Mir M. Ali

Government of the United States of America - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation

Economist

200 Independence Avenue SW

Washington, DC 20201

United States

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Social Learning Theory, Cigarette Taxes and Adolescent Smoking Behavior

Forthcoming, Journal of Economics and Statistics
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Nov 2012
Mir M. Ali
Government of the United States of America - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation
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Smoking, Tax, Social Network, Adolescents

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Social Network and Weight Misperception Among Adolescents

Southern Economic Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Mar 2011
Government of the United States of America - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation, University of Toledo - Department of Economics and University of Akron
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Weight Misperception, Adolescents, Peer Influence

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Adolescent Weight Gain and Social Networks: Is There a Contagion Effect?

Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Mar 2011
Government of the United States of America - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation, University of Toledo - Department of Economics, Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) and City University of New York (CUNY) - School of Public Affairs
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Peer Effects, Obesity, Adolescence

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The Influence of Body Weight on Social Network Ties Among Adolescents

Economics & Human Biology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Oct 2011
Government of the United States of America - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation, University of Toledo - Department of Economics and Stony Brook University - Department of Economics and Department of Preventative Medicine
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Social Networks, Adolescents, Body Weight

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Weight-Related Behavior Among Adolescents: The Role of Peer Effects

PLoS ONE, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 May 2011
Government of the United States of America - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation, University of Toledo - Department of Economics and City University of New York (CUNY) - School of Public Affairs
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Social Networks, Obesity, Adolescents

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Big and Beautiful? Evidence of Racial Differences in the Perceived Attractiveness of Obese Females

Forthcoming, Journal of Adolescence
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Apr 2013
Mir M. Ali, John Rizzo and Frank Heiland
Government of the United States of America - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation, State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook and City University of New York (CUNY) - School of Public Affairs
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Obesity, Beauty, Female Body Image, Race

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Risky Sexual Behavior and African-American Youth: What Is the Role of Family Structure?

J Health Behav & Pub Health 2011 1(1): 30-40
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Mar 2014
Mir M. Ali and Olugbenga Ajilore
Government of the United States of America - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation and University of Toledo - Department of Economics
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Adolescent Health, African-Americans, Family Structure, Risky Sexual Behaviors

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The Effects of Drinking and Sports on Popularity of Overweight Adolescents: Implications for Public Policy

Forthcoming, Journal of Public Health
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Nov 2012
Government of the United States of America - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation, University of Toledo - Department of Economics and University of Toledo - Department of Marketing
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Obesity, Adolescents, Social Marginalization

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Can Marriage Reduce Risky Behavior for African-Americans?

J Fam Econ Iss (2011) 32:191-203
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Mar 2014
Olugbenga Ajilore and Mir M. Ali
University of Toledo - Department of Economics and Government of the United States of America - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation
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African-Americans, Marriage, Propensity score matching, Risky health behaviors

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Recreational Marijuana Laws and the Use of Opioids: Evidence from Nsduh Microdata

NBER Working Paper No. w29087
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2021
Government of the United States of America - Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation, Government of the United States of America - Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)AHRQ - Center for Financing, Access & Cost Trends, Government of the United States of America - Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) and University of Colorado Denver
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