Richard H Steckel

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The hidden cost of moving up: type 2 diabetes and the escape from persistent poverty in the American South
    Richard H Steckel
    Economics, Anthropology and History Departments, Ohio State University, 1945 N High St, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 25:508-15. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint A history of health in Europe from the late Paleolithic era to the present
    Richard H Steckel
    Economics and Anthropology Departments, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 1:139-42. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Young adult mortality following severe physiological stress in childhood: skeletal evidence
    Richard H Steckel
    Economics, Anthropology and History Departments, Ohio State University, 1945N High St, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 3:314-28. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Biological measures of the standard of living
    Richard H Steckel
    Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, and National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    J Econ Perspect 22:129-152. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The History of European Health Project: a history of health in Europe from the late Paleolithic era to the present
    Richard H Steckel
    Economics Department, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Acta Univ Carol Med Monogr 156:19-25. 2009

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Publications5

  1. doi request reprint The hidden cost of moving up: type 2 diabetes and the escape from persistent poverty in the American South
    Richard H Steckel
    Economics, Anthropology and History Departments, Ohio State University, 1945 N High St, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 25:508-15. 2013
    ..The paper tests the thrifty phenotype hypothesis, according to which nonharmonious growth trajectories are costly for adult health...
  2. ncbi request reprint A history of health in Europe from the late Paleolithic era to the present
    Richard H Steckel
    Economics and Anthropology Departments, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 1:139-42. 2003
    ..Over this era human health was significantly affected by climate change, the rise of settled agriculture, urbanization, new technologies, global exploration and colonization, and industrialization...
  3. ncbi request reprint Young adult mortality following severe physiological stress in childhood: skeletal evidence
    Richard H Steckel
    Economics, Anthropology and History Departments, Ohio State University, 1945N High St, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 3:314-28. 2005
    ..6 percentage points less for individuals stunted by 20 cm in height. The paper compares these findings with those from studies on modern data and concludes with suggestions for research...
  4. ncbi request reprint Biological measures of the standard of living
    Richard H Steckel
    Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, and National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    J Econ Perspect 22:129-152. 2008
    ..A concluding section ruminates on the future evolution of biological approaches in measuring happiness...
  5. ncbi request reprint The History of European Health Project: a history of health in Europe from the late Paleolithic era to the present
    Richard H Steckel
    Economics Department, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Acta Univ Carol Med Monogr 156:19-25. 2009
    ..With a trans-Atlantic network of collaborators, we will undertake large-scale comparative studies of the causes and health consequences of these and other dramatic changes in arrangements for work, living, and human interaction...