Nicholas A. Christakis

Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy

25 Shattuck Street

Boston, MA 02115

United States

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1.

Breaking Up is Hard to Do, Unless Everyone Else is Doing it Too: Social Network Effects on Divorce in a Longitudinal Sample

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2013
Rose McDermott, James H. Fowler and Nicholas A. Christakis
Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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Genes, Economics, and Happiness

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2946
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
University of Oxford, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences and CREMA
Downloads 1,580 (8,122)
Citation 100

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happiness, subjective well-being, genetics

3.

Alone in the Crowd: The Structure and Spread of Loneliness in a Large Social Network

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2009
John T. Cacioppo, James H. Fowler and Nicholas A. Christakis
University of Chicago - Department of Psychology, UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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Born to Lead? A Twin Design and Genetic Association Study of Leadership Role Occupancy

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2012
University of Oxford, University College London, Department of Political Science, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences
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Citation 2

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leadership, genetic association, twin study

5.

The Spread of Obesity in a Large Social Network Over 32 Years

New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 357, No. 4, pp. 370-379, July 26, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Aug 2007
Nicholas A. Christakis and James H. Fowler
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences
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6.

A Genome-Wide Association Study of Educational Attainment

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Aug 2010
University of Toronto, New York University (NYU), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Applied Economics, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Centre for Advanced Small Business Economics (CASBEC) and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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Citation 1

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Education, Genetics and Economics, Genoeconomics, GWAS

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Dynamic Spread of Happiness in a Large Social Network: Longitudinal Analysis Over 20 Years in the Framingham Heart Study

British Medical Journal, Vol. 3, January 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Dec 2008
James H. Fowler and Nicholas A. Christakis
UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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8.

Widowhood Effects in Voter Participation

American Journal of Political Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2013
William R. Hobbs, Nicholas A. Christakis and James H. Fowler
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences
Downloads 97 (218,543)

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turnout, political participation, social isolation, mobilization, spouse, death, loss, widowhood effect, causal inference

9.

Model of Genetic Variation in Human Social Networks

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 106, No. 6, pp. 1720-1724, February 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2009
James H. Fowler, Christopher T. Dawes and Nicholas A. Christakis
UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
Downloads 96 (220,051)
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10.

Estimating Peer Effects on Health in Social Networks

Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 1400-1405, September 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2008
James H. Fowler and Nicholas A. Christakis
UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences and Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy
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Friendships Moderate an Association Between a Dopamine Gene Variant and Political Ideology

Journal of Politics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2010
Jaime Settle, Christopher T. Dawes, Nicholas A. Christakis and James H. Fowler
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences
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12.

Social Network Predictors of Latrine Ownership

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Nov 2012
Holly B. Shakya, Nicholas A. Christakis and James H. Fowler
UC San Diego School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy and UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences
Downloads 59 (283,642)

Abstract:

social networks, social norms, India, latrines, open-defecation