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May 2013Unobservable Selection and Coefficient Stability: Theory and Validation
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March 2012Limited Life Expectancy, Human Capital and Health Investments: Evidence from Huntington Disease
with Ira Shoulson, E. Ray Dorsey: w17931

Published: “Limited Life Expectancy, Human Capital and Health Investments” (with E. Ray Dorsey and Ira Shoulson). American Economic Review, 103 (5): p. 1977-2002 (August 2013).

December 2011Optimal Expectations and Limited Medical Testing: Evidence from Huntington Disease
with Ira Shoulson, E. Ray Dorsey: w17629

Published: “Optimal Expectations and Limited Medical Testing: Evidence from Huntington's Disease” (with E. Ray Dorsey and Ira Shoulson). American Economic Review, 103 (2): p. 804-830 (April 2013).

December 2010New cellular networks in Malawi: Correlates of service rollout and network performance
with Dimitrios Batzilis, Taryn Dinkelman, Rebecca Thornton, Deric Zanera: w16616

Forthcoming: New Cellular Networks in Malawi: Correlates of Service Rollout and Network Performance, Dmitris Batzilis, Taryn Dinkelman, Emily Oster, Rebecca Thornton, Deric Zanera. in African Successes: Modernization and Development, Edwards, Johnson, and Weil. 2014

April 2010Do Call Centers Promote School Enrollment? Evidence from India
with M. Bryce Millett: w15922

Published: “ Do IT Service Centers Promote School Enrollment? Evidence from India ” (with Bryce Millett). Journal of Development Economics, 104: 123 - 135 (September 2013).

September 2009Genetic Adverse Selection: Evidence from Long-Term Care Insurance and Huntington Disease
with Ira Shoulson, Kimberly Quaid, E. Ray Dorsey: w15326

Published: Genetic Adverse Selection: Evidence from Long-Term Care Insurance and Huntington Disease (with Ray Dorsey et al) Journal of Public Economics, December 2010.

April 2009Menstruation and Education in Nepal
with Rebecca Thornton: w14853

Published: Menstruation, Sanitary Products and School Attendance: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation (with Rebecca Thornton) American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, January 2011.

March 2009Determinants of Technology Adoption: Private Value and Peer Effects in Menstrual Cup Take-Up
with Rebecca Thornton: w14828

Published: Determinants of Technology Adoption: Private Value and Peer Effects in Menstrual Cup Take-Up (with Rebecca Thornton) Journal of the European Economic Association, December 2012.

May 2008Hepatitis B Does Not Explain Male-Biased Sex Ratios in China
with Gang Chen: w13971
November 2007Routes of Infection: Exports and HIV Incidence in Sub-Saharan Africa
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Published: Oster, E. (2012), ROUTES OF INFECTION: EXPORTS AND HIV INCIDENCE IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. Journal of the European Economic Association, 10: 1025–1058. doi: 10.1111/j.1542-4774.2012.01075.x

August 2007The Power of TV: Cable Television and Women's Status in India
with Robert Jensen: w13305

Published: Robert Jensen & Emily Oster, 2009. "The Power of TV: Cable Television and Women's Status in India," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 124(3), pages 1057-1094, August.

April 2007HIV and Sexual Behavior Change: Why Not Africa?
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Published: “HIV and Sexual Behavior Change: Why Not Africa?” Journal of Health Economics, Volume 31, Issue 1, January 2012, Pages 35–49

December 2006Does Increased Access Increase Equality? Gender and Child Health Investments in India
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Published: Oster, Emily. "Does Increased Access Increase Equality? Gender and Child Health Investments in India." Journal of Development Economics 89, 1 (May 2009): 62-76.

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