Douglas Almond

Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

Assistant Professor

420 W. 118th Street

International Affairs Building, MC 3308

New York, NY 10027

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

21

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Civil Rights, the War on Poverty, and Black-White Convergence in Infant Mortality in the Rural South and Mississippi

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-04
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Douglas Almond, Kenneth Y. Chay and Michael Greenstone
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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desegregation, hospital access, Jim Crow, racial discrimination, Civil Rights Act

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Winter Heating or Clean Air? Unintended Impacts of China's Huai River Policy

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
Douglas Almond, Yuyu Chen, Michael Greenstone and Li Hongbin
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Peking University - Guanghua School of Management, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Tsinghua University
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air pollution, total suspended particulates, China, externalities, environment, heating, coal, Huai river

Health Capital and the Prenatal Environment: The Effect of Maternal Fasting During Pregnancy

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 13 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2011
Bhashkar Mazumder and Douglas Almond
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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Ramadan, fasting, prenatal, disability

Health Capital and the Prenatal Environment: The Effect of Maternal Fasting During Pregnancy

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2021
Douglas Almond and Bhashkar Mazumder
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Fetal Origins and Parental Responses

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2013
Douglas Almond and Bhashkar Mazumder
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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fetal origins, birth endowments, birth weight, parental

Fetal Origins and Parental Responses

Posted: 07 Aug 2013
Douglas Almond and Bhashkar Mazumder
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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Capital, Wages, and Growth: Theory and Evidence

IGIER Working Paper No. 152
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Aug 1999
Antonio Ciccone, Douglas Almond and Giovanni Peri
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Human Capital Development Before Age Five

Number of pages: 142 Posted: 22 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Douglas Almond and Janet Currie
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Princeton University
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Long-Term Effects of the 1959-1961 China Famine: Mainland China and Hong Kong

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2021
Douglas Almond, Lena Edlund, Hongbin Li and Junsen Zhang
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong - Department of Economics and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Economics
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Long Run Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2021
University of California, Berkeley, Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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The Costs of Low Birth Weight

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 22 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2021
Douglas Almond, Kenneth Y. Chay and David Lee
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Fasting During Pregnancy and Children's Academic Performance

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 12/2011-113
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Feb 2012
Douglas Almond, Bhashkar Mazumder and Reyn van Ewijk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Department of Economics
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Fasting During Pregnancy and Children&Apos;S Academic Performance

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2021
Douglas Almond, Bhashkar Mazumder and Reyn van Ewijk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Department of Economics
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Land Reform and Sex Selection in China

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2021
Douglas Almond, Li Hongbin and Shuang Zhang
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Tsinghua University and Stanford University
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O Sister, Where Art Thou? The Role of Son Preference and Sex Choice: Evidence from Immigrants to Canada

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2021
Douglas Almond, Lena Edlund and Kevin S. Milligan
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Chernobyl&Apos;S Subclinical Legacy: Prenatal Exposure to Radioactive Fallout and School Outcomes in Sweden

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Douglas Almond, Lena Edlund, Marten Palme and Marten Palme
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and IZA Institute of Labor EconomicsStockholm University - Department of Economics
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After Midnight: A Regression Discontinuity Design in Length of Postpartum Hospital Stays

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
Douglas Almond and Joseph J. Doyle
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA)
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Estimating Marginal Returns to Medical Care: Evidence from At-Risk Newborns

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2021
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and MIT Department of Economics
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Childhood Circumstances and Adult Outcomes: Act Ii

Number of pages: 130 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2021
Douglas Almond, Janet Currie and Valentina Duque
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Princeton University and Columbia University
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Inside the War on Poverty: The Impact of Food Stamps on Birth Outcomes

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2021
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and Northwestern University - School of Education and Social Policy
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From Infant to Mother: Early Disease Environment and Future Maternal Health

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2021
Douglas Almond, Janet Currie and Mariesa A Herrmann
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Princeton University and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
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Public vs. Private Provision of Charity Care? Evidence from the Expiration of Hill-Burton Requirements in Florida

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2021
Douglas Almond, Janet Currie and Emilia Simeonova
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Princeton University and Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School
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Fasting During Pregnancy and Children’s Academic Performance

Posted: 07 Dec 2011
Douglas Almond, Bhashkar Mazumder and Reyn van Ewijk
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz - Department of Economics

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Ramadan, fasting, Key Stage 1, prenatal, fetal development

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Is the 1918 Influenza Pandemic Over? Long-Term Effects of in Utero Influenza Exposure in the Post-1940 U.S. Population

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 114, pp. 672-712, August 2006
Posted: 01 Nov 2006
Douglas Almond
Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics

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