Atheendar Venkataramani

University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy

423 Guardian Drive

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

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Shadows of the Captain of the Men of Death: Early Life Health Interventions, Human Capital Investments, and Institutions

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 09 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2015
Sonia R. Bhalotra and Atheendar Venkataramani
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine
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early childhood; race; human capital production; social mobility; dynamic complementarity; institutions; segregation; infectious disease; pneumonia; medical innovation; antibiotics; education; income; disability

The Captain of the Men of Death and His Shadow: Long-Run Impacts of Early Life Pneumonia Exposure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6041
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Oct 2011
Sonia R. Bhalotra and Atheendar Venkataramani
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine
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early childhood, infectious diseases, pneumonia, medical innovation, antibiotics, schooling, income, disability, mortality trends

Corruption and Inequality at the Crossroad: A Multi-Method Study of Bribery and Discrimination in Latin America

Latin American Research Review, Vol. 45, No. 1
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2015
Brian J. Fried, Paul Lagunes and Atheendar Venkataramani
Brandeis University - Department of Politics, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine
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corruption, inequality, field experiment, multi-method, Latin America

Corruption and Inequality at the Crossroad: A Multi-Method Study of Bribery and Discrimination in Latin America

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2015
Brian J. Fried, Paul Lagunes and Atheendar Venkataramani
Brandeis University - Department of Politics, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine

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Corruption, Inequality, State Capture, Experiments, Audit Studies, Mexico, Bribe

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Early Life Exposure to Malaria and Cognition in Adulthood: Evidence from Mexico

Journal of Health Economics 31 (5): 767-780
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2013
Atheendar Venkataramani
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine
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Malaria, Cognition, Early Childhood, Mexico, Eradication, Flynn Effect, Parental Investments

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The Intergenerational Transmission of Height: Evidence from Rural Vietnam

Health Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2010
Atheendar Venkataramani
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine
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health, height, intergenerational transfer, Vietnam, epigenetic, children

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The Effect of World Fuel Price Fluctuations on Biomass Fuel Use and Child Respiratory Health: Evidence from Guatemala

Venkataramani, A, and Fried, BJ. (2011). “The Effect of World Fuel Prices on Household Fuel Use and Child Health: Evidence from Guatemala.” American Journal of Public Health 101: 1668-1674
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 May 2012
Atheendar Venkataramani and Brian J. Fried
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine and Brandeis University - Department of Politics
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world fuel prices, biomass fuel, child respiratory health, cooking, Guatemala

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Early Life Adversity, Biological Adaptation, and Human Capital

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 20 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2017
Günther Fink, Atheendar Venkataramani and Arianna Zanolini
Harvard University - Department of Population and International Health, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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human capital production, child development, cognition, malaria, eradication, immunity, adaptive responses, complementarity

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The Impact of Tax Policies on Living Organ Donations in the United States

American Journal of Transplantation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 May 2012
Atheendar Venkataramani, Erika Martin, Anitha Vijayan and Jason Wellen
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, Washington University in St. Louis - Division of Renal Diseases and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Surgery, Section of Transplantation
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tax, living organ donation, state policy, United States

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Social Grants, Welfare, and the Incentive to Trade-Off Health for Income among Individuals on HAART in South Africa

AIDS and Behavior, Vol. 14, pp 1393-1400, 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2014
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, University of Cape Town (UCT), University of Cape Town - Faculty of Commerce - School of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice
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AIDS, Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART), Incentives, Social Security

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Cognitive Development and Infectious Disease: Gender Differences in Investments and Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7833
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Dec 2013
Sonia R. Bhalotra and Atheendar Venkataramani
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine
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water, diarrhea, cognitive development, test scores, early life health interventions, brain-brawn, gender, Mexico, dynamic complementarity

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Fertility and Labor Market Responses to Reductions in Mortality

Number of pages: 118 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2018
Sonia Bhalotra, Atheendar Venkataramani and Selma Walther
University of Essex, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine and University of Sussex - Department of Economics
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women's labor force participation, fertility timing, childlessness, child mortality, maternal mortality, medical innovation

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Does Saving Lives Win Votes? Evaluating the Electoral Consequences of Providing Clean Water in Mexico

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Nov 2017
Brian J. Fried and Atheendar Venkataramani
Brandeis University - Department of Politics and University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine
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Clientelism; Electoral Support; Public Goods; Clean Water; Mexico

Urban Water Disinfection and Mortality Decline in Developing Countries

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 467
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Nov 2017
University of Essex, Stanford University, Stanford University - School of Medicine, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) and University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine
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clean water, chlorination, child mortality, infectious disease, diarrhea, Mexico, cost-effectiveness, sanitation, behavioral responses

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Health, Technical Efficiency and Agricultural Production in Indian Districts

Venkataramani AS, Shanmugam KR, and Ruger JP. “Health, Technical Efficiency and Agricultural Production in Indian Districts,” Journal of Economic Development, 2010; 35(4): 1-23.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Atheendar Venkataramani, K. Shanmugam and Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine, University of Madras - School of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice
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Agricultural Production, Economic Development, Health, India, Labor, Random Coefficients, Technical Efficiency

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Learning that Circumcision is Protective Against HIV: Risk Compensation Among Men and Women in Cape Town, South Africa

PLoS ONE Vol. 7, No. (7), July 2012: e40753. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040753
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Sep 2013
Brendan Maughan-Brown and Atheendar Venkataramani
University of Cape Town (UCT) and University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine
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male circumcision, risk compensation, condom use, HIV/AIDS, sexual behavior, information, South Africa, public health campaigns

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Maternal Mortality and Women's Political Participation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11590
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Sonia R. Bhalotra, Damian Clarke, Joseph Gomes and Atheendar Venkataramani
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, University of Navarra and University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine
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maternal mortality, women's political representation, gender, quotas, suffrage

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Urban Water Disinfection and Mortality Decline in Developing Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10618
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Stanford University, Stanford University - School of Medicine, Keele University - School of Economic and Management Studies and University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine
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clean water, chlorination, child mortality, infectious disease, diarrhea, Mexico, cost-effectiveness, sanitation, behavioral responses

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Fertility and Labor Market Responses to Reductions in Mortality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11716
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
Sonia R. Bhalotra, Atheendar Venkataramani and Selma Walther
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine and University of Sussex - Department of Economics
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women's labor force participation, fertility timing, childlessness, child mortality, maternal mortality, medical innovation