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Recent Publications:

The Economic Journal coverDo Friendship Networks Improve Female Education?
Hahn, Youjin, Asadul Islam, Eleonora Patacchini, Yves Zenou. "Do Friendship Networks Improve Female Education?" The Economic Journal, forthcoming.

Health Economics Journal CoverTesting for Family Influences on Obesity: The Role of Genetic Nurture
Cawley, John, Euna Han, Jiyoon Kim, and Edward C. Norton. "Testing for Family Influences on Obesity: The Role of Genetic Nurture." Health Economics 28, no. 7 (July 2019): 937-952.

Health Economics Journal CoverThe Effect of Weight on Labor Market Outcomes: an Application of Genetic Instrumental Variables
Böckerman, Petri, John Cawley, Jutta Viinikainen, Terho Lehtimäki, Suvi Rovio, Ilkka Seppälä, Jaakko Pehkonen, and Olli Raitakari. "The Effect of Weight on Labor Market Outcomes: An Application of Genetic Instrumental Variables." Health Economics 28, no. 1 (January 2019): 65-77.

Read these papers and explore a listing of other recent publications here.

Portrait of Nivedita Vatsa

Student Spotlight: Nivedita Vatsa '17

Recent Economics graduate, Nivedita Vatsa '17, says "a broad liberal arts education brought depth to my work. My economics thesis centered on child poverty and I found that so many other classes – a class on adolescent development, a class about policy evaluation, a class on sampling methods – enriched my work by helping me connect ideas and research methods across disciplines."

Read the full College of Arts & Sciences profile of Nivedita, or click the links below to explore more profiles of recent Economics alumni: