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Volume 34, issue C, 2019

Decomposing adult obesity trends in China (1991–2011) pp. 5-15 Downloads
Peng Nie, Lanlin Ding and Alfonso Sousa-Poza
Understanding recent trends in childhood obesity in the United States pp. 16-25 Downloads
Patricia Anderson, Kristin Butcher and Diane Schanzenbach
Late 19th, early 20th century US, foreign-born body mass index values in the United States pp. 26-38 Downloads
Scott Alan Carson
The price of ultra-processed foods and beverages and adult body weight: Evidence from U.S. veterans pp. 39-48 Downloads
Lisa M. Powell, Kelly Jones, Ana Clara Duran, Elizabeth Tarlov and Shannon N. Zenk
Peer effects of obesity on child body composition pp. 49-57 Downloads
Kiersten L. Strombotne, Jason Fletcher and Mark J. Schlesinger
How does body mass index affect economic growth? A comparative analysis of countries by levels of economic development pp. 58-73 Downloads
Inas Kelly, Nadia Doytch and Dhaval Dave
Length of residence and obesity risk among North African immigrant women in Italy pp. 74-79 Downloads
Stefania Toselli, Natascia Rinaldo and Emanuela Gualdi-Russo
The double burden of malnutrition among youth: Trajectories and inequalities in four emerging economies pp. 80-91 Downloads
Whitney Schott, Elisabetta Aurino, Mary E. Penny and Jere Behrman
The biological wellbeing of the working-poor: The height of prisoners in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, 1885–1939* pp. 92-102 Downloads
Ricardo Salvatore
Adult body height as a mediator between early-life conditions and socio-economic status: the case of the Dutch Potato Famine, 1846–1847 pp. 103-114 Downloads
Kristina Thompson, Maarten Lindeboom and France Portrait
Do you have to be tall and educated to be a migrant? Evidence from Spanish recruitment records, 1890–1950 pp. 115-124 Downloads
Dácil Juif and Gloria Quiroga
Inequality among industrial workers in the late 19th century United States pp. 125-137 Downloads
Michael R. Haines
Health and wealth in the Roman Empire pp. 138-150 Downloads
Willem M. Jongman, Jan Jacobs and Geertje M. Klein Goldewijk
Development of regional variety of the biological standard of living in the Netherlands, 1812–1913 pp. 151-161 Downloads
Vincent Tassenaar
Between the Great War and the Great Depression: preliminary observations on the ‘missing link’ in the history of human stature in Poland pp. 162-168 Downloads
Michał Kopczyński
Height development of men and women from China, South Korea, and Taiwan during the rapid economic transformation period of the 1960s–1980s pp. 169-180 Downloads
Daniel Schwekendiek and Joerg Baten
Valkyries: Was gender equality high in the Scandinavian periphery since Viking times? Evidence from enamel hypoplasia and height ratios pp. 181-193 Downloads
Laura Maravall Buckwalter and Joerg Baten
Homemakers and heights. Intra-household resource allocation and male stature in the Netherlands, 1860–1930 pp. 194-207 Downloads
Björn Quanjer and Jan Kok
Household wealth and gender gap widening in height: Evidence from adolescents in Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Vietnam pp. 208-215 Downloads
Le Thuc Duc
The biological standard of living in Indonesia during the 20th century: Evidence from the age at menarche pp. 216-224 Downloads
Pierre van der Eng and Kitae Sohn
The aggregate income losses from childhood stunting and the returns to a nutrition intervention aimed at reducing stunting pp. 225-238 Downloads
Emanuela Galasso and Adam Wagstaff
Identifying the limits to socioeconomic influences on human growth pp. 239-251 Downloads
Daniel J. Hruschka, Joseph V. Hackman and Gert Stulp
Talented but lazy. The height-school premium among Cracow’s schoolboys in the interwar period pp. 252-256 Downloads
Bartosz Ogórek
Selective mortality and the anthropometric status of children in low- and middle-income countries pp. 257-273 Downloads
Kenneth Harttgen, Stefan Lang and Johannes Seiler
Does adult height predict later mortality?: Comparative evidence from the Early Indicators samples in the United States pp. 274-285 Downloads
Sven E. Wilson
The effects of employment on influenza rates pp. 286-295 Downloads
Sara Markowitz, Erik Nesson and Joshua Robinson

Volume 33, issue C, 2019

Relative concerns and sleep behavior pp. 1-14 Downloads
Alpaslan Akay, Peter Martinsson and Hilda Ralsmark
Estimating the educational consequences of teenage childbearing: Identification, heterogeneous effects and the value of biological relationship information pp. 15-28 Downloads
Frank Heiland, Sanders Korenman and Rachel A. Smith
The effects of prenatal exposure to Ramadan on stature during childhood and adolescence: Evidence from the Indonesian Family Life Survey pp. 29-39 Downloads
Yohanes Sondang Kunto and Jornt J. Mandemakers
Inequality in body mass indices across countries: Evidence from convergence tests pp. 40-57 Downloads
Roberto Duncan and Patricia Toledo
Labor market engagement and the body mass index of working adults: Evidence from India pp. 58-77 Downloads
Archana Dang, Pushkar Maitra and Nidhiya Menon
Supermarket access and childhood bodyweight: Evidence from store openings and closings pp. 78-88 Downloads
Di Zeng, Michael R. Thomsen, Rodolfo Nayga and Judy L. Bennett
Socioeconomic differences in the associations between diabetes and hospital admission and mortality among older adults in Europe pp. 89-100 Downloads
Beatriz Rodríguez-Sánchez and David Cantarero
Incentive design to boost health for juveniles with Medicaid coverage: Evidence from a field experiment pp. 101-115 Downloads
Dana Edberg, Sankar Mukhopadhyay and Jeanne Wendel
Retirement and Unexpected Health Shocks pp. 116-123 Downloads
Bénédicte Apouey, Cahit Guven and Claudia Senik
Do fast food restaurants surrounding schools affect childhood obesity? pp. 124-133 Downloads
Jebaraj Asirvatham, Michael R. Thomsen, Rodolfo Nayga and Anthony Goudie
Early life environment and adult height: The case of Chile pp. 134-143 Downloads
Florencia Borrescio-Higa, Carlos Bozzoli and Federico Droller
Overweight and obesity standards and subjective well-being: Evidence from China pp. 144-148 Downloads
Qiyan Zeng and Xiaohua Yu
Climate change, demographic pressures and global sustainability pp. 149-154 Downloads
Alok Bhargava
The smoking epidemic across generations, genders, and educational groups: A matter of diffusion of innovations pp. 155-168 Downloads
Cinzia Di Novi and Anna Marenzi
The impact of conditional cash transfers on nutrition outcomes: Experimental evidence from Mexico pp. 169-180 Downloads
Natalie Kronebusch and Amy Damon
The legacy lead deposition in soils and its impact on cognitive function in preschool-aged children in the United States pp. 181-192 Downloads
Karen Clay, Margarita Portnykh and Edson Severnini
How did the 2008-11 financial crisis affect work-related common mental distress? Evidence from 393 workplaces in Great Britain pp. 193-200 Downloads
Christoph Kronenberg and Jan R. Boehnke
Have Swiss adult males and females stopped growing taller? Evidence from the population-based nutrition survey menuCH, 2014/2015 pp. 201-210 Downloads
Linda Vinci, Joël Floris, Nikola Koepke, Katarina L. Matthes, Murielle Bochud, Nicole Bender, Sabine Rohrmann, David Faeh and Kaspar Staub
Does austerity really kill? pp. 211-223 Downloads
Veronica Toffolutti and Marc Suhrcke

Volume 32, issue C, 2019

Closing the rural-urban gap in child malnutrition: Evidence from Paraguay, 1997–2012 pp. 1-10 Downloads
Paul A. Ervin and Vit Bubak
Autopsing history: The mummy of Charlemagne (c. 747 – 814 AD), father of Europe pp. 11-17 Downloads
Joachim H. Schleifring, Francesco M. Galassi, Michael E. Habicht and Frank J. Rühli
Sunshine, fertility and racial disparities pp. 18-39 Downloads
Karen Smith Conway and Jennifer Trudeau
Shrinking in a growing economy is not so puzzling after all pp. 40-55 Downloads
John Komlos

Volume 31, issue C, 2018

The health care costs of childhood obesity in Australia: An instrumental variables approach pp. 1-13 Downloads
Nicole Black, Robert Hughes and Andrew Jones
The value of education to health: Evidence from Ireland pp. 14-25 Downloads
Yuanyuan Ma, Anne Nolan and James Smith
Long-run overweight levels and convergence in body mass index pp. 26-39 Downloads
Roberto Duncan and Patricia Toledo
The effects of chronic non-communicable diseases on labour force outcomes: Quasi experimental evidence from Sri Lanka pp. 40-53 Downloads
Ajantha Sisira Kumara and Ramanie Samaratunge
Perceived health risk, environmental knowledge, and contingent valuation for improving air quality: New evidence from the Jinchuan mining area in China pp. 54-68 Downloads
Zhengtao Li and Bin Hu
Fracking and risky behaviors: Evidence from Pennsylvania pp. 69-82 Downloads
Trinidad Beleche and Inna Cintina
Intergenerational transmission of nicotine within families: Have e-cigarettes influenced passive smoking? pp. 83-93 Downloads
Vincenzo Carrieri and Andrew Jones
The Impact of Education on Health Outcomes and Behaviors in a Middle-Income, Low-Education Country pp. 94-114 Downloads
Bahadır Dursun, Resul Cesur and Naci Mocan
Has the growth in “fast casual” Mexican restaurants impacted weight gain? pp. 115-124 Downloads
Osea Giuntella
The long-run effects of pandemic influenza on the development of children from elite backgrounds: Evidence from industrializing Japan pp. 125-137 Downloads
Kota Ogasawara
State dream acts and education, health and mental health of Mexican young adults in the U.S pp. 138-149 Downloads
Neeraj Kaushal, Julia Shu-Huah Wang and Xiaoning Huang
Measuring effects of SNAP on obesity at the intensive margin pp. 150-163 Downloads
Lorenzo N. Almada and Rusty Tchernis
How much do conditional cash transfers increase the utilization of maternal and child health care services? New evidence from Janani Suraksha Yojana in India pp. 164-183 Downloads
Mohammad Mahbubur Rahman and Saseendran Pallikadavath
The effect of cancer on the labor supply of employed men over the age of 65 pp. 184-199 Downloads
David Candon
Does education attenuate the genetic risk of obesity? Evidence from U.K. Twins pp. 200-208 Downloads
Vikesh Amin, Paul Dunn and Tim Spector
Smile or die: Can subjective well-being increase survival in the face of substantive health impairments? pp. 209-227 Downloads
Martin Binder and Guido Buenstorf
Health and economic development since 1900 pp. 228-237 Downloads
Daniel Gallardo-Albarrán
Night light intensity and women’s body weight: Evidence from Nigeria pp. 238-248 Downloads
Kibrom Abay and Mulubrhan Amare
Misfortunes never come singly: Consecutive weather shocks and mortality in Russia pp. 249-258 Downloads
Vladimir Otrachshenko, Olga Popova and Pavel Solomin
Decomposition of changes in the consumption of macronutrients in Vietnam between 2004 and 2014 pp. 259-275 Downloads
Huong Trinh Thi, Michel Simioni and Christine Thomas-Agnan
The effects of competition outcomes on health: Evidence from the lifespans of U.S. Olympic medalists pp. 276-286 Downloads
Adriaan Kalwij
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