Jere Behrman

University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science

133 South 36th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6297

United States

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1.

Early Childhood Development Through an Integrated Program: Evidence from the Philippines

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3922
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of San Carlos, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of San Carlos, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of San Carlos, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Early Childhood Development, Youth and Governance, Primary Education, Educational Sciences

The Microeconomics of College Choice, Careers, and Wages: Measuring the Impact of Higher Education

UCSC Department of Economics Working Paper No. 423
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Dec 1998
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of California at Santa Cruz, Macalester College and Williams College - Department of Economics
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The Microeconomics of College Choice, Careers, and Wages: Measuring the Impact of Higher Education

The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science: The Changing Educational Quality of the Workforce, Robert Zemsky and Peter Cappelli (eds.), Vol. 559, September 1998
Posted: 05 Mar 1999
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of California at Santa Cruz, Macalester College and Williams College - Department of Economics

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The Returns to Increasing Body Weight

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Jan 2002
Jere Behrman and Mark R. Rosenzweig
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Do Single-Sex Schools Enhance Students’ Stem (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Outcomes?

PIER Working Paper No. 12-038
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Sep 2012
Hyunjoon Park, Jere Behrman and Jaesung Choi
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Sungkyunkwan University - Department of Economics
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Africa, Economic Shocks, Child Schooling

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Child Nutrition, Child Health, and School Enrollment: A Longitudinal Analysis

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Economic Reform and Wage Differentials in Latin America

IADB Research Working Paper No. 435
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Feb 2001
Jere Behrman, Nancy Birdsall and Miguel Szekely
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Center for Global Development and Independent
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reform, inequality, wages, trade, distribution

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Program Evaluation with Unobserved Heterogeneity and Selective Implementation: The Mexican Progresa Impact on Child Nutrition

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Apr 2002
Jere Behrman and John Hoddinott
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Cornell University, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Students
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Program Evaluation, Child Health, Mexico

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Does Increasing Women's Schooling Raise the Schooling of the Next Generation?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jan 2002
Jere Behrman and Mark R. Rosenzweig
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Social Networks, Hiv/Aids and Risk Perceptions

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Feb 2003
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Sociology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Health, AIDS, Information, Social Networks, Africa

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Progressing Through Progresa: An Impact Assessment of a School Subsidy Experiment

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 10 Oct 2001
Jere Behrman, Pilali Segupta and Petra Todd
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Independent and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Economic Policy and Wage Differentials in Latin America

PIER Working Paper No. 01-048, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 09 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2012
Jere Behrman, Nancy Birdsall and Miguel Szekely
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Center for Global Development and Independent
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Reform, Inequality, Wages, Trade, Distribution

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The Impact of Nutrition During Early Childhood on Education Among Guatemalan Adults

PIER Working Paper No. 06-026
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Nov 2006
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Cornell University, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Students, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Emory University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Emory University
Downloads 325 (106,801)
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education, schooling, Guatemala, nutrition, economic development, Latin America

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Improving the Quality Versus Increasing the Quantity of Schooling

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Aug 2002
Jere Behrman, David Ross and Richard Sabot
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Bryn Mawr College - Department of Economics and Williams College - Department of Economics
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Decomposing Fertility Differences Across World Regions and Over Time: Is Improved Health More Important than Women's Schooling?

IDB-OCE Working Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Apr 2000
Jere Behrman, Suzanne Duryea and Miguel Szekely
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Independent
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Decomposing Fertility Differences Across World Regions and Over Time: Is Improved Health More Important than Women's Schooling?

IDB Working Paper No. 337
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Suzanne Duryea, Jere Behrman and Miguel Székely
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Center for Education and Social Studies
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The Effect of Natural Disaster on Fertility, Birth Spacing, and Child Sex Ratio: Evidence from a Major Earthquake in India

Nandi, A., Mazumdar, S. & Behrman, J.R. J Popul Econ 31: 267, 2018, DOI: org/10.1007/s00148-017-0659-7
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2017
Arindam Nandi, Sumit Mazumdar and Jere Behrman
The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), Institute of Public Health, Kalyani and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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India, fertility, birth spacing, sex ratio, Gujarat earthquake

Aging and Economic Opportunities: Major World Regions Around the Turn of the Century

IDB-OCE Working Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Apr 2000
Jere Behrman, Suzanne Duryea and Miguel Szekely
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Independent
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Aging and Economic Opportunities: Major World Regions Around the Turn of the Century

IDB Working Paper No. 336
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Jere Behrman, Suzanne Duryea and Miguel Székely
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Center for Education and Social Studies
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Evaluating Preschool Programs When Length of Exposure to the Program Varies: A Nonparametric Approach

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Oct 2001
Jere Behrman, Yingmei Cheng and Petra Todd
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Florida State University - College of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Program Evaluation, Matching, Selection Bias, Propensity Scores, Local Regression, Human Capital, Nutrition, Child Development, Anthropometrics, Preschool Programs, Cognitive Tests

Evaluating Preschool Programs when Length of Exposure to the Program Varies: A Nonparametric Approach

Posted: 21 Nov 2004
Jere Behrman, Yingmei Cheng and Petra Todd
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Florida State University - College of Business and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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Program Evaluation, Matching, Selection Bias, Propensity Scores, Local Regression, Human Capital, Nutrition, Child Development, Anthropometrics, Preschool Programs, Cognitive Tests

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Aligning Learning Incentives of Students and Teachers: Results from a Social Experiment In Mexican High Schools

PIER Working Paper No. 13-004
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) - Division of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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student, teacher, and group incentives, randomized social experiment, Mexican high schools

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Schooling Investments and Aggregate Conditions: A Household-Survey-Based Approach for Latin America and the Caribbean

IDB-OCE Working Paper No. 407
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 26 Apr 2000
Jere Behrman, Suzanne Duryea and Miguel Szekely
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Independent
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What Determines Adult Cognitive Skills? Impacts of Pre-Schooling, Schooling and Post-Schooling Experiences in Guatemala

PIER Working Paper No. 06-027
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Nov 2006
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Cornell University, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Students, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Emory University, Institute of Nutrition for Central America and Panama and Emory University
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education, schooling, Guatemala, nutrition, economic development, Latin America, experience, Flynn effect, stunting

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The Impact of the Progresa/Oportunidades Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Health and Related Outcomes for the Aging in Mexico

PIER Working Paper No. 11-032
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Oct 2011
Jere Behrman and Susan Parker
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) - Division of Economics
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conditional cash transfers, aging, health, Mexico

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Social Networks, Family Planning and Worrying About Aids: What are the Network Effects If Network Partners are Not Determined Randomly?

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Apr 2002
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Sociology and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Parental Allocations to Children: New Evidence on Bequest Differences Among Siblings

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Apr 2002
Jere Behrman and Mark R. Rosenzweig
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Characteristics of and Determinants of the Density of Contributions in a Private Social Security System

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2004-077
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Feb 2008
University of Chile, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Chile
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First-Round Impacts of the 2008 Chilean Pension System Reform

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2011-245
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Chile
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Chilean pension, retirement, basic solidarity pension

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Are Conditional Cash Transfers Effective in Urban Areas? Evidence from Mexico

PIER Working Paper No. 11-024
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Aug 2011
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Bates White, LLC, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) - Division of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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conditional cash transfer programs, matching estimators, program evaluation

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Financial Literacy, Schooling, and Wealth Accumulation

Pension Research Council Working Paper No. 2010-24
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2011
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Chile
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financial literacy, education, schooling, pension, retirement, wealth,

Financial Literacy, Schooling, and Wealth Accumulation

NBER Working Paper No. w16452
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Oct 2010
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Chile
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Intergenerational Mobility in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. 379
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Center for Education and Social Studies
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Social Exclusion in Latin America: Introduction and Overview

IDB Working Paper No. 157
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Apr 2011
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics and Center for Education and Social Studies
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Brains versus Brawn: Labor Market Returns to Intellectual and Health Human Capital in a Poor Developing Country

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Sep 2009
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Cornell University, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Students, Middlebury College - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 126 (256,421)
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height, cognitive skill, education, earnings, Guatemala

Wealth Gradients in Early Childhood Cognitive Development in Five Latin American Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6779
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Emory University - Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chile, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of Pennsylvania, Brown University and The World Bank
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Youth and Governance, Educational Sciences, Street Children, Primary Education, Population Policies

Wealth Gradients in Early Childhood Cognitive Development in Five Latin American Countries

Documento CEDE No. 2014-01, PIER Working Paper No. 14-010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2014
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Emory University - Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chile, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of Pennsylvania, Brown University and The World Bank
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early childhood, socioeconomic gaps, Latin-American

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You Are What Your Parents Think: Height and Local Reference Points

PIER Working Paper No. 18-007
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2020
University of Houston - Department of Economics, University of Chile - Diagonal Paraguay, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Early Childhood, Height, Reference Point

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Attrition in Longitudinal Household Survey Data: Some Tests for Three Developing-Country Samples

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Sociology, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Schooling Inequality, Crises, and Financial Liberalization in Latin America

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 165
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Mar 2009
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Center for Global Development and Birk Consulting
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inequality, schooling inequality, financial liberalization, bank crisis, Latin America

Schooling Inequality, Crises, and Financial Liberalization in Latin America

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 22 May 2009
Center for Global Development, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Birk Consulting
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Latin America, Schooling, structural inequality, financial liberalization

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Methodological Note: Using Micro Data to Understand Better the Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty in Low Income Developing Countries

Chronic Poverty Research Centre Working Paper No. 68
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Feb 2011
Jere Behrman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
Downloads 101 (299,946)
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intergenerational transmission of poverty, methodology

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A Framework for Physical Growth and Child Development

IFPRI Discussion Paper 01435
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jul 2015
Harold Alderman, Jere Behrman and Paul Glewwe
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics
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nutrition, human capital, child development

The Chilean Pension Reform Turns 25: Lessons from the Social Protection Survey

NBER Working Paper No. w12401
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 22 May 2010
University of Chile, University of Chile, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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The Chilean Pension Reform Turns 25: Lessons from the Social Protection Survey

Published in Kay, S. and T. Sinha (Eds.) (2008). Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press., Pension Research Council Working Paper No. 2006-9
Posted: 19 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2020
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Chile, University of Chile, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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Mothers’ Human Capital and the Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty: The Impact of Mothers’ Intellectual Human Capital and Long-Run Nutritional Status on Children’s Human Capital Guatemala

Chronic Poverty Research Centre Working Paper No. 160, IFPRI Discussion Paper No. 12-4
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, CGIAR - Food Consumption and Nutrition Division and Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Hubert Department of Global Health
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intergenerational Transmission of Poverty, Childhood Poverty, Education

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Wealth Disparities for Early Childhood Anthropometrics and Skills: Evidence from Chilean Longitudinal Data

PIER Working Paper No. 17-019
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Sep 2017
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Chile - Department of Economics, University of Chile and University of Chile - Diagonal Paraguay
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wealth disparities, anthropometrics, cognitive skills, socio-emotional skills

Timing and Duration of Exposure in Evaluations of Social Programs

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4686
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Elizabeth King and Jere Behrman
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Primary Education, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Education For All, ICT Policy and Strategies

Timing and Duration of Exposure in Evaluations of Social Programs

The World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 55-82, 2009
Posted: 06 May 2009
Elizabeth King and Jere Behrman
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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What is the Real Impact of Schooling on Age of First Union and Age of First Parenting? New Evidence from Guatemala

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4023
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, CGIAR - Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Emory University - Rollins School of Public Health - Hubert Department of Public Health and Emory University - Rollins School of Public Health - Hubert Department of Global Health
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Population & Development, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Population Policies, Science Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks

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How Much Might Human Capital Policies Affect Earnings Inequalities and Poverty?

Estudios de Economía, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 9-41, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Jul 2011
Jere Behrman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Inequality, Poverty, Human capital

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We are All Getting Older: A World Perspective on Aging and Economics

East Asian Economic Perspectives, No. 13, Vol. 2, pp.18-51, 2002
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Jun 2011
Miguel Székely, Jere Behrman and Suzanne Duryea
Center for Education and Social Studies, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Do More-Schooled Women Have Fewer Children and Delay Childbearing? Evidence from a Sample of U.S. Twins

PIER Working Paper No. 11-041
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Dec 2011
Vikesh Amin and Jere Behrman
Central Michigan University and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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twins, twins fixed-effects, schooling, fertility

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Intergenerational Schooling Mobility and Macro Conditions and Schooling Policies in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. 319
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Nancy Birdsall, Jere Behrman and Miguel Székely
Center for Global Development, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Center for Education and Social Studies
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Negative Economic Shocks and Child Schooling: Evidence from Rural Malawi

PIER Working Paper No. 12-039
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Sep 2012
Asma Hyder, Jere Behrman and Hans-Peter Kohler
Institute of Business Administration, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Sociology
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Africa, Economic Shocks, Child Schooling

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The Contribution of Increased Equity to the Estimated Social Benefits from a Transfer Program: An Illustration from PROGRESA

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1475
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Nov 2015
Harold Alderman, Jere Behrman and Afia Tasneem
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and World Bank
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poverty; welfare; economic development; social protection; conditional cash transfer

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The Economic Rationale for Investing in Stunting Reduction

Maternal and Child Nutrition, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Cornell University, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Students, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Independent and University of Waterloo
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undernutrition, stunting, benefit, cost ratios, economic productivity

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Schooling is Associated Not Only with Long-Run Wages, but Also with Wage Risks and Disability Risks: The Pakistani Experience

PIER Working Paper No. 11-013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 May 2011
Asma Hyder and Jere Behrman
Institute of Business Administration and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Wages, Risks, Labor Markets, Job Disabilities, Compensating Differentials, Developing Country, Schooling

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Correlates and Determinants of Child Anthropometrics in Latin America: Background and Overview of the Symposium

IDB Working Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Apr 2011
Jere Behrman and Emmanuel Skoufias
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Schooling Investments and Macroeconomic Conditions: A Micro-Macro Investigation for Latin America and the Caribbean

IDB Working Paper No. 338
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Suzanne Duryea, Jere Behrman and Miguel Székely
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Center for Education and Social Studies
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Programme Evaluation with Unobserved Heterogeneity and Selective Implementation: The Mexican Progresa Impact on Child Nutrition

Oxford Bulletin of Economics & Statistics, Vol. 67, No. 4, pp. 547-569, August 2005
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Aug 2005
Jere Behrman and John Hoddinott
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Cornell University, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Students
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After-School Tutoring, Household Substitution and Student Achievement: Experimental Evidence from Rural China

PIER Working Paper No. 20-004
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Jan 2020
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Lingnan University, Lingnan College, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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inequality of educational opportunity; after-school tutoring; home tutoring

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Identifying Catch-Up Trajectories in Child Growth: New Methods with Evidence from Young Lives

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8353
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2018
Sam Jones, Jere Behrman, Hai-Anh Dang and Paul Anand
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Data Group (DECDG) and The Open University - Department of Economics
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Mental Health, Schooling Attainment and Polygenic Scores: Are there Significant Genetic-Environmental Associations?

PIER Working Paper No. 20-007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Feb 2020
Central Michigan University, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Miami, Syracuse University - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Sociology
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Schooling; Mental Health; Genetics; Gene-Environment Interactions

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The Causal Effects of Parents’ Schooling on Children’s Schooling in Urban China

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Feb 2020
Jere Behrman, Yu-xuan Hu and Junsen Zhang
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Jinan University - International Joint Laboratory for Embryonic Development & Prenatal Medicine and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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parental schooling; children’s schooling; endowments; China; within-twins estimates

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Economics Reform and Wage Differentials in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. 365
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Miguel Székely, Nancy Birdsall and Jere Behrman
Center for Education and Social Studies, Center for Global Development and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Varied Patterns of Catch-Up in Child Growth: Evidence From Young Lives

Forthcoming in Social Science and Medicine
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Aug 2018
Paul Anand, Jere Behrman, Hai-Anh Dang and Sam Jones
The Open University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Data Group (DECDG) and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Inequality of Opportunity in Education: Accounting for the Contributions of Sibs, Schools and Sorting Across East Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8622
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 26 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2018
Paul Anand, Jere Behrman, Hai-Anh Dang and Sam Jones
The Open University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Data Group (DECDG) and United Nations - World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU/WIDER)
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The Contribution of Increased Equity to the Estimated Social Benefits from a Transfer Program: An Illustration from Progresa/Oportunidades

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8026
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
Harold Alderman and Jere Behrman
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Inequality, Educational Sciences

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World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9000
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University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Maryland and University of Pennsylvania
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Same environment, stratified impacts? Air pollution, extreme temperatures, and birth weight in Southeast China

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University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, University of Houston - Department of Economics and Guangdong Institute of Family Planning Science and Technology
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air pollution, birth weight, maternal education, extreme temperatures, China

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Genetic Risks, Adolescent Health and Schooling Attainment

PIER Working Paper No. 20-024
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
Central Michigan University, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Miami, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Sociology
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adolescent health; polygenic scores; education

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Does Sorting Matter for Learning Inequality? Evidence From East Africa

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Paul Anand, Jere Behrman, Hai-Anh Dang and Sam Jones
The Open University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Data Group (DECDG) and United Nations - World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU/WIDER)
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inequality of educational opportunity; variance decomposition; sorting; East Africa

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The Impact of a National Early Childhood Development Program on Future Schooling Attainment: Evidence from ICDS in India

Economics Development and Cultural Change, Forthcoming
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The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP)
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India; ICDS; Intergrated Child Development Services; nutrition; child development; education

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Same Environment, Stratified Impacts? Air Pollution, Extreme Temperatures, and Birth Weight in Southeast China

PIER Working Paper No. 21-001
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University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, University of Houston - Department of Economics and Family Planning Special Hospital of Guangdong - Epidemiology Research Office of key Laboratory of Male Reproduction and Genetics (National Health Commission)
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The Impact of Improving Nutrition During Early Childhood on Education Among Guatemalan Adults

The Economic Journal, Vol. 119, No. 537, pp. 734-763, April 2009
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Cornell University, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Students, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Emory University and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Women's Schooling, Home Teaching, and Economic Growth

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, Issue 4, August 1999
Posted: 28 Sep 1999
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and University of Delhi

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