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Assessing the Returns to Education in The Gambia

Jeremy D. Foltz and Ousman Gajigo.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Education and Research Institutions. 8933 words.

Using three nationally representative surveys from the country, we estimate the private rates of returns to education in The Gambia. To obtain consistent estimates, we exploit exogenous...

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Children's Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables: Do School Environment and Policies Affect Choices at School and Away from School?

Ariun Ishdorj, Mary Kay Crepinsek and Helen H. Jensen.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables. 7291 words.

School environment and policies may affect children's ability to make healthy food choices both at and away from school. Using data from the third School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study...

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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...

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...

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Do Cash Transfers Promote Food Security? The Case of the South African Child Support Grant

Giorgio d’Agostino, Margherita Scarlato and Silvia Napolitano.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economywide Country Studies. 12453 words.

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This paper evaluates the causal effect of the Child Support Grant (CSG) implemented in South Africa on household food consumption and dietary...

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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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Estimating Consumption Economies of Scale, Adult Equivalence Scales, and Household Bargaining Power

Martin Browning, Pierre-André Chiappori and Arthur Lewbel.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Demographic Economics; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 18194 words.

How much income would a woman living alone require to attain the same standard of living that she would have if she were married? What percentage of a married couple's expenditures are...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Political cycle in graduation rates

Christian Hubert Ebeke and Mireille Ntsama Etoundi.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Education and Research Institutions; Economic Development; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables. 8259 words.

We show that exam success rates in Sub-Saharan Africa increase significantly in the months prior to national elections. Using a sample of more than 35 African countries, the study seeks to...

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The Production of Child Health in Kenya: A Structural Model of Birth Weight

Germano Mwabu.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2009; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Demographic Economics. 15037 words.

The paper investigates birth weight and its correlates in Kenya using nationally representative data collected by the government in the early 1990s. I find that immunisation of the mother...

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Smoking behaviour and individual well-being: a fresh look at the effects of the 2005 public smoking ban in Italy

Emilia Del Bono and Daniela Vuri.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economics of Health; Law and Economics. 9963 words.

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This paper investigates the impact of the public smoking ban which came into effect in Italy in January 2005 on individual smoking behaviour. Current...

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Universities as anchor institutions in cities in a turbulent funding environment: vulnerable institutions and vulnerable places in England

John Goddard, Mike Coombes, Louise Kempton and Paul Vallance.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Education and Research Institutions; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 10911 words.

The paper examines universities as anchor institutions in the context of a major upheaval in the funding of English higher education. The various components of these changes are combined...

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Vulnerability of Primary Care Organizations to the National Health Service Reform in England

José Iparraguirre, Tom Gentry and Diego Peña.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Public Economics. 9212 words.

We study how ready or vulnerable each Primary Care Organization (PCO) in England was in 2010 to the National Health Service reforms announced in the Government white paper Equity and...

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