Published and Forthcoming Papers:
The Papers posted here are slightly older versions of the final publications or link to the published papers.
XX>XY? The Changing Female Advantage in Life Expectancy Journal of Health Economics, forthcoming (joint with Claudia Goldin)
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: The Effect of Board Quotas on Female Labor Market Outcomes in Norway Review of Economic Studies, 86.1 (2018): 191-239. (Joint with Marianne Bertrand, Sandra Black and Sissel Jensen)
The Effect of Education on Health and Mortality: A review of the Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Evidence Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance, forthcoming. (Joint with Titus J. Galama and Hans van Kippersluis)
Mind the Gap: a review of The Health Gap by Sir Michael Marmot Journal of Economic Literature 56.3 (2018): 1080-1101.
Comment on Case and Deaton's "Mortality and morbidity in the 21st century" Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, vol. 1, 2017, pp. 452-467.
The Long Term Effects of Means Tested Cash Transfers During Childhood American Economic Review, 106(4): 935-71, April 2016 (Joint with Anna Aizer, Shari Eli and Joe Ferrie). Corrigendum. Web Appendix.
When does Education Matter for Health? The Protective Effect of Education for Cohorts Graduating in Bad Times Social Science and Medicine, Volume 127, February 2015, pp. 63–73 (joint with David M. Cutler and Wei Huang)
Did the Americanization Movement Succeed? An Evaluation of the Effect of English-Only and Compulsory Schooling Laws on the Education of Immigrants American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 238-57, August 2015(joint with Allison Shertzer). Errata
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 Economics, Glied, S. and Smith P. (ed.) Oxford University Press 2011 (joint with David Cutler and Tom Vogl)
The needs of the Army: using compulsory relocation in the military to estimate the effect of environmental pollutants on children's health Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 35, No. 3: 549-590, Summer 2010. Online Appendix
Modern medicine and the 20th century declines in mortality: New evidence on the impact of sulfa drugs American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 2, No. 2: 118-146, April 2010.(joint with Seema Jayachandran and Kim V. Smith)
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)
Life Expectancy and human capital investments: Evidence from Maternal Mortality Declines Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 124, No. 1: 349–397, February 2009. (joint with Seema Jayachandran). Online Appendix
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)
Financial Development and Pathways of Growth: State Branching and Deposit Insurance Laws in the United States from 1900 to 1940 Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 50, No. 2: 239-272, May 2007. (joint with Rajeev Dehejia)
The Determinants of Mortality Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 20, No. 3: 97-120 , Summer 2006. (joint with David Cutler and Angus Deaton)
Estimation of Models with Grouped and Ungrouped Data by Means of 2SLS Journal of Econometrics, (2006) Vol. 133, No. 3: 10-29. (joint with Phoebus J. Dhrymes)
The Effect Of Education On Medical Technology Adoption: Are The More Educated More Likely To Use New Drugs? Special issue of the Annales d’Economie et Statistique in memory of Zvi Griliches, No 79/80, 2005. (joint with Frank Lichtenberg)
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)
The Relationship Between Education and Adult Mortality in the U.S. Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 72, No.1: 189-221, January 2005. Corrigendum
Booms, Busts and Babies' Health Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 119, No.3: 1091-1130, August 2004. (joint with Rajeev Dehejia)
Were Compulsory Attendance and Child Labor Laws Effective: An Analysis from 1915 to 1939 Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. XLV, No. 2: 401-435, October 2002.