Jere R Behrman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Social networks and changes in contraceptive use over time: evidence from a longitudinal study in rural Kenya
    Jere R Behrman
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, McNeil 160, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6297, USA
    Demography 39:713-38. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Is health of the aging improved by conditional cash transfer programs? Evidence from Mexico
    Jere R Behrman
    Economics Department, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6297, USA
    Demography 50:1363-86. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlates and determinants of child anthropometrics in Latin America: background and overview of the symposium
    Jere R Behrman
    Population Studies Center, Economics Department, McNeil 160, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6297, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 2:335-51. 2004
  4. pmc Nutritional supplementation in girls influences the growth of their children: prospective study in Guatemala
    Jere R Behrman
    Department of Economics and Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6297, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1372-9. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Social networks and HIV/AIDs risk perceptions
    Hans Peter Kohler
    Department of Sociology, 3718 Locust Walk, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    Demography 44:1-33. 2007
  6. pmc Causal effects of single-sex schools on college entrance exams and college attendance: random assignment in Seoul high schools
    Hyunjoon Park
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Demography 50:447-69. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Learning to do well or learning to do good? Estimating the effects of schooling on civic engagement, social cohesion, and labor market outcomes in the presence of endowments
    Jason Schnittker
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, United States Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, United States
    Soc Sci Res 41:306-20. 2012
  8. pmc On what diseases and health conditions should new economic research on health and development focus?
    Jere R Behrman
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Econ 18:S109-28. 2009
  9. pmc Social science methods for twins data: integrating causality, endowments, and heritability
    Hans Peter Kohler
    Department of Sociology and Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    Biodemography Soc Biol 57:88-141. 2011
  10. pmc Does more schooling reduce hospitalization and delay mortality? New evidence based on Danish twins
    Jere R Behrman
    Economics and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, McNeil 160, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6297, USA
    Demography 48:1347-75. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Social networks and changes in contraceptive use over time: evidence from a longitudinal study in rural Kenya
    Jere R Behrman
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, McNeil 160, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6297, USA
    Demography 39:713-38. 2002
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  2. doi request reprint Is health of the aging improved by conditional cash transfer programs? Evidence from Mexico
    Jere R Behrman
    Economics Department, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6297, USA
    Demography 50:1363-86. 2013
    ..For a number of health indicators, the program appears to significantly improve health, with larger effects for recipients with a greater time receiving benefits from the program. Most of these health effects are concentrated on women. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlates and determinants of child anthropometrics in Latin America: background and overview of the symposium
    Jere R Behrman
    Population Studies Center, Economics Department, McNeil 160, University of Pennsylvania, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6297, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 2:335-51. 2004
    ....
  4. pmc Nutritional supplementation in girls influences the growth of their children: prospective study in Guatemala
    Jere R Behrman
    Department of Economics and Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6297, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1372-9. 2009
    ..Better early childhood nutrition improves schooling, adult health, skills, and wages, but there is little evidence regarding its effect on the next generation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Social networks and HIV/AIDs risk perceptions
    Hans Peter Kohler
    Department of Sociology, 3718 Locust Walk, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    Demography 44:1-33. 2007
    ..The most important empirical result is that social networks have significant and substantial effects on risk perceptions and the adoption of new behaviors even after we control for unobserved factors...
  6. pmc Causal effects of single-sex schools on college entrance exams and college attendance: random assignment in Seoul high schools
    Hyunjoon Park
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Demography 50:447-69. 2013
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Learning to do well or learning to do good? Estimating the effects of schooling on civic engagement, social cohesion, and labor market outcomes in the presence of endowments
    Jason Schnittker
    Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, United States Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, United States
    Soc Sci Res 41:306-20. 2012
    ..Schooling may, indeed, induce some pro-social behaviors, but schooling allows individuals choices of whether to pursue more personal interests as well...
  8. pmc On what diseases and health conditions should new economic research on health and development focus?
    Jere R Behrman
    Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Health Econ 18:S109-28. 2009
    ..Careful consideration must, of course, be given to other demands, but on the basis of these two criteria, potential contributions are likely to be greatest from research with such a focus...
  9. pmc Social science methods for twins data: integrating causality, endowments, and heritability
    Hans Peter Kohler
    Department of Sociology and Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6299, USA
    Biodemography Soc Biol 57:88-141. 2011
    ..We apply this integrative ACE-beta approach to an illustrative investigation of the impact of schooling on several demographic outcomes such as fertility and nuptiality and health...
  10. pmc Does more schooling reduce hospitalization and delay mortality? New evidence based on Danish twins
    Jere R Behrman
    Economics and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, McNeil 160, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6297, USA
    Demography 48:1347-75. 2011
    ..We find strong, significantly negative associations between schooling and hospitalization and mortality, but generally no causal effects of schooling...
  11. pmc The human capital study 2002-04: tracking, data collection, coverage, and attrition
    Ruben Grajeda
    Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama, INCAP, P O Box 1188, Guatemala, Carretera Roosevelt, Zona 11 Guatemala, Central America
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S15-24. 2005
    ..We conclude that data collection was successful and data quality is high, facilitating the successful undertaking of our planned investigation of important study hypotheses...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fertility behavior and reproductive outcomes among young Guatemalan adults
    Usha Ramakrishnan
    Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S68-77. 2005
    ..Differences in reproductive behaviors by parental SES and current residence suggest the role of social transitions in determining family formation in Guatemala...
  13. ncbi request reprint Levels, correlates, and differences in human, physical, and financial assets brought into marriages by young Guatemalan adults
    Agnes R Quisumbing
    Food Consumption and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S55-67. 2005
    ..Given conflicting directions of change in spousal gaps in human, physical and financial assets, their net effect on changes over time in the bargaining power of husbands and wives is uncertain and deserves further investigation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Schooling, educational achievement, and cognitive functioning among young Guatemalan adults
    Aryeh D Stein
    Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, N E, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 26:S46-54. 2005
    ..Migrants to Guatemala City have completed more years of school and scored higher on the tests of educational achievement and cognitive functioning than have cohort members who have remained in the study villages...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of a nutrition intervention during early childhood on economic productivity in Guatemalan adults
    John Hoddinott
    International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Lancet 371:411-6. 2008
    ..We investigated the direct effect of a nutrition intervention in early childhood on adult economic productivity...