Working Papers

Research Highlights

Below are highlights of CHW affiliates’ working papers. Some of the working papers below have since been published and can be found on the list of CHW publications. Additional information about CHW affiliates’ publications and working papers may also be available on their individual websites.

 

Aggregating the Fertility Transition: Intergenerational Dynamics in Quality and Quantity
Tom Vogl (January 2017)
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Agricultural Fires and Infant Health
Tom Vogl, Marcos Rangel (December 2016)
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Growth and Childbearing in the Short-and Long-Run
Tom Vogl, Shoumitro Chatterjee (December 2016)
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Understanding and misunderstanding randomized controlled trials
Angus Deaton, Nancy Cartwright (August 2016)
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Suicide, age, and wellbeing: an empirical investigation
Anne Case, Angus Deaton  (June 2015)
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Crisis and Human Biology
Tom Vogl, Prashant Bharadwaj (May 2015)
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Sunlight in Utero and Allergic and Asthmatic Emergencies
David Slusky  (June 2014)
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The Impact of Family Planning Funding Cuts on Preventive Care
David Slusky, Yao Lu  (May 2014)
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Quality of Primary Care in Low-Income Countries: Facts and Economics
Jeffrey Hammer, Jishnu Das  (February 2014)
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Does Physician Compensation Impact Procedure Choice and Patient Health?
Diane Alexander  (July 2013)
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Differential Fertility, Human Capital, and Development
Tom S. Vogl  (July 2013)
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Grandpa and the snapper: the wellbeing of the elderly who live with children. 
Arthur A. Stone, Angus Deaton  (May 2013)
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Village sanitation externalities and children's human capital: Evidence from a randomized experiment by the Maharashtra government. 
Jeffrey Hammer, Dean Spears  (February 2013)
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Health Challenges Past and Future
Anne Case, Cally Ardington  ( 2013)
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HIV Risk and Adolescent Behaviors in Africa
Anne Case, Christina Paxson  ( 2013)
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Two happiness puzzles
Arthur A. Stone, Angus Deaton  ( 2013)
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How much international variation in child height can sanitation explain?
Dean Spears  (December 2012)
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Education and Health in Developing Economies
Tom S. Vogl  (December 2012)
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Consequences of the Expansion of Employer Sponsored Health Insurance to Dependent Young Adults
David Slusky  (October 2012)
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Early-Life Health and Adult Circumstance in Developing Countries
Janet Currie, Tom S. Vogl  (August 2012)
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Family Sponsorship and Late-Age Migration in Aging America
Marta Tienda, Stacie Carr  (April 2012)
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The Impact of Recall Periods on Reported Morbidity and Health Seeking Behavior
Jeffrey Hammer  (July 2011)
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Elevated partnership dissolution rates in serodiscordant couples limit the spread of HIV
Georges Reniers  (May 2011)
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What does the empirical evidence tell us about the injustice of health inequalities?
Angus Deaton  (January 2011)
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Causes and Consequences of Early-Life Health
Anne Case, Christina Paxson  (January 2011)
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The Long Reach of Childhood Health and Circumstance: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study
Anne Case, Christina Paxson  (January 2011)
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An Inquiry into the Mechanisms Linking Polygyny, Partnership Concurrency and HIV Transmission in sub-Saharan Africa (CHW WP #79)
Georges Reniers  (November 2010)
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Adult Mortality Trends in Africa (CHW - WP#78)
Georges Reniers  (July 2010)
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A snapshot of the age distribution of psychological well-being in the United States (CHW WP #77)
Arthur A. Stone, Joseph E. Schwartz, Joan E. Broderick, Angus Deaton  (June 2010)
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Racial Disparities in Life Expectancy: How Much Can the Standard SES Variables Account for? (CHW WP#76)
Michael Geruso  (April 2010)
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The Long Reach of Childhood Health and Circumstance: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study (CHW WP#75)
Christina Paxson, Anne Case  (January 2010)
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Causes and Consequences of Early Life Health (CHW WP#74)
Anne Case, Christina Paxson  (January 2010)
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Interactions Between Mental Health and Socioeconomic Status in the South African National Income Dynamics Study
Cally Ardington, Anne Case  (January 2010)
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Adult height and childhood disease
Carlos Bozzoli, Angus Deaton, Climent Quintana-Domeque  (November 2009)
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Sex Differences In Obesity Rates In Poor Countries: Evidence From South Africa (CHW WP#73)
Anne Case, Alicia Menendez  (July 2009)
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Life at the top: the benefits of height (CHW WP#72)
Angus Deaton, Raksha Arora  (June 2009)
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The impact of the AIDs pandemic on health services in Africa: Evidence from demographic health surveys (forthcoming, Demography) (CHW WP#71)
Anne Case, Christina Paxson, Cally Ardington, Burton H. Singer  (May 2009)
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Instruments of development: Randomization in the tropics, and the search for the elusive keys to economic development (CHW WP#70)
Angus Deaton  (January 2009)
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Income inequality and mortality in U.S. cities: Weighing the evidence. A response to Ash. (CHW WP#69)
Angus Deaton, Darren Lubotsky  ( 2009)
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Life (evaluation), HIV/AIDS, and death in Africa (CHW WP#68)
Angus Deaton, Jane Fortson, Robert Tortora  (December 2008)
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Maximum Prophet: Review of Common Wealth, by Jeff Sachs, and Reinventing Foreign Aid, by Bill Easterly (CHW WP#67)
Angus Deaton  (November 2008)
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Adult height and childhood disease (CHW WP#66)
Angus Deaton, Carlos Bozzoli, Climent Quintana-Domeque  (October 2008)
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Paying the Piper: The High Cost of Funerals in South Africa
Anne Case, Anu Garrib, Alicia Menendez, Analia Olgiati  (October 2008)
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Making Sense of the Labor Market Height Premium: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey (CHW WP#65)
Anne Case, Christina Paxson, Mahnaz Islam  (May 2008)
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Nutrition in India: Facts and Interpretations (CHW WP#64)
Angus Deaton, Jean Drèze  (April 2008)
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Income, health and wellbeing around the world: evidence from the Gallup World Poll (CHW WP#63)
Angus Deaton  (April 2008)
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Health Personnel Absenteeism in India: Descriptive Statistics and Correlations
Nazmul Chaudhury, Jeffrey Hammer, Michael Kremer, Karthik Mularidharan, Halsey Rogers  (April 2008)
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Height, Health and Cognitive Function at Older Ages (CHW WP#60)
Anne Case, Christina Paxson  (January 2008)
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Returning to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina (CHW WP#62)
Christina Paxson, Cecilia Elena Rouse  (January 2008)
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Height, health, and inequality: the distribution of adult heights in India (CHW WP#61)
Angus Deaton  (January 2008)
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Labor supply responses to large social transfers: Longitudinal evidence from South Africa (CHW WP#54)
Cally Ardington, Anne Case, Victoria Hosegood  (October 2007)
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The Income Gradient In Children's Health: A Comment On Currie, Shields And Wheatley Price (CHW WP#55)
Anne Case, Diana Lee, Christina Paxson  (October 2007)
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Income, aging, health and wellbeing around the world:Evidence from the Gallup World Poll (CHW WP#59)
Angus Deaton  (July 2007)
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Using Census and Survey Data to Estimate Poverty and Inequality for Small Areas
Angus Deaton  (June 2007)
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Height, health, and development (CHW WP#58)
Angus Deaton  (May 2007)
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Living standards and the distribution of heights: Italy, 1855-1910 (CHW WP#57)
Brian A'Hearn, Franco Peracchi, Giovanni Vecchi  (April 2007)
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Child mortality, income and adult height (replaced by Adult height and childhood disease - October 2008) (CHW WP#56)
Carlos Bozzoli, Angus Deaton, Climent Quintana-Domeque  (March 2007)
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Global patterns of income and health:facts, interpretations, and policies (CHW WP#53)
Angus Deaton  (September 2006)
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Stature and Status: Height, Ability, and Labor Market Outcomes (CHW WP#52)
Anne Case, Christina Paxson  (August 2006)
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Socioeconomic Status and Health in Childhood:A Comment on Chen, Martin and Matthews (CHW WP#50)
Anne Case, Christina Paxson, Tom Vogl  (May 2006)
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Health and Wellbeing in Udaipur and South Africa (CHW WP#49)
Anne Case, Angus Deaton  (January 2006)
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The Determinants of Mortality (CHW WP#48)
David Cutler, Angus Deaton, Adriana Lleras-Muney  (December 2005)
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The Determinants of Mortality (CHW WP#48)
David Cutler, Angus Deaton, Adriana Lleras-Muney  (December 2005)
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Health and Wealth Among the Poor: India and South Africa Compared (CHW WP#47)
Anne Case, Angus Deaton  (April 2005)
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Health Seeking Behavior in Northern KwaZulu-Natal (CHW WP#46)
Anne Case, Alicia Menendez, Cally Ardington  (April 2005)
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The Great Escape: A Review Essay on Fogel's The Escape from Hunger and Premature Death, 1700-2100 (CHW WP#45)
Angus Deaton  (April 2005)
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Cognitive Development Among Young Children in Ecuador: The Roles of Wealth, Health and Parenting (CHW WP#44)
Christina Paxson, Norbert Schady  (March 2005)
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The Impact of Parental Death on School Enrollment and Achievement: Longitudinal Evidence from South Africa (CHW WP#43)
Anne Case, Cally Ardington  (February 2005)
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The Reach and Impact of Child Support Grants: Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal (CHW WP#42)
Anne Case, Victoria Hosegood, Frances Lund  (December 2004)
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Child Health and Economic Crisis in Peru (CHW WP#41)
Christina Paxson, Norbert Schady  (December 2004)
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Testing a Roy Model with Productivity Spillovers
Douglas Staiger  (September 2004)
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Sex Differences in Morbidity and Mortality (CHW WP#39)
Anne Case, Christina Paxson  (July 2004)
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Health in an Age of Globalization (CHW WP#38)
Angus Deaton  (July 2004)
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Healthy Baby: Healthy Marriage?  The Effect of Children's Health on Divorce (CHW WP#37)
Angela Fertig  (June 2004)
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Healthy Baby, Healthy Marriage? The Effect of Children's Health on Divorce (CHW WP#51)
Angela Fertig  (June 2004)
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The Lasting Impact of Childhood Health and Circumstance (CHW WP #36)
Anne Case, Angela Fertig, Christina Paxson  (April 2004)
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Moving To Opportunity and Tranquility: Neighborhood Effects on Adult Economic Self-Sufficiency and Health from a Randomized Housing Voucher Experiment (CHW WP#35)
Jeffrey R. Kling, Jeffrey B. Liebman, Lawrence F. Katz, Lisa Sanbonmatsu  (April 2004)
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Booms, Busts, and Babies' Health (CHW WP#32)
Adriana Lleras-Muney, Rajeev Dehejia  (March 2004)
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Estimation of Models with Grouped and Ungrouped Data by Means of "2SLS" (CHW WP#31)
Adriana Lleras-Muney, Phoebus J. Dhrymes  (March 2004)
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Experimental Analysis of Neighborhood Effects on Youth (CHW WP#33)
Jeffrey R. Kling, Jeffrey B. Liebman  (March 2004)
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Medical Compliance and Income-Health Gradients (CHW WP#30)
Anne Case, Ingrid le Roux, Alicia Menendez  (January 2004)
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Wealth, Health, and Health Services in Rural Rajasthan (CHW WP#29)
Abhijit Banerjee, Angus Deaton, Esther Duflo  (December 2003)
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The Reach of the South African Child Support Grant: Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal (CHW WP#28)
Anne Case, Victoria Hosegood, Frances Lund  (December 2003)
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Health Inequality, Education and Medical Innovation (CHW WP#27)
Adriana Lleras-Muney, Sherry Glied  (November 2003)
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Orphans in Africa (CHW WP#26)
Anne Case, Christina Paxson, Joseph Ableidinger  (October 2003)
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Broken Down by Work and Sex: How Our Health Declines (CHW WP#25)
Anne Case, Angus Deaton  (June 2003)
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Institutions, Financial Development, and Pathways of Growth: The United States from 1900 to 1940 (CHW WP#24)
Adriana Lleras-Muney, Rajeev Dehejia  (March 2003)
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Explaining Trends in Child Support: Economic, Demographic, and Policy Effects (CHW WP#23)
Anne Case, I-Fen Lin, Sara S. McLanahan  (February 2003)
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Do Retiree Health Benefits Cause Early Retirement? (CHW WP#22)
David M. Linsenmeier  (November 2002)
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Consumption, Health, Gender and Poverty (CHW WP#21)
Anne Case, Angus Deaton  (July 2002)
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Economic Status and Health in Childhood: the Origins of the Gradient (CHW WP#20)
Anne Case, Darren Lubotsky, Christina Paxson  (February 2002)
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Mortality, Inequality and Race in American Cities and States (CHW WP#19)
Angus Deaton, Darren Lubotsky  (February 2002)
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Welfare Reforms, Family Resources, and Child Maltreatment (CHW WP#18)
Christina Paxson, Jane Waldfogel  (December 2001)
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Relative Deprivation, Poor Health Habits and Mortality (CHW WP#17)
Christine E. Eibner, William N. Evans  (December 2001)
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Efficacy and Cost-effectiveness of Environmental Management for Malaria Control (CHW WP#16)
Jürg Utzinger, Yesim Tozan, Burton H. Singer  (November 2001)
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Mortality, income, and income inequality over time in Britain and the United States (CHW WP#15)
Angus Deaton, Christina Paxson  (October 2001)
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Does Money Protect Health Status? Evidence from South African Pensions (CHW WP#14)
Anne Case  (August 2001)
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Relative Income, Race & Ethnicity, and Mortality (CHW WP#13)
Douglas Miller, Christina Paxson  (July 2001)
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MSA Definitions Used in "Mortality, Inequality, and Race in America Cities and States" (CHW WP#12)
Angus Deaton, Darren Lubotsky  (June 2001)
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Health, Inequality and Economic Development (CHW WP#11)
Angus Deaton  (May 2001)
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Health, Income and Economic Development (CHW WP#10)
Anne Case  (May 2001)
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The Relationship between Education and Adult Mortality in the US (CHW WP#9)
Adriana Lleras-Muney  (May 2001)
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Were Compulsory Attendance and Child Labor Laws Effective? An Analysis from 1915 to 1939 (CHW WP#8)
Adriana Lleras-Muney  (April 2001)
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Bullets Don't Got No Name: Consequences of Fear in the Ghetto (CHW WP#7)
Jeffrey R. Kling, Jeffrey B. Liebman, Lawrence F. Katz  (April 2001)
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Relative Deprivation, Inequality and Mortality (CHW WP#6)
Angus Deaton  (January 2001)
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The Early Impacts of Moving to Opportunity in Boston (CHW WP#5)
Jeffrey R. Kling, Lawrence F. Katz, Jeffrey B. Liebman  (October 2000)
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Mothers and Others: Who Invests in Children's Health? (CHW WP#4)
Anne Case, Christina Paxson  (April 2000)
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Work, Welfare and Child Maltreatment (CHW WP#3)
Christina Paxson, Jane Waldfogel  (August 1999)
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Mortality, Education, Income and Inequality Among American Cohorts (CHW WP#2)
Angus Deaton, Christina Paxson  (May 1999)
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