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Narayan Sastry

Funded Research:

Panel Study of Income Dynamics - 2017 Philanthropy Module (Wave 40) and CDS 2014 (Templeton, John)

Genotyping the Child Development Supplement to the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID-CDS) (Russell Sage Foundation)

Transitions from Preschool through High School: Family, Schools & Neighborhoods - Administrative Supplement (NICHD)

Family Complexity, Resources, and the Transition to Adulthood (NICHD)

Family Dynamics, Fertility, and Investments in Children Across Generations-Administrative Supplement (NICHD)

Transition to Adulthood within its Life Course & Intergenerational Family Context (NICHD)

Family Dynamics, Fertility, and Investments in Children Across Generations (NICHD)

Continuity and Change in American Economic and Social Life: The PSID 2012-2016 (USDA-FNS 2017 Supplement) (NSF)

Disparities in Recovery from Hurricane Katrina: KATRINA@10: RP4 (NICHD)

PSID, CDS, and TA: Data Enhancements and User Training, Support, and Outreach (NICHD)

Survey of New Orleans Residents Displaced by Hurricane Katrina (SubK to UM) (NICHD)

Transitions from Preschool through High School: Family, Schools & Neighborhoods-Administrative Supplement (NICHD)

L.A.FANS Integrated User Training and Support (NICHD)

Transitions from Preschool through High School: Family, Schools & Neighborhoods (NICHD)

India Travel Grant to Develop a New Research Collaboration (Hermalin)

Continuity and Change in American Economic and Social Life: The PSID 2012 - 2016 (NSF)

Continuity and Change in American Economic and Social Life: The PSID 2012-2016 (USDA-FNS Supplement) (NSF)

The Transition from Childhood into Adulthood among PSID Children, 2013 and 2015 (NICHD)

Family Dynamics, Fertility, and Investments in Children Across Generations (NICHD)

Creating a Lifecourse Panel From Birth to Early Adulthood (NICHD)

Emerging Disparities in Chronic Disease Risk Among Young Adults (NICHD)

Health, Wealth, and Pensions Over the Life Course in a Long Panel (NIA)

Research Professor, Population Studies Center.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center.

Ph.D., Princeton University

Dr. Sastry’s research interests center on studying the social and spatial dimensions of health, development, and well-being of children and adolescents, both in the United States and in less developed countries.

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Journal Articles

Fomby, Paula, Narayan Sastry, and Katherine McGonagle. Forthcoming. "Effectiveness of a Time-limited Incentive on Participation by Hard-to-reach Respondents in a Panel Study." Field Methods. NIHMSID: NIHMS829095. DOI. Abstract.

McGonagle, K., and Narayan Sastry. 2016. "Using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics To Analyze Housing Decisions, Dynamics, and Effects." Cityscape, 18(1): 185-199. PMCID: PMC4839387. Abstract.

Bzostek, S., Narayan Sastry, N. Goldman, A. Pebley, and Denise Duffy. 2016. "Using vignettes to rethink Latino-white disparities in self-rated health." Social Science and Medicine, 149: 46-65. PMCID: PMCID5146984. DOI. Abstract.

DeCamp, Lisa Ross, HwaJung Choi, Elena Fuentes-Afflick, and Narayan Sastry. 2015. "Immigrant Latino Neighborhoods and Mortality Among Infants Born to Mexican-Origin Latina Women." Maternal and Child Health Journal, 19(6): 1354-1363. PMCID: PMC4447583. DOI. Abstract.

McGonagle, Katherine, and Narayan Sastry. 2015. "Cohort Profile: The Panel Study of Income Dynamics' Child Development Supplement and Transition into Adulthood Study." International Journal of Epidemiology, 44(2): 415-422. DOI. Abstract.

Clarke, Philippa J., Narayan Sastry, Denise Duffy, and Jennifer Ailshire. 2014. "Accuracy of Self-Reported Versus Measured Weight Over Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Findings From the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, 1996–2008." American Journal of Epidemiology, 180(2): 153-159. PMCID: PMC4082345. DOI. Abstract.

Sastry, Narayan, and Jesse Gregory. 2014. "The Location of Displaced New Orleans Residents in the Year After Hurricane Katrina." Demography, 51(3): 753-775. PMCID: PMC4048822. DOI. Abstract.

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