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Volume 30, issue C, 2018

Why are women slimmer than men in developed countries? pp. 1-13 Downloads
Shiko Maruyama and Sayaka Nakamura
Zika virus incidence, preventive and reproductive behaviors: Correlates from new survey data pp. 14-23 Downloads
Climent Quintana-Domeque, José Raimundo Carvalho and Victor Hugo de Oliveira
Sexual identity, same-same relationships, and health dynamics: New evidence from Australia pp. 24-36 Downloads
Joseph J. Sabia, Mark Wooden and Thanh Tam Nguyen
Smoking ban and health at birth: Evidence from Hungary pp. 37-47 Downloads
Tamás Hajdu and Gábor Hajdu
“Do I look fat?” Self-perceived body weight and labor market outcomes pp. 48-58 Downloads
Patricia K. Smith and Jay L. Zagorsky
The effects of in utero exposure to the 1918 influenza pandemic on family formation pp. 59-68 Downloads
Jason Fletcher
The effect of prenatal exposure to Ramadan on children’s height pp. 69-83 Downloads
Seyed M. Karimi and Anirban Basu
There is no such thing as a (gluten-)free lunch: Higher food prices and the cost for coeliac consumers pp. 84-91 Downloads
Sara Capacci, Anna Caterina Leucci and Mario Mazzocchi
The effect of unemployment insurance on alcohol use and abuse following job loss pp. 92-103 Downloads
Robert Lantis and Brittany Teahan
The effects of school desegregation on infant health pp. 104-118 Downloads
Menghan Shen
Altruism in preventive health behavior: At-scale evidence from the HIV/AIDS pandemic pp. 119-129 Downloads
Nicholas Wilson
Parental human capital and child health at birth in India pp. 130-149 Downloads
Md Nazmul Ahsan and Riddhi Maharaj
Household dairy production and child growth: Evidence from Bangladesh pp. 150-161 Downloads
Samira Choudhury and Derek D. Headey
Economic downturns and infant health pp. 162-171 Downloads
Rob Alessie, Viola Angelini, Jochen O. Mierau and Laura Viluma
The 2D:4D ratio does not always correlate with economic behavior: A field experiment with African-Americans pp. 172-181 Downloads
Natalia Candelo Londono and Catherine Eckel

Volume 29, issue C, 2018

Decision-making, financial risk aversion, and behavioral biases: The role of testosterone and stress pp. 1-16 Downloads
John R. Nofsinger, Fernando M. Patterson and Corey Shank
Health and health inequality during the great recession: Evidence from the PSID pp. 17-30 Downloads
Huixia Wang, Chenggang Wang and Timothy Halliday
Smoking and early retirement due to chronic disability pp. 31-41 Downloads
Tommy Bengtsson and Anton Nilsson
Family size effects on childhood obesity: Evidence on the quantity-quality trade-off using the NLSY pp. 42-55 Downloads
Kabir Dasgupta and Keisha T. Solomon
Childhood obesity in China: Does grandparents’ coresidence matter? pp. 56-63 Downloads
Qinying He, Xun Li and Rui Wang
Sex selection and health at birth among Indian immigrants pp. 64-75 Downloads
Libertad Gonzalez
Ladies first: Female and male adult height in Switzerland, 1770–1930 pp. 76-87 Downloads
Nikola Koepke, Joël Floris, Christian Pfister, Frank J. Rühli and Kaspar Staub
The educational impact of shocks in utero: Evidence from Rwanda pp. 88-101 Downloads
Tom Bundervoet and Sonja Fransen
Hybrid marriages and phenotypic heterosis in offspring: Evidence from China pp. 102-114 Downloads
Chen Zhu, Xiaohui Zhang, Qiran Zhao and Qihui Chen
Employment and weight status: The extreme case of body concern in South Korea pp. 115-121 Downloads
Seung-Yong Han, Alexandra A. Brewis and Cindi SturtzSreetharan
Craniofacial asymmetry as a marker of socioeconomic status among undocumented Mexican immigrants in the United States pp. 122-127 Downloads
Katherine E. Weisensee and M. Katherine Spradley
Can we increase organ donation by reducing the disincentives? An experimental analysis pp. 128-137 Downloads
Zackary Hawley, Danyang Li, Kurt Schnier and Nicole Turgeon
Smoking and local unemployment: Evidence from Germany pp. 138-147 Downloads
Micha Kaiser, Mirjam Reutter, Alfonso Sousa-Poza and Kristina Strohmaier
Persisting patterns of human height? Regional differences in living standards in the Early Middle Ages pp. 148-167 Downloads
Nicholas Meinzer
Height in eighteenth-century Chilean men: Evidence from military records, 1730–1800s pp. 168-178 Downloads
Manuel Llorca-Jaña, Juan Navarrete-Montalvo, Federico Droller and Roberto Araya-Valenzuela
Inequality in old age cognition across the world pp. 179-188 Downloads
Javier Olivera, Francesco Andreoli, Anja K. Leist and Louis Chauvel
Why do very unattractive workers earn so much? pp. 189-197 Downloads
Satoshi Kanazawa, Shihao Hu and Adrien Larere
Public health and multiple-phase mortality decline: Evidence from industrializing Japan pp. 198-210 Downloads
Kota Ogasawara and Yukitoshi Matsushita
Hungry children age faster pp. 211-220 Downloads
Ana Lucia Abeliansky and Holger Strulik

Volume 28, issue C, 2018

The rise in obesity in Cuba from 2001 to 2010: An analysis of National Survey on Risk Factors and Chronic Diseases data pp. 1-13 Downloads
Peng Nie, Alina Alfonso Leon, Maria Elena Díaz Sánchez and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Food insecurity and child behavior problems in fragile families pp. 14-22 Downloads
Christian King
Age at menarche in Polish University students born before, during and after World War II: Economic effects pp. 23-28 Downloads
Grażyna Liczbińska, Zbigniew Czapla, Janusz Piontek and Robert M. Malina
Macroeconomic conditions and health: Inspecting the transmission mechanism pp. 29-37 Downloads
Emilio Colombo, Valentina Rotondi and Luca Stanca
Do employers reward physical attractiveness in transition countries? pp. 38-52 Downloads
Astghik Mavisakalyan
Two by two, inch by inch: Height as an indicator of environmental conditions during childhood and its influence on earnings over the life cycle among twins pp. 53-66 Downloads
Elisabeth Lång and Paul Nystedt
Fertility and the health of children in Indonesia pp. 67-78 Downloads
Timothy Hatton, Robert Sparrow, Daniel Suryadarma and Pierre van der Eng
Does integrating AIDS treatment with food assistance affect labor supply? Evidence from Zambia pp. 79-91 Downloads
Nyasha Tirivayi and Wim Groot
The intergenerational transmission of obesity: The role of time preferences and self-control pp. 92-106 Downloads
Michal Stoklosa, Kerem Shuval, Jeffrey Drope, Rusty Tchernis, Mark Pachucki, Amy Yaroch and Matthew Harding
Growth and maturity: A quantitative systematic review and network analysis in anthropometric history pp. 107-118 Downloads
Gregori Galofré-Vilà
The ‘healthy worker effect’: Do healthy people climb the occupational ladder? pp. 119-131 Downloads
Costa-Font, Joan and Martin Ljunge
Parental alcohol consumption and adult children's educational attainment pp. 132-145 Downloads
Lucia Mangiavacchi and Luca Piccoli
The effect of social fathers on the cognitive skills of out-of-wedlock children in the U.S pp. 146-159 Downloads
Kwok Ho Chan and Ka Wai Terence Fung
On the distributional and evolutionary nature of the obesity wage penalty pp. 160-172 Downloads
Christian Brown and P. Wesley Routon
Revisiting the impact of macroeconomic conditions on health behaviours pp. 173-181 Downloads
Giorgio Di Pietro

Volume 27, issue PA, 2017

Business cycle impacts on substance use of adolescents: A multi-country analysis pp. 1-11 Downloads
Thomas Paling and Judit Vall Castello
The association between socioeconomic status and adult fast-food consumption in the U.S pp. 12-25 Downloads
Jay Zagorsky and Patricia K. Smith
Low expectations: Do teachers underestimate the ability of overweight children or the children of overweight mothers? pp. 26-32 Downloads
Michelle Queally, Edel Doherty, Francis M. Finucane and O’Neill, Ciaran
The structural relationship between early nutrition, cognitive skills and non-cognitive skills in four developing countries pp. 33-54 Downloads
Alan Sanchez
Colonialism and genetics of comparative development pp. 55-73 Downloads
Ideen Riahi
The Association between Height and Hypertension in Indonesia pp. 74-83 Downloads
Kitae Sohn
The impact of childhood overweight and obesity on healthcare utilisation pp. 84-92 Downloads
Edel Doherty, Michelle Queally, John Cullinan and Paddy Gillespie
Estimating sibling spillovers in health: Evidence on symptoms pp. 93-101 Downloads
Cheuk Yin Ho
Performance of people with diabetes in the labor market: An empirical approach controlling for complications pp. 102-113 Downloads
Beatriz Rodríguez-Sánchez and David Cantarero-Prieto
Childhood obesity and maternal education in Ireland pp. 114-125 Downloads
David Madden
Heterogeneity in the long term health effects of warfare pp. 126-136 Downloads
Mevlude Akbulut-Yuksel and Mutlu Yuksel
Biological welfare and the commons: A natural experiment in the Alps, 1765–1845 pp. 137-153 Downloads
O’Grady, Trevor and Claudio Tagliapietra
The dynamic effects of obesity on the wages of young workers pp. 154-166 Downloads
Joshua Pinkston
A compensating income variation approach to valuing 34 health conditions in Iceland pp. 167-183 Downloads
Tinna Laufey Asgeirsdottir, Kristin Helga Birgisdottir, Thorhildur Ólafsdóttir and Sigurdur Pall Olafsson
Multidimensional human capital formation in a developing country: Health, cognition and locus of control in the Philippines pp. 184-197 Downloads
Kira M. Villa
You can be too thin (but not too tall): Social desirability bias in self-reports of weight and height pp. 198-222 Downloads
Mary A. Burke and Katherine Carman
Body mass and wages: New evidence from quantile estimation pp. 223-240 Downloads
Peter Slade
Recessions and health revisited: New findings for working age adults pp. 241-247 Downloads
Benjamin Crost and Andrew Friedson
Causal effects of HIV on employment status in low-income settings pp. 248-260 Downloads
Jessica Ochalek, Paul Revill and Bernard van den Berg
Economic analysis of the link between diet quality and health: Evidence from Kosovo pp. 261-274 Downloads
Kushtrim Braha, Andrej Cupak, Jan Pokrivcak, Artan Qineti and Marian Rizov
Association between infection burden and adult height pp. 275-280 Downloads
Dawson W. Hedges, Andrew N. Berrett, Lance D. Erickson, Bruce L. Brown and Shawn D. Gale
Cyclical unemployment and infant health pp. 281-288 Downloads
Erin Kaplan, Courtney A. Collins and Frances A. Tylavsky
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