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Buchmueller, Thomas C., and Meliyanni Johar. 2015. "Obesity and health expenditures: Evidence from Australia." Economics and human biology, 17: 42-58. DOI. Abstract.

De Arcangelis, Giuseppe, Majlinda Joxhe, David McKenzie, Erwin Tiongson, and Dean Yang. 2015. "Directing remittances to education with soft and hard commitments: Evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment and new product take-up among Filipino migrants in Rome." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 111: 197-208. DOI. Abstract.

Teerawichitchainan, Bussarawan, and John E. Knodel. 2015. "Data Mapping on Ageing in Asia and the Pacific: Analytical Report." HelpAge International: East Asia and Pacific Regional Office. Abstract. Public Access.

Shah, R., E. Rehfuess, M. Maskey, R. Fischer, Prem B. Bhandari, and M. Delius. 2015. "Factors affecting institutional delivery in rural Chitwan district of Nepal: a community-based cross-sectional study." Bmc Pregnancy and Childbirth, 15. PMCID: PMC4339648. DOI. Abstract.

Xu, Hongwei, and Yu Xie. Online Access 2015. "The Causal Effects of Rural-to-Urban Migration on Children's Wellbeing in China." European Sociological Review, . NIHMSID: NIHMS669638. Abstract.

Siegler, Aaron J., Patrick S. Sullivan, Alex de Voux, Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya, Linda-Gail Bekker, Stefanie D. Baral, Kate Winskell, Zamakayise Kose, Andrea L. Wirtz, Ben Brown, and Rob Stephenson. 2015. "Exploring repeat HIV testing among men who have sex with men in Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, South Africa." AIDS Care, 27(2): 229-234. PMCID: PMC4286446. DOI. Abstract.

Pfeffer, Fabian T. 2015. "Equality and quality in education. A comparative study of 19 countries." Social Science Research, 51: 350-368. PMCID: PMC4359749. DOI. Abstract.

West, Brady T., Dirgha Ghimire, and William Axinn. 2015. "Evaluating a Modular Design Approach to Collecting Survey Data Using Text Messages: Evidence from Nepal." PSC Research Report No. 15-834. January 2015. Abstract. PDF.

Mu, Zheng, and Xiwei Wu. 2015. "Residential Concentration and Marital Behaviors of Muslim Chinese." PSC Research Report No. 15-835. January 2015. Abstract. PDF.

Knodel, John E., and Wiraporn Pothisiri. 2015. "Intergenerational Living Arrangements in Myanmar and Thailand: A Comparative Analysis." Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 30(1): 1-20. DOI. Abstract.

Lai, Qing, and Arland Thornton. 2015. "The making of family values: Developmental idealism in Gansu, China." Social Science Research, 51: 174-188. PMCID: PMC4359717. DOI. Abstract.

Jones, Andrew David. 2015. "The production diversity of subsistence farms in the Bolivian Andes is associated with the quality of child feeding practices as measured by a validated summary feeding index." Public Health Nutrition, 18(2): 329-342. DOI. Abstract.

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Projects

Rebecca L. Thornton, Jeffrey A. Smith. The Literacy Laboratory Project (LLP) under the Northern Uganda Literacy Program (DFID) 2015-2019.

Andrew Jones, Lesli Michelle Hoey, Jennifer Blesh. Food systems dynamics and nutritional impacts in the transitioning Global South (Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation) 2015-2017.

Arland Thornton, Yu Xie, Prem B. Bhandari, Tom E. Fricke. Ideational Influences on Migration: Values and Beliefs (NICHD) 2014-2019.

Achyuta Adhvaryu. The Impact of Climate and Pollution on Worker Productivity: Evidence from a Garment Factory in India (International Growth Centre) 2014-2015.

Jing Cai. Interfirm Relationships and Business Performance (Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange) 2014-2016.

Manuela Angelucci. Delivering Conditional Cash Transfers Via Savings Accounts: Default and Accounting Mechanisms (Gates Foundation) 2014-2015.

Ellen Compernolle. Utilizing mixed methods to examine the complex effects of international labor migration on family dynamics and household consumption in Chitwan, Nepal (PSC Alumni ) 2014.

Daniel G. Brown. LCLUC Synthesis: Ecosystem-Society Interactions on a Changing Mongolian Plateau (NASA) 2014.

Manuela Angelucci. Delivering Conditional Cash Transfers via Savings Accounts: Default and Mental Accounting Mechanisms (Mueller) 2014-2015.

Dirgha Ghimire. Innovation in the Measurement of Community Contextual Features (NICHD) 2013-2016.

Fabian T. Pfeffer. Parental Wealth and Children's Outcomes in Sweden (IFAU) 2013.

Ellen Compernolle. Remittances from an absent husband: The effects of international labor migration to the Persian Gulf on family dynamics in Chitwan, Nepal (Freedman) 2013-2014.

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