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Xu, Duoduo, and Xiaogang Wu. 2015. "The Rise of the Second Generation: Aspirations, Motivations and Academic Success of Chinese Immigrants' Children in Hong Kong." PSC Research Report No. 15-852. December 2015. Abstract. PDF.

Xu, Duoduo, and Xiaogang Wu. 2015. "School Allocation Policy and the Reverse Gender Gap in Academic Achievement: Evidence from a Quasi-experiment in Hong Kong." PSC Research Report No. 15-851. December 2015. Abstract. PDF.

Bhandari, Prem B., and Indra Chaudhari. 2015. "A Calendar Method of Collecting Remittance Use Data in a Remittance-Dependent Setting in Nepal." PSC Research Report No. 15-846. September 2015. Abstract. PDF.

Zilanawala, A., Pamela E. Davis-Kean, J. Nazroo, A. Sacker, S. Simonton, and Y. Kelly. 2015. "Race/ethnic disparities in early childhood BMI, obesity and overweight in the United Kingdom and United States." International Journal of Obesity, 39: 520-529. PMCID: PMC4356744. DOI. Abstract.

Kavas, Serap. 2015. "'Wardrobe Modernity': Western Attire as a Tool of Modernization in Turkey." Middle Eastern Studies, 51(4): 515-539. DOI. Abstract.

Hazel, Ashley, Betsy Foxman, and Bobbi Low. 2015. "Herpes simplex virus type 2 among mobile pastoralists in northwestern Namibia." Annals of Human Biology, 42(6): 543-551. DOI. Abstract.

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.

Jones, Andrew, S. Rukobo, B. Chasekwa, K. Mutasa, R. Ntozini, M.N. Mbuya, R. Stoltzfus, J. Humphrey, and A. Prendergast. 2015. "Acute Illness Is Associated with Suppression of the Growth Hormone Axis in Zimbabwean Infants." American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 92(2): 463-470. PMCID: PMC4347356. DOI. Abstract.

Mutumba, M., K. Resnicow, J. Bauermeister, G. Harper, V. Musiime, Rachel C. Snow, and James M. Lepkowski. 2015. "Development of a Psychosocial Distress Measure for Ugandan Adolescents Living with HIV." AIDS and Behavior, 19(2): 380-392. DOI. Abstract.

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.

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Projects

Rob Stephenson. HIV prevention for male couples in Africa (Mac Aids Fund) 2015-2016.

Jeffrey A. Smith. The Literacy Laboratory Project (LLP) under the Northern Uganda Literacy Program (DFID) 2015.

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.

Dirgha Ghimire, William Axinn, Prem B. Bhandari, Rebecca L. Thornton. Labor Outmigration, Agricultural Productivity and Food Security (Economic & Social Research Council) 2014-2017.

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.

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