiving: Evidence from parent’s last years of life Downloads
Nan Jiang and Neeraj Kaushal
The health and financial impacts of a sugary drink tax across different income groups in Canada Downloads
Kai-Erh Kao, Amanda C. Jones, Arto Ohinmaa and Mike Paulden
Is the public sweet on sugary beverages? Social desirability bias and sweetened beverage taxes Downloads
Melissa A. Knox, Vanessa M. Oddo, Lina Pinero Walkinshaw and Jessica Jones-Smith
Economic development in Puerto Rico after US annexation: Anthropometric evidence Downloads
Brian Marein
The effect of retirement on biomedical and behavioral risk factors for cardiovascular and metabolic disease Downloads
Sara Pedron, Werner Maier, Annette Peters, Birgit Linkohr, Christine Meisinger, Wolfgang Rathmann, Peter Eibich and Lars Schwettmann
The effect of tobacco policies on youth physical activity Downloads
Rebecca Sen Choudhury and Karen Smith Conway
The impact of BMI on mental health: Further evidence from genetic markers Downloads
Vikesh Amin, Carlos A. Flores and Alfonso Flores-Lagunes
Height, marriage, and partner characteristics for women in low- and middle-income countries Downloads
Jason E. Murasko
Filling the weight gap: Estimating body weight and BMI using height, chest and upper arm circumference of Swiss conscripts in the first half of the 20th century Downloads
Fabienne P Trüb, Jonathan CK Wells, Frank J Rühli, Kaspar Staub and Joël Floris
Beauty perks: Physical appearance, earnings, and fringe benefits Downloads
Maryam Dilmaghani
BMI mobility and obesity transitions among children in Ireland Downloads
David Madden
Regional inequalities in adiposity in England: distributional analysis of the contribution of individual-level characteristics and the small area obesogenic environment Downloads
Apostolos Davillas and Andrew M. Jones
Sweet are the fruit of adversity? The impact of fathers’ death on child non-cognitive outcomes in Ethiopia Downloads
Rozana Himaz
Parents labor supply and childhood obesity: Evidence from Scotland Downloads
Stefani Milovanska-Farrington
The interaction between personality and health policy: Empirical evidence from the UK smoking bans Downloads
Cecily Josten and Grace Lordan

Volume 37, issue C, 2020

The effect of the economic collapse in Iceland on the probability of cardiovascular events Downloads
Kristín Helga Birgisdóttir, Arna Hauksdóttir, Christopher Ruhm, Unnur Anna Valdimarsdóttir and Tinna Laufey Ásgeirsdóttir
The effects of weather shocks on early childhood development: Evidence from 25 years of tropical storms in Jamaica Downloads
Diether Beuermann and Camilo J. Pecha
Valuing pain using the subjective well-being method Downloads
Thorhildur Ólafsdóttir, Tinna Laufey Ásgeirsdóttir and Edward Norton
Nutritional and socio-economic predictors of adult height in 152 world populations Downloads
P. Grasgruber and E. Hrazdíra
Birth weight, neonatal care, and infant mortality: Evidence from macrosomic babies Downloads
Ylenia Brilli and Brandon Restrepo
Obesity and hiring discrimination Downloads
Raymundo Campos-Vazquez and Eva Gonzalez
Height shrinkage, health and mortality among older adults: Evidence from Indonesia Downloads
Urvashi Jain and Mingming Ma
Drudgery reduction, physical activity and energy requirements in rural livelihoods Downloads
Chittur Srinivasan, Giacomo Zanello, Paul Nkegbe, Radhika Cherukuri, Fiorella Picchioni, Nithya Gowdru and Patrick Webb
The effect of implicit and explicit taxes on the purchasing of ‘high-in-calorie’ products: A randomized controlled trial Downloads
Brett Doble, Felicia Ang Jia Ler and Eric A. Finkelstein
Male fertility between biology and the socioeconomic context news from the past (Alghero, 1866–1935) Downloads
M. Breschi, A. Fornasin, G. Gonano, S. Mazzoni and M. Manfredini
The effect of type 2 diabetes diagnosis in the elderly Downloads
Alessio Gaggero
Social class-specific secular trends in height among 19-year old Polish men: 6th national surveys from 1965 till 2010 Downloads
M. Lopuszanska-Dawid, H. Kołodziej, A. Lipowicz, A. Szklarska, A. Kopiczko and T. Bielicki
The impact of early-life shocks on adult welfare in Brazil: Questions of measurement and timing Downloads
Dylan Fitz and Riley League
The biological standard of living in La Paz (Bolivia), 1880s–1920s: Persistent stagnation and inequality Downloads
Boris Branisa, José Peres-Cajías and Nigel Caspa
Newborn health and the business cycle: The role of birth order Downloads
Ainoa Aparicio, Libertad Gonzalez and Judit Vall Castello
Do prices and purchases respond similarly to soft drink tax increases and cuts? Downloads
Renke Schmacker and Sinne Smed
Opioid epidemics Downloads
Holger Strulik
The impact of the Cook County, IL, Sweetened Beverage Tax on beverage prices Downloads
Lisa M. Powell, Julien Leider and Pierre Thomas Léger
Are only children in China more likely to be obese/overweight than their counterparts with siblings? Downloads
Xu Tian and Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel
The macroeconomic impacts of diet-related fiscal policy for NCD prevention: A systematic review Downloads
Sarah Mounsey, Lennert Veerman, Stephen Jan and Anne Marie Thow
Catch-up growth in height and cognitive function: Why definitions matter Downloads
Daniela Casale, Chris Desmond and Linda M. Richter
Can the updated nutrition facts label decrease sugar-sweetened beverage consumption? Downloads
Zachary Neuhofer, Brandon R. McFadden, Alicia Rihn, Xuan Wei, Hayk Khachatryan and Lisa House
The effect of local unemployment on health: A longitudinal study of Irish mothers 2001-2011 Downloads
Jonathan Briody, Orla Doyle and Cecily Kelleher
Do childhood infections affect labour market outcomes in adulthood and, if so, how? Downloads
Jutta Viinikainen, Alex Bryson, Petri Böckerman, Marko Elovainio, Nina Hutri-Kähönen, Markus Juonala, Terho Lehtimäki, Katja Pahkala, Suvi Rovio, Laura Pulkki-Råback, Olli Raitakari and Jaakko Pehkonen
The value of early physical maturity to young adult labor market outcomes Downloads
Chanita Holmes, Marlon R. Tracey and Ariel Belasen
Younger, dissatisfied, and unhealthy – Relative age in adolescence Downloads
Luca Fumarco, Stijn Baert and Francesco Sarracino
Oakland’s sugar-sweetened beverage tax: Impacts on prices, purchases and consumption by adults and children Downloads
John Cawley, David Frisvold, Anna Hill and David Jones
Chronic kidney disease and household behaviors in Sri Lanka: Historical choices of drinking water and agrochemical use Downloads
Soumya Balasubramanya, David Stifel, Theodore Horbulyk and Kashi Kafle
The impact of UK soft drinks industry levy on manufacturers’ domestic turnover Downloads
Cherry Law, Laura Cornelsen, Jean Adams, David Pell, Harry Rutter, Martin White and Richard Smith
The impact of Seattle’s Sweetened Beverage Tax on beverage prices and volume sold Downloads
Lisa M. Powell and Julien Leider
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