Douglas Almond

Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

Assistant Professor

420 W. 118th Street

International Affairs Building, MC 3308

New York, NY 10027

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Civil Rights, the War on Poverty, and Black-White Convergence in Infant Mortality in the Rural South and Mississippi

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-04
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Douglas Almond Jr., Kenneth Y. Chay and Michael Greenstone
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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desegregation, hospital access, Jim Crow, racial discrimination, Civil Rights Act

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Winter Heating or Clean Air? Unintended Impacts of China's Huai River Policy

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
Douglas Almond Jr., Yuyu Chen, Michael Greenstone and Li Hongbin
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Tsinghua University
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air pollution, total suspended particulates, China, externalities, environment, heating, coal, Huai river

Health Capital and the Prenatal Environment: The Effect of Maternal Fasting During Pregnancy

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2007-22
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 13 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2011
Bhashkar Mazumder and Douglas Almond Jr.
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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Ramadan, fasting, prenatal, disability

Health Capital and the Prenatal Environment: The Effect of Maternal Fasting During Pregnancy

NBER Working Paper No. w14428
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 23 Oct 2008
Douglas Almond Jr. and Bhashkar Mazumder
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Fetal Origins and Parental Responses

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2012-14
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2013
Douglas Almond Jr. and Bhashkar Mazumder
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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fetal origins, birth endowments, birth weight, parental

Fetal Origins and Parental Responses

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 5, pp. 37-56, 2013
Posted: 07 Aug 2013
Douglas Almond Jr. and Bhashkar Mazumder
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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Capital, Wages, and Growth: Theory and Evidence

IGIER Working Paper No. 152
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Aug 1999
Antonio Ciccone, Douglas Almond Jr. and Giovanni Peri
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Human Capital Development Before Age Five

NBER Working Paper No. w15827
Number of pages: 142 Posted: 22 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2010
Douglas Almond Jr. and Janet Currie
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Long-Term Effects of the 1959-1961 China Famine: Mainland China and Hong Kong

NBER Working Paper No. w13384
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2010
Douglas Almond Jr., Lena Edlund, Hongbin Li and Junsen Zhang
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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Fasting During Pregnancy and Children's Academic Performance

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 12/2011-113
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Feb 2012
Douglas Almond Jr., Bhashkar Mazumder and Reyn van Ewijk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Mainz
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Fasting During Pregnancy and Children's Academic Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w17713
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Dec 2011
Douglas Almond Jr., Bhashkar Mazumder and Reyn van Ewijk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Mainz
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The Costs of Low Birth Weight

NBER Working Paper No. w10552
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 22 Jun 2004
Douglas Almond Jr., Kenneth Y. Chay and David Lee
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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O Sister, Where Art Thou? The Role of Son Preference and Sex Choice: Evidence from Immigrants to Canada

NBER Working Paper No. w15391
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2010
Douglas Almond Jr., Lena Edlund and Kevin S. Milligan
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Long Run Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net

NBER Working Paper No. w18535
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Nov 2012
University of California, Berkeley, Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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After Midnight: A Regression Discontinuity Design in Length of Postpartum Hospital Stays

NBER Working Paper No. w13877
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Douglas Almond Jr. and Joseph J. Doyle Jr.
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA)
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Chernobyl's Subclinical Legacy: Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Fallout and School Outcomes in Sweden

NBER Working Paper No. w13347
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Oct 2007
Douglas Almond Jr., Lena Edlund and Marten Palme
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economic Statistics
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Inside the War on Poverty: The Impact of Food Stamps on Birth Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w14306
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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Estimating Marginal Returns to Medical Care: Evidence from At-Risk Newborns

NBER Working Paper No. w14522
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2014
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and MIT Department of Economics
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From Infant to Mother: Early Disease Environment and Future Maternal Health

NBER Working Paper No. w17676
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2011
Douglas Almond Jr., Janet Currie and Mariesa A Herrmann
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
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Public vs. Private Provision of Charity Care? Evidence from the Expiration of Hill-Burton Requirements in Florida

NBER Working Paper No. w15798
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
Douglas Almond Jr., Janet Currie and Emilia Simeonova
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Land Reform and Sex Selection in China

NBER Working Paper No. w19153
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
Douglas Almond Jr., Li Hongbin and Shuang Zhang
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Tsinghua University and Stanford University
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Childhood Circumstances and Adult Outcomes: Act Ii

NBER Working Paper No. w23017
Number of pages: 130 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
Douglas Almond Jr., Janet Currie and Valentina Duque
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Columbia University
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In Utero Ramadan Exposure and Children's Academic Performance

The Economic Journal, Vol. 125, Issue 589, pp. 1501-1533, 2015
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Douglas Almond Jr., Bhashkar Mazumder and Reyn van Ewijk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Mainz
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Fasting During Pregnancy and Children’s Academic Performance

Posted: 07 Dec 2011
Douglas Almond Jr., Bhashkar Mazumder and Reyn van Ewijk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Mainz

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Ramadan, fasting, Key Stage 1, prenatal, fetal development

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Is the 1918 Influenza Pandemic Over? Long-Term Effects of In Utero Influenza Exposure in the Post-1940 U.S. Population

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 114, pp. 672-712, August 2006
Posted: 01 Nov 2006
Douglas Almond Jr.
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

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