Published and Forthcoming Papers:

The Papers posted here are slightly older versions of the final publications or link to the published papers.

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  • Education and Health: Insights from International Comparisons                                                                                                               in Encyclopedia of Health Economics, Anthony J. Culyer (ed.), Vol 1. San Diego: Elsevier; 2014. pp. 232-245.  (joint with David Cutler)
  • Child Gender and Parental Investments in India: Are Boys and Girls Treated Differently?                                                                   American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 6(1): 157-89, January 2014. (joint with Silvia H. Barcellos and Leandro Carvalho)                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
  • Health, Education and Income in the United States, 1820-2000                                                                                                                 in Human Capital and History: The American Record. L. Boustan, C. Frydman, and R.A. Margo, Eds., University of Chicago Press 2014: pp. 121-159 (joint with Dora Costa and Hoyt Bleakley)                                                                                                          
  • Does Staying in School (and not Working) prevent Teen Drinking and Smoking?                                                                                   Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 31, No. 4: 644–657, July 2012(joint with Rob Jensen)
  • Socioeconomic Status and Health: Dimensions and Mechanisms                                                                                                                in The Oxford Handbook of Health EconomicsGlied, S. and Smith P. (ed.) Oxford University Press 2011 (joint with David Cutler and Tom Vogl)
  • Understanding Differences in Health behaviors by Education                                                                                                                       Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 29, No.1: 1-28, January 2010. (joint with David Cutler)
  • The Education Gradient in Old Age Disability                                                                                                                                                in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, edited by David A. Wise. University of Chicago Press 2010: 101-120. (joint with David Cutler)
  • Education and Health: Evaluating theories and evidence                                                                                                                               in Making Americans Healthier: Social and Economics Policy as Health Policy, Robert F. Schoeni, James S. House, George Kaplan and Harold Pollack, editors, New York: Russell Sage Foundation 2008. (joint with David Cutler)
  • Health Inequality, Education and Medical Innovation                                                                                                                                   Demography, Volume 45, No 3:  741-761, August 2008. (joint with Sherry Glied)
  • Competing Risks and the War on Cancer                                                                                                                                                           Econometrica, Vol. 74, No. 6: 1675-1698, November 2006. (joint with Bo Honoré)
  • The Determinants of Mortality                                                                                                                                                                           Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 20, No. 3: 97-120 , Summer 2006. (joint with David Cutler and Angus Deaton)
  • Access to Care, Provider Choice and the Infant Health Gradient                                                                                                                American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 95, No. 2: 248-252 , May 2005. (joint with Anna Aizer and Mark Stabile)
  • Booms, Busts and Babies' Health                                                                                                                                                                         Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 119, No.3: 1091-1130, August 2004. (joint with Rajeev Dehejia)