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1.

Grocery Bag Bans and Foodborne Illness

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-2
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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2.

The Financial Psychology of Worry and Women

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2008
Working Paper Series
Goucher College - Department of Business Management
Downloads 5,204
3.

A Conceptual Model of Historical Trauma: Implications for Public Health Practice and Research

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 93-108, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nevada Las Vegas
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4.

Governance and Corruption in Public Health Care Systems

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 78
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 May 2007
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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5.

Understanding Behavioral Aspects of Financial Planning and Investing

Journal of Financial Planning, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp. 22-26
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Apr 2015
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Kogod School of Business and Goucher College - Department of Business Management
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6.

Death by Pokémon GO: The Economic and Human Cost of Using Apps While Driving

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Working Paper Series
Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Purdue University

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7.

How Does Marriage Affect Physical and Psychological Health? A Survey of the Longitudinal Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1619
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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8.

Conceptualizing the 'Fat Tax': The Role of Food Taxes in Developed Economies

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 286
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Stanford Law School
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9.

The Psychology of Risk: The Behavioral Finance Perspective

HANDBOOK OF FINANCE: VOLUME 2: INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, Frank J. Fabozzi, ed., John Wiley & Sons, pp. 85-111, 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Goucher College - Department of Business Management
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10.

Internet’s Dirty Secret: Assessing the Impact of Online Intermediaries on HIV Transmission

Chan J., and Ghose A., "Internet’s Dirty Secret: Assessing the Impact of Online Intermediaries on HIV Transmission", MIS Quarterly, 38(4), p. 955-976.
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 28 May 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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11.

A Ranking of Journals for the Health Economist

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 May 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
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12.

The 'Re-Identification' of Governor William Weld's Medical Information: A Critical Re-Examination of Health Data Identification Risks and Privacy Protections, Then and Now

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2015
Working Paper Series
Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology
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13.

Health Care Systems: Efficiency and Institutions

OECD Economics Department Working Paper No. 769
Number of pages: 133 Posted: 29 May 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Policy Studies Branch
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14.

Cheap Donuts and Expensive Broccoli: The Effect of Relative Prices on Obesity

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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15.

Genes, Economics, and Happiness

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2946
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford, Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy, UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences and CREMA
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16.

Health and Social Justice

The Lancet, Vol. 364, pp. 1075-1080, 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Dec 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania
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17.

Fast Food, Soft Drink, and Candy Intake Is Unrelated to Body Mass Index for 95% oAmerican Adults

Just, David and Brian Wansink (2015), “Fast Food, Soft Drink, and Candy Intake is Unrelated to Body Mass Index for 95% of American Adults.” Obesity Science and Practice, 1:2, 126-130.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Cornell University
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18.

The Health Care Quadrilemma: An Essay on Technological Change, Insurance, Quality of Care, and Cost Containment

Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 523-552, June 1991
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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19.

Job Satisfaction: A Study Among Hospital Nurses in Coimbatore, India

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Dr NGP Arts and Science College
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20.

Occupational Characteristics and the Obesity Wage Penalty

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-12, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-23
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
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21.

The Long-Run Growth in Obesity as a Function of Technological Change

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 78
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Jun 1999
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago

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22.

Financial Conflicts of Interest in Medicine

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, Foster School of Business, University of Washington and Bates College
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23.

The Health Effects of Air Pollution in Delhi, India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1860
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Government of the United States of America, University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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24.

Air Quality, Infant Mortality, and the Clean Air Act of 1970

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-08
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Mar 2004
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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25.

Model of Economic Result’s Management for Brazilian Publics Hospitals

Brazilian Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (UFU); Doutorando Administração EAESP/FGV (Fundação Getúlio Vargas) and Federal University of Uberlândia - Brazil - UFU
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26.

Micro Health Insurance in India - Pointers for Progress

IRDA Journal, Vol. 5, No. 12, 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Micro Insurance Academy (MIA)
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27.

Climate Change, Mortality and Adaptation: Evidence from Annual Fluctuations in Weather in the U.S.

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-19
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
University of California, Santa Barbara - College of Letters & Science - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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28.

Taxing Caloric Sweetened Beverages: Potential Effects on Beverage Consumption, Calorie Intake, and Obesity

USDA-ERS Economic Research Report No. 100
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Aug 2012
Working Paper Series
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 1,023
29.

Can Healthcare IT Save Babies?

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)
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30.

Infant and Child Mortality in Eastern Africa: Causes and Differentials - A Review of the Literature

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 May 2007 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
York University
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31.

The Doha Round's Public Health Legacy: Strategies for the Production and Diffusion of Patented Medicines Under the Amended TRIPS Provisions

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 10, pp. 921-87, 2007, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 07-25, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 287
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 01 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Florida State University - College of Law and Duke University School of Law
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32.

Child Labour and Health: Evidence and Research Issues

Understanding Children's Work Programme Working Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Macedonia, Erasmus School of Economics and United Nations - UCW Program
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33.

Health Status Determinants: Lifestyle, Environment, Health Care Resources and Efficiency

OECD Economics Department Working Paper No. 627
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 29 May 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Policy Studies Branch and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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34.

Moniker Maladies: When Names Sabotage Success

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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35.

Does Corruption Affect Health and Education Outcomes in the Philippines?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 May 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Center on Institutional Reform and the Informal Sector (IRIS) and Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
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36.

Are Restaurants Really Supersizing America?

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
U.C. Berkeley - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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37.

Is Health Care Expenditure Really a Luxury Good? Re-Assessment and New Evidence Based on OECD Data

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Rome, Tor Vergata - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth (CEIS) and University of Rome La Sapienza
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38.

Obesity, Unhappiness, and the Challenge of Affluence: Theory and Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2717
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Warwick
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Human Capital, Schooling and Health Returns

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 853
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Apr 2003
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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41.

Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 11-11, HKS Working Paper No. RWP11-034
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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42.

What Does the Empirical Evidence Tell Us About the Injustice of Health Inequalities?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Princeton University
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43.

Public Opinion and the Politics of America's Obesity Epidemic

KSG Working Paper No. RWP02-017
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 May 2002
Working Paper Series
Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and University of California, Berkeley - Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science
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44.

Health and Poverty in Guatemala

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2966
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World Bank
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45.

Obesity and Advertising Policy

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 979-1011, Summer 2004, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-45
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Oct 2004
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Federal Trade Commission -- Bureau of Economics and Federal Trade Commission
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46.

Environmental Factors and Children's Malnutrition in Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3489
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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47.

Google Flu Trends Still Appears Sick: An Evaluation of the 2013-2014 Flu Season

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Northeastern University - Department of Political Science, University of Houston - Department of Political Science, Harvard University and Northeastern University
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48.

Why Have Americans Become More Obese?

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Paper No. 1994
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 23 Jan 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Brown University

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49.

Sugar Taxes Aren’t Sweet: The Case Against Taxes on Sugar-Based Drinks

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 07 May 2010
Working Paper Series
Independent
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50.

The Effects of Soft Drink Taxes on Child and Adolescent Consumption and Weight Outcomes

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics and Bates College
Downloads 698