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Volume 22, issue C, 2016

Effects of food price shocks on child malnutrition: The Mozambican experience 2008/2009 pp. 1-13 Downloads
Channing Arndt, M. Azhar Hussain, Vincenzo Salvucci and Lars Peter Østerdal
Economic cycles and child mortality: A cross-national study of the least developed countries pp. 14-23 Downloads
Salvador Pérez-Moreno, Carmen Blanco-Arana and Elena Barcena
Beauty, body size and wages: Evidence from a unique data set pp. 24-34 Downloads
Sonia Oreffice and Climent Quintana-Domeque
Migrants, health, and happiness: Evidence that health assessments travel with migrants and predict well-being pp. 35-46 Downloads
Martin Ljunge
Gender bias in nineteenth-century England: Evidence from factory children pp. 47-64 Downloads
Sara Horrell and Deborah Oxley
Early life height and weight production functions with endogenous energy and protein inputs pp. 65-81 Downloads
Esteban Puentes, Fan Wang, Jere Behrman, Flavio Cunha, John Hoddinott, John Maluccio, Linda S. Adair, Judith B. Borja, Reynaldo Martorell and Aryeh D. Stein
The incidence of calorie labeling on fast food choices: A comparison between stated preferences and actual choices pp. 82-93 Downloads
Maria Loureiro and Djamal Rahmani
The self-medication hypothesis: Evidence from terrorism and cigarette accessibility pp. 94-102 Downloads
Michael Pesko and Christopher Baum
Effects of the great recession on drugs consumption in Spain pp. 103-116 Downloads
Nicolau Martin Bassols and Judit Vall Castello
Body mass index and employment status: A new look pp. 117-125 Downloads
Jonas Minet Kinge
On the relationship between economic conditions around the time of birth and late life cognitive abilities: Evidence from Taiwan pp. 126-139 Downloads
Wen-Yi Chen
The biological standard of living in Suriname, c. 1870–1975 pp. 140-154 Downloads
Hans de Beer
Height of Northern Jordanian middle-class adults, born 1960–1990 in the response to improving socio-economic conditions pp. 155-160 Downloads
Ahmad Yosuf Abu Dalou
Decomposing racial differences in adolescent smoking in the U.S pp. 161-176 Downloads
Vikesh Amin and Aparna Lhila
How does social capital matter to the health status of older adults? Evidence from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Survey pp. 177-189 Downloads
Gordon G. Liu, Xindong Xue, Chenxi Yu and Yafeng Wang
Orphanhood and fertility in young adults: Evidence from South Africa pp. 190-200 Downloads
Carlos Bozzoli
Effects of maternal depression on family food insecurity pp. 201-215 Downloads
Kelly Noonan, Hope Corman and Nancy E. Reichman
Disentangling effects of socioeconomic status on obesity: A cross-sectional study of the Spanish adult population pp. 216-224 Downloads
María Merino Ventosa and Urbanos-Garrido, Rosa

Volume 21, issue C, 2016

What doesn't kill you makes you poorer: Adult wages and early-life mortality in India pp. 1-16 Downloads
Nicholas Lawson and Dean Spears
What has driven the decline of infant mortality in Kenya in the 2000s? pp. 17-32 Downloads
Gabriel Demombynes and Sofia Trommlerová
Labour market participation after breast cancer for employees from the private and public sectors: Educational and sector gradients in the effect of cancer pp. 33-55 Downloads
Christophe Kolodziejczyk and Eskil Heinesen
Stroke-attributable death among older persons during the great recession pp. 56-63 Downloads
April Falconi, Alison Gemmill, Deborah Karasek, Julia Goodman, Beth Anderson, Murray Lee, Benjamin Bellows and Ralph Catalano
Middle school transition and body weight outcomes: Evidence from Arkansas Public Schoolchildren pp. 64-74 Downloads
Di Zeng, Michael R. Thomsen, Rodolfo Nayga and Heather L. Rouse
Body mass index values of conscripts in the Polish lands under Prussian rule in the late 19th and early 20th centuries pp. 75-83 Downloads
Grażyna Liczbińska, Zbigniew Czapla, Oskar Nowak and Janusz Piontek
Health and entrepreneurship in four Caribbean Basin countries pp. 84-89 Downloads
Cornelius A. Rietveld, Henry Bailey, Jolanda Hessels and Peter van der Zwan
Biological costs of economic transition: Stress levels during the transition from communism to capitalism in Poland pp. 90-99 Downloads
Anna Lipowicz, Alicja Szklarska and Andrzej W. Mitas
The long-run effect of education on obesity in the US pp. 100-109 Downloads
Young-Joo Kim
Impact of the Fukushima nuclear accident on obesity of children in Japan (2008–2014) pp. 110-121 Downloads
Eiji Yamamura
Time discounting, present biases, and health-related behaviors: Evidence from Japan pp. 122-136 Downloads
Myong-Il Kang and Shinsuke Ikeda
On the genetic bias of the quarter of birth instrument pp. 137-146 Downloads
Cornelius A. Rietveld and Dinand Webbink
Family chaos and lack of mealtime planning is associated with food insecurity in low income households pp. 147-155 Downloads
Barbara H. Fiese, Craig Gundersen, Brenda Koester and Blake Jones
Short- and long-run associations between birth weight and children's height pp. 156-166 Downloads
Aditi Krishna, Günther Fink, Lisa F. Berkman and S.V. Subramanian
An adaptive significance of morning sickness? Trivers–Willard and Hyperemesis Gravidarum pp. 167-171 Downloads
Douglas Almond, Lena Edlund, Michael Joffe and Mårten Palme
Major correlates of male height: A study of 105 countries pp. 172-195 Downloads
P. Grasgruber, M. Sebera, E. Hrazdíra, J. Cacek and T. Kalina
Labor market effects of intrauterine exposure to nutritional deficiency: Evidence from administrative data on Muslim immigrants in Denmark pp. 196-209 Downloads
Marie Louise Schultz-Nielsen, Erdal Tekin and Jane Greve
Secular growth trends among children in Beijing (1955–2010) pp. 210-220 Downloads
Ruoran Lu, Xiaopeng Zeng, Jiali Duan, Ting Gao, Da Huo, Tao Zhou, Yi Song, Ying Deng and Xiuhua Guo
Antiretroviral therapy and demand for HIV testing: Evidence from Zambia pp. 221-240 Downloads
Nicholas Wilson

Volume 20, issue C, 2016

The effect of smoking habit changes on body weight: Evidence from the UK pp. 1-13 Downloads
Luca Pieroni and Luca Salmasi
A comparison of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes patients and labor supply pp. 14-25 Downloads
Travis Minor and Joanna P. MacEwan
Does obesity influence labour market outcomes among working-age adults? Evidence from Canadian longitudinal data pp. 26-41 Downloads
Samantha L. Larose, Koffi A. Kpelitse, M. Karen Campbell, Gregory S. Zaric and Sisira Sarma
Obesity, job satisfaction and disability at older ages in Europe pp. 42-54 Downloads
Ricardo Pagan Rodriguez, Carmen Ordóñez de Haro and Carlos Rivas Sánchez
Height and calories in early childhood pp. 55-69 Downloads
Andrew Griffen
Parents’ education and child body weight in France: The trajectory of the gradient in the early years pp. 70-89 Downloads
Bénédicte Apouey and Pierre Geoffard
Lifecycle effects of a recession on health behaviors: Boom, bust, and recovery in Iceland pp. 90-107 Downloads
Tinna Laufey Ásgeirsdóttir, Hope Corman, Kelly Noonan and Nancy E. Reichman

Volume 19, issue C, 2015

The dynamics of health and its determinants among the elderly in developing countries pp. 1-12 Downloads
Younoh Kim
Stature in 19th and early 20th century Copenhagen. A comparative study based on skeletal remains pp. 13-26 Downloads
Marie Louise S. Jørkov
Reporting error in weight and its implications for bias in economic models pp. 27-44 Downloads
John Cawley, Johanna Maclean, Mette Hammer and Neil Wintfeld
Changes in weight, length, head circumference, and ponderal index at birth of healthy term newborns in nine cities in China during the period of rapid social development 1985–2005 pp. 45-50 Downloads
Ya-qin Zhang and Hui Li
The Tsimane’ Amazonian Panel Study (TAPS): Nine years (2002–2010) of annual data available to the public pp. 51-61 Downloads
William R. Leonard, Victoria Reyes-García, Susan Tanner, Asher Rosinger, Alan Schultz, Vincent Vadez, Rebecca Zhang and Ricardo Godoy
Decomposing the effect of height on income in China: The role of market and political channels pp. 62-74 Downloads
Eiji Yamamura, Russell Smyth and Yan Zhang
‘Mommy, I miss daddy’. The effect of family structure on children's health in Brazil pp. 75-89 Downloads
Sara Ayllón and Natalia N. Ferreira-Batista
The intergenerational transmission of BMI in China pp. 90-113 Downloads
Peter Dolton and Mimi Xiao
Inferring the economic standard of living and health from cohort height: Evidence from modern populations in developing countries pp. 114-128 Downloads
Yoko Akachi and David Canning
Price elasticity of the demand for sugar sweetened beverages and soft drinks in Mexico pp. 129-137 Downloads
M.A. Colchero, J.C. Salgado, M. Unar-Munguía, M. Hernández-Ávila and J.A. Rivera-Dommarco
Trends and correlates of age at menarche in Colombia: Results from a nationally representative survey pp. 138-144 Downloads
Erica C. Jansen, Oscar F. Herrán and Eduardo Villamor
Education, gender, and state-level disparities in the health of older Indians: Evidence from biomarker data pp. 145-156 Downloads
Jinkook Lee, Mark McGovern, David Bloom, P. Arokiasamy, Arun Risbud, O’Brien, Jennifer, Varsha Kale and Peifeng Hu
Retirement and cognitive development in the Netherlands: Are the retired really inactive? pp. 157-169 Downloads
Andries de Grip, Arnaud Dupuy, Jelle Jolles and Martin van Boxtel
Did the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act affect dietary intake of low-income individuals? pp. 170-183 Downloads
Geetha Waehrer, Partha Deb and Sandra L. Decker
Economic growth and the demand for dietary quality: Evidence from Russia during transition pp. 184-203 Downloads
Christine Burggraf, Ramona Teuber, Stephan Brosig and Thomas Glauben
The impact of mothers’ earnings on health inputs and infant health pp. 204-223 Downloads
Naci Mocan, Christian Raschke and Bulent Unel
Early intervention and child physical health: Evidence from a Dublin-based randomized controlled trial pp. 224-245 Downloads
Orla Doyle, Nick Fitzpatrick, Judy Lovett and Caroline Rawdon
Overweight trends among Polish schoolchildren before and after the transition from communism to capitalism pp. 246-257 Downloads
Aleksandra Gomula, Natalia Nowak-Szczepanska, Dariusz P. Danel and Slawomir Koziel
Socioeconomic development and secular trend in height in China pp. 258-264 Downloads
Xin-Nan Zong, Hui Li, Hua-Hong Wu and Ya-Qin Zhang
Adjusting body mass for measurement error with invalid validation data pp. 275-293 Downloads
Charles Courtemanche, Joshua Pinkston and Jay Stewart
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