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Volume 18, issue C, 2015

Maternal pre-pregnancy BMI, gestational weight gain, and infant birth weight: A within-family analysis in the United States pp. 1-12 Downloads
Ji Yan
The gender health gap in China: A decomposition analysis pp. 13-26 Downloads
Hao Zhang, Bago d’Uva, Teresa and Eddy Van Doorslaer
Intergenerational health consequences of the 1959–1961 Great Famine on children in rural China pp. 27-40 Downloads
Qiang Li and Lian An
Evaluating the impact of a school-based health intervention using a randomized field experiment pp. 41-56 Downloads
Jane Greve and Eskil Heinesen
A discrete latent factor model for smoking, cancer and mortality pp. 57-73 Downloads
Daniel Howdon and Andrew Jones
The effects of cancer on older workers in the English labour market pp. 74-84 Downloads
David Candon
The impact of diabetes on employment in Mexico pp. 85-100 Downloads
Till Seuring, Yevgeniy Goryakin and Marc Suhrcke
Growth and nutritional status of children from dysfunctional families with alcohol addicted parents in Poland pp. 101-109 Downloads
Tomasz Hanć, Zbigniew Czapla, Anita Szwed, Magdalena Durda, Aleksandra Krotowska and Joachim Cieślik
The value of male height in the marriage market pp. 110-124 Downloads
Kitae Sohn
The decline in BMI among Japanese women after World War II pp. 125-138 Downloads
Shiko Maruyama and Sayaka Nakamura
Peer effects on obesity in a sample of European children pp. 139-152 Downloads
Wencke Gwozdz, Alfonso Sousa-Poza, Lucia A. Reisch, Karin Bammann, Gabriele Eiben, Yiannis Kourides, Éva Kovács, Fabio Lauria, Kenn Konstabel, Alba M. Santaliestra-Pasias, Krishna Vyncke and Iris Pigeot
Auspicious birth dates among Chinese in California pp. 153-159 Downloads
Douglas Almond, Christine Pal Chee, Maria Micaela Sviatschi and Nan Zhong

Volume 17, issue C, 2015

Risk aversion, time preference and health production: Theory and empirical evidence from Cambodia pp. 1-15 Downloads
Matthias Rieger
Income deprivation and mental well-being: The role of non-cognitive skills pp. 16-28 Downloads
Maite Blázquez Cuesta and Santiago Budria Rodriguez
The impact of non-economic damages caps on obstetrics: Incentives versus practice style pp. 29-41 Downloads
Anca Cotet-Grecu
Obesity and health expenditures: Evidence from Australia pp. 42-58 Downloads
Thomas C. Buchmueller and Meliyanni Johar
The stature of the self-employed and its relation with earnings and satisfaction pp. 59-74 Downloads
Cornelius A. Rietveld, Jolanda Hessels and Peter van der Zwan
Impact of body mass on job quality pp. 75-85 Downloads
Tae Hyun Kim and Euna Han
An information theory based framework for the measurement of population health pp. 86-103 Downloads
Erik Nesson and Joshua Robinson
The role of physicians in promoting weight loss pp. 104-115 Downloads
Joshua Berning
Measuring obesity in the absence of a gold standard pp. 116-128 Downloads
O’Neill, Donal
Structural social capital and health in Italy pp. 129-142 Downloads
Damiano Fiorillo and Fabio Sabatini
Long-term changes of socioeconomic differences in height among young adult men in Southern Sweden, 1818 - 1968 pp. 140-152 Downloads
Stefan Öberg
Toward a quantitative theory of food consumption choices and body weight pp. 143-156 Downloads
Sebastien Buttet and Veronika Dolar
Persistence in body mass index in a recent cohort of US children pp. 157-176 Downloads
Daniel Millimet and Rusty Tchernis
Early life mortality and height in Indian states pp. 177-189 Downloads
Diane Coffey
Does health education affect BMI? Evidence from a school-based randomised-control trial pp. 190-201 Downloads
Toni Mora, Esteve Llargués and Assumpta Recasens
Differences in height by education among 371,105 Dutch military conscripts pp. 202-207 Downloads
Ying Huang, Frans van Poppel and L.H. Lumey
The Impact of Obesity on Consumer Bankruptcy pp. 208-224 Downloads
Mouhcine Guettabi and Abdul Munasib

Volume 16, issue C, 2015

The height premium in Indonesia pp. 1-15 Downloads
Kitae Sohn
Height, aging and cognitive abilities across Europe pp. 16-29 Downloads
Cahit Guven and Wang-Sheng Lee
Physical stature decline and the health status of the elderly population in England pp. 30-44 Downloads
Alan Fernihough and Mark McGovern
Paid maternity leave and breastfeeding practice before and after California's implementation of the nation's first paid family leave program pp. 45-59 Downloads
Rui Huang and Muzhe Yang
Decomposing socioeconomic inequalities in childhood obesity: Evidence from Ireland pp. 60-72 Downloads
Brendan Walsh and John Cullinan
Daylight and absenteeism – Evidence from Norway pp. 73-80 Downloads
Simen Markussen and Knut Røed
Combat exposure and migraine headache: Evidence from exogenous deployment assignment pp. 81-99 Downloads
Resul Cesur, Joseph J. Sabia and Erdal Tekin
Trends in physical stature across socioeconomic groups of Chilean boys, 1880–1997 pp. 100-114 Downloads
Javier Nunez and Graciela Pérez
The income body weight gradients in the developing economy of China pp. 115-134 Downloads
Darjusch Tafreschi
Child health, its dynamic interaction with nutrition and health memory – Evidence from Senegal pp. 135-145 Downloads
Matthias Rieger and Natascha Wagner

Volume 15, issue C, 2014

What money can buy: Family income and childhood obesity pp. 1-12 Downloads
Young Jo
Breastfeeding and child disability: A comparison of siblings from the United States pp. 13-22 Downloads
George L. Wehby
Decomposing race and gender differences in underweight and obesity in South Africa pp. 23-40 Downloads
Susan Averett, Nicholas Stacey and Yang Wang
Are people consistent when trading time for health? pp. 41-46 Downloads
Adam Oliver and Jonathan Wolff
Association between obesity and prescribed medication use in England pp. 47-55 Downloads
Jonas Minet Kinge and Stephen Morris
Are chronic diseases related to height? Results from the Portuguese National Health Interview Survey pp. 56-66 Downloads
Julian Perelman
Early-life environment and adult stature in Brazil: An analysis for cohorts born between 1950 and 1980 pp. 67-80 Downloads
Victor Hugo de Oliveira and Climent Quintana-Domeque
The role of nutrition and genetics as key determinants of the positive height trend pp. 81-100 Downloads
P. Grasgruber, J. Cacek, T. Kalina and M. Sebera
Determinants of height and biological inequality in Mediterranean Spain, 1859–1967 pp. 101-119 Downloads
María-Isabel Ayuda and Javier Puche-Gil
Seasonality in birth defects, agricultural production and urban location pp. 120-128 Downloads
Terra McKinnish, Daniel I. Rees and Peter H. Langlois
Optimal screening for genetic diseases pp. 129-139 Downloads
Eric Nævdal
The effect of friend selection on social influences in obesity pp. 153-164 Downloads
Justin Trogdon and Benjamin T. Allaire
Social capital and health: Evidence that ancestral trust promotes health among children of immigrants pp. 165-186 Downloads
Martin Ljunge
Fetal growth and neurobehavioral outcomes in childhood pp. 187-200 Downloads
Pinka Chatterji, Kajal Lahiri and Dohyung Kim
Financial hardship and obesity pp. 201-212 Downloads
Susan Averett and Julie Smith
The effect of rising obesity on eligibility to serve in the U.S. public health service commissioned corps pp. 213-224 Downloads
Johanna Maclean and John Cawley
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