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Narayan Sastry's Select Publications

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.

Sastry, Narayan, and Jesse Gregory. 2013. "The effect of Hurricane Katrina on the prevalence of health impairments and disability among adults in New Orleans: Differences by age, race, and sex." Social Science and Medicine, 80: 121-129. PMCID: PMC3640812. DOI. Abstract.

McGonagle, K., Robert F. Schoeni, Narayan Sastry, and Vicki Freedman. 2012. "The Panel Study of Income Dynamics: Overview, Recent Innovations, and Potential for Life Course Research." Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 3(2): 268-284. PMCID: PMC3591471. Licensed Access.

Jones, Malia, Anne R R. Pebley, and Narayan Sastry. 2011. "Eyes on the block: Measuring urban physical disorder through in-person observation." Social Science Research, 40(2): 523-537. PMCID: PMC3106307. DOI. Abstract.

Sastry, Narayan, and Sarah Burgard. 2011. "Changes in Diarrheal Disease and Treatment among Brazilian Children from 1986 to 1996." Population Research and Policy Review, 30(1): 81-100. PMCID: PMC3045198. DOI. Abstract.

Sastry, Narayan, and A.R. Pebley. 2010. "Family and Neighborhood Sources of Socioeconomic Inequality in Children's Achievement." Demography, 47(3): 777-800. PMCID: PMC3000065. DOI. Abstract.

Fussell, E., Narayan Sastry, and Mark VanLandingham. 2010. "Race, socioeconomic status, and return migration to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina." Population and Environment, 31(1-3): 20-42. PMCID: PMC2862006. DOI. Abstract.

Sastry, Narayan, and Mark VanLandingham. 2009. "One year later: mental illness prevalence and disparities among New Orleans residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina." American Journal of Public Health, 99(Suppl 3): S725–S731. PMCID: PMC2774198. DOI. Abstract.

Sastry, Narayan, K. McGonagle, and Robert F. Schoeni. 2009. "Introduction to the Special Issue on the Scientific Assessment of Biomeasures in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics." Biodemography and Social Biology, 55(2): 113-117. PMCID: PMC2824897. DOI. Abstract.

Sastry, Narayan. 2009. "Displaced New Orleans Residents in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina: Results from a Pilot Survey." Organization and Environment, 22(4): 395-409. PMCID: PMC2846814. DOI. Abstract.

Sastry, Narayan. 2009. "Tracing the Effects of Hurricane Katrina on the Population of New Orleans: The Displaced New Orleans Residents Pilot Study." Sociological Methods and Research, 38(1): 171-196. PMCID: PMC2747749. DOI. Abstract.

Weathers, Andrea C., Scott P. Novak, Narayan Sastry, and Edward Norton. 2008. "Parental nativity is an important factor associated with where children usually go for health care." Maternal and Child Health Journal, 12(4): 499-508. DOI. Abstract.

Cohen, D.A., B.K. Finch, A. Bower, and Narayan Sastry. 2006. "Collective efficacy and obesity: The potential influence of social factors on health." Social Science and Medicine, 62(3): 769-778. DOI. Abstract.

Sastry, Narayan, B. Ghosh-Dastidar, J. Adams, and A.R. Pebley. 2006. "The Design of a Multilevel Survey of Children, Families, and Communities: The Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Study." Social Science Research, 35(4): 1000-1024. DOI.

Sastry, Narayan, and Sarah Burgard. 2005. "The prevalence of diarrheal disease among Brazilian children: trends and differentials from 1986 to 1996." Social Science and Medicine, 60(5): 911-1163. DOI. Abstract.

Prentice, J.C., A.R. Pebley, and Narayan Sastry. 2005. "Immigration Status and Health Insurance Coverage: Who Gains? Who Loses?" American Journal of Public Health, 95(1)109-116. PMCID: PMC1449861. DOI. Abstract.

Sastry, Narayan. 2004. "Trends in Socioeconomic Inequalities in Mortality in Developing Countries: the Case of Child Survival in Sao Paulo, Brazil." Demography, 41(3)443-464.

Sastry, Narayan, and J.M. Hussey. 2003. "An Investigation of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Birth Weight in Chicago Neighborhoods." Demography, 40(4)701-725.

Sastry, Narayan. 2002. "Forest Fires, Air Pollution, and Mortality in Southeast Asia." Demography, 39(1)1-23.

Beckett, Megan, J. Devanzo, Narayan Sastry, C. Panis, and C. Peterson. 2001. "The Quality of Retrospective Data - an Examination of Long-Term Recall in a Developing Country." Journal of Human Resources, 36(3)593-625.

Chapters

Sastry, Narayan. 2015. "Stressful Life Experiences and Contexts: The Effects on Parents and Parenting." In Families in an Era of Increasing Inequality: Diverging Destinies edited by Paul R. Amato, Alan Booth, Susan M. McHale, Jennifer Van Hook. New York: Springer. DOI. Abstract.

Pebley, Anne R., and Narayan Sastry. 2007. "Neighborhoods, poverty, and children's well-being." In The inequality reader: contemporary and foundational readings in race, class, and gender edited by David B. Grusky, Szonja Szelényi. 165-178. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press.

Pebley, A.R., and Narayan Sastry. 2004. "Neighborhoods, Poverty and Children's Well-being: A Review." In Social Inequality edited by Neckerman, Kathryn . New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

PSC Reports

Fussell, Elizabeth, Narayan Sastry, and Mark VanLandingham. 2009. "Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Return Migration to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina." PSC Research Report No. 09-667. 1 2009. Abstract. PDF.

Sastry, Narayan, and Anne R. Pebley. 2008. "Family and Neighborhood Sources of Socioeconomic Inequality in Children's Achievement." PSC Research Report No. 08-647. 6 2008. Abstract. PDF.

Sastry, Narayan, and Sarah Burgard. 2008. "Changes in Diarrheal Disease and Treatment among Brazilian Children, 1986 to 1996." PSC Research Report No. 08-645. 6 2008. Abstract. PDF.

Sastry, Narayan. 2008. "Displaced New Orleans Residents in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina: Results from a Pilot Survey." PSC Research Report No. 08-640. 6 2008. Abstract. PDF.

Sastry, Narayan. 2008. "Tracing the Effects of Hurricane Katrina on the Population of New Orleans: The Displaced New Orleans Residents Pilot Study." PSC Research Report No. 08-637. 5 2008. Abstract. PDF.