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Narayan Sastry's Select Publications

Journal Articles

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.

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

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.

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.

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 A.R. Pebley. 2010. "Family and Neighborhood Sources of Socioeconomic Inequality in Children's Achievement." Demography, 47(3): 777-800. PMCID: PMC3000065. 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 & Research, 38(1): 171-196. PMCID: PMC2747749. 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, 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, 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.

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.

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.

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 & Medicine, 62(3): 769-778. DOI. Abstract.

Sastry, Narayan, and Sarah Burgard. 2005. "The prevalence of diarrheal disease among Brazilian children: trends and differentials from 1986 to 1996." Social Science & 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

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. January 2009. 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. May 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. June 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. June 2008. 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. June 2008. Abstract. PDF.