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|August 2013||The Economic Impact of Non-Communicable Disease in China and India: Estimates, Projections, and Comparisons|
with Elizabeth T. Cafiero, Mark E. McGovern, Klaus Prettner, Anderson Stanciole, Jonathan Weiss, Samuel Bakkila, Larry Rosenberg: w19335
|February 2013||Lawyers as Agents of the Devil in a Prisoner's Dilemma Game: Evidence from Long Run Play|
with Orley C. Ashenfelter, Gordon B. Dahl: w18834
|January 2011||Implications of Population Aging for Economic Growth|
with David Canning, Günther Fink: w16705
Published: David E. Bloom & David Canning & Günther Fink, 2010. "Implications of population ageing for economic growth," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 26(4), pages 583-612, Winter. citation courtesy of
|August 2010||Population Aging and Economic Growth in Asia|
with David Canning, Jocelyn E. Finlay
in The Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in East Asia, NBER-EASE Volume 19, Takatoshi Ito and Andrew Rose, editors
|November 2009||A Mathematical Model for Estimating the Number of Health Workers Required for Universal Antiretroviral Treatment|
with Till Bärnighausen, Salal Humair: w15517
|July 2009||Changing Research Perspectives on the Global Health Workforce|
with Till Bärnighausen: w15168
|Disease and Development Revisited|
with David Canning, Günther Fink: w15137
Published: David E. Bloom & David Canning & G�nther Fink, 2014. "Disease and Development Revisited," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 122(6), pages 1355 - 1366. citation courtesy of
|March 2009||Needle Sharing and HIV Transmission: A Model with Markets and Purposive Behavior|
with Ajay Mahal, Brendan O'Flaherty: w14823
|The Cost of Low Fertility in Europe|
with David Canning, Günther Fink, Jocelyn E. Finlay: w14820
Published: European Journal of Population / Revue européenne de Démographie May 2010, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 141-158 The Cost of Low Fertility in Europe David E. Bloom, David Canning, Günther Fink, Jocelyn E. Finlay
|November 2007||A Theory of Retirement|
with David Canning, Michael Moore: w13630
|Fertility, Female Labor Force Participation, and the Demographic Dividend|
with David Canning, Günther Fink, Jocelyn E. Finlay: w13583
Published: David Bloom & David Canning & Günther Fink & Jocelyn Finlay, 2009. "Fertility, female labor force participation, and the demographic dividend," Journal of Economic Growth, Springer, vol. 14(2), pages 79-101, June. citation courtesy of
|September 2007||"Conditional scholarships" for HIV/AIDS Health Workers: Educating and Retaining the Workforce to Provide Antiretroviral Treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa|
with Till Bärnighausen: w13396
Published: Soc Sci Med. 2009 Feb;68(3):544-51. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2008.11.009. Epub 2008 Dec 10. "Conditional scholarships" for HIV/AIDS health workers: educating and retaining the workforce to provide antiretroviral treatment in sub-Saharan Africa.
|July 2007||Does Age Structure Forecast Economic Growth?|
with David Canning, Günther Fink, Jocelyn E. Finlay: w13221
Published: Bloom, David E. & Canning, David & Fink, Gunther & Finlay, Jocelyn E., 2007. "Does age structure forecast economic growth?," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 23(4), pages 569-585. citation courtesy of
|November 2006||The Effect of Subjective Survival Probabilities on Retirement and Wealth in the United States|
with David Canning, Michael Moore, Younghwan Song: w12688
Published: Clark, Robert, Naohiro Ogawa, and Andrew Mason (eds.) "Population Aging, Intergenerational Transfers and the Macroeconomy." Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, MA: Elgar, 2007.
|October 2006||Demographic Change, Social Security Systems, and Savings|
with David Canning, Rick Mansfield, Michael Moore: w12621
Published: Bloom, David E. & Canning, David & Mansfield, Richard K. & Moore, Michael, 2007. "Demographic change, social security systems, and savings," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 54(1), pages 92-114, January. citation courtesy of
|November 2004||The Effect of Improvements in Health and Longevity on Optimal Retirement and Saving|
with David Canning, Michael Moore: w10919
|October 2004||Global Demographic Change: Dimensions and Economic Significance|
with David Canning: w10817
Published: David E. Bloom & David Canning, 2004. "Global demographic change : dimensions and economic significance," Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, issue Aug, pages 9-56. citation courtesy of
|June 2004||The Effect of Population Health on Foreign Direct Investment|
with Marcella Alsan, David Canning: w10596
Published: Alsan, Marcela, David E. Bloom and David Canning. "The Effect of Population Health on Foreign Direct Investment Inflows to Low- and Middle-Income Countries." World Development 34, 4 (April 2006): 613-630.
|February 2002||Longevity and Life Cycle Savings|
with David Canning, Bryan Graham: w8808
Published: David E. Bloom & David Canning & Bryan Graham, 2003. "Longevity and Life-cycle Savings," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 105(3), pages 319-338, 09. citation courtesy of
|January 2002||Technological Diffusion, Conditional Convergence, and Economic Growth|
with David Canning, Jaypee Sevilla: w8713
|The Wealth of Nations: Fundamental Forces Versus Poverty Traps|
with David Canning, Jaypee Sevilla: w8714
|December 2001||Economic Growth and the Demographic Transition|
with David Canning, Jaypee Sevilla: w8685
|November 2001||The Effect of Health on Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence|
with David Canning, Jaypee Sevilla: w8587
Published: Bloom, David E., David Canning and Jaypee Sevilla. "The Effect of Health on Economic Growth: A Production Function Approach." World Development 32, 1 (2004): 1–13.
|November 1997||Demographic Transitions and Economic Miracles in Emerging Asia|
with Jeffrey G. Williamson: w6268
Published: World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 12, no. 3 (September 1998): 419-455. citation courtesy of
|October 1996||Child Support and Fathers' Remarriage and Fertility|
with Cecilia Conrad, Cynthia Miller: w5781
Published: Garfinkel, I., S. McLanahan, D. Meyer, and J. Seltor (eds.) The Effects of Child Support Enforcement on Non-Resident Fathers. New York: Russell Sage, 1998.
|August 1995||International Public Opinion on the Environment|
|July 1995||Is an Integrated Regional Labor Market Emergin in East and Southeast Asia?|
with Waseen Noor: w5174
Published: Campbell, Duncan, Aurelio Parisotto, Anil Verma, and Asma Lateef (eds.) Regionalization and Labour Market Interdependence in East and Southeast Asia. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1997.
|June 1995||Does the AIDS Epidemic Really Threaten Economic Growth?|
with Ajay S. Mahal: w5148
Published: Bloom, David E. & Mahal, Ajay S., 1997. "Does the AIDS epidemic threaten economic growth?," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 77(1), pages 105-124, March. citation courtesy of
|May 1995||Economics of the Generation and Management of Municipal Solid Waste|
with David N. Beede: w5116
Published: Beede, David and David E. Bloom. "Economics of Municipal Solid Waste." World Bank Research Observer (August 1995): 113–150.
|May 1994||Changes in the Structure of Family Income Inequality in the United States and Other Industrial Nationa During the 1980s|
with McKinley L. Blackburn: w4754
Published: Blackburn, McKinley and David E. Bloom. "Changes in the Structure of Family Income Inequality in the United States and Other IndustrializedNations during the 1980s." Research in Labor Economics, Volume 14. Greenwich, Conn. JAI Press, 1995, pp. 141-70
|March 1994||The Changing Labor Market Position of Canadian Immigrants|
with Gilles Grenier, Morley Gunderson: w4672
Published: David E. Bloom & Gilles Grenier & Morley Gunderson, 1995. "The Changing Labour Market Position of Canadian Immigrants," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 28(4b), pages 987-1005, November. citation courtesy of
|December 1993||The Influence of Nonmarital Childbearing on the Formation of First Marriages|
with Neil G. Bennett, Cynthia K. Miller: w4564
Published: Bennett, Neil G., David E. Bloom, and Cynthia E. Miller. "The Influence of Nonmarital Childbearing on the Formation of First Marriages." Demography 32, 1 (February 1995): 47-62.
|Language, Employment and Earnings in the United States: Spanish-English Differentials from 1970 to 1990|
with Gilles Grenier: w4584
Published: Bloom, David E. and Gilles Grenier. "Language, Employment, and Earnings in the United States: Spanish-English Differentials from 1970 to 1990." International Journal of the Sociology of Language (Special Issue on the Economics of Language) 121 (1996): 45–68.
|September 1993||Lawyers as Agents of the Devil in a Prisoner's Dilemma Game|
with Orley Ashenfelter: w4447
|January 1993||Labor and the Emerging World Economy|
with Adi Brender: w4266
Published: Population Bulletin. Washington, D.C.: Population Reference Bureau, October 1993.
|The Distribution of Family Income: Measuring and Explaining Changes in the 1980s for Canada and the United States|
with McKinley L. Blackburn
in Small Differences That Matter: Labor Markets and Income Maintenance in Canada and the United States, David Card and Richard B. Freeman
|October 1992||Projecting the Number of New AIDS Cases in the U.S.|
with Sherry Glied: w4180
Published: International Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 8 (Special Issue on Population Forecasting) (1992): 339-365.
|January 1992||The Fall in Private Pension Coverage in the U.S.|
with Richard B. Freeman: w3973
Published: Published as "The Fall in Private Pension Coverage in the United States", American Economic Review, Vol. 82, no. 2 (1992): 539-545.
|November 1991||Changes in Earnings Differentials in the 1980s: Concordance, Convergence, Causes, and Consequences|
with McKinley L. Blackburn, Richard B. Freeman: w3901
Published: Papadimitriou, Dimitri B. and Edward N. Wolff (eds.) Poverty and Prosperity in the USA in the late Twentieth Century. London: Macmillan, 1993.
|September 1991||Benefits and Costs of HIV Testing|
with Sherry Glied: r1593
Published: Science, Vol. 252 (June 28, 1991): 1798-1804.
|March 1991||The Distribution of Family Income: Measuring and Explaining Changes in the 1980s for Canada and the United States|
with McKinley L. Blackburn: w3659
|The Earnings of Linguistic Minorities: French in Canada and Spanish in the United States|
with Gilles Grenier: w3660
Published: The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 106, No. 2, pp. 557-586, (May 1991).
|January 1991||An Analysis of the Earnings of Canadian Immigrants|
with Morley Gunderson
in Immigration, Trade, and the Labor Market, John M. Abowd and Richard B. Freeman, editors
|August 1990||Fertility Timing, Wages, and Human Capital|
with McKinley L. Blackburn: w3422
Published: Blackburn, McKinley L & Bloom, David E & Neumark, David, 1993. "Fertility Timing, Wages, and Human Capital," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 6(1), pages 1-30. citation courtesy of
|Modeling American Marriage Patterns|
with Neil G. Bennett: w3425
Published: Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol 85, No. 412, December 1990.
|April 1990||The Divergence of Black and White Marriage Patterns|
with Neil G. Bennett, Patricia H. Craig: r1373
Published: American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 95, No. 3, pp. 692-722, (November 1989)
|November 1989||The Declining Economic Position of Less-Skilled American Males|
with McKinley L. Blackburn, Richard B. Freeman: w3186
|July 1989||An Analysis of the Earnings of Canadian Immigrants|
with Morley Gunderson: w3035
|October 1988||"The Economic Impact of AIDS in the United States."|
with Geoffrey Carliner: r1058
Published: From Science, Vol. 239, pp. 604-610, (February 5, 1988).
|1988||Arbitrator Behavior in Public Sector Wage Disputes|
in When Public Sector Workers Unionize, Richard B. Freeman and Casey Ichniowski, editors
|November 1987||Economic Development and the Timing and Components of Population Growth|
with Richard B. Freeman: w2448
Published: Journal of Policy Modeling, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 57-81, (April 1988). citation courtesy of
|October 1987||Commitment and the Modern Union: Assessing the Link Between Premarital Cohabitation and Subsequent Marital Stability|
with Neil G. Bennett, Ann Klimas Blanc: w2416
Published: American Sociological Review, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 127-138, February 1988.
|August 1987||The Effects of Technological Change on Earnings and Income Inequality inthe United States|
with McKinley L. Blackburn: w2337
Published: "Earnings and Income Inequality in the United States" From Population and Development Review, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 575-609, (December 1987).
|Arbitrator Behavior in Public Sector Wage Disputes|
Published: Arbitrator Behavior in Public Sector Wage Disputes, David E. Bloom. in When Public Sector Workers Unionize, Freeman and Ichniowski. 1988
|March 1987||Negotiator Behavior Under Arbitration|
with Christopher L. Cavanagh: w2211
Published: Bloom, David E. and Christopher L. Cavanagh. "Negotiator Behavior Under Arbitration," American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 1987, pp. 3 53-358. citation courtesy of
|May 1986||An Analysis of the Selection of Arbitrators|
with Christopher L. Cavanagh: w1938
Published: Bloom, David E. and Christopher Cavanagh. "An Analysis of the Selection of Arbitrators," American Economic Review, June 1986, pp. 408-422. citation courtesy of
|March 1986||Models of Firm Behavior Under Minimum Wage Legislation|
with Gilles Grenier: w1877
|February 1986||The "Youth Problem": Age or Generational Crowding?|
with Richard B. Freeman: w1829
Published: "The Labour-Market Consequences of Generational Crowding." From European Journal of Population, Vol. 3, pp. 131-176, (1987).
|Population Growth, Labor Supply, and Employment in Developing Countries|
with Richard B. Freeman: w1837
Published: Bloom, David E. and Richard B. Freeman. "The Effects of Rapid Population Growth on Labor Supply and Employment in Developing Countries," Population and Development Review, September 1986, pp. 381-414.
|Empirical Models of Arbitrator Behavior Under Conventional Arbitration|
Published: Bloom, David E. "Empirical Models of Arbitrator Behavior Under Conventional Arbitration," Review of Economics and Statistics, 1986. citation courtesy of
|September 1985||On the Nature and Estimation of Age. Period, and Cohort Effects in Demographic Data|
Published: Bloom, David E. "On the Nature and Estimation of Age, Period, and Cohort Effects in Demographic Data," Genus, 1987.
|Marriage Patterns in the United States|
with Neil G. Bennett: w1701
Published: (With Richard Freeman) Published as "The Fall in Private Pension Coveragein the United States", American Economic Review, Vol. 82, no. 2 (1992): 539-545.
|June 1984||Correcting for Truncation Bias Caused by a Latent Truncation Variable|
with Mark R. Killingsworth: t0038
Published: Bloom, David E. and Mark R. Killingsworth. "Correcting for Truncation Bias Caused by a Latent Truncation Variable." Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 27 , No. 1, January 1985, pp.131-135.
|June 1983||What Are the Determinants of Delayed Childbearing and Permanent Childlessness in the United States?|
with James Trussell: w1140
Published: Bloom, David E. and James Trussell. "What Are the Determinants of Delayed Childbearing and Permanent Childlessness in the United States?" Demography ,November 1984, 21(4) pp. 591-611.
|Models of Arbitrator Behavior: Theory and Evidence|
with Orley Ashenfelter: w1149
Published: Ashenfelter, Orley and David E. Bloom. "Models of Arbitrator Behavior: Theory and Evidence." American Economic Reveiw, Vol. 74, No. 1, (March 1984), pp. 111-124.
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