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Volume 45, issue C, 2022

Can nudging overcome procrastinating on preventive health investments? Downloads
Willa Friedman and Nicholas Wilson
The relationship between early-life conditions in the home country and adult outcomes among child immigrants in the United States Downloads
Deniz Gevrek, Cahit Guven and Z. Eylem Gevrek
The local and global mental health effects of the Covid-19 pandemic Downloads
Alpaslan Akay
Effects of welfare reform on household food insecurity across generations Downloads
Hope Corman, Dhaval M. Dave, Ofira Schwartz-Soicher and Nancy E. Reichman
Population homeostasis in sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
David de la Croix and Paula E. Gobbi
Depression and labor supply: Evidence from the Netherlands Downloads
Charlotte Ringdal and Frank Rootjes
School starting age and nutritional outcomes: Evidence from Brazil Downloads
Pierre Levasseur
Gender inequality in nutrition intake: Evidence from a large assistance program Downloads
Qing Wang and Shiying Zhang
Intergenerational health effects of Medicaid Downloads
Hamid Noghanibehambari
Prenatal climate shocks and adult height in developing countries. Evidence from Japan (1872–1917) Downloads
Jean-Pascal Bassino, Thomas Lagoarde-Segot and Ulrich Woitek
Lockdown strictness and mental health effects among older populations in Europe Downloads
Ariadna García-Prado, Paula González and Yolanda F. Rebollo-Sanz
Does democracy make taller men? Cross-country European evidence Downloads
Alberto Batinti and Joan Costa-Font
The reliability of adult self-reported height: The role of interviewers Downloads
Lukas Olbrich, Yuliya Kosyakova and Joseph W. Sakshaug

Volume 44, issue C, 2022

Intergenerational transmission of dietary habits among Italian children and adolescents Downloads
Francesca Tosi and Rosella Rettaroli
The impact of civil conflict on child health: Evidence from Colombia Downloads
Noémi Kreif, Andrew Mirelman, Marc Suhrcke, Giancarlo Buitrago and Rodrigo Moreno-Serra
Stunting, double orphanhood and unequal access to public services in democratic South Africa Downloads
Grace Bridgman and Dieter von Fintel
Impact of changes in relationship status on smoking behavior and body weight Downloads
Marc-André Hillebrandt
The Asian Games, air pollution and birth outcomes in South China: An instrumental variable approach Downloads
Xiaoying Liu, Huazhang Miao, Jere Behrman, Emily Hannum, Zhijiang Liang and Qingguo Zhao
The impacts of the Free Semester program on students’ exam nervousness Downloads
Yoosik Shin
The long-run effects of adolescent athletic participation on women’s health Downloads
Kevin Callison and Aaron Lowen
Mendelian randomization analysis of the causal impact of body mass index and waist-hip ratio on rates of hospital admission Downloads
Audinga-Dea Hazewinkel, Rebecca C. Richmond, Kaitlin H. Wade and Padraig Dixon
The origins of cognitive skills and non-cognitive skills: The long-term effect of in-utero rainfall shocks in India Downloads
Grace Chang, Marta Favara and Rafael Novella
International travel in times of the COVID-19 pandemic: The case of German school breaks Downloads
Andreas Backhaus
Effectiveness of social distancing interventions in containing COVID-19 incidence: International evidence using Kalman filter Downloads
Navendu Prakash, Bhavya Srivastava, Shveta Singh, Seema Sharma and Sonali Jain
Wrong place, wrong time: The long-run effects of in-utero exposure to malaria on educational attainment Downloads
Henrique Veras
Rank comparisons amongst teenagers and suicidal ideation Downloads
Yarine Fawaz and Junhee Lee
Desert locust swarms and child health Downloads
Kien Le and My Nguyen
Productivity, obesity, and human capital: Panel data evidence Downloads
Ummad Mazhar and Fahd Rehman
The long shadow of the Kargil War: The effect of early-life stress on education Downloads
Tushar Bharati
Effects of parental public health insurance eligibility on parent and child health outcomes Downloads
Maithreyi Gopalan, Caitlin McPherran Lombardi and Lindsey Rose Bullinger
Early childhood stunting and later life outcomes: A longitudinal analysis Downloads
Ashwini Deshpande and Rajesh Ramachandran
The impact of a malaria elimination initiative on school outcomes: Evidence from Southern Mozambique Downloads
Laia Cirera, Judit Vall Castello, Joe Brew, Francisco Saúte and Elisa Sicuri

Volume 43, issue C, 2021

Disease and fertility: Evidence from the 1918–19 influenza pandemic in Sweden Downloads
Nina Boberg-Fazlic, Maryna Ivets, Martin Karlsson and Therese Nilsson
The association between male height and lifespan in rural Spain, birth cohorts 1835-1939 Downloads
Francisco J. Marco-Gracia and Javier Puche
The business cycle, health behavior, and chronic disease: A study over Three decades Downloads
Jeeten Krishna Giri and Talitha Kumaresan
Inequality, low-intensity immigration and human capital formation in the regions of Chile, 1820-1939 Downloads
Joerg Baten and Manuel Llorca-Jaña
Effects of large gatherings on the COVID-19 epidemic: Evidence from professional and college sports Downloads
Patrick R. Carlin, Paul Minard, Daniel H. Simon and Coady Wing
The rise in extreme mental distress among LGBT people during Trump’s rise and presidency Downloads
Masanori Kuroki
Do socioeconomic health gradients persist over time and beyond income? A distributional analysis using UK biomarker data Downloads
Kompal Sinha, Apostolos Davillas, Andrew Jones and Anurag Sharma
Competitiveness, gender and handedness Downloads
Thomas Buser, Alexander Cappelen, Uri Gneezy, Moshe Hoffman and Bertil Tungodden
Long-term effects of job loss on male health: BMI and health behaviors Downloads
Olena Nizalova and Edward Norton
The impact of past pandemics on economic and gender inequalities Downloads
Michał Brzeziński
Transitioning to an obese India: Demographic and structural determinants of the rapid rise in overweight incidence Downloads
Anaka Aiyar, Sunaina Dhingra and Prabhu Pingali
Unemployment and sleep: evidence from the United States and Europe Downloads
David Blanchflower and Alex Bryson
Treatment design, health outcomes, and demographic categories in the literature on minimum wages and health Downloads
J. Paul Leigh
Persistent Pandemics Downloads
Peter Z. Lin and Christopher Meissner
Smoking cessation and weight gain: Evidence from China Downloads
Kevin Callison, Cuiping Schiman and Jeffrey C. Schiman
The effect of height on earnings: Is stature just a proxy for cognitive and non-cognitive skills? Downloads
Laurent Bossavie, Harold Alderman, John Giles and Cem Mete
Maternal stress during pregnancy and early childhood development Downloads
Matias Berthelon, Diana Kruger and Rafael Sanchez
Obesity and food away from home: What drives the socioeconomic gradient in excess body weight? Downloads
Christoph Strupat, Gabriela Farfán, Laura Moritz, Mario Negre and Renos Vakis
The impact of widowhood on wellbeing, health, and care use: A longitudinal analysis across Europe Downloads
L.M. Peña-Longobardo, B. Rodríguez-Sánchez and Juan Oliva
As if it weren’t hard enough already: Breaking down hiring discrimination following burnout Downloads
Philippe Sterkens, Stijn Baert, Claudia Rooman and Eva Derous
COVID-19 crisis management in Luxembourg: Insights from an epidemionomic approach Downloads
Michał Burzyński, Joël Machado, Atte Aalto, Michel Beine, Jorge Goncalves, Tom Haas, Françoise Kemp, Stefano Magni, Laurent Mombaerts, Pierre Picard, Daniele Proverbio, Alexander Skupin and Frédéric Docquier
Facing an unfortunate trade-off: policy responses, lessons and spill-overs during the COVID-19 pandemic Downloads
Catalin Dragomirescu-Gaina
Active leisure, passive leisure and health Downloads
Soumyadip Roy and Peter Orazem
Early marriage and maternal health care utilisation: Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa Downloads
Chuhui Li, Wenli Cheng and Hui Shi
Spousal bereavement and the cognitive health of older adults in the US: New insights on channels, single items, and subjective evidence Downloads
Yuejun Zhao, Brett Inder and Jun Sung Kim
Shelter-in-place orders, loneliness, and collaborative behavior Downloads
J. Jobu Babin, Marine Foray and Andrew Hussey
The importance of workplace accommodation for cancer survivors – The role of flexible work schedules and psychological help in returning to work Downloads
Anna Kollerup, Jacob Ladenburg, Eskil Heinesen and Christophe Kolodziejczyk
Inequality of opportunity in infant mortality in South Asia: A decomposition analysis of survival data Downloads
Toshiaki Aizawa
The effects of in-utero exposure to influenza on mental health and mortality risk throughout the life-course Downloads
Alex J. Turner, Eleonora Fichera and Matt Sutton
Transgenerational health effects of in utero exposure to economic hardship: Evidence from preindustrial Southern Norway Downloads
Emre Sari, Mikko Moilanen and Hilde Leikny Sommerseth
Does retirement affect secondary preventive care use? Evidence from breast cancer screening Downloads
Peter Eibich and Léontine Goldzahl
La Dolce Vita in times of harshness: Prevalence of health-related behaviors during the great recession in Italy Downloads
Elena Castellari, Giulia Tiboldo, Daniele Moro and Francesco Bimbo
When in America, do as the Americans? The evolution of health behaviors and outcomes across immigrant cohorts Downloads
Paolo Barbieri and Hieu M. Nguyen
What doesn’t kill her, will make her depressed Downloads
Yanan Li and Naveen Sunder
Infant feeding and post-weaning health: Evidence from turn-of-the-century London Downloads
Vellore Arthi and Eric Schneider
Aging out of the federal dependent coverage mandate and purchases of prescription drugs with high rates of misuse Downloads
Michael DiNardi
The impact of menstruation hygiene management on work absenteeism of women in Burkina Faso Downloads
Astrid Krenz and Holger Strulik
Parental economic insecurity and child health Downloads
Nancy Kong, Shelley Phipps and Barry Watson
Drinking during downturn: New evidence from the housing market fluctuations in the United States during the Great Recession Downloads
Prabal K. De and Raul Segura-Escano
Gender heterogeneity in self-reported hypertension Downloads
Eric Bonsang, Eve Caroli and Clémentine Garrouste
Is handedness exogenously determined? Counterevidence from South Korea Downloads
Seungyeon Cho
The socioeconomic gradient in child health and noncognitive skills: Evidence from the Czech Republic Downloads
Liyousew Borga, Daniel Münich and Lubomir Kukla
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