Robert Kaestner

University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy

1307 E. 60th Street

Room 3057

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Research Associate

5 Hanover Square 16th floor

New York, NY 10004

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (84)

1.

Does Reality TV Induce Real Effects? On the Questionable Association between 16 and Pregnant and Teenage Childbearing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10317
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2023
David A. Jaeger, Theodore Joyce, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of St. Andrews - School of Economics and Finance, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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teen childbearing, media, social media, internet

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Recent Evidence on the ACA and Employment: Has the ACA Been a Job Killer? 2016 Update

The Urban Institute, ACA Implementation — Monitoring and Tracking, 2017
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Feb 2017
A. Bowen Garrett, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Anuj Gangopadhyaya
Urban Institute, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Urban Institute
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ACA, Employment, Part-Time, Labor Suppy, Labor Demand, Health Insurance

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The Effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansions on Financial Wellbeing

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP-2016-10
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 25 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Luojia Hu, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Bhashkar Mazumder, Sarah Miller and Ashley Wong
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 146 (368,500)
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Health insurance, consumer finance, low income, Medicaid, public policy, Affordable Care Act (ACA)

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Does Drug Use Cause Poverty?

NBER Working Paper No. w6406
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2023
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Methodological Issues in the Evaluation of Parental Involvement Laws: Evidence from Texas

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Sep 2006
Theodore Joyce, Silvie Colman, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business, CUNY Graduate Center - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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abortion, minors, parental involvement laws

Methodological Issues in the Evaluation of Parental Involvement Laws: Evidence from Texas

NBER Working Paper No. w12608
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2022
Silvie Colman, Theodore Joyce, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
CUNY Graduate Center - Department of Economics, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 40 (801,758)

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Health Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: Evidence from Medicare

NBER Working Paper No. w12764
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2022
Dhaval Dave, Dhaval Dave, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
Bentley University - Department of EconomicsNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - NY Office and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 116 (441,661)
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Health Insurance and Ex Ante Moral Hazard: Evidence from Medicare

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 16 Jun 2007
Dhaval Dave, Dhaval Dave, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
Bentley University - Department of EconomicsNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - NY Office and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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ex ante, moral hazard, medicare, health insurance, exogenous, natural experiment

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An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol Policies on Youth Risky Sexual Behaviors

NBER Working Paper No. w11378
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2022
Sara Markowitz, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Michael Grossman
Emory University, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office
Downloads 109 (460,465)
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Alcohol Abuse and Suicide Attempts Among Youth - Correlation or Causation?

NBER Working Paper No. w9638
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2022
Pinka Chatterji, Dhaval Dave, Dhaval Dave, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Sara Markowitz
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Bentley University - Department of EconomicsNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - NY Office, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Emory University
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Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health

NBER Working Paper No. w22373
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2023
George Wehby, Dhaval Dave, Dhaval Dave, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Iowa, Bentley University - Department of EconomicsNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - NY Office and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 46 (756,986)
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Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10039
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
George Wehby, Dhaval Dave, Dhaval Dave, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Iowa, Bentley University - Department of EconomicsNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - NY Office and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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minimum wage, health, infant, prenatal care, smoking, income, pregnant women

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Do Minimum Wages Affect Non-Wage Job Attributes? Evidence on Fringe Benefits and Working Conditions

NBER Working Paper No. w9688
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 May 2003 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2022
Kosali Ilayperuma Simon, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
Indiana University and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 80 (562,607)
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Substance Use and Suicidal Behaviors Among Young Adults

NBER Working Paper No. w8810
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2022
Sara Markowitz, Pinka Chatterji, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Dhaval Dave and Dhaval Dave
Emory University, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Bentley University - Department of EconomicsNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - NY Office
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The Effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansions on Financial Wellbeing

NBER Working Paper No. w22170
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2023
Luojia Hu, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Bhashkar Mazumder, Sarah Miller and Ashley Wong
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Medicaid Expansions and the Crowding Out of Private Health Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w6527
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2022
Esel Y. Yazici, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
Bane, Cueno and Associates and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Has Welfare Reform Changed Teenage Behaviors?

NBER Working Paper No. w8932
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 May 2002 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2022
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and June O'Neill
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and City University of New York, Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business - Department of Economics and Finance
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An Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol Policies on Youth Stds

NBER Working Paper No. w10949
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2022
Michael Grossman, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Sara Markowitz
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Emory University
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Prescription Drug Insurance and its Effect on Utilization and Health of the Elderly

NBER Working Paper No. w12848
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2022
Nasreen Khan, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Swu Jane Lin
University of New Mexico, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Does Publicly Provided Health Insurance Improve the Health of Low-Income Children in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w6887
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Feb 1999 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2022
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Theodore Joyce and Andrew Racine
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - NY Office
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Does Medicaid Coverage for Pregnant Women Affect Prenatal Health Behaviors?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9712
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
Dhaval Dave, Dhaval Dave, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and George Wehby
Bentley University - Department of EconomicsNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - NY Office, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Iowa
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Medicaid, insurance, moral hazard, health, smoking, weight, prenatal care, infant health

Does Medicaid Coverage for Pregnant Women Affect Prenatal Health Behaviors?

NBER Working Paper No. w21049
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2023
Dhaval Dave, Dhaval Dave, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and George Wehby
Bentley University - Department of EconomicsNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - NY Office, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Iowa
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Effects of Title Ix and Sports Participation on Girls' Physical Activity and Weight

NBER Working Paper No. w12113
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2022
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Xin Xu
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Get High and Get Stupid: The Effect of Alcohol and Marijuana Use on Teen Sexual Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w9216
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2022
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Michael Grossman and Sara Markowitz
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office and Emory University
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Long Term Effects of Minimum Legal Drinking Age Laws on Adult Alcohol Use and Driving Fatalities

NBER Working Paper No. w15439
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2023
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Ben Yarnoff
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Are Brothers Really Better? Sibling Sex Composition and Educational Achievement Revisited

NBER Working Paper No. w5521
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 May 1998 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2022
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Effects of Weight on Children's Educational Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w13764
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2022
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Michael Grossman
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office
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Do Higher Tobacco Taxes Reduce Adult Smoking? New Evidence of the Effect of Recent Cigarette Tax Increases on Adult Smoking

NBER Working Paper No. w18326
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2023
Kevin Callison, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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25.

Immigrant and Native Responses to Welfare Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w8541
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Oct 2001
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Neeraj Kaushal
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Columbia University - School of Social Work
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Medicaid Managed Care and Infant Health: A National Evaluation

NBER Working Paper No. w8936
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 May 2002 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2022
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Lisa Dubay and Genevieve Kenney
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), The Urban Institute and The Urban Institute
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The Effects of Cocaine and Marijuana Use on Marriage and Marital Stability

NBER Working Paper No. w5038
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2022
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Welfare Reform and Non-Marital Fertility in the 1990s: Evidence from Birth Records

NBER Working Paper No. w9406
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2022
Theodore Joyce, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Sanders Korenman
CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and City University of New York (CUNY) - School of Public Affairs
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The Effect of Illicit Drug Use on the Labor Supply of Young Adults

NBER Working Paper No. w4187
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2008
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Business Cycle and Health Behaviors

NBER Working Paper No. w15737
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2022
Xin Xu, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later Life Health Care Utilization

NBER Working Paper No. w20929
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2023
Laura Wherry, Sarah Miller, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Bruce D. Meyer
New York University (NYU) - Wagner School of Public Service, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Effects of Urban Sprawl on Obesity

NBER Working Paper No. w15436
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2023
Zhenxiang Zhao, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Effect of Welfare Reform on Prenatal Care and Birth Weight

NBER Working Paper No. w9769
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2022
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Won Chan Lee
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Abt Associates, Inc.
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Alcohol Taxes and Labor Market Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w8562
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2022
Dhaval Dave, Dhaval Dave, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
Bentley University - Department of EconomicsNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - NY Office and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Effects of Weight on Adolescent Educational Attainment

NBER Working Paper No. w14994
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 May 2009 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2022
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Michael Grossman and Ben Yarnoff
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Migration Consequences of Welfare Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w8560
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2022
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Neeraj Kaushal and Gregg G. Van Ryzin
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Columbia University - School of Social Work and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers University, Newark
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Re-Examining the Effects of Medicaid Expansions for Pregnant Women

NBER Working Paper No. w14591
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2022
Dhaval Dave, Dhaval Dave, Sandra L. Decker, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Kosali Ilayperuma Simon
Bentley University - Department of EconomicsNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - NY Office, International Longevity Center, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Indiana University
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Family Cap Provisions and Changes in Births and Abortions

NBER Working Paper No. w10214
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2022
Theodore Joyce, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Sanders Korenman and Stanley Henshaw
CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), City University of New York (CUNY) - School of Public Affairs and Alan Guttmacher Institute
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Medicare Part D and its Effect on the Use of Prescription Drugs, Use of Other Health Care Services and Health of the Elderly

NBER Working Paper No. w16011
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2023
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Nasreen Khan
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of New Mexico
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The Impact of Child Health and Family Inputs on Child Cognitive Develop-Ment

NBER Working Paper No. w5257
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 15 May 2022
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Hope Corman
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Rider University
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Self-Selection and International Migration: New Evidence from Mexico

NBER Working Paper No. w15765
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2023
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Ofer Malamud
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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The Effects of Consumer-Directed Health Plans on Health Care Spending

NBER Working Paper No. w15106
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2023
Anthony T. Lo Sasso, Lorens A. Helmchen, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
DePaul University - Department of Economics, The George Washington University and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Effect of Illicit Drug Use on the Wages of Young Adults

NBER Working Paper No. w3535
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2022
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Welfare Reform and Health Insurance Coverage of Low-Income Families

NBER Working Paper No. w10033
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2022
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Neeraj Kaushal
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Columbia University - School of Social Work
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Effects of Prescription Drug Insurance on Hospitalization and Mortality: Evidence from Medicare Part D

NBER Working Paper No. w19948
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2023
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Cuiping Long and G. Alexander
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), University of Illinois at Chicago and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Epidemiology
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Effects of Family Income on Child Academic Achievement Evidence from Changes in the Minimum Wage

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 May 2023
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Luis Faundez
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of California, Berkeley
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Child Achievement, Human Capital, Income

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Effects of ACA Medicaid Expansions on Health Insurance Coverage and Labor Supply

NBER Working Paper No. w21836
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2023
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, A. Bowen Garrett, Anuj Gangopadhyaya and Caitlyn Fleming
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Urban Institute, Urban Institute and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Does Seeing the Doctor More Often Keep You Out of the Hospital?

NBER Working Paper No. w18255
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 20 May 2023
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Anthony T. Lo Sasso
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and DePaul University - Department of Economics
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What Did the "Illegitimacy Bonus" Reward?

NBER Working Paper No. w10699
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2022
Sanders Korenman, Theodore Joyce, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Jennifer Walper
City University of New York (CUNY) - School of Public Affairs, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Baruch College, CUNY - School of Public Affairs
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Changes in the Welfare Caseload and the Health of Low-Educated Mothers

NBER Working Paper No. w10034
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2022
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Elizabeth Tarlov
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Health Policy and Administration (HPA)
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The Effect of Maternal Drug Use on Birth Weight: Measurement Error in Binary Variables

NBER Working Paper No. w5434
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2022
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Theodore Joyce and Hassan Wehbeh
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and Lutheran Medical Center
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The Effects of Child Health on Marital Status

NBER Working Paper No. w3850
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2022
Hope Corman, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
Rider University and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Child and Adult Care Food Program: Who is Served and What are Their Nutritional Outcomes?

NBER Working Paper No. w16148
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2023
Rachel Gordon, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Sanders Korenman and Kristin Abner
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), City University of New York (CUNY) - School of Public Affairs and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Adolescent Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Correlates of Adult Health

NBER Working Paper No. w14924
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2022
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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State Reproductive Policies and Adolescent Pregnancy Resolution: The Case of Parental Involvement Laws

NBER Working Paper No. w5354
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2022
Theodore Joyce, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Drug Use and Afdc Participation: Is There a Connection?

NBER Working Paper No. w5555
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Aug 1999 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2022
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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A Cautionary Tale of Evaluating Identifying Assumptions: Did Reality TV Really Cause a Decline in Teenage Childbearing?

NBER Working Paper No. w24856
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2023
David Jaeger, Theodore Joyce, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
City University of New York (CUNY), CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Effect of Medicaid Expansions in the Late 1980s and Early 1990s on the Labor Supply of Pregnant Women

NBER Working Paper No. w19161
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 11 May 2023
Bentley University - Department of EconomicsNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - NY Office, Government of the United States of America - Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ), International Longevity Center, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Indiana University
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International Review of Law and Economics

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Oct 2023
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Xufei Wang
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and The University of Chicago
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Discrimination, Criminal History, Employment, Public Policy

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The ACA Medicaid Expansion in Michigan and Financial Health

NBER Working Paper No. w25053
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2023
Sarah Miller, Luojia Hu, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Bhashkar Mazumder and Ashley Wong
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Health and Health Insurance Trajectories of Mexicans in the Us

NBER Working Paper No. w16139
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2022
Neeraj Kaushal, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
Columbia University - School of Social Work and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Early Childhood Health Shocks and Adult Wellbeing: Evidence from Wartime Britain

NBER Working Paper No. w23763
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2023
Jeffrey C. Schiman, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Anthony T. Lo Sasso
Georgia Southern University - Department of Finance and Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and DePaul University - Department of Economics
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Effects of the Minimum Wage on Child Health

NBER Working Paper No. w26691
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2023
George Wehby, Wei Lyu, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Dhaval Dave and Dhaval Dave
University of Iowa, University of Iowa, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Bentley University - Department of EconomicsNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - NY Office
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Child Care Food Subsidies

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Jul 2021
Rachel A. Gordon, Kristin Abner, Sanders Korenman, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Institute of Government and Public Affairs (IGPA), affiliation not provided to SSRN, City University of New York (CUNY) - School of Public Affairs and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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family, subsidies, food, care, children, programs, research, care centers, programs, events

65.

Did Hurricane Katrina Reduce Mortality?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Feb 2021
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Mortality, Health Production, Migration

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Mortality and Socioeconomic Consequences of Prescription Opioids: Evidence from State Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w26135
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 31 May 2023
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Engy Ziedan
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Tulane University
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Tweet Sixteen and Pregnant: Missing Links in the Causal Chain from Reality TV to Fertility

NBER Working Paper No. w25446
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2023
David A. Jaeger, Theodore Joyce, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
City University of New York (CUNY) - CUNY Graduate Center, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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A Test of Supply-Side Explanations of Geographic Variation in Health Care Use

NBER Working Paper No. w25037
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 31 May 2023
Kevin Callison, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Jason Ward
Tulane University - Department of Global Health Systems and Development, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Parental Involvement Laws on Minor Abortion

NBER Working Paper No. w25758
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 20 May 2023
Theodore Joyce, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Jason Ward
CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Economics
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Education and Health Over the Life Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w26836
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2023
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner, Cuiping Schiman and Jason M. Ward
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg and RAND Corporation
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Education and Health Over the Life Cycle

Economics of Education Review, Vol. 76, 2020
Posted: 04 Nov 2020
Jason Ward, Cuiping Schiman, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
RAND Corporation, Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Health Production, Aging, Mortality

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An Assessment of the Forward-Looking Hypothesis of the Demand for Cigarettes

NBER Working Paper No. w24620
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 May 2018 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2022
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Kevin Callison
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Tulane University - Department of Global Health Systems and Development
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Effect of Prescription Opioids and Prescription Opioid Control Policies on Infant Health

NBER Working Paper No. w26749
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2023
Engy Ziedan, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
Tulane University and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Estimating a Theoretically Consistent Human Capital Production Function with an Application to Head Start

NBER Working Paper No. w31199
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 May 2023 Last Revised: 15 May 2023
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Luis Faundez
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of California, Berkeley
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Ban-the-Box Laws: Fair and Effective?

NBER Working Paper No. w32273
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Mar 2024
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Xufei Wang
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and The University of Chicago
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Revisiting the Bracero Guest Worker Reforms: A Comment on Clemens, Lewis, and Postel

Kaestner, Robert. 'Revisiting the Bracero guest worker reforms: A comment on Clemens, Lewis, and Postel.' Econ Journal Watch 17, no. 1 (2020): 4.
Posted: 09 Jan 2024
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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immigration, migrants, migration, labor

76.

The Moving to Opportunity Experiment: What Do Heterogeneous Estimates of the Effect of Moving Imply About Causes?

Kaestner, Robert. 'The Moving to Opportunity Experiment: What Do Heterogeneous Estimates of the Effect of Moving Imply About Causes?.' Econ Journal Watch 17, no. 2 (2020).
Posted: 09 Jan 2024
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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neighborhoods, economic opportunity, poverty

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Alive and Kicking: Mortality of New Orleans Medicare Enrollees After Hurricane Katrina

Kaestner, Robert. 'Alive and Kicking: Mortality of New Orleans Medicare Enrollees After Hurricane Katrina.' Econ Journal Watch 18, no. 1 (2021).
Posted: 09 Jan 2024
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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health production, migration

78.

Mortality and Science: A Comment on Two Articles on the Effects of Health Insurance on Mortality

Kaestner, Robert. 'Mortality and science: A comment on two articles on the effects of health insurance on mortality.' Econ Journal Watch 18, no. 2 (2021): 192.
Posted: 09 Jan 2024
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Medicaid, Medicare, Affordable Care Act, health insurance, external validity, statistical power

79.

A Critique of 'The Birth of a Nation: Media and Racial Hate'

Econ Journal Watch 20, no. 2 (2023): 214-233.
Posted: 01 Jan 2024
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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KKK, organization economics, media, social norms

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Do Supply-Side Forces Explain Geographic Variation in Health Care Use?

Callison, K., Kaestner, R. and Ward, J. (2020), DO SUPPLY‐SIDE FORCES EXPLAIN GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION IN HEALTH CARE USE?. Economic Inquiry. doi:10.1111/ecin.12926
Posted: 04 Nov 2020
Jason Ward, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Kevin Callison
RAND Corporation, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Tulane University - Department of Global Health Systems and Development

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Geographic Variation, Supply-Side, Dartmouth, Health Care Utilization

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Do Minimum Wages Affect Non-Wage Job Attributes? Evidence on Fringe Benefits

Posted: 01 Oct 2004
Kosali Ilayperuma Simon, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
Indiana University and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Minimum wages, employer health insurance, employer pension coverage

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Labor Market Consequences of State Health Insurance Regulation

Posted: 30 Dec 2003
Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Kosali Ilayperuma Simon
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Indiana University

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The Effect of Government-Mandated Benefits on Youth Employment

INDUSTRIAL AND LABOR RELATIONS REVIEW, October 1996
Posted: 16 Jun 1998
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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New Evidence on the Information Content of Dividend Announcements

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol 38 No 2, Summer 1998
Posted: 08 Apr 1998
Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Moving to Slim Down: Identifying the Causes of Obesity Using a Random Experiment

Posted: 06 Jul 2011
Zhenxiang Zhao, Robert Kaestner, Robert Kaestner and Xin Xu
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Illinois at Chicago

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neighborhood contextual factors, Obesity, random experiment

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Obesity and Child Cognitive Achievement

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Posted: 17 Jun 2007
Michael Grossman, Robert Kaestner and Robert Kaestner
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public PolicyNational Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Health, Education, Human Capital