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Publications

Economics Publications: 

Watersheds in Child Mortality: The Role of Effective Water and Sewerage Infrastructure, 1880 to 1920 (with Claudia Goldin) [PDF]
Journal of Political Economy (accepted)

Tuskegee and the Health of Black Men  (with Marianne Wanamaker) [PDF
Quarterly Journal of Economics (forthcoming)


The Effect of the Tsetse Fly on African Development  [PDF] [Dataset]
American Economic Review

Gril's education and HIV risk: Evidence from Uganda (with David Cutler) [PDF]
Journal of Health Economics

The Effect of Population Health on Foreign Direct Investment Inflows to Low- and Middle-Income Countries (with David Bloom and David Canning) [PDF]
World Development
 

Infections Disease Publications: 

Evaluation of a Commitment Contract to Improve HIV Medication Adherence and Persistence (with John Beshears, Wendy Armstrong, Brigitte Madrian, Carlos del Rio, David Laibson, and Vincent Marconi) [Abstract]
AIDS 

Childhood Illness and the Gender Gap in Adolscent Education in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (with Anlu Xing, Paul Wise,  Gary Darmstadt, and Eran Bendavid). [PDF]
Pediatrics 

Beyond Infrastructure: Understanding Why Patients Decline Surgey in the Developing World: An Observational Study in Cameroon (with Benjamin Lerman, Ngew Chia, James Brown, and Sherry Wren) [PDF]
Annals of Surgery

Antibiotic Use in Cold and Flu Season and Prescribing Quality: A Retrospective Cohort Study  (with Nancy Morden, Joshua Gottlieb, Weiping Zhou, and Jonathan Skinner )[PDF]
Medical Care

Out-of-pocket Health Expenditures and Antimicrobial Resistance in Low-income and Middle-income Countries: An Economic Analysis (with Lena Schoemaker, Karen Eggleston, Nagamani Kammili, Prasanthi Kolli, and Jay Bhattacharya) [PDF] [Dataset] [Code]
The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Risk factors for AIDS-defining illnesses among a population of poorly adherent people living with HIV/AIDS in Atlanta, Georgia  (with Jeremy Chow, Wendy Armstrong, Carlos del Rio and Vincent Marconi) [PDF]
AIDS Care

Poverty, Global Health, and Infectious Disease: Lessons from Haiti and Rwanda (with Michael Westerhaus, Michael Herce, Koji Nakashima, Paul E. Farmer) [PDF]
Infectious Disease Clinics of North America

Candida albicans Cervical Lymphadenitis in Patients Who Have Acute Myeloid Leukemia (with Nicolas Issa, Sarah Hammond, Danny Miller, Jr, Daniel DeAngelo, and Lindsey Baden)
Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma and Leukemia

Acinetobacter baumanni: an emerging and important pathogen (with Michael Klompas) [PDF]
Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management

Tularemia presenting as a cervical abscess (with Harrison Lin) [PDF]
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

 
Other Publications: 
 
The Economics of Women's Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Life Cycle Approach (with Afsan Bhadelia, Patricia Foo, Corinna Haberland and Felicia Knau) [Link]
World Scientific Handbook of Global Health Economics and Public Policy
 

 

Working Papers

 


The Gendered Spillover Effect of Young Children's Health on Human Capital: Evidence from Turkey [PDF]

The Introduction of Penicillin and Mortality Convergence (with Grant Miller, Jay Bhattacharya, Vincenzo Atella and Valentina Conti)

 

Work in Progress

Improving Uptake of Medical Care among African-American Men: A Randomized Controlled Trial (with Javarcia Ivory, Owen Garrick and Grant Graziani)

The Causes and Consequences of Nativism: Evidence from the Know-Nothing Party (with Katherine Eriksson and Gregory Niemesh) 

The Effect of the Ryan White Care Act on Racial Health Disparities (with Marianne Wanamaker)

The Effect of Immigration Policy on Health and Take Up of Safety Net Programs (with Crystal Yang)

Parental Absence and Child Health (with Ebonya Washington)