Publications

The Effects of Two Influential Early Childhood Interventions on Health and Healthy Behaviors(with J.J. Heckman and R. Pinto). Economic Journal, 2016, November. Abstract

Early Health Shocks, Intra-household Resource Allocation, and Child Outcomes” (with J.J. Heckman, J. Yi and J. Zhang), Economic Journal, 2015, November. Abstract

“Bayesian Exploratory Factor Analysis” (with S. Fruhwirth-Schnatter, J.J. Heckman and R. Piatek), Journal of Econometrics, 2014, 183(1), November, 31-57.

“Early Childhood Investments Substantially Boost Adult Health(with Campbell, J.J. Heckman, S. Moon, Y. Pan, R. Pinto and E. Pungello), Science, 2014, vol. 343 no. 6178, pp. 1478-1485.

“Understanding Conscientiousness Across the Lifecourse: An Economic Perspective” (with J.J. Heckman). Developmental Psychology, 2014, 50(5), May, 1451-1459.

“The Developmental Origins of Health Inequality”. In Pedro Rosa Dias, Owen O’Donnell (ed.), Health and Inequality (Research on Economic Inequality, Volume 21), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013, pp.285-309.

“Popularity” (with Galeotti, G. Mueller and S. Pudney), Journal of Human Resources, 2013, 48(4), 1072-1094.

The Economics of Child Well-Being” (with J. Heckman). In the Handbook of Child Well-Being, Ben-Arieh, A., Frones, I., Casas, F., Korbin, J.E. (Eds.), September 2013, pp. 363-401. IZA Top 10 Downloads in October and November 2012.

“The Developmental Approach to Child and Adult Health” (with J. Heckman), Pediatrics, 2013, vol.131 Supplement 2, April, S133-S141.

“Personality and the Education-Health Gradient” (with Hansman), Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 32(2), March, 480-485.

“Transcriptional modulation of the developing immune system by early life social adversity” (with W. Cole, J.M. Arevalo, A.M. Ruggiero, J.J. Heckman and S.J. Suomi), PNAS, 2012, 109(50), 20578-83..

“Early Childhood Development: Creating Healthy Communities with Greater Efficiency and Effectiveness” (with J. Heckman), in Investing in What Works for America’s Communities: Essays on People, Place & Purpose, edited by Nancy O. Andrews and David J. Erickson, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Low Income Investment Fund (2012), 327-337.

“Primate Evidence on the Late Health Effects of Early Life Adversity” (with Hansman, J.J. Heckman, M. Novak, A.M. Ruggiero and S.J. Suomi), PNAS, 2012, 109(23), 8866-8871.

“Child and Adolescent Mental Health Worldwide: Evidence for Action”, (with Kieling, H. Baker- Henningham, M. Belfer, I. Ertem, O. Omigbodun, L.A. Rohde, S. Srinath, N. Ulkuer and A. Rahman), The Lancet, 2011, 378(9801), 1515-1525.

“Survey Design and the Analysi sof Satisfaction”. (with S.E. Pudney), Review of Economics and Statistics, 93(3), August 2011, 1087-1093.

“Understanding the Early Origins of the Education-Health Gradient: A Framework that can Also be Applied to Analyze Gene-Environment Interactions”, (with J. Heckman), Perspectives on Psychological Science, September 2010, 5(5), 585-605.

“The Education-Health Gradient”, (with J. Heckman and S. Urzua), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 2010, 100, 234-238.

“Estimating the Size of the UK Illicit Drugs Market”, (with Badillo, M. Bryan, J. Burton, M. Iacovou and S.E. Pudney), in “Measuring different aspects of problem drug use: methodological developments”, edited by N. Singleton, R. Murray and L. Tinsley, Home Office Online Report, no.16 (2006).

“Training, Productivity and Wages in Italy”, Labour Economics, 2005, 12(4), 557-576. Reprinted in Recent Developments in the Economics of Training (2007), Francis Green , Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.