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Volume 26, issue C, 2017

The impact of spousal bereavement on subjective wellbeing: Evidence from the Taiwanese elderly population pp. 1-12 Downloads
Fu-Min Tseng, Dennis Petrie and Roberto Leon-Gonzalez
Height premium for job performance pp. 13-20 Downloads
Tae Hyun Kim and Euna Han
Risk aversion and religious behaviour: Analysis using a sample of Danish twins pp. 21-29 Downloads
Jytte Seested Nielsen, Mickael Bech, Kaare Christensen, Astrid Kiil and Niels Christian Hvidt
Household food group expenditure patterns are associated with child anthropometry at ages 5, 8 and 12 years in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam pp. 30-41 Downloads
Debbie L. Humphries, Kirk A. Dearden, Benjamin T. Crookston, Tassew Woldehanna, Mary E. Penny and Jere Behrman
Comparing the role of the height of men and women in the marriage market pp. 42-50 Downloads
Eiji Yamamura and Yoshiro Tsutsui
Childhood obesity among the poor in Peru: Are there implications for cognitive outcomes? pp. 51-60 Downloads
Suzanne L. Wisniewski
A tall order: Small area mapping and modelling of adult height among Swiss male conscripts pp. 61-69 Downloads
Radoslaw Panczak, André Moser, Leonhard Held, Philip A. Jones, Frank J. Rühli and Kaspar Staub
Investigating the poverty-obesity paradox in Europe pp. 70-85 Downloads
Luca Salmasi and Martina Celidoni
Heterogeneity in predictive power of early childhood nutritional indicators for mid-childhood outcomes: Evidence from Vietnam pp. 86-95 Downloads
Le Thuc Duc and Jere Behrman
Health and weight – gender-specific linkages under heterogeneity, interdependence and resilience factors pp. 96-111 Downloads
Olaf Hübler
Imperfect information on physical activity and caloric intake pp. 112-125 Downloads
Matthew Harris
The heights of French-Canadian convicts, 1780s–1820s pp. 126-136 Downloads
Alex Arsenault Morin, Vincent Geloso and Vadim Kufenko
The BMI values of the lower classes likely declined during the Great Depression pp. 137-143 Downloads
John Komlos and Scott Carson
Obesity and its socioeconomic determinants in Iran pp. 144-150 Downloads
Mohammad Hassan Emamian, Mansooreh Fateh, Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor, Ali Alami and Akbar Fotouhi
The contribution of urbanization to non-communicable diseases: Evidence from 173 countries from 1980 to 2008 pp. 151-163 Downloads
Yevgeniy Goryakin, Lorenzo Rocco and Marc Suhrcke
Health and income inequalities in Europe: What is the role of circumstances? pp. 164-173 Downloads
M. Pasqualini, D. Lanari, L. Minelli, Luca Pieroni and Luca Salmasi
Social capital and cigarette smoking: New empirics featuring the Norwegian HUNT data pp. 174-185 Downloads
M. Kamrul Islam, Sherman Folland and Oddvar Kaarboe
Long-run health consequences of air pollution: Evidence from Indonesia's forest fires of 1997 pp. 186-198 Downloads
Younoh Kim, Scott Knowles, James Manley and Vlad Radoias

Volume 25, issue C, 2017

Introduction to the special issue in honor of Nobel Laureate Angus Deaton on health in developed and developing countries pp. 1-2 Downloads
Franco Peracchi
Economics, human biology and inequality: A review of “puzzles” and recent contributions from a Deatonian perspective pp. 3-8 Downloads
Joerg Baten
Growing up in wartime: Evidence from the era of two world wars pp. 9-32 Downloads
Enkelejda Havari and Franco Peracchi
Are publicly insured children less likely to be admitted to hospital than the privately insured (and does it matter)? pp. 33-51 Downloads
Diane Alexander and Janet Currie
Height and cognition at work: Labor market productivity in a low income setting pp. 52-64 Downloads
Daniel LaFave and Duncan Thomas
Child height and intergenerational transmission of health: Evidence from ethnic Indians in England pp. 65-84 Downloads
Caterina Alacevich and Alessandro Tarozzi
Evaluating the role of income, state dependence and individual specific heterogeneity in the determination of subjective health assessments pp. 85-98 Downloads
Ivan Fernandez-Val, Yevgeniya Savchenko and Francis Vella
Do boys eat better than girls in India? Longitudinal evidence on dietary diversity and food consumption disparities among children and adolescents pp. 99-111 Downloads
Elisabetta Aurino

Volume 24, issue C, 2017

Malaria ecology, child mortality & fertility pp. 1-17 Downloads
Gordon McCord, Dalton Conley and Jeffrey D. Sachs
Stature and long-term labor market outcomes: Evidence using Mendelian randomization pp. 18-29 Downloads
Petri Böckerman, Jutta Viinikainen, Jari Vainiomäki, Mirka Hintsanen, Niina Pitkänen, Terho Lehtimäki, Jaakko Pehkonen, Suvi Rovio and Olli Raitakari
Effects of state contraceptive insurance mandates pp. 30-42 Downloads
Angela Dills and Anca M. Grecu
The effects of prenatal testosterone on wages: Evidence from Russia pp. 43-60 Downloads
John Nye, Maksym Bryukhanov, Ekaterina Kochergina, Ekaterina Orel, Sergiy Polyachenko and Maria Yudkevich
Obesity: A major problem for Spanish minors pp. 61-73 Downloads
Manel Antelo, Pilar Magdalena and Juan Reboredo
Effects of drought on child health in Marsabit District, Northern Kenya pp. 74-79 Downloads
Jan M. Bauer and Samuel Mburu
Hearing loss and disability exit: Measurement issues and coping strategies pp. 80-91 Downloads
Vibeke Tornhøj Christensen and Nabanita Datta Gupta
Parental misclassification of child overweight/obese status: The role of parental education and parental weight status pp. 92-103 Downloads
John Cullinan and John Cawley
The biological standard of living in pre-modern Korea: Determinants of height of militia recruits during the Chosŏn dynasty pp. 104-110 Downloads
Seong Ho Jun, James B. Lewis and Daniel Schwekendiek
The perils of climate change: In utero exposure to temperature variability and birth outcomes in the Andean region pp. 111-124 Downloads
Oswaldo Molina and Victor Saldarriaga
Revisiting the relationship between wages and sleep duration: The role of insomnia pp. 125-139 Downloads
Golnaz Sedigh, Rose Anne Devlin, Gilles Grenier and Catherine Deri Armstrong
The intergenerational transmission of body mass index across countries pp. 140-152 Downloads
Peter Dolton and Mimi Xiao
Two worlds apart: Determinants of height in late 18th century central Mexico pp. 153-163 Downloads
Rafael Dobado-González and Alfredo Garcia-Hiernaux
The effects of prospective mate quality on investments in healthy body weight among single women pp. 164-183 Downloads
Matthew Harris and Christopher Cronin
Geographic determinants of individual obesity risk in Spain: A multilevel approach pp. 185-193 Downloads
Athina Raftopoulou

Volume 23, issue C, 2016

What women want in their sperm donor: A study of more than 1000 women’s sperm donor selections pp. 1-9 Downloads
Stephen Whyte, Benno Torgler and Keith L. Harrison
The obesity penalty in the labor market using longitudinal Canadian data pp. 10-17 Downloads
Filmer Chu and Arto Ohinmaa
Individual health and the visibility of village economic inequality: Longitudinal evidence from native Amazonians in Bolivia pp. 18-26 Downloads
Eduardo A. Undurraga, Veronica Nica, Rebecca Zhang, Irene C. Mensah and Ricardo A. Godoy
Healthy(?), wealthy, and wise: Birth order and adult health pp. 27-45 Downloads
Sandra Black, Paul Devereux and Kjell G Salvanes
Obesity and health-related decisions: An empirical model of the determinants of weight status across the transition from adolescence to young adulthood pp. 46-62 Downloads
Leonardo Morales, Penny Gordon-Larsen and David Guilkey
Climatic conditions and child height: Sex-specific vulnerability and the protective effects of sanitation and food markets in Nepal pp. 63-75 Downloads
Prajula Mulmi, Steven Block, Gerald Shively and William Masters
Alcohol consumption by youth: Peers, parents, or prices? pp. 76-83 Downloads
Gbenga Ajilore, Aliaksandr Amialchuk and Kevin Egan
Maternal employment and childhood overweight in Germany pp. 84-102 Downloads
Sophie-Charlotte Meyer
Transgenerational effects of childhood conditions on third generation health and education outcomes pp. 103-120 Downloads
Gerard van den Berg and Pia Pinger
Genes and the intergenerational transmission of BMI and obesity pp. 121-133 Downloads
Timothy J. Classen and Owen Thompson
Intergenerational persistence of health: Do immigrants get healthier as they remain in the U.S. for more generations? pp. 136-148 Downloads
Mevlude Akbulut-Yuksel and Adriana Kugler
Is treatment “intensity” associated with healthier lifestyle choices? An application of the dose response function pp. 149-163 Downloads
Eleonora Fichera, Richard Emsley and Matt Sutton
A cut above the rest? Private anthropometrics in marriage markets pp. 164-179 Downloads
Nicholas Wilson and Martha Janicki
Labor market consequences of childhood onset type 1 diabetes pp. 180-192 Downloads
Sofie Persson, Ulf-G. Gerdtham and Katarina Steen Carlsson
The effect of military deployment on mental health pp. 193-208 Downloads
Stéphanie Vincent Lyk-Jensen, Cecilie Weatherall and Peter Winning Jepsen
Obesity and the labor market: A fresh look at the weight penalty pp. 209-225 Downloads
Marco Caliendo and Markus Gehrsitz
Towards an anthropometric history of latin America in the second half of the twentieth century pp. 226-234 Downloads
Amílcar E. Challú and Sergio Silva-Castañeda
Disease externalities and net nutrition: Evidence from changes in sanitation and child height in Cambodia, 2005–2010 pp. 235-245 Downloads
Sangita Vyas, Phyrum Kov, Susanna Smets and Dean Spears
Misfortunes never come singly: Structural change, multiple shocks and child malnutrition in rural Senegal pp. 246-262 Downloads
Sara Lazzaroni and Natascha Wagner
Effectiveness of weight loss intervention in highly-motivated people pp. 263-282 Downloads
Mariétou H. Ouayogodé
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