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Sarah E. Turner

Professor, Education and Economics, University of Virginia.

Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Turner specializes in research on the economics of education in the United States. She has written extensively on the economics of higher education, including the behavioral effects of financial aid policies and the entry of new providers. She is currently collaborating with John Bound on a Russell Sage Foundation-supported project analyzing mobility of college-educated workers using U.S. census data.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Lieske, J., Sarah E. Turner, S. Edeh, Sharon R. Kardia, and Jennifer Smith. 2014. "Heritability of Urinary Traits That Contribute to Nephrolithiasis." Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 9(5): 943-950. DOI. Abstract.

Kim, D., L. Bielak, C. Wu, Y. Sun, P. Sheedy, Sarah E. Turner, P. Peyser, Sharon R. Kardia, and Jennifer Smith. 2014. "The relationship between diastolic blood pressure and coronary artery calcification is dependent on single nucleotide polymorphisms on chromosome 9p21.3." Bmc Medical Genetics, 15. PMCID: PMC4168694. DOI. Abstract.

Sun, Y., A. Smith, K. Conneely, Q. Chang, W. Li, A. Lazarus, L. Almli, E. Binder, T. Klengel, D. Cross, Sarah E. Turner, K. Ressler, Sharon R. Kardia, and Jennifer A. Smith. 2013. "Epigenomic association analysis identifies smoking-related DNA methylation sites in African Americans." Human Genetics, 132(9): 1027-1037. PMCID: PMC3744600. DOI. Abstract.

Sun, Y., A. Lazarus, Y. Chuang, W. Zhao, Sarah E. Turner, Sharon R. Kardia, and Jennifer A. Smith. 2013. "Gene-Specific DNA Methylation Association with Serum Levels of C-Reactive Protein in African Americans." Plos One, 8(8). PMCID: PMC3747126. DOI. Abstract.

Kattah, A., R. Asad, D. Scantlebury, K. Bailey, H. Wiste, S. Hunt, T. Mosley, Sharon R. Kardia, Sarah E. Turner, and V. Garovic. 2013. "Hypertension in Pregnancy Is a Risk Factor for Microalbuminuria Later in Life." Journal of Clinical Hypertension, 15(9): 617-623. PMCID: PMC3775278. DOI. Abstract.

Weissgerber, T., Sarah E. Turner, K. Bailey, T.r. Mosley, Sharon R. Kardia, H. Wiste, V. Miller, I. Kullo, and V. Garovic. 2013. "Hypertension in pregnancy is a risk factor for peripheral arterial disease decades after pregnancy." Atherosclerosis, 229(1): 212-216. PMCID: PMC3694211. DOI. Abstract.

Brown, Catherine M., Sarah E. Turner, K. Bailey, T.r. Mosley, Sharon R. Kardia, H. Wiste, I. Kullo, and V. Garovic. 2013. "Hypertension in pregnancy is associated with elevated C-reactive protein levels later in life." Journal of Hypertension, 31(11): 2213-2219. PMCID: PMC3925682. DOI. Abstract.

Cassidy-Bushrow, A., L. Bielak, A. Levin, P. Sheedy, Sarah E. Turner, E. Boerwinkle, X. Lin, Sharon R. Kardia, and P. Peyser. 2013. "Matrix Gla Protein Gene Polymorphism Is Associated With Increased Coronary Artery Calcification Progression." Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, 33(3): 645-+. DOI. Abstract.

Bound, John, Breno Braga, Joseph Golden, and Sarah E. Turner. 2013. "Pathways to Adjustment: The Case of Information Technology Workers." American Economic Review, 103(3): 203-207. DOI. Abstract.

Bound, John, Michael Lovenheim, and Sarah E. Turner. 2012. "Increasing Time to Baccalaureate Degree in the United States." Education Finance and Policy, 7(4): 375-424. DOI. Abstract.

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