Department of Economics
9373 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
NBER Working Papers and Publications
|September 2016||Economic Conditions and Mortality: Evidence from 200 Years of Data|
with David M. Cutler, Wei Huang: w22690
|October 2014||Health, Education, and Income in the United States, 1820–2000|
with Hoyt Bleakley, Dora Costa
in Human Capital in History: The American Record, Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo, editors
|June 2014||Breaking the Glass Ceiling? The Effect of Board Quotas on Female Labor Market Outcomes in Norway|
with Marianne Bertrand, Sandra E. Black, Sissel Jensen: w20256
|May 2014||When Does Education Matter? The Protective Effect of Education for Cohorts Graduating in Bad Times|
with David Cutler, Wei Huang: w20156
Published: Cutler, David M. & Huang, Wei & Lleras-Muney, Adriana, 2015. "When does education matter? The protective effect of education for cohorts graduating in bad times," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 127(C), pages 63-73. citation courtesy of
|The Long Term Impact of Cash Transfers to Poor Families|
with Anna Aizer, Shari Eli, Joseph P. Ferrie: w20103
|June 2013||Health, Education and Income in the United States, 1820-2000|
with Hoyt Bleakley, Dora Costa: w19162
Published: Health, Education, and Income in the United States, 1820–2000, Hoyt Bleakley, Dora Costa, Adriana Lleras-Muney. in Human Capital in History: The American Record, Boustan, Frydman, and Margo. 2014
|August 2012||Did the Americanization Movement Succeed? An Evaluation of the Effect of English-Only and Compulsory Schools Laws on Immigrants' Education|
with Allison Shertzer: w18302
|January 2012||Child Gender And Parental Investments In India: Are Boys And Girls Treated Differently?|
with Silvia H. Barcellos, Leandro Carvalho: w17781
“Child gender and Parental Investments in India: Are boys and Girls Treated Differently?” forthcoming, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. (joint with Silvia H. Barcellos and Leandro Carvalho) citation courtesy of
|Education and Health: Insights from International Comparisons|
with David M. Cutler: w17738
|August 2010||Are the More Educated More LIkely to Use New Drugs?|
with Frank R. Lichtenberg
in Contributions in Memory of Zvi Griliches, Jacques Mairesse and Manuel Trajtenberg, editors
|February 2010||The Education Gradient in Old Age Disability|
with David M. Cutler
in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
|June 2009||Modern Medicine and the 20th Century Decline in Mortality: Evidence on the Impact of Sulfa Drugs|
with Seema Jayachandran, Kimberly V. Smith: w15089
Published: “Modern Medicine and the 20th-Century Decline in Mortality: Evidence on the Impact of Sulfa Drugs,” (with A. Lleras-Muney and K. Smith), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2(2), April 2010, pp. 118-146
|September 2008||Socioeconomic Status and Health: Dimensions and Mechanisms|
with David M. Cutler, Tom Vogl: w14333
Published: Socioeconomic Status and Health: Dimensions and Mechanisms Oxford Handbook of Health Economics, 2011, with D. Cutler and A. Lleras-Muney.
|April 2008||Life Expectancy and Human Capital Investments: Evidence From Maternal Mortality Declines|
with Seema Jayachandran: w13947
Published: Seema Jayachandran & Adriana Lleras-Muney, 2009. "Life Expectancy and Human Capital Investments: Evidence from Maternal Mortality Declines-super-," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 124(1), pages 349-397, February. citation courtesy of
|July 2006||Education and Health: Evaluating Theories and Evidence|
with David M. Cutler: w12352
Published: House, J., R. Schoeni, G. Kaplan, and H. Pollack (eds.) Making Americans Healthier: Social and Economic Policy as Health Policy. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2008.
|January 2006||The Determinants of Mortality|
with David M. Cutler, Angus S. Deaton: w11963
Published: Cutler, David, Angus Deaton and Adriana Lleras-Muney. "The Determinants Of Mortality," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2006, v20(3,Summer), 97-120. citation courtesy of
|December 2004||Bounds in Competing Risks Models and the War on Cancer|
with Bo E. Honore: w10963
Published: Honore, Bo E. and Adriana Lleras-Muney. "Bounds in Competing Risks Models and the War on Cancer." Econometrica 74, 6 (Novermber 2006): 1675-98.
|April 2004||Access to Care, Provider Choice and Racial Disparities|
with Anna Aizer, Mark Stabile: w10445
Published: Aizer, Anna, Adriana Lleras-Muney and Mark Stabile. "Access To Care, Provider Choice, And The Infant Health Gradient," American Economic Review, 2005, v95(2,May), 248-252.
|November 2003||The Timing of Births: Is the Health of Infants Counter-Cyclical?|
with Rajeev Dehejia: w10122
|June 2003||Health Inequality, Education and Medical Innovation|
with Sherry Glied: w9738
Published: Lleras-Muney, Adriana and Sherry Glied. “Health Inequality, Education and Medical Innovation." Demography 45, 3 (August 2008): 741-761.
|March 2003||Why Does Financial Development Matter? The United States from 1900 to 1940|
with Rajeev Dehejia: w9551
Published: Dehejia, Rajeev and Adriana Lleras-Muney. “Financial Development and Pathways of Growth: State Branching and Deposit Insurance Laws in the United States From 1900 To 1940.” Journal of Law and Economics 50 (May 2007).
|September 2002||The Effect of Education on Medical Technology Adoption: Are the More Educated More Likely to Use New Drugs|
with Frank R. Lichtenberg: w9185
Published: Lleras-Muney, Adriana and Frank Lichtenberg. “The Effect Of Education On Medical Technology Adoption: Are The More Educated More Likely To Use New Drugs?" Annales d’Economie et Statistique in memory of Zvi Griliches 79/80 (2006).
|June 2002||The Relationship Between Education and Adult Mortality in the United States|
Published: Lleras-Muney, Adriana. "The Relationships Between Education And Adult Mortality In The United States," Review of Economic Studies, 2005, v72(250,Jan), 189-221.
|October 2001||Were Compulsory Attendance and Child Labor Laws Effective? An Analysis from 1915 to 1939|
Published: Lleras-Muney, Adriana. "Were Compulsory Attendance And Child Labor Laws Effective? An Analysis From 1915 To 1939," Journal of Law and Economics, 2002, v45(2,Oct), 401-435.