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1.

Profiling the New Immigrant Worker: The Effects of Skin Color and Height

Journal of Labor Economics, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-02
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2011
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Vanderbilt University - Law School
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The Nonlinear Link between Height and Wages: An Empirical Investigation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2394
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
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University of Hannover
Downloads 487
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PAGING DR. SHYLOCK!: Jewish Hospitals and the Prudent Re-Investment of Jewish Philanthropy

RELIGIOUS GIVING: FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, David Smith, ed., Indiana University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2012
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Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
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The Historical Fertility Transition: A Guide for Economists

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 84, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 990
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Oct 2010
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Yale University - Department of Economics
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US Male Obesity from 1800-2000: A Long Term Perspective

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4366
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Aug 2013
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University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Downloads 449
6.

Democracy and Health

QJM: Medical Journal, Vol. 98, pp. 299-304, 2005
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Dec 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice
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The Long Run Health and Economic Consequences of Famine on Survivors: Evidence from China's Great Famine

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2471
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Dec 2006
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Australian National University and Yale University - Department of Economics

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8.

Musical Tradition in Megalithic Site of Indonesian Gunung Padang?

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2011
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Bandung Fe Institute and Bandung Fe Institute
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The Height Premium in Earnings: The Role of Physical Capacity and Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4266
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
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Lund University School of Economics and Management, Linkoping University and University of Kalmar
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10.

Being (Born) Black in America: Perceived Discrimination & African-American Infant Mortality

Paper first presented as a lecture at The Evergreen State College Symposium on Psychoneuroimmunology under the title "The Social Determinants of Health: African American Infant Mortality."
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2012
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Seattle University Graduate Department of Existential-Phenomenological Psychology
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Hospital Mergers and Economic Efficiency

Washington Law Review, Vol. 91, 2016, University of Florida Levin College of Law Research Paper No. 16-31
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2016
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University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy and University of Florida Levin College of Law
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The Effects of World War II on Economic and Health Outcomes Across Europe

RAND Working Paper Series WR-917
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
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KU Leuven - Department of Economics, University of Mannheim - Department of Economics, RAND Corporation and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)

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Size Matters! Body Height and Labor Market Discrimination: A Cross-European Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2733
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Aug 2009
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University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)

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Civil War, Crop Failure, and Child Stunting in Rwanda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4208
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - MOSI
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15.

Estimating Cost Savings from Early Cancer Diagnosis

Data 2(3) (2017) 30
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 May 2017 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Quantigic Solutions LLC, Two29 Consulting LLC and Duke-NUS Medical School - Centre for Computational Biology
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16.

Height and Economic Development in Italy, 1730-1980

CEIS Research Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2011
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University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Living Standards and Plague in London, 1560-1665

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
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London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economic History, University College Dublin (UCD) - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)

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18.

Up in the Skies? The Relationship between Body Height and Earnings in Germany

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Jan 2005
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University of Bamberg
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19.

Epidemic Trade

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
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London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economic History and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Economics
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Stature and Famine in China: The Welfare of the Survivors of the Great Leap Forward Famine, 1959-61

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Jan 2008
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University of Nottingham - Nottingham University Business School
Downloads 171
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Height, Health, and Inequality: The Distribution of Adult Heights in India

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
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Princeton University
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Bones of Contention: The Political Economy of Height Inequality

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 10 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2011
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Princeton University - Department of Politics and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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The Effect of Adolescent Experience on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Height

PIER Working Paper No. 01-050
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Dec 2001
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University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department

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The Effect of Adolescent Experience on Labor Market Outcomes: The Case of Height

PIER Working Paper No. 03-036
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Jan 2004
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University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department

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A Demo-Economic Model of the Industrial Revolution

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Dec 2003
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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Economics and Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour
Downloads 136
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Child Health and the 1988-92 Economic Crisis in Peru

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3260
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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Princeton University and World Bank - Development Research Group
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Mortality in the North Dublin Union During the Great Famine

Yale Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 829
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jul 2001
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Yale University - Department of Economics and University College Dublin (UCD)
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The Rise of Life Expectancy and Economic Growth in the 20th Century

Discussion Papers on Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, 16/2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
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University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics

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Improvements in Maximum Likelihood Estimators of Truncated Normal Samples with Prior Knowledge of O: A Simulation Based Study with Application to Historical Height Samples

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Dec 2003
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Franklin & Marshall College - Department of Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Economics
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The Rise of Life Expectancy and Economic Growth in the 20th Century

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
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University of Copenhagen - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics

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Life at the Top: The Benefits of Height

NBER Working Paper No. w15090
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2011
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Princeton University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Optimal Taxation of Height: A Case Study of Utilitarian Income Redistribution

Harvard Business School BGIE Unit Working Paper No. 09-139
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jun 2009
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Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit

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Stunting and Selection Effects of Famine: A Case Study of the Great Chinese Famine

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2543
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Jan 2007
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Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Economics (RSE), Australian National University and University of Auckland
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Compulsory Schooling Reforms, Education and Mortality in Twentieth Century Europe

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3755
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Mar 2012
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Alfred-Weber Institut, University of Mannheim - Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and E.CA Economics

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Malthus to Modernity: England’s First Fertility Transition, 1760-1800

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Jul 2010
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University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economic History
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Health and Wellbeing in Udaipur and South Africa

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
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Princeton University - Research Program in Development Studies and Princeton University
Downloads 108
37.

Looking at History to Reduce Current Healthcare Costs

Journal of Accounting, Ethics and Public Policy, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Apr 2016
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University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Montevallo and Dalton State College - Division of Business Administration
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The Demography of an Early Mortality Transition: Life Expectancy, Survival and Mortality Rates for Britain’s Royals, 1500‐1799

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
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Stanford University - Department of Economics, Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
Downloads 104
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Economic Evaluation of the Medicine

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2012
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University of Urbino
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Height and the Normal Distribution: Evidence from Italian Military Data

CEIS Working Paper No. 124
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 May 2008
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Pembroke College, Oxford, University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics
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Long-Term Effects of Famine on Life Expectancy: A Re-Analysis of the Great Finnish Famine of 1866-1868

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5534
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Mar 2011
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University of Rostock, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Columbia University - Department of Epidemiology
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Reassessing the Standard of Living in the Soviet Union: An Analysis Using Archival and Anthropometric Data

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 812
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Jun 2006
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Brandeis University - Department of Economics

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Alcohol Consumption During Prohibition

NBER Working Paper No. w3675
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
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Harvard University - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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La Niña Y Los Niños: Effects of an Unexpected Winter on Early Life Human Capital and Family Responses

Documento CEDE No. 2015-25
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
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Universidad de los Andes, Colombia and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics
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The Height Production Function from Birth to Early Adulthood

CEIS Working Paper No. 165
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Jun 2010
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London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics
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Height and Per Capita Income

NBER Working Paper No. w0880
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2011
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Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics
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Trends of Children's Height and Parental Unemployment: A Large-Scale Anthropometric Study on Eastern Germany, 1994 - 2006

CESifo Working Paper No. 2189
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Jan 2008
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University of Tuebingen - Department of Economics and Brandenburg - Ministry of Health
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The Sustainable Development Goals: One-Health in the World's Development Agenda

Lawrence O. Gostin and Eric A. Friedman, “The Sustainable Development Goals: One-Health in the World’s Development Agenda,” JAMA, published online December 14, 2015, doi:10.1001/jama.2015.1628,
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 23 Dec 2015
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Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and Georgetown University Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
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Long-Run Effects of Gestation During the Dutch Hunger Winter Famine on Labor Market and Hospitalization Outcomes

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 12-013/3
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Feb 2012
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University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Healthy Living in Hard Times

NBER Working Paper No. w9468
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2011
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University of Virginia - Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy

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