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Characterizing the Distribution of Macronutrient Intake among U.S. Adults: A Quantile Regression Approach

Jayachandran N. Variyam, James Blaylock and David Smallwood.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2002; p ublished online May 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economics of Health; Econometric Modelling. 0 words.

Since the risk of dietary inadequacy or excess is greater at the tails of the nutrient intake distributions than at the mean, marginal effects of explanatory variables estimated at the...

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Conditional Cash Transfers and HIV/AIDS Prevention: Unconditionally Promising?

Hans-Peter Kohler and Rebecca L. Thornton.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Design of Experiments; Economic Development. 10811 words.

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) have recently received considerable attention as a potentially innovative and effective approach to the prevention of HIV/AIDS. We evaluate a conditional...

Consumer choices for nano-food and nano-packaging in France and Germany

Andrea Bieberstein, Jutta Roosen, Stéphan Marette, Sandrine Blanchemanche and Frederic Vandermoere.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

February 2013; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economics of Health; Design of Experiments. 7214 words.

An experiment with different information treatments was conducted in France and Germany to evaluate consumers' willingness to pay (WTP) for food nanotechnology focusing on two applications:...

Demand for food-away-from-home: a multiple-discrete–continuous extreme value model

Timothy J. Richards and Lisa Mancino.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

February 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Agricultural Economics. 8145 words.

Policymakers have suggested the use of taxes to raise the relative cost of buying fast food. Yet, little is known of the structure of demand for food-away-from-home (FAFH) in general. This...

Demand Reduction from Plain and Pictorial Cigarette Warning Labels: Evidence from Experimental Auctions

Matthew C. Rousu and James F. Thrasher.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Design of Experiments; Marketing. 5163 words.

We report the results of experimental auctions with U.S. smokers, assessing the percentage of U.S. smokers whose demand for cigarettes decreases when bidding on packs with text and...

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The Determinants of Health Care Utilisation in Rural Senegal

Aurélia Lépine and Alexis Le Nestour.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2013; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economics of Health; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs; Welfare and Poverty. 7771 words.

In the context of the national debate on the extension of health insurance to farming households in Senegal, information on 504 households and 18 public primary health care (PHC) facilities...

Early Entrant Protection in Approval Regulation: Theory and Evidence from FDA Drug Review

Daniel Carpenter, Susan I. Moffitt, Colin D. Moore, Ryan T. Rynbrandt, Michael M. Ting, Ian Yohai and Evan James Zucker.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

December 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Economics of Health; Public Economics. 11613 words.

Early entrant protection in approval regulation exists when the first incumbents in an exclusive market niche receive more favorable regulatory treatment than later entrants. We show that...

The Economics of Health and Vitamin Consumption

Christiane Schroeter, Sven Anders and Andrea Carlson.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economics of Health; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9226 words.

We estimate the impact of vitamin supplement intake, lifestyle, health indicators, food culture, and demographics on diet quality outcomes as measured by the Healthy Eating Index–2005...

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The Effects of a Fat Tax on French Households’ Purchases: A Nutritional Approach

Olivier Allais, Patrice Bertail and Véronique Nichèle.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents. 11414 words.

This article assesses the effects of a “fat tax” on the nutrients purchased by French households across different income groups. This is done by making a preliminary estimation of price...

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A general treatment of ‘don't know’ responses from choice experiments

Kelvin Balcombe and Iain Fraser.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

June 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Agricultural Economics. 7459 words.

In this paper, a modelling approach is developed for the treatment of ‘don't know’(DK) responses, within choice experiments (CEs). A DK option is motivated by the need to allow respondents...

HIV Pandemic, Medical Brain Drain, and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Alok Bhargava and Frédéric Docquier.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Econometric Modelling; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economics of Health; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies. 6926 words.

Country-level longitudinal data at three-year intervals over 1990–2004 are used to analyze the factors affecting emigration of physicians from Sub-Saharan countries and the effects of this...

HIV/AIDS-related Expectations and Risky Sexual Behaviour in Malawi

Adeline Delavande and Hans-Peter Kohler.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Demographic Economics; Data Collection and Date Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs. 21349 words.

We use probabilistic expectations data elicited from survey respondents in rural Malawi to investigate how risky sexual behaviour may be influenced by individuals' expectations about...

Household Out-of-Pocket Expenses on Health: Does Disease Type Matter?

Fleur Wouterse and Mahamadou Tankari.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Agricultural Economics. 9717 words.

This study uses new household data from Burkina Faso and regression analysis to further our understanding of household behaviour in relation to health care systems. We model the household...

Inference for Extremal Conditional Quantile Models, with an Application to Market and Birthweight Risks

Victor Chernozhukov and Iván Fernández-Val.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Corporate Governance. 11564 words.

Quantile regression (QR) is an increasingly important empirical tool in economics and other sciences for analysing the impact a set of regressors has on the conditional distribution of an...

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Measuring Inefficiency in Long-term Care Commissioning: Evidence from English Local Authorities

Francesco D'Amico and Jose-Luis Fernandez.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Public Economics. 8853 words.

Using a stochastic frontier approach, this paper explores efficiency in the commissioning of publicly funded social services among 148 English Councils through a six-year panel database...

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Micro-Level Estimation of Child Undernutrition Indicators in Cambodia

Tomoki Fujii.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development. 11450 words.

One major limitation to addressing child undernutrition is a lack of the information required to target resources. This article extends the small-area estimation technique of Elbers,...

Nutritional Gains from Extended Exposure to a Large-scale Nutrition Programme

Emanuela Galasso, Nithin Umapathi and Jeffrey Yau.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economics of Health. 8644 words.

This paper estimates the returns to differential programme exposure in the context of a large-scale nutritional programme. It addresses this question using information available only on...

Occasional Smoking and Body Weight among Adults

Panagiotis Kasteridis and Steven T. Yen.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

September 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables. 8437 words.

We explore the effects of occasional smoking on body mass index (BMI) in comparison to non-smoking and daily smoking in adults age 18–50. Data are compiled from the 2005–2008 Behavioral...

The Paternalist Meets His Match

Jayson L. Lusk, Stephan Marette and F. Bailey Norwood.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Design of Experiments; Agricultural Economics. 16671 words.

Despite the frequent arguments that findings from behavioral economics experiments justify paternalism, there is scant evidence of how people (the paternalists) make decisions for others or...

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Physical Activity and Body Weight among Adults in Malaysia

Andrew K. G. Tan, Yanghao Wang, Steven T. Yen and Mustapha I. Feisul.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economics of Health. 7032 words.

The influence of sociodemographic and lifestyle factors on body weight conditional upon endogenous physical activity (PA) is examined for adults in Malaysia. We find an inverse link between...