Unobservable Selection and Coefficient Stability: Theory and Validation
Draft, May, 2013. [pdf]
Why is Infant Mortality in the US Higher than in Europe (with Alice Chen and Heidi Williams)
Draft, February, 2013. [Please contact for PDF]
Published and Forthcoming Papers
Limited Life Expectancy, Human Capital and Health Investments (with Ray Dorsey and Ira Shoulson)
American Economic Review, forthcoming. [pdf]
Determinants of Technology Adoption: Private Value and Peer Effects in Menstrual Cup Take-Up (with Rebecca Thornton)
Journal of the European Economic Association, December 2012. [pdf] [Online Appendix]
HIV and Sexual Behavior Change: Why Not Africa?
Journal of Health Economics, January 2012. [pdf].
Menstruation, Sanitary Products and School Attendance: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation (with Rebecca Thornton)
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, January 2011. [pdf] [Online Appendix]
Genetic Adverse Selection: Evidence from Long-Term Care Insurance and Huntington Disease (with Ray Dorsey et al)
Journal of Public Economics, December 2010. [pdf]
Does Increased Access Increase Equality? Gender and Child Health Investments in India
Journal of Development Economics, May 2009. [pdf]
Proximate Sources of Population Sex Imbalance in India
Demography, May 2009. [pdf]
Fear of health insurance loss among individuals at risk for Huntington disease (with Ray Dorsey et al)
American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A, August 2008. [link]
Shorter Papers and Comments
Hepatitis B Does Not Explain Male-Biased Sex Ratios in China (with Gang Chen et al)
Economics Letters, 2010. [pdf].
Response to Das Gupta (2005) Comment: "Explaining Asias Missing Women -- A New Look at the Data"
Population and Development Review, May 2006. [pdf]
Are All Lotteries Regressive? Evidence from the Powerball
National Tax Journal, June 2004. [pdf]