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Volume 10, issue 4, 2012

Within-family variation in obesity pp. 333-339 Downloads
Joseph Price and Jeffrey Swigert
Parental employment, family routines and childhood obesity pp. 340-351 Downloads
Patricia Anderson
Maternal employment and childhood obesity: A search for mechanisms in time use data pp. 352-364 Downloads
John Cawley and Feng Liu
Family mealtimes: A contextual approach to understanding childhood obesity pp. 365-374 Downloads
Barbara H. Fiese, Amber Hammons and Diana Grigsby-Toussaint
Obesity, family instability, and socioemotional health in adolescence pp. 375-384 Downloads
Robert Crosnoe
Adolescent obesity and life satisfaction: Perceptions of self, peers, family, and school pp. 385-394 Downloads
Renata Forste and Erin Moore
The relationship between body mass index and unhealthy weight control behaviors among adolescents: The role of family and peer social support pp. 395-404 Downloads
Jillon S. Vander Wal
The effect of fat mass on educational attainment: Examining the sensitivity to different identification strategies pp. 405-418 Downloads
Stephanie von Hinke, George Davey Smith, Debbie A. Lawlor, Carol Propper and Frank Windmeijer
The psychological consequences of weight change trajectories: Evidence from quantitative and qualitative data pp. 419-430 Downloads
Deborah Carr and Karen Jaffe
Marriage, gender and obesity in later life pp. 431-453 Downloads
Sven E. Wilson

Volume 10, issue 3, 2012

Undernutrition, subsequent risk of mortality and civil war in Burundi pp. 221-231 Downloads
Philip Verwimp
Socioeconomic disparities and the familial coexistence of child stunting and maternal overweight in guatemala pp. 232-241 Downloads
Jounghee Lee, Robert F. Houser, Aviva Must, Patricia Palma de Fulladolsa and Odilia I. Bermudez
Mental health and employment: The SAD story pp. 242-255 Downloads
Nathan Tefft
Weight and earnings among childbearing women in Metropolitan Cebu, Philippines (1983–2002) pp. 256-263 Downloads
M. Arantxa Colchero and David Bishai
The evolution of adult height across Spanish regions, 1950–1980: A new source of data pp. 264-275 Downloads
Climent Quintana-Domeque, Carlos Bozzoli and Mariano Bosch
The health transition and biological living standards: Adult height and mortality in 20th-century Spain pp. 276-288 Downloads
Jeroen J.A. Spijker, Antonio D. Cámara and Amand Blanes
Height and subjective well-being in Italy pp. 289-298 Downloads
Vincenzo Carrieri and Maria De Paola
Dairy products and physical stature: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials pp. 299-309 Downloads
Hans de Beer
Secular changes in the height of Polish schoolboys from 1955 to 1988 pp. 310-317 Downloads
Emily M. Bielecki, Jere D. Haas and Barbara Hulanicka
Valuing mother and child health: The intrauterine environment pp. 318-328 Downloads
Stefanos Nastis and Thomas D. Crocker

Volume 10, issue 2, 2012

Smoking and body weight: Evidence using genetic instruments pp. 113-126 Downloads
George L. Wehby, Jeffrey C. Murray, Allen Wilcox and Rolv T. Lie
Future direct and indirect costs of obesity and the influence of gaining weight: Results from the MONICA/KORA cohort studies, 1995–2005 pp. 127-138 Downloads
S.B. Wolfenstetter
The declining prevalence of overweight among Russian children: Income, diet, and physical activity behavior changes pp. 139-146 Downloads
Lisa Jahns, Linda Adair, Thomas Mroz and Barry M. Popkin
Economic growth and obesity: An interesting relationship with world-wide implications pp. 147-153 Downloads
Garry Egger, Boyd Swinburn and F.M. Amirul Islam
Social inequality and the biological standard of living: An anthropometric analysis of Swiss conscription data, 1875–1950 pp. 154-173 Downloads
Tobias Schoch, Kaspar Staub and Christian Pfister
Differences in nutritional outcomes between Brazilian white and black children pp. 174-188 Downloads
Mauricio Reis
The role of parental investments for cognitive and noncognitive skill formation—Evidence for the first 11 years of life pp. 189-209 Downloads
Katja Coneus, Manfred Laucht and Karsten Reuß
Height and cognitive achievement among Indian children pp. 210-219 Downloads
Dean Spears

Volume 10, issue 1, 2012

The effect of fast-food availability on fast-food consumption and obesity among rural residents: An analysis by race/ethnicity pp. 1-13 Downloads
Richard Dunn, Joseph R. Sharkey and Scott Horel
Body weight and wages: Evidence from Add Health pp. 14-19 Downloads
Joseph J. Sabia and Daniel Rees
The influence of body weight on social network ties among adolescents pp. 20-34 Downloads
Mir M. Ali, Aliaksandr Amialchuk and John Rizzo
Obesity and diabetes, the built environment, and the ‘local’ food economy in the United States, 2007 pp. 35-42 Downloads
Matthew Salois
Height and death in the Antebellum United States: A view through the lens of geographically weighted regression pp. 43-53 Downloads
Dongwoo Yoo
Climate variability and child height in rural Mexico pp. 54-73 Downloads
Emmanuel Skoufias and Katja Vinha
Disability incidence and official health status transitions in Russia pp. 74-88 Downloads
Charles M. Becker and Irina S. Merkuryeva
The intergenerational transmission of health in early childhood—Evidence from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study pp. 89-97 Downloads
Katja Coneus and Katharina Spiess
Cognitive disparities, lead plumbing, and water chemistry: Prior exposure to water-borne lead and intelligence test scores among World War Two U.S. Army enlistees pp. 98-111 Downloads
Joseph P. Ferrie, Karen Rolf and Werner Troesken

Volume 9, issue 4, 2011

Measuring weight outcomes for obesity intervention strategies: The case of a sugar-sweetened beverage tax pp. 329-341 Downloads
Biing-Hwan Lin, Travis Smith, Jonq-Ying Lee and Kevin D. Hall
Overweight and poor? On the relationship between income and the body mass index pp. 342-355 Downloads
Dean Jolliffe
Fat, muscles, and wages pp. 356-363 Downloads
Christiane Bozoyan and Tobias Wolbring
Does access to fast food lead to super-sized pregnant women and whopper babies? pp. 364-380 Downloads
Aparna Lhila
Direct and indirect effects of body weight on adult wages pp. 381-392 Downloads
Euna Han, Edward Norton and Lisa M. Powell
Tall claims: Mortality selection and the height of children in India pp. 393-406 Downloads
Harold Alderman, Michael Lokshin and Sergiy Radyakin
Why does height matter for educational attainment? Evidence from German children pp. 407-418 Downloads
Francesco Cinnirella, Marc Piopiunik and Joachim Winter
Comparing population distributions from bin-aggregated sample data: An application to historical height data from France pp. 419-437 Downloads
Jean-Yves Duclos, Josée Leblanc and David Sahn
Edouard Mallet's early and almost forgotten study of the average height of Genevan conscripts in 1835 pp. 438-442 Downloads
Kaspar Staub, Frank J. Rühli, Barry Bogin, Ulrich Woitek and Christian Pfister
Is population growth conducive to the sustainability of cooperation? pp. 443-451 Downloads
Oded Stark and Marcin Jakubek

Volume 9, issue 3, 2011

Exposure to food advertising on television: Associations with children's fast food and soft drink consumption and obesity pp. 221-233 Downloads
Tatiana Andreyeva, Inas Kelly and Jennifer L. Harris
The trend of BMI values of US adults by deciles, birth cohorts 1882-1986 stratified by gender and ethnicity pp. 234-250 Downloads
John Komlos and Marek Brabec
Early-life environment, height and BMI of young men in Italy pp. 251-264 Downloads
Franco Peracchi and Emilia Arcaleni
Physical stature of men in eighteenth century Mexico: Evidence from Puebla pp. 265-271 Downloads
Agustín Grajales-Porras and Moramay López-Alonso
Socio-economic status and z-score standardized height-for-age of U.S.-born children (ages 2-6) pp. 272-276 Downloads
Brian Karl Finch and Audrey N. Beck
Anthropometric history of the French Revolution in the Province of Orleans pp. 277-283 Downloads
Hermann Schubert
Stature and robusticity during the agricultural transition: Evidence from the bioarchaeological record pp. 284-301 Downloads
Amanda Mummert, Emily Esche, Joshua Robinson and George J. Armelagos
Relative weight-related costs of healthcare use by children--Results from the two German birth cohorts, GINI-plus and LISA-plus pp. 302-315 Downloads
Ariane Breitfelder, Christina M. Wenig, Silke B. Wolfenstetter, Peter Rzehak, Petra Menn, Juergen John, Reiner Leidl, Carl Peter Bauer, Sibylle Koletzko, Stefan Röder, Olf Herbarth, Andrea von Berg, Dietrich Berdel, Ursula Krämer, Beate Schaaf, H.-Erich Wichmann and Joachim Heinrich
Willingness to pay for obesity prevention pp. 316-324 Downloads
Tsu-Tan Fu, Yih-Ming Lin and Chung L. Huang
Living Standards in Latin American History. Height, Welfare, and Development, 1750-2000, R.D. Salvatore, J.H. Coatsworth, A.E. Challú (Eds.), Harvard University Press and the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Cambridge, Massachusetts, London (2010). 313 pp., by A.D. Cámara, ISBN: 978-0-674-05585-8 pp. 325-328 Downloads
Antonio D. Cámara

Volume 9, issue 2, 2011

Peer effects and the Freshman 15: Evidence from a natural experiment pp. 119-132 Downloads
Olga Yakusheva, Kandice Kapinos and Marianne Weiss
How (much) do food prices contribute to obesity in Russia? pp. 133-147 Downloads
Matthias Staudigel
Do body weight and gender shape the work force? The case of Iceland pp. 148-156 Downloads
Tinna Laufey Asgeirsdottir
Height of female Americans in the 19th century and the antebellum puzzle pp. 157-164 Downloads
Scott Alan Carson
Upward and onward: High-society American women eluded the antebellum puzzle pp. 165-171 Downloads
Marco Sunder
Modeling the effects of physician emigration on human development pp. 172-183 Downloads
Alok Bhargava, Frédéric Docquier and Yasser Moullan
Patterns and trends of adult height in India in 2005-2006 pp. 184-193 Downloads
Jessica M. Perkins, Kashif T. Khan, George Davey Smith and S.V. Subramanian
Childhood circumstances and height among older adults in the United States pp. 194-202 Downloads
Reginald D. Tucker-Seeley and S.V. Subramanian
The physical stature of Jewish men in Poland in the second half of the 19th century pp. 203-210 Downloads
Michal Kopczynski
Secular changes in the height of the inhabitants of Anatolia (Turkey) from the 10th millennium B.C. to the 20th century A.D pp. 211-219 Downloads
Basak Koca Özer, Mehmet SagIr and Ismail Özer

Volume 9, issue 1, 2011

Can Food Stamps help to reduce Medicare spending on diabetes? pp. 1-13 Downloads
Lauren Nicholas
Modeling the long term health outcomes and cost-effectiveness of two interventions promoting fruit and vegetable intake among schoolchildren pp. 14-22 Downloads
Saskia J. te Velde, J. Lennert Veerman, Nannah I. Tak, Judith E. Bosmans, Knut-Inge Klepp and Johannes Brug
Patterns and correlates of adult height in Sri Lanka pp. 23-29 Downloads
Priyanga Ranasinghe, M.A. Naveen A.A.D. Jayawardana, Godwin R. Constantine, M.H. Rezvi Sheriff, David R. Matthews and Prasad Katulanda
The relationship between height and economic development in Spain, 1850-1958 pp. 30-44 Downloads
Ramón Maria-Dolores and José Martínez-Carrión
Did African Americans experience the [`]Antebellum Puzzle'? Evidence from the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War pp. 45-55 Downloads
Michael Haines, Lee Craig and Thomas Weiss
Does prenatal healthcare improve child birthweight outcomes in Azerbaijan? Results of the national Demographic and Health Survey pp. 56-65 Downloads
Nazim N. Habibov and Lida Fan
Effects and determinants of mild underweight among preschool children across countries and over time pp. 66-77 Downloads
Priya Bhagowalia, Susan Chen and William Masters
The determinants of misreporting weight and height: The role of social norms pp. 78-91 Downloads
Joan Gil and Toni Mora
Why does the Great Chinese Famine affect the male and female survivors differently? Mortality selection versus son preference pp. 92-105 Downloads
Ren Mu and Xiaobo Zhang
Waaler revisited: The anthropometrics of mortality pp. 106-117 Downloads
Daniel Koch
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