Journal Publications, Books and Book Chapters

Books

1. Agricultural Household Models: Applications, Extensions and Policy, Co-edited with Inderjit Singh and Lyn Squire, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986.

2. Handbook of Development Economics, Volume 4, Co-edited with T. Paul Schultz, Amsterdam: North Holland Press, 2008.

 

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

1. "Does Better Nutrition Raise Farm Productivity?" Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 94, 1986, pp. 297-320.

2. "Child Survival, Height for Age and Household Characteristics in Brazil," (with Duncan Thomas and Mari-Helena Henriques). Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 33, 1990, pp. 197-234.

3. "How Does Mother's Education Affect Child Height?" (with Duncan Thomas and Mari-Helena Henriques), Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 26, 1991, pp. 183-211.

4. "Human Resources: Empirical Modeling of Household and Family Decisions" (with Duncan Thomas) in T.N. Srinivasan and J.R. Behrman (eds.), Handbook of Development Economics, Vol. 3A: North Holland Press, 1995.

5. "Health and Wages: Evidence for Men and Women in Urban Brazil" (with Duncan Thomas), Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 77, No. 1, 1997, pp. 159-186.

6. "Health, Nutrition and Economic Development" (with Duncan Thomas), Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 36, No. 2, 1998, pp. 766-817.

7. "Targeting of Food Aid in Rural Ethiopia: Chronic Need or Inertia" (with Thomas Jayne, Takashi Yamano and Daniel Molla), Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 68, No. 2, August 2002, pp. 247-288.

8. “Health Over the Life Course” (with Duncan Thomas), in T.P. Schultz and J. Strauss (eds.), Handbook of Development Economics, Volume 4, Amsterdam: North Holland Press, 2008.

9. "Cutting the Costs of Attrition: Evidence from the Indonesia Family Life Survey”, (with Duncan Thomas, Firman Witoelar, Elizabeth Frankenberg, Bondan Sikoki, Cecep Sumantri and Wayan Suriastini), Journal of Development Economics, Vol 98, No. 1, May 2012, pp.108-123.

10. “Health outcomes and socio-economic status among the elderly in China: Evidence from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study, Pilot” (with Xiaoyan Lei, Albert Park, Yan Shen, James P. Smith, Zhe Yang and Yaohui Zhao), Journal of Population Ageing, Vol 3, No.3, December 2010, pp.111-142.

11. “Socioeconomic success and health in later life: Some evidence from the Indonesia Family Life Survey” (with Firman Witoelar and Bondan Sikoki), in M. Majmundar and J.P. Smith (eds.), Aging in Asia: Findings from New and Emerging Data Initiatives, Committee on Policy Research and Data Needs to Meet the Challenge of Aging in Asia, National Research Council.  Washington D.C.: National Academies Press, 2012.

12. “Patterns and Correlates of Intergenerational Non-Time Transfers; Evidence from CHARLS” (with Xiaoyan Lei, John Giles, Yuqing Hu, Albert Park and Yaohui Zhao), in M. Majmundar and J.P. Smith (eds.), Aging in Asia: Findings from New and Emerging Data Initiatives, Committee on Policy Research and Data Needs to Meet the Challenge of Aging in Asia, National Research Council.  Washington D.C.: National Academies Press, 2012.

13. “Health care and insurance among the elderly in China: Evidence from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study, Pilot”, (with Hong Hao, Xiaoyan Lei, Lin Li, Albert Park, Li Yang and Yaohui Zhao), in M. Majmundar and J.P. Smith (eds.), Aging in Asia: Findings from New and Emerging Data Initiatives, Committee on Policy Research and Data Needs to Meet the Challenge of Aging in Asia, National Research Council.  Washington D.C.: National Academies Press, 2012.

14.  “The Effects of Childhood Health on Adult Health and SES in China” (with James P. Smith, Yan Shen, Yang Zhe and Yaohui Zhao), Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 60, No. 1, 2012, pp. 127-156.

15.  “Long-term impacts of investments in early schooling: Empirical evidence from rural Ethiopia” (with Subha Mani and John Hoddinott), Journal of Development Economics,Vol. 99, No. 2, 2012, pp. 292-299.

16. "Height, Height Shrinkage Health at Older Ages and SES: Evidence from China" (with Wei Huang, Xiaoyan Lei, Geert Ridder and Yaohui Zhao), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2013, pp. 86-121.

17. "Cohort Profile: The China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study" (with Yisong Hu, James P. Smith, Gonghuan Yang and Yaohui Zhao), International Journal of Epidemiology, forthcoming.

18. "Comment: Can China Age Healthily?" (with Yaohui Zhao and James P. Smith), Lancet, Vol. 384, pp. 721-722.

19. "Intergenerational Correlation of Health Among Older Adults: Empirical Evidence from Indonesia” (with Younoh Kim, Bondan Sikoki and Firman Witoelar), Journal of the Economics of Ageing, forthcoming.

 20. “Healthy Aging in China” (with Yaohui Zhao and James P. Smith), Journal of the Economics of Aging, forthcoming.

 21. “Depressive Symptoms and SES Among the Mid-aged and Elderly in China: Evidence from the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study”, (with Xiaoyan Lei, Xiaoting Sun, Peng Zhang and Yaohui Zhao), Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 120, November 2014. pp.224-232.