Published journal articles:

"The Lasting Effect of Sex Ratio Imbalance on Marriage and Family:  Evidence from World War II in Russia,” forthcoming, Review of Economics and Statistics.  IZA Discussion Paper 10130.

Religion and Health in Early Childhood:  Evidence from South Asia,” (with Nidhiya Menon) Population and Development Review Vol. 41(3) (September 2015), 439-463.

Seasonal Effects of Water Quality:  The Hidden Costs of the Green Revolution to Infant and Child Health in India,” (with Nidhiya Menon), Journal of Development Economics Vol. 107 (March 2014), 49-64.

Reassessing the Standard of Living in the Soviet Union:  An Analysis Using Archival and Anthropometric Data,” The Journal of Economic History, Vol. 70, no. 1 (March 2010), 83 - 117.

Autopsy on an Empire:  Understanding Mortality in Russia and the Former Soviet Union,” (with David M. Cutler), The Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 19, no. 1 (Winter 2005), 107 - 130.

Importing Equality?  The Impact of Globalization on Gender Discrimination,” (with Sandra E. Black), Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 57, no. 4 (July 2004), 540 - 559. 

Five Years After:  The Impact of Mass Privatization on Wages in Russia, 1993 - 1998,” Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 30, no. 1 (March 2002), 160 - 190. 

Economic Reform and Mortality in the Former Soviet Union:  A Study of the Suicide Epidemic in the 1990s,” European Economic Review, Vol. 45 no. 4-6 (May 2001), 995-1006.    

Women in Transition:  Changes in Gender Wage Differentials in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union,” Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 54 no. 1 (October 2000), 138 - 162.

Winners and Losers in Russia’s Economic Transition,” American Economic Review, Vol. 88 no. 5 (December 1998), 1094 - 1116.

Market Reform and Mortality in Transition Economies,” World Development, Vol. 26 no. 11 (November 1998), 2013 - 2027. 

The Role of Social Capital in the Russian Mortality Crisis,” (with Ichiro Kawachi and Bruce P. Kennedy), World Development, Vol. 26 no. 11 (November 1998), 2029 - 2043. 

 

Other publications:

“Marriage and Divorce in Revolutionary Russia:  A Demographic Analysis,” in Russia’s Great War and Revolution, 1914-1922:  The Centennial Reappraisal (Anthony Heywood and John Steinberg, general editors), forthcoming.

Fertility Trends in the Formerly Socialist Countries of Europe,” in James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 9 (2015). Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 99–104. 

Can Government Policies Reverse Undesirable Declines in Fertility?IZA World of Labor (Institute for the Study of Labor), 2014: 23 (May 2014).

The Demographic Transformation of Post-Socialist Countries:  Causes, Consequences, and Questions,” in Economies in Transition:  The Long-Run View, edited by Gérard Roland (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, pp. 57-83); also circulated as United Nations University-World Institute for Development Economics Research Working Paper No. 2010/15.