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August 2016Who Should Own and Control Urban Water Systems? Historical Evidence from England and Wales
with Brian Beach, Nicola Tynan: w22553
July 2014Typhoid Fever, Water Quality, and Human Capital Formation
with Brian Beach, Joseph Ferrie, Martin Saavedra: w20279

Published: Beach, Brian & Ferrie, Joseph & Saavedra, Martin & Troesken, Werner, 2016. "Typhoid Fever, Water Quality, and Human Capital Formation," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 76(01), pages 41-75, March. citation courtesy of

December 2012A Poll Tax by any Other Name: The Political Economy of Disenfranchisement
with Daniel B. Jones, Randall Walsh: w18612
June 2011Cognitive Disparities, Lead Plumbing, and Water Chemistry: Intelligence Test Scores and Exposure to Water-Borne Lead Among World War Two U.S. Army Enlistees
with Joseph P. Ferrie, Karen Rolf: w17161

Published: Joseph P. Ferrie & Karen Rolf & Werner Troesken, 2012. "Cognitive disparities, lead plumbing, and water chemistry: Prior exposure to water-borne lead and intelligence test scores among World War Two U.S. Army enlistees," Economics & Human Biology, vol 10(1), pages 98-111.

October 2010Lead and Mortality
with Karen Clay, Michael R. Haines: w16480

Published: Lead, Mortality, and Productivity (with Werner Troesken and Michael Haines). NBER Working Paper #16480. Earlier version: Lead Pipes and Child Mortality (with Werner Troesken and Michael Haines), NBER Working Paper #12603. Review of Economics and Statistics July 2014, Vol. 96, No. 3, Pages 458-470

January 2010The Elasticity of Demand With Respect to Product Failures; or Why the Market for Quack Medicines Flourished for More Than 150 Years
w15699
Did Frederick Brodie Discover the World's First Environmental Kuznets Curve? Coal Smoke and the Rise and Fall of the London Fog
with Karen Clay: w15669

Published: Did Frederick Brodie Discover the World's First Environmental Kuznets Curve? Coal Smoke and the Rise and Fall of the London Fog, Karen Clay, Werner Troesken. in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present, Libecap and Steckel. 2011

October 2006When Bioterrorism Was No Big Deal
with Patricia E. Beeson: w12636
Lead Pipes and Child Mortality
with Karen Clay, Michael Haines: w12603
March 2006Deprivation and Disease in Early Twentieth-Century America
with Karen Clay: w12111
June 2005Death and the City: Chicago's Mortality Transition, 1850-1925
with Joseph P. Ferrie: w11427
March 2003Lead Water Pipes and Infant Mortality in Turn-of-the-Century Massachusetts
w9549

Published: Werner Troesken, 2008. "Lead Water Pipes and Infant Mortality at the Turn of the Twentieth Century," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 43(3), pages 553-575.

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