Kai Hong

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Economist

1600 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta, GA 30333

United States

New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Puck Building

295 Lafayette Street, Second Floor

New York, NY 10012

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

10

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Understanding the Mechanisms Linking College Education with Longevity

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 03 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Virginia Commonwealth University - School of Business - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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college education, longevity, mechanisms, health behaviors, lifestyles

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Does Investing in School Capital Infrastructure Improve Student Achievement?

Economics of Education Review, Vol. 53, 2016
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2017
Kai Hong and Ronald Zimmer
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Vanderbilt University - Peabody College
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Economics of Education, Capital Expenditure, Regression Discontinuity Design

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How Does Grade Configuration Impact Student Achievement in Elementary and Middle School Grades?

Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 105, 2018
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2018
Kai Hong, Ronald Zimmer and John Engberg
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Vanderbilt University - Peabody College and RAND Corporation
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Grade Configuration, School Closure, Geographic Quasi-experiment

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Do Selective High Schools Improve Student Achievement? Effects of Exam Schools in China

China Economic Review, Vol. 40, 2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Vanderbilt University, Beijing Academy of Educational Sciences, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Beijing Academy of Educational Sciences
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Academic Performance, Selective High School, Peer Effects, Regression Discontinuity Design

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Seeing and Hearing: The Impacts of New York City’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program on the Health of Low-Income Children

NBER Working Paper No. 23297, Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 64, 2019
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2019
Kai Hong, Kacie Dragan and Sherry Glied
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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pre-kindergarten, health, regression discontinuity design, early childhood, Medicaid

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Health Care in a Multi-Payer System: Spillovers of Health Care Service Demand among Adults under 65 on Utilization and Outcomes in Medicare

Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 60, 2018, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2915169
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2018
Sherry Glied and Kai Hong
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Demand for Medical Care, Supply of Medical Care, Health Insurance Coverage, Physician Services, Medicare

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School Bond Referendum, Capital Expenditure, and Student Achievement

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2886666, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 17(4)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2017
Kai Hong
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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capital expenditure, student achievement, latent factor, bond referendum

8.

Do Small High Schools Affect Rates of Risky Health Behaviors and Poor Mental Health Among Low-Income Teenagers? Evidence from New York City

NYU Wagner Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2023
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New York University, WagnerNew York University (NYU) - New York University, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Syracuse University - Center for Policy ResearchNew York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy
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small high school, instrumental variable, youth pregnancy, youth violence, mental health

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The Impacts of Transition to Middle School on Student Cognitive, Non-Cognitive and Perceptual Developments: Evidence from China

Education Economics 28, no. 4 (2020): 384-402.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2023
Vanderbilt University, Beijing Academy of Educational Sciences, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Beijing Academy of Educational Sciences
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China, Economics of Education, Grade Configuration, Cognition, Non-Cognitive Development

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Universal Prekindergarten, Fertility, and Maternal Health: A Difference-in-Regression-Discontinuities Design with Extrapolations

Posted: 12 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2019
Kai Hong
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Prekindergarten, Maternal Health, Regression Discontinuity Design, Early Childhood, Medicaid