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The Economics of Tobacco Use in Jordan
This dissertation examines the economics of tobacco use in Jordan. The heart of this analysis is to conduct a global survey called the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) that can be compared to other countries, from ...
Maternal Influences on Child Health Behaviors
Previous studies that have examined the link between parental and child health behaviors have looked exclusively at contemporaneous relationships. While controlling for the childhood environment, this paper examines the ...
The Importance of Household Responses to Competing Disease Risks
Child mortality is a persistent problem in sub-Saharan Africa that policymakers have up to now been unable to solve. The Millennium Development Goals set the bar for progress at a two-thirds reduction by the year 2015 ...