Eduardo A Undurraga
Affiliation: Brandeis University
- The effects of community income inequality on health: Evidence from a randomized control trial in the Bolivian AmazonEduardo A Undurraga
Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, MS035, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA Interdisciplinary Center for Intercultural and Indigenous Studies, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Av Vicuna Mackenna 4860, Santiago, RM 7820436, Chile Electronic address
Soc Sci Med 149:66-75. 2016..Evidence suggests increased work efforts among better-off households when the lot of the poor improved, possibly due to a preference for rank preservation. The study points to new paths by which inequality might affect health. ..
- The perceived benefits of height: strength, dominance, social concern, and knowledge among Bolivian native AmazoniansEduardo A Undurraga
Heller School for Social Policy, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e35391. 2012....
- Human's cognitive ability to assess facial cues from photographs: a study of sexual selection in the Bolivian AmazonEduardo A Undurraga
Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS ONE 5:e11027. 2010..The use of facial and somatic cues by humans has been studied mainly in western industrialized countries, leaving unanswered whether results are valid across cultures...
- Sibling composition during childhood and adult blood pressure among native Amazonians in BoliviaWu Zeng
Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
Econ Hum Biol 11:391-400. 2013..8%) increase in SBP among women, with the magnitude shrinking as people aged. In a large family, the number of younger brothers may exert an impact on an individual's blood pressure...
- Adult obesity: panel study from native AmazoniansWu Zeng
Heller School, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454, USA
Econ Hum Biol 11:227-35. 2013..64% among women and 0.37% among men over the five years, the increase does not yield significant biological meanings. Neither do we find consistent and biologically meaningful covariates associated with adult obesity...
- Individual wealth rank, community wealth inequality, and self-reported adult poor health: a test of hypotheses with panel data (2002-2006) from native Amazonians, BoliviaEduardo A Undurraga
Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, USA
Med Anthropol Q 24:522-48. 2010..Our work contributes to recent efforts in biocultural anthropology to link the study of social inequalities, human biology, and human-environment interactions...