Scott A. Carson

University of Texas of the Permian Basin

4901 East University

Odessa, TX 79762

United States

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (51)

1.

US Male Obesity from 1800-2000: A Long Term Perspective

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Aug 2013
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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BMIs, US obesity epidemic, long-term health, obesity by race

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African-American and White Living Standards in the 19th Century American South: A Biological Comparison

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Apr 2006
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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Health, Wealth and Inequality: A Contribution to the Debate About the Relationship between Inequality and Health

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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Slave Prices, Geography and Insolation in 19th Century African-American Stature

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Oct 2007
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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nineteenth century, African-American stature, slave prices, insolation, vitamin D

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African-American and White Inequality in the American South: Evidence from the 19th Century Missouri State Prison

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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Health During Industrialization: Evidence from the 19th Century Pennsylvania State Prison System

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 May 2007
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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Living Standards in Black and White: Evidence from the Heights of Ohio Prison Inmates, 1829 - 1913

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Aug 2006
Scott A. Carson and Thomas Maloney
University of Texas of the Permian Basin and University of Utah - College of Social & Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics
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A Quantile Approach to the Relationship between Body Mass, Wealth, and Inequality

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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BMI, wealth, inequality, and race

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Black and White Labor Market Outcomes in the 19th Century American South

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Aug 2007
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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19th century US labor markets, labor force participation, stature and BMI

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Geography and Insolation in 19th Century US African-American and White Statures

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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nineteenth century, African-American and white stature, insolation

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Nineteenth Century White Physical Activity and Calories: Socioeconomic Status and Diets

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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nineteenth century US diets, physical activity, nutrition

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Nineteenth Century Stature and Family Size: Binding Constraint or Productive Labor Force?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Apr 2010
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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family economics, stature, wealth, inequality, insolation, vitamin D

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Modern Health Standards for Peoples of the Past: Biological Conditions by Race in the American South, 1873 - 1919

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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Racial Differences in Body-Mass Indices for Men Imprisoned in 19th Century US Prisons: A Multinomial Approach

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Apr 2010
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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body mass index, 19th century American health, racial disparity

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Nineteenth Century Black and White US Statures: The Primary Sources of Vitamin D and Their Relationship with Height

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Dec 2008
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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socioeconomic status, vitamin D, insolation, 19th century US statures

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Nineteenth Century US African-American and White Female Statures: Insight from US Prison Records

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Sep 2010
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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Nineteenth Century US Black and White Female Statures

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Obesity in Black and White: Accounting for 19th Century US BMI Differences by Socioeconomic Status and Biology

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Sep 2012
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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nineteenth century US race relations, body mass index, biological inequality

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Demographic, Residential, and Socioeconomic Effects on the Distribution of 19th Century African-American Body Mass Index Values

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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nineteenth century U.S. economic development, body mass index, 19th century race relations

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Geography, Insolation and Institutional Change in 19th Century African-American and White Stature in Southern States

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Oct 2008
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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nineteenth century Southern black and white statures, insolation, vitamin D

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The Weight of Inequality: Variation with Industrialization and Wealth

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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weight, current net nutrition, wealth, inequality

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Statures, BMIs, and Weight: A Reassessment

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jan 2014
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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anthropometrics, nineteenth century US weights, net nutrition, health

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Partially Adaptive Econometric Methods and the Modern Obesity Epidemic

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Jul 2018
Scott A. Carson and James McDonald
University of Texas of the Permian Basin and Brigham Young University
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obesity epidemic, partially adaptive estimation, skewed generalized T distribution

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Demographic, Residential, and Socioeconomic Effects on the Distribution of 19th Century African-American Stature

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Dec 2008
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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19th century African-American stature, insolation, quantile regression

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Mexican and Hispanic Net Nutrition in the 19th Century American West

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Nov 2015
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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anthropometrics, nineteenth century US weights, net nutrition, health

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Nineteenth Century US Black and White Physical Activity and Nutritional Trends Among the Working Class

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Aug 2012
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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nutrition, energy accounting, basal metabolic rate, US economic development

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Demographic, Residential, and Socioeconomic Effects on the Distribution of 19th Century U.S. White Statures

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Feb 2009
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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19th US white statures, vitamin D, solar radiation, quantile regression

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Nineteenth Century Weight in the United States: Revaluating Net Nutrition During Economic Development

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Oct 2015
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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weight, biological measurements, 19th century health, quantile estimation

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Black and White Body Mass Index Values in Developing 19th Century Nebraska

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jun 2013
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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19th century Nebraska, industrialization, BMIs

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In Support of the Turner Hypothesis for the 19th Century American West: A Biological Response to Recent Criticisms

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 May 2018
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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nineteenth century black and white stature variation, urbanization, US Central Plains

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Nineteenth Century Black and Mulatto Physical Activity, Calories, and Life Expectancy

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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nineteenth century US race relations, nutrition, physical activity, life expectancy

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Female and Male Body Mass, Height, and Weight During US Economics Development

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Jul 2020
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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BMI variation, stature, economic transition, Oaxaca Decompositions

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The Relationship between Stature and Insolation: Evidence from Soldiers and Prisoners

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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stature, insolation vitamin D

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Nineteenth Century US BMIs by Race: Socioeconomics and Biology

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Oct 2012
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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Nineteenth century US race relations, body mass index, biological inequality

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Demographic, Residential, and Socioeconomic Effects on the Distribution of 19th Century White Body Mass Index Values

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Mar 2011
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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body mass index, 19th century race relations

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BMI variation, economic transitions Oaxaca decompositions

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The Lasting Effects of Maternal Net Nutrition During US Economic Development

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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late 19th and early 20th century women’s BMIs, ethnicity and BMI, women’s health during economic development

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Frederick Jackson Turner and the Westward Expanse: Changing Net Nutrition with Economic Development

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 May 2016
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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nineteenth century black and white stature variation, urbanization, US Central Plains

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Nineteenth Century Biological Conditions on the High Central Plains

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 May 2012
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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agricultural development, black and white biological conditions

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Modern Body Mass Index Values, Marital Status, and Household Size: 1980s to the Present

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Jul 2019
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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family structure, obesity, marital status, net nutrition

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Body Weight and United States Economic Development, 1840-1940

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Apr 2019
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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weight, 19th century current net nutrition, US race relations

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Nineteenth Century Body Mass, Height, and Weight: Inequality Across Quantiles

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Jun 2021
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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weight variation, current net nutrition, Oaxaca decomposition

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Late 19th and Early 20th Century Native and Immigrant Body Mass Index Values

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Jan 2018
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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Nineteenth Century US Health, Immigrant Health, BMI, Malnourishment, Obesity

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nutrition transition by gender, stature by gender, economic transitions

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The 19th Century Net Nutrition Transition from Free to Bound Labor: A Difference-in-Decompositions Approach

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 May 2018
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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BMI variation, current net nutrition, Oaxaca decomposition

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Omitting the Obvious: Cohort Effects in 19th and 20th Century BMI Variation

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Jan 2021
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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Assessing Cumulative Net Nutrition and the Transition from 19th Century Bound to Free-Labor by Ethnic Status

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Feb 2018
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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stature variation, cumulative net nutrition, Oaxaca decomposition

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International Migration and Net Nutrition in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries: Evidence from Prison Records

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Nov 2021
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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nineteenth century US health, immigrant health, BMI, malnourishment

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Biological Differences between Late 19th and Early 20th Century Urban and Rural Residence

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Aug 2020
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
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urbanization, stature variation, cumulative net nutrition, nativity, race

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Mexican Body Mass Index Values in the Late-19th-Century American West

Economics & Human Biology, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 37-47, March 2007
Posted: 15 Mar 2007
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin

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Nineteenth-century Mexico, Anthropometrics, Body mass index

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The Biological Standard of Living in 19th Century Mexico and in the American West

Economics and Human Biology, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 405-419, 2005
Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Scott A. Carson
University of Texas of the Permian Basin

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Physical stature, Anthropometric history, Mexico, American West, Height, Biological standard of living, USA