Narayan Sastry's Select Publications
Halfon, Neal, Patrica A. Ebener, Narayan Sastry, Roberta Wyn, Phinney Ahn, John Hernandez, and Don Wong. 2000. The California Health Report. Santa Monica, CA: Rand.
Orvis, Bruce R., Narayan Sastry, and Laurie L. McDonald. 1996. Military recruiting outlook : recent trends in enlistment propensity and conversion of potential enlisted supply. Santa Monica, CA: Rand. (MR-677-A/OSD) Abstract.
Sastry, Narayan, Katherine A. McGonagle, and Paula Fomby. 2020. "Effects of the COVID-19 Crisis on Survey Fieldwork: Experience and Lessons From Two Major Supplements to the U.S. Panel Study of Income Dynamics." Survey Research Methods, 14(2): 241-245. DOI. Abstract.
Schickedanz, Adam B., José J. Escarce, Neal Halfon, Narayan Sastry, and Paul J. Chung. 2019. "Adverse Childhood Experiences and Household Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Costs." American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 56(5): 698-707. DOI. Abstract.
Johnson, David S., Katherine A. McGonagle, Vicki Freedman, and Narayan Sastry. 2018. "Fifty Years of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: Past, Present, and Future." The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 680(1): 9-28. DOI. Abstract.
Schickedanz, Adam, Neal Halfon, Narayan Sastry, and Paul J. Chung. 2018. "Parentsí Adverse Childhood Experiences and Their Childrenís Behavioral Health Problems." Pediatrics, 142(2): e20180023. DOI. Abstract.
Hicks, Andrew L., Mark S. Handcock, Narayan Sastry, and Anne R. Pebley. 2018. "Sequential Neighborhood Effects: The Effect of Long-Term Exposure to Concentrated Disadvantage on Children's Reading and Math Test Scores." Demography, 55(1): 1-31. DOI. Abstract.
Fomby, Paula, Narayan Sastry, and Katherine McGonagle. 2017. "Effectiveness of a Time-limited Incentive on Participation by Hard-to-reach Respondents in a Panel Study." Field Methods, 29(3): 238-251. PMCID: PMC5542576. DOI. 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. 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.
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, A., S. Novak, Narayan Sastry, and Edward Norton. 2008. "Parental Nativity Affects Children's Health and Access to Care." Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 10(2): 155-165. 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.
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. DOI. Abstract.
Sastry, Narayan. 1997. "A nested frailty model for survival data, with an application to the study of child survival in Northeast Brazil." Journal of the American Statistical Association, 92: p426(10). Abstract.
Sastry, Narayan, Paula Fomby, and Katherine A. McGonagle. 2018. "Using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) to Conduct Life Course Health Development Analysis." In Handbook of Life Course Health Development edited by Halfon, Neal, Forrest, Christopher B., Lerner, Richard M., Faustman, Elaine M.. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. DOI. Abstract.
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.
Sastry, Narayan. 2012. "Neighborhood Effects on Children's Achievement: A Review of Recent Research." In The Oxford Handbook of Poverty and Child Development edited by Maholmes, Valerie, King, Rosalind, B.. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Pebley, Anne R., and Narayan Sastry. 2008. "Neighborhoods, poverty and children's well-being: A review." In Social stratification : class, race, and gender in sociological perspective edited by Grusky, David B.. Boulder, Colo: Westview Press.
Sastry, Narayan. 2007. "Urbanization, development, and under-five mortality differentials by place of residence in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1970-1991." In Child health : Issues and country experiences edited by Dey, Dalia. Hyderabad, India: Icfai University Press.
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.
Sastry, Narayan. 2002. "Urbanization, development and under-five mortality differentials by place of residence in São Paulo, Brazil, 1970-1991." In Demographic Research, Special Collection 2. Santa Monica, Calif: RAND.
Sastry, Narayan, and Jesse Gregory. 2020. "Returning to New Orleans in the Year after Hurricane Katrina: Disparities by Race and the Effects of Flooding." PSC Research Report No. 20-896. 9 2020. Abstract.
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.