Working Papers2

*with student or postdoc co-author

Revising for Resubmission

“Health Policy and Genetic Endowments: Understanding Sources of Response to MDLA Laws” (with Qiongshi Lu). 2020 May.
Health Economics

“Adopted Siblings” (with Marsha SeltzerJan GreenbergJieun Song, and Barbara Wolfe). 2020 Jun.
Journal of Family Issues

Under Review

*“Relative Weight and Success” (with Jinho Kim). 2020 Jun.

“The Production of Within-family Inequality: Insights and Implications of Integrating Genetic Data” (with Yuchang Wu, Zijie Zhao, and Qiongshi Lu). 2020 Jun.

“Intergenerational Health Mobility: Magnitudes and Importance of Schools and Place” (with Katie Jajtner). 2020 May.

“Where and When: Sharpening the Lens on Geographic Disparities in Mortality” (with Hans Schwarz, Alberto Palloni, and Michal Engelman). 2020 May.

“Childhood Origins of Intergenerational Health Mobility in the United States” (with Katie Jajtner). 2020 Mar.

“Foreign Born Classmates and Individual Outcomes” (with Jenna NoblesIrina Shaorshadze, and Stephen Ross). 2020 Feb.

“Mental Health, Schooling Attainment and Polygenic Scores: Are There Significant Gene-Environment Associations?” (with Vikesh Amin, Jere Behrman, Carlos Flores, Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, and Hans-Peter Kohler). 2020 Feb.

Current Working Papers

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“Genetic Risks, Adolescent Health and Schooling Attainment” (with Vikesh Amin, Jere R. Behrman, Carlos A. Flores, Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, and Hans-Peter Kohler). 2020 Jun.

“Understanding Geographic Disparities in Life Expectancy” (with Hans Schwarz, Alberto Palloni, and Michal Engelman). 2020 May.

“Heterogeneity in Peer Effects of Obesity” (with Kiersten Strombotne, Kevin Konty, and Sophia Day). 2020 Feb.

“Genetic Endowments, Educational Attainment and Social Mobility.” 2019 Dec.

“Moderation of the International Epidemiological Transition from Innate Genetic Disease-Resistance: Evidence from U.S. States” (with Justin Cook). 2019 Nov.

“Multigenerational Transmission of Child Quantity” (with Won-tak Joo). 2018 Apr.

“Early Life Exposures, Gene-Environment Interactions, and Cognitive Decline in Old Age” (with Atheendar Venkataramani). 2018 May.

“Adults Behaving Badly: The Effects of Own and Peer Parents’ Incarceration on Adolescent Criminal Activities.” 2017 May.
IZA Discussion Paper

*“Spousal Matching” (with Norma Padron). 2016 Dec.
IZA Discussion Paper

“Trends and Spatial Patterns in Educational Mobility.” 2015 Aug.

Completed Working Papers