Alok Bhargava

University of Maryland School of Public Policy

Professor

Van Munching Hall

College Park, MD 20742

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

Diet Quality, Child Health, and Food Policies in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7072
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy
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Early Child and Children's Health, Educational Populations, Education for Development (superceded), Reproductive Health, Education For All

Diet Quality, Child Health and Food Policies in Developing Countries

World Bank Research Observer (in press Forthcoming)
Posted: 01 Oct 2014
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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economic development, food policies, diet quality, child health, morbidity, cognitive development, livestock production, educational campaigns, indirect taxation

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Population Health and Economic Development: Time Frames and Policy Goals

Demography India (2015), 44, 136-139
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2017
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy
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Child mortality, economic development, environmental factors, life expectancy, population health

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Climate Change, Demographic Pressures and Global Sustainability

Economics & Human Biology, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Mar 2019
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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agricultural production, fertility, global warming, groundwater depletion, maximum likelihood estimation, migration, remote sensing data, sustainable development

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Climate Variability, Rice Production and Groundwater Depletion in India, Environmental Research Letters

Posted: 30 Aug 2018
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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Agricultural Production, Climate, Food Policies, Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Population, Water Tables

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Health Status, Food Insecurity, and Time Allocation Patterns of Patients with Aids Receiving Antiretroviral Treatment in South Africa

AIDS Care (Forthcoming)
Posted: 24 Aug 2017
Alok Bhargava, Frederik Booysen and Corinna Walsh
University of Maryland School of Public Policy, University of the Free State and University of the Free State

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Antiretroviral Treatment, Anthropometric Measures, CD4 Cells, Dynamic Random Effects Models, Food Insecurity, Labor Productivity, Obesity, Time Allocation

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A Longitudinal Analysis of Internal Migration, Divorce and Well-Being in China

Journal of Biosocial Science, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Jul 2017
Alok Bhargava and Xiayun Tan
University of Maryland School of Public Policy and Independent

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Divorce; dynamic random effects models; internal migration; self-reported health; son-preference; systolic and diastolic blood pressures

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Protein and Micronutrient Intakes are Associated with Child Growth and Morbidity from Infancy to Adulthood in the Philippines

Journal of Nutrition, 2016, Forthcoming
Posted: 15 Nov 2015
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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Anthropometric indicators, diet quality, econometric modeling, food policies, longitudinal data, long-term evaluation, maximum likelihood estimation, morbidity

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Special Issue of the Journal of Econometrics: Analysis of Financial Data

Journal of Econometrics, 2014
Posted: 28 May 2014
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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financial data; corporate policies; volatility; dividends; simultaneity; mutual funds

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Modeling the Effects of Immunizations Timing on Child Health Outcomes in India (Health Economics, in Press)

Health Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2013
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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childhood vaccinations, economic development, healthcare services, morbidity, simultaneity

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Iron Status, Malaria Parasite Loads and Food Policies: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

Economics & Human Biology, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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Firms’ Fundamentals, Macroeconomic Variables and Quarterly Stock Prices in the U.S.

Journal of Econometrics, Forthcoming
Posted: 10 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2013
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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Compustat and CRSP databases, dynamic random effects models, endogeneity, maximum likelihood, macroeconomic variables, random walks, value investing

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Healthcare Utilization, Socioeconomic Factors and Child Health in India

Journal of Biosocial Science, Forthcoming
Posted: 25 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2011
University of Maryland School of Public Policy, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Southampton

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Anthropometric measures, child vaccinations, economic development, food consumption, healthcare services, hemoglobin concentration, simultaneity

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Globalization, Literacy Levels and Economic Development

THE POOR UNDER GLOBALIZATION IN AFRICA, ASIA, AND LATIN AMERICA, M. Nissanke, E. Thorbecke, Oxford University Press, 2010
Posted: 04 May 2010
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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Globalization, economic development, education, endogeneity, inequality, poverty, non-linearities, trade

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Modeling the Effects of Physician Emigration on Human Development

Economics and Human Biology, Vol. 9, pp. 172-183, 2011
Posted: 11 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2011
Alok Bhargava, Frédéric Docquier and Yasser Moullan
University of Maryland School of Public Policy, Université catholique de Louvain and Oxford University- International Migration Institute

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Human Development Indicators, Economic Development, Physician Emigration, Random Effects Models, Simultaneity

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Healthcare Infrastructure and Emotional Support are Predictors of CD4 Cell Counts and Quality of Life Indices of Patients on Antiretroviral Treatment in Free State Province, South Africa

AIDS Care, Vol. 22, pp. 1-9, 2010
Posted: 04 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2010
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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Antiretroviral treatment, healthcare infrastructure, socioeconomic and psychological factors, random effects models, maximum likelihood estimation

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Executive Compensation, Share Repurchases and Investment Expenditures: Econometric Evidence from U.S. Firms

Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Forthcoming
Posted: 03 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2011
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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Compustat and ExecuComp databases, dynamic random effects models, endogeneity, investment, maximum likelihood, stock options, share repurchases

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Desired Family Size, Family Planning and Fertility in Ethiopia

Journal of Biosocial Science, Vol. 39, pp. 361-381, 2007
Posted: 14 Oct 2009
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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fertility, family planning, ideal number of children, maximum likelihood estimation, endogeneity

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Food, Economics, and Health

FOOD, ECONOMICS AND HEALTH, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008
Posted: 12 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2015
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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food policy, health, economic development, obesity, panel data

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Randomized Controlled Experiments in Health and Social Sciences: Some Conceptual Issues

Economics & Human Biology, Vol. 6, pp. 293-298, 2008
Posted: 11 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2010
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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Randomized controlled trials, Econometric methodology, Population interventions, Policy evaluation, Health sciences, Behavioral models

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Preface to 'Econometrics, Statistics and Computational Approaches in Food and Health Sciences'

A. Bhargava, ECONOMETRICS, STATISTICS AND COMPUTATIONAL APPROACHES TO FOOD AND HEALTH SCIENCES, World Scientific, 2006
Posted: 04 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2010
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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Econometrics, Nutrition; Health, Child Development, Psychology, Behavioral Nutrition, Demography, Anthropology, Economic Development, Agricultural Economics, Environmental Sciences, Epidemiology, Nonlinear Optimization

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An Econometric Analysis of Dividends and Share Repurchases by U.S. Firms

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society A, 2010, Vol 173, pp. 631-656
Posted: 02 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2010
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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Compustat database, dividends, dynamic random effects models, maximum likelihood, share repurchases, simultaneity

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Hiv Pandemic, Medical Brain Drain, and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 345-366, 2008
Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Alok Bhargava and Frédéric Docquier
University of Maryland School of Public Policy and Université catholique de Louvain

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C33, C5, F22, I12, O11, O55

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Healthcare Infrastructure, Contraceptive Use and Infant Mortality in Uttar Pradesh, India

Economics & Human Biology, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 388-404, December 2005
Posted: 29 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2010
Alok Bhargava
University of Maryland School of Public Policy

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Infant mortality, Contraceptives demand, Birth spacing, Healthcare, Economic development, Uttar Pradesh

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The Effects of Maternal Education Versus Cognitive Test Scores on Child Nutrition in Kenya

Economics and Human Biology, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 309-319, December 2003
Posted: 09 Mar 2004
Alok Bhargava and Melanie Fox-Kean
University of Maryland School of Public Policy and University of Houston

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Anthropometry, cognitive tests, econometric models, economic development, maternal education, maximum likelihood estimation, nutrition