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NBER Working Papers and Publications
|August 2018||Changes in Household Diet: Determinants and Predictability|
with Stefan Hut: w24892
|September 2017||Weighting for External Validity|
with Isaiah Andrews: w23826
|July 2016||Does Disease Cause Vaccination? Disease Outbreaks and Vaccination Response|
Published: Emily Oster, 2017. "Does Disease Cause Vaccination? Disease Outbreaks and Vaccination Response," Journal of Health Economics, .
|October 2015||Diabetes and Diet: Behavioral Response and the Value of Health|
|September 2014||Why is Infant Mortality Higher in the US than in Europe?|
with Alice Chen, Heidi Williams: w20525
Published: Chen, Alice, Emily Oster, and Heidi Williams. 2016. "Why Is Infant Mortality Higher in the United States Than in Europe?" American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 8 (2): 89-124.
|May 2014||New Cellular Networks in Malawi: Correlates of Service Rollout and Network Performance|
with Dimitris Batzilis, Taryn Dinkelman, Rebecca Thornton, Deric Zanera
in African Successes, Volume III: Modernization and Development, Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil, editors
|May 2013||Unobservable Selection and Coefficient Stability: Theory and Validation|
Published: Emily Oster (2017) Unobservable Selection and Coefficient Stability: Theory and Evidence, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, DOI: 10.1080/07350015.2016.1227711
|March 2012||Limited 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 2011||Optimal 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). citation courtesy of
|December 2010||New cellular networks in Malawi: Correlates of service rollout and network performance|
with Dimitrios Batzilis, Taryn Dinkelman, Rebecca Thornton, Deric Zanera: w16616
|April 2010||Do 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 2009||Genetic 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. citation courtesy of
|April 2009||Menstruation 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 2009||Determinants 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 2008||Hepatitis B Does Not Explain Male-Biased Sex Ratios in China|
with Gang Chen: w13971
Published: Oster, Emily & Chen, Gang & Yu, Xinsen & Lin, Wenyao, 2010. "Hepatitis B does not explain male-biased sex ratios in China," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 107(2), pages 142-144, May. citation courtesy of
|November 2007||Routes of Infection: Exports and HIV Incidence in Sub-Saharan Africa|
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 citation courtesy of
|August 2007||The 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. citation courtesy of
|April 2007||HIV and Sexual Behavior Change: Why Not Africa?|
Published: “HIV and Sexual Behavior Change: Why Not Africa?” Journal of Health Economics, Volume 31, Issue 1, January 2012, Pages 35–49 citation courtesy of
|December 2006||Does Increased Access Increase Equality? Gender and Child Health Investments in India|
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. citation courtesy of