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Volume 6, issue 3, 2008

Are employers discriminating with respect to weight?: European Evidence using Quantile Regression pp. 305-329 Downloads
Vincenzo Atella, Noemi Pace and Daniela Vuri
For better or worse: Relationship status and body mass index pp. 330-349 Downloads
Susan Averett, Asia Sikora and Laura M. Argys
Obesity and labor market outcomes in Denmark pp. 350-362 Downloads
Jane Greve
Cost-effectiveness of a family-based GP-mediated intervention targeting overweight and moderately obese children pp. 363-376 Downloads
Marjory Moodie, Michelle Haby, Melissa Wake, Lisa Gold and Robert Carter
The effect of friends on adolescent body weight pp. 377-387 Downloads
Francesco Renna, Irina Grafova and Nidhi Thakur
Obesity and skill attainment in early childhood pp. 388-397 Downloads
John Cawley and Katharina Spiess
Using graphical chain models to analyze differences in structural correlates of undernutrition in Benin and Bangladesh pp. 398-419 Downloads
Ronja Foraita, Stephan Klasen and Iris Pigeot
Can breast feeding help you in later life? Evidence from German military heights in the early 20th century pp. 420-430 Downloads
Michael Haines and Hallie J. Kintner
The trade-off between a high and an equal biological standard of living--Evidence from Germany pp. 431-445 Downloads
Martin Hiermeyer
Determinants of well-being in North Korea: Evidence from the post-famine period pp. 446-454 Downloads
Daniel Schwekendiek
Growth reference charts and the nutritional status of Indian children pp. 455-468 Downloads
Alessandro Tarozzi
Convergence of body mass with aging: The longitudinal interrelationship of health, weight, and survival pp. 469-481 Downloads
Zhou Yang, David Bishai and Jeffrey Harman
Historical trends in height, weight, and body mass: Data from U.S. Major League Baseball players, 1869-1983 pp. 482-488 Downloads
Jarron M. Saint Onge, Patrick M. Krueger and Richard G. Rogers
T.T. Samaras, Editor, Human Body Size and the Laws of Scaling: Physiological, Performance, Growth, Longevity and Ecological Ramifications, Nova Science Publishers Inc., New York (2007) pp. 489-491 Downloads
Jonathan C.K. Wells
The Health of Populations: General Theories and Particular Realities, 2007, Stephen J. Kunitz, Oxford University Press, New York, ISBN: 13 978-0-19-530807-5 pp. 492-494 Downloads
Bernard Harris
G. Clark, A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of The World, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ (2007) xii + 420 pp pp. 495-496 Downloads
Roderick Floud

Volume 6, issue 2, 2008

Height, trade, and inequality in the Latin American periphery, 1950-2000 pp. 191-203 Downloads
Markus Baltzer and Joerg Baten
Obesity among male adolescent migrants in Vienna, Austria pp. 204-211 Downloads
Sylvia Kirchengast and Edith Schober
Economic transformation and biological welfare in colonial Burma: Regional differentiation in the evolution of average height pp. 212-227 Downloads
Jean-Pascal Bassino and Peter A. Coclanis
Estimation of secular trends in adult height, and childhood socioeconomic circumstances in three Eastern European populations pp. 228-236 Downloads
Elizabeth Alice Webb, Diana Kuh, Andrzej Pajak, Ruzena Kubinova, Sofia Malyutina and Martin Bobak
Living standards in Black and White: Evidence from the heights of Ohio Prison inmates, 1829-1913 pp. 237-251 Downloads
Thomas Maloney and Scott Alan Carson
Determinants of malnutrition in Senegal: Individual, household, community variables, and their interaction pp. 252-263 Downloads
Sebastian Linnemayr, Harold Alderman and Abdoulaye Ka
Geography of underweight and overweight among women in India: A multilevel analysis of 3204 neighborhoods in 26 states pp. 264-280 Downloads
Leland K. Ackerson, Ichiro Kawachi, Elizabeth M. Barbeau and S.V. Subramanian
Contingent valuation analysis of willingness to pay to reduce childhood obesity pp. 281-292 Downloads
John Cawley
Randomized controlled experiments in health and social sciences: Some conceptual issues pp. 293-298 Downloads
Alok Bhargava
Tsimane' Amazonian Panel Study (TAPS): The first 5 years (2002-2006) of socioeconomic, demographic, and anthropometric data available to the public pp. 299-301 Downloads
William R. Leonard and Ricardo Godoy
J.C. Riley, Low Income, Social Growth, and Good Health A History of Twelve Countries, University of California Press and Milbank Memorial Fund, London (2008) ISBN 978-0-520-25286-8 pp. xvi + 229 incl. index pp. 302-303 Downloads
Simon Szreter
Erratum for "Twin differences in birth weight: The effects of genotype and prenatal environment on neonatal and post-neonatal mortality" [Econ. Hum. Biol. 4 (2006) 151-183] pp. 304-304 Downloads
Dalton Conley, Kate W. Strully and Neil G. Bennett

Volume 6, issue 1, 2008

Generational effects and gender height dimorphism in contemporary Spain pp. 1-18 Downloads
Joan Costa-Font and Joan Gil
Social capital externalities and mortality in Sweden pp. 19-42 Downloads
M. Kamrul Islam, Ulf-G. Gerdtham, Bo Gullberg, Martin Lindström and Juan Merlo
On estimators for truncated height samples pp. 43-56 Downloads
Jan Jacobs, Tomek Katzur and Vincent Tassenaar
Adequacy of dietary intakes and poverty in India: Trends in the 1990s pp. 57-74 Downloads
Ajay Mahal and Anup K. Karan
Changes in body size, shape and nutritional status of Middle-Class Bengali boys of Kolkata, India, 1982-2002 pp. 75-94 Downloads
Parasmani Dasgupta, Rana Saha and Maarten Nubé
Economic disadvantage modifies the association of height with low mood in the US, 2004: The disappointment paradox pp. 95-107 Downloads
Walter Osika and Scott M. Montgomery
Height, health, and income in the US, 1984-2005 pp. 108-126 Downloads
Inas Rashad
Out-of-pocket health care expenditures due to excess of body weight in Portugal pp. 127-142 Downloads
Paula Veiga
Evidence on the impact of child labor on child health in Indonesia, 1993-2000 pp. 143-169 Downloads
François-Charles Wolff and Maliki
Stature, economy and migration during the 19th century: Comparative analysis of Haute-Vienne and Hautes-Alpes, France pp. 170-180 Downloads
Gilles Boëtsch, Aude Brus and Bruno Ancel
Comparison of self-reported and measured height and weight: Implications for obesity research among young adults pp. 181-190 Downloads
Maria Enrica Danubio, Gaetano Miranda, Maria Giulia Vinciguerra, Elvira Vecchi and Fabrizio Rufo

Volume 5, issue 3, 2007

Nutrition transition and dietary energy availability in Eastern Europe after the collapse of communism pp. 359-369 Downloads
Stanley J. Ulijaszek and Slawomir Koziel
Changes in BMI and the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents in Cracow, Poland, 1971-2000 pp. 370-378 Downloads
Maria Chrzanowska, Slawomir Koziel and Stanlej J. Ulijaszek
Determinants of obesity in transition economies: The case of Russia pp. 379-391 Downloads
Sonya Huffman and Marian Rizov
Obesity in Eastern Europe: An overview of its health and economic implications pp. 392-408 Downloads
Cecile Knai, Marc Suhrcke and Tim Lobstein
Long-term changes in body weight, BMI, and adiposity rebound among children and adolescents in the Czech republic pp. 409-425 Downloads
J. Vignerova, L. Humenikova, M. Brabec, J. Riedlova and P. Blaha
Long-term trends in body mass index of children in Jena, Eastern Germany pp. 426-434 Downloads
Konrad Zellner, Gottfried Ulbricht and Katrin Kromeyer-Hauschild
Childcare, height and BMI among female Polish university students, 2005 pp. 435-442 Downloads
Iwona Wronka and Romana Pawlinska-Chmara
Frameworks of population obesity and the use of cultural consensus modeling in the study of environments contributing to obesity pp. 443-457 Downloads
Stanley J. Ulijaszek
Agrarian reforms, agrarian crisis and the biological standard of living in Poland, 1844-1892 pp. 458-470 Downloads
Michal Kopczynski
Micronutrient deficiency and the prevalence of mothers' overweight/obesity in Egypt pp. 471-483 Downloads
Abay Asfaw
Did the mean height of Australian-born men decline in the late nineteenth century? A comment pp. 484-488 Downloads
Ralph Shlomowitz
A. Offer, The Challenge of Affluence: Self-Control and Well Being in the United States and Britain Since 1950, Oxford University Press (2006) ISBN 0-19-820853-7 454 pp pp. 489-490 Downloads
Barnaby Marsh
A. Bhargava, Econometrics Statistics and Computational Approaches in Food and Health Sciences, World Scientific, New Jersey (2006) ISBN 981-256-841-7 382 pp., Price: US$ 75.00 pp. 491-493 Downloads
Ajay Mahal

Volume 5, issue 2, 2007

Neighborhood context and ethnicity differences in body mass index: A multilevel analysis using the NHANES III survey (1988-1994) pp. 179-203 Downloads
D. Phuong Do, Tamara Dubowitz, Chloe E. Bird, Nicole Lurie, Jose J. Escarce and Brian K. Finch
The great transformation: A long-run perspective on physical well-being in Canada pp. 204-228 Downloads
John Cranfield and Kris Inwood
Toward an anthropometric history of provincial France, 1780-1920 pp. 229-254 Downloads
Laurent Heyberger
Blood pressure and hypertension in an American colony (Puerto Rico) and on the USA mainland compared, 1886-1930 pp. 255-279 Downloads
Ricardo Godoy, Elizabeth Goodman, Clarence Gravlee, Richard Levins, Craig Seyfried, Mariana Caram and Naveen Jha
Growth reference centiles and secular changes in Turkish children and adolescents pp. 280-301 Downloads
Basak Koca Ozer
Urban land rights and child nutritional status in Peru, 2004 pp. 302-321 Downloads
Tom S. Vogl
Determinants of teenage pregnancies: The case of Busia District in Kenya pp. 322-339 Downloads
Maureen Were
The evolution of adult height in Europe: A brief note pp. 340-349 Downloads
Jaume Garcia Villar and Climent Quintana-Domeque
"Infant Mortality in Armenia 1992-2003": A comment pp. 350-354 Downloads
Gerry Redmond
Reply to Redmond pp. 355-356 Downloads
Mihran Hakobyan, Ararat Mkrtchyan and Levon Yepiskoposyan
H. Schutkowski, Human Ecology: Biocultural Adaptation in Human Communities (Ecological Studies) vol. 182, Springer, Berlin (2006) ISBN 3-540-26085-4 305 pp., Price: US$139.00 pp. 357-358 Downloads
Sonia R. Zakrzewski

Volume 5, issue 1, 2007

Does body weight affect wages?: Evidence from Europe pp. 1-19 Downloads
Giorgio Brunello and Béatrice d'Hombres
The vanishing weight gap: Trends in obesity among adult food stamp participants (US) (1976-2002) pp. 20-36 Downloads
Michele Ver Ploeg, Lisa Mancino, Biing-Hwan Lin and Chia-Yih Wang
Mexican body mass index values in the late-19th-century American West pp. 37-47 Downloads
Scott Alan Carson
Relationship between early puberty and the risk of hypertension/overweight at age 50: Evidence for a modified Barker hypothesis among Polish youth pp. 48-60 Downloads
Barbara Hulanicka, Anna Lipowicz, Slawomir Koziel and Alicja Kowalisko
Hypertension among Polish males during the economic transition pp. 61-73 Downloads
Anna Lipowicz
Does the level of infant mortality affect the rate of decline?: Time series data from 21 countries pp. 74-81 Downloads
David Bishai, Marjorie Opuni and Andrew Poon
Adult male height in an American colony: Puerto Rico and the USA mainland compared, 1886-1955 pp. 82-99 Downloads
Ricardo A. Godoy, Elizabeth Goodman, Richard Levins, Mariana Caram and Craig Seyfried
The biological standard of living (and its convergence) in Colombia, 1870-2003: A tropical success story pp. 100-122 Downloads
Adolfo Meisel Roca and Margarita Vega
Birth weight and physical stature in St. Petersburg: Living standards of women in Russia, 1980-2005 pp. 123-143 Downloads
Boris Mironov
Was there an urban height penalty in Spain, 1840-1913? pp. 144-164 Downloads
José Martínez-Carrión and Javier Moreno-Lazaro
On the accuracy of perceived parental height in a native Amazonian society pp. 165-178 Downloads
Ankur M. Patel, Ricardo A. Godoy, Craig Seyfried, Victoria Reyes-Garcia, Tomas Huanca, William R. Leonard, Thomas W. McDade and Susan Tanner
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