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Susan L. Averett

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First Name:Susan
Middle Name:L.
Last Name:Averett
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RePEc Short-ID:pav31

Affiliation

(95%) Department of Economics
Lafayette College

Easton, Pennsylvania (United States)
http://economics.lafayette.edu/

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(5%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany
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P.O. Box 7240, D-53072 Bonn
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Working papers

  1. Argys, Laura M. & Averett, Susan L. & Yang, Muzhe, 2018. "Light Pollution, Sleep Deprivation, and Infant Health at Birth," IZA Discussion Papers 11703, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Averett, Susan L. & Bansak, Cynthia & Smith, Julie K., 2018. "Behind Every High Earning Man Is a Conscientious Woman: A Study of the Impact of Spousal Personality on Wages," IZA Discussion Papers 11756, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Averett, Susan L. & Smith, Julie K. & Wang, Yang, 2017. "Minimum Wages and the Health of Hispanic Women," IZA Discussion Papers 10916, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. Averett, Susan L. & Terrizzi, Sabrina & Wang, Yang, 2017. "Taking the CON out of Pennsylvania: Did Hip and Knee Replacement Patients Benefit?," IZA Discussion Papers 10917, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Averett, Susan L. & Smith, Julie K. & Wang, Yang, 2016. "The Effects of Minimum Wages on the Health of Working Teenagers," IZA Discussion Papers 10185, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. Averett, Susan L. & Wang, Yang, 2015. "The Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Children's Health, Quality of Home Environment, and Non-Cognitive Skills," IZA Discussion Papers 9173, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  7. Averett, Susan L. & Fletcher, Erin K., 2015. "Prepregnancy Obesity and Birth Outcomes," IZA Discussion Papers 9052, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Argys, Laura M. & Averett, Susan L., 2015. "The Effect of Family Size on Education: New Evidence from China's One Child Policy," IZA Discussion Papers 9196, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  9. Averett, Susan L. & Fletcher, Erin K., 2015. "The Relationship between Maternal Pre-Pregnancy BMI and Preschool Obesity," IZA Discussion Papers 9608, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  10. Averett, Susan L. & Wang, Yang, 2014. "Identifying the Causal Effect of Alcohol Abuse on the Perpetration of Intimate Partner Violence by Men Using a Natural Experiment," IZA Discussion Papers 7996, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  11. Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina & Averett, Susan L. & Bansak, Cynthia, 2014. "Welfare Reform and Immigrant Fertility," IZA Discussion Papers 8153, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  12. Averett, Susan L. & Terrizzi, Sabrina & Wang, Yang, 2013. "The Effect of Sorority Membership on Eating Disorders and Body Mass Index," IZA Discussion Papers 7512, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  13. Averett, Susan L. & Smith, Julie K., 2012. "Indebted and Overweight: The Link Between Weight and Household Debt," IZA Discussion Papers 6898, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  14. Averett, Susan L. & Wang, Yang, 2012. "The Effects of EITC Payment Expansion on Maternal Smoking," IZA Discussion Papers 6680, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  15. Averett, Susan L. & Estelle, Sarah M., 2012. "Is it Necessary to Walk the Talk? The Effects of Maternal Experiences and Communication on the Sexual Behavior of Female Adolescents," IZA Discussion Papers 6586, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  16. Averett, Susan L. & Argys, Laura M. & Kohn, Jennifer L., 2012. "Immigration, Obesity and Labor Market Outcomes in the UK," IZA Discussion Papers 6454, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  17. Susan Averett & Hope Corman & Nancy Reichman, 2010. "Effects of Overweight on Risky Sexual Behavior of Adolescent Girls," NBER Working Papers 16172, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  18. Christopher Ruebeck & Susan Averett & Howard Bodenhorn, 2008. "Acting White or Acting Black: Mixed-Race Adolescents' Identity and Behavior," NBER Working Papers 13793, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  19. Susan Averett & Howard Bodenhorn & Justas Staisiunas, 2003. "Unemployment Risk and Compensating Differential in Late-Nineteenth Century New Jersey Manufacturing," NBER Working Papers 9977, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  20. Susan Averett & Sanders Korenman, 1993. "The Economic Reality of the Beauty Myth," NBER Working Papers 4521, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  21. Averett, S.L. & Peters, H.E. & Waldman, D.M., 1992. "Tax Credits, Labor Supply, and Child Care," University of Chicago - Economics Research Center 92-9, Chicago - Economics Research Center.

Articles

  1. Laura M. ARGYS & Susan L. AVERETT, 2019. "The Effect of Family Size on Education: New Evidence from China's One-Child Policy," JODE - Journal of Demographic Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 85(1), pages 21-42, March.
  2. Susan Averett & Emily Smith, 2019. "Medical marijuana laws and their effect on opioid related mortality," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 39(1), pages 347-357.
  3. Susan Averett & Yang Wang, 2018. "Effects of Higher EITC Payments on Children’s Health, Quality of Home Environment, and Noncognitive Skills," Public Finance Review, , vol. 46(4), pages 519-557, July.
  4. Susan Averett & Sabrina Terrizzi & Yang Wang, 2017. "The Effect of Sorority Membership on Eating Disorders, Body Weight, and Disordered‐Eating Behaviors," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 26(7), pages 875-891, July.
  5. Susan L. Averett & Julie K. Smith & Yang Wang, 2017. "The effects of minimum wages on the health of working teenagers," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 24(16), pages 1127-1130, September.
  6. Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes & Susan L. Averett & Cynthia A. Bansak, 2016. "Welfare reform and immigrant fertility," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 29(3), pages 757-779, July.
  7. Susan L. Averett & Yang Wang, 2016. "Identifying the causal effect of alcohol abuse on the perpetration of intimate partner violence by men using a natural experiment," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 82(3), pages 697-724, January.
  8. Susan L. Averett, 2014. "Obesity and labor market outcomes," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 1-32, May.
  9. Susan L Averett & Laura M Argys & Jennifer C Kohn, 2014. "Friends with Health Benefits: Does Individual-level Social Capital Improve Health?," Eastern Economic Journal, Palgrave Macmillan;Eastern Economic Association, vol. 40(2), pages 181-201, March.
  10. Jennifer Kohn & Susan Averett, 2014. "Can’t We Just Live Together? New Evidence on the Effect of Relationship Status on Health," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 35(3), pages 295-312, September.
  11. Averett, Susan L. & Stacey, Nicholas & Wang, Yang, 2014. "Decomposing race and gender differences in underweight and obesity in South Africa," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 15(C), pages 23-40.
  12. Averett, Susan L. & Smith, Julie K., 2014. "Financial hardship and obesity," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 15(C), pages 201-212.
  13. Susan Averett & Sarah Estelle, 2014. "Will daughters walk mom’s talk? The effects of maternal communication about sex on the sexual behavior of female adolescents," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 12(4), pages 613-639, December.
  14. Richard M Scheffler & Lorenzo Rocco & Susan L Averett, 2014. "Social Capital and Health: A Concept whose Time has Come," Eastern Economic Journal, Palgrave Macmillan;Eastern Economic Association, vol. 40(2), pages 146-149, March.
  15. Kohn, Jennifer L. & Averett, Susan L., 2014. "The effect of relationship status on health with dynamic health and persistent relationships," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 36(C), pages 69-83.
  16. Susan Averett & Hope Corman & Nancy E. Reichman, 2013. "Effects Of Overweight On Risky Sexual Behavior Of Adolescent Girls," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 51(1), pages 605-619, January.
  17. Susan Averett & Yang Wang, 2013. "The Effects Of Earned Income Tax Credit Payment Expansion On Maternal Smoking," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 22(11), pages 1344-1359, November.
  18. Susan Averett & Laura Argys & Julia Sorkin, 2013. "In sickness and in health: an examination of relationship status and health using data from the Canadian National Public Health Survey," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 11(4), pages 599-633, December.
  19. Susan Averett & Laura Argys & Jennifer Kohn, 2012. "Immigration, obesity and labor market outcomes in the UK," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 1(1), pages 1-19, December.
  20. Susan L. Averett & Yang Wang, 2012. "Identification of the Effect of Depression on Risky Sexual Behavior: Exploiting a Natural Experiment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 102(3), pages 570-574, May.
  21. Susan Averett & Laura Argys & Daniel Rees, 2011. "Older siblings and adolescent risky behavior: does parenting play a role?," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 24(3), pages 957-978, July.
  22. Averett, Susan L., 2010. "Obesity among Poor Americans: Is Public Assistance the Problem? Patricia K. Smith. pp. 197. (Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, Tennessee, 2009.), ISBN 978-0-8265-1636-7, paperback. ," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 8(3), pages 421-422, December.
  23. Susan Averett & David Stifel, 2010. "Race and gender differences in the cognitive effects of childhood overweight," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(17), pages 1673-1679.
  24. Bisakha Sen & Susan Averett & Laura Argys & Daniel Rees, 2009. "The effect of substance use on the delinquent behaviour of adolescents," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(17), pages 1721-1729.
  25. Stifel, David C. & Averett, Susan L., 2009. "Childhood overweight in the United States: A quantile regression approach," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 7(3), pages 387-397, December.
  26. Ruebeck Christopher S & Averett Susan L & Bodenhorn Howard N, 2009. "Acting White or Acting Black: Mixed-Race Adolescents' Identity and Behavior," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 9(1), pages 1-44, March.
  27. Rees, Daniel I. & Lopez, Elizabeth & Averett, Susan L. & Argys, Laura M., 2008. "Birth order and participation in school sports and other extracurricular activities," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 354-362, June.
  28. Averett, Susan L. & Sikora, Asia & Argys, Laura M., 2008. "For better or worse: Relationship status and body mass index," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 6(3), pages 330-349, December.
  29. Laura M. Argys & Daniel I. Rees & Susan L. Averett & Benjama Witoonchart, 2006. "Birth Order and Risky Adolescent Behavior," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 44(2), pages 215-233, April.
  30. Susan L. Averett & Lisa A. Gennetian & H. Elizabeth Peters, 2005. "Paternal child care and children's development," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 18(3), pages 391-414, September.
  31. Susan Averett & Howard Bodenhorn & Justas Staisiunas, 2005. "Unemployment Risk and Compensating Differentials in New Jersey Manufacturing," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 43(4), pages 734-749, October.
  32. Averett Susan L & Rees Daniel I & Duncan Brian & Argys Laura, 2004. "Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Differences in the Relationship Between Substance Use and Adolescent Sexual Behavior," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 4(1), pages 1-34, September.
  33. Susan Averett & Edward Gamber & Sheila Handy, 2003. "William E. Simon's contribution to tax policy," Atlantic Economic Journal, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 31(3), pages 233-241, September.
  34. Averett, S.L. & Rees, D.I. & Argys, L.M., 2002. "The impact of government policies and neighborhood characteristics on teenage sexual activity and contraceptive use," American Journal of Public Health, American Public Health Association, vol. 92(11), pages 1773-1778.
  35. Susan Averett, 2001. "Moonlighting: multiple motives and gender differences," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 33(11), pages 1391-1410.
  36. Susan L. Averett & Leslie A. Whittington, 2001. "Does Maternity Leave Induce Births?," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 68(2), pages 403-417, October.
  37. Susan Averett & Sharon Dalessandro, 2001. "Racial and Gender Differences in the Returns to 2-Year and 4-Year Degrees," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(3), pages 281-292.
  38. Rees, Daniel I. & Argys, Laura M. & Averett, Susan L., 2001. "New evidence on the relationship between substance use and adolescent sexual behavior," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 20(5), pages 835-845, September.
  39. Susan L. Averett & Julie L. Hotchkiss, 2000. "Female Labor Supply With A Discontinuous, Nonconvex Budget Constraint: Incorporation Of A Part-Time/Full-Time Wage Differential," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 79(3), pages 461-470, August.
  40. Susan L. Averett & Daniel I. Rees & Laura M. Argys, 2000. "Welfare generosity, pregnancies and abortions among unmarried AFDC recipients," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 13(4), pages 569-594.
  41. Susan Averett & Richard Warner & Jani Little & Peter Huxley, 1999. "Labor Supply, Disability Benefits and Mental Illness," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 25(3), pages 279-288, Summer.
  42. Susan L. Averett & H. Elizabeth Peters & Donald M. Waldman, 1997. "Tax Credits, Labor Supply, And Child Care," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 79(1), pages 125-135, February.
  43. Susan Averett & Sanders Korenman, 1996. "The Economic Reality of the Beauty Myth," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 31(2), pages 304-330.
  44. Susan L. Averett & Julie L. Hotchkiss, 1996. "Discrimination in the Payment of Full-Time Wage Premiums," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 49(2), pages 287-301, January.
  45. Averett, Susan L. & Burton, Mark L., 1996. "College attendance and the college wage premium: Differences by gender," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 15(1), pages 37-49, February.
  46. Averett, Susan L & Hotchkiss, Julie L, 1995. "The Probability of Receiving Benefits at Different Hours of Work," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 85(2), pages 276-280, May.
  47. Averett, Susan L & Hochman, Harold M, 1994. "Addictive Behavior and Public Policy," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 49(Supplemen), pages 244-258.

Chapters

  1. Susan L. Averett & Laura M. Argys & Jennifer L. Kohn, 2013. "Immigrants, wages and obesity: the weight of the evidence," Chapters,in: International Handbook on the Economics of Migration, chapter 13, pages 242-256 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Susan L. Averett & Sarah M. Estelle, 2013. "The economics of Title IX compliance in intercollegiate athletics," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Economics of Women in Sports, chapter 9, pages 175-212 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  3. Susan L. Averett & Michele C. McLennan, 2004. "Exploring the Effect of Class Size on Student Achievement: What Have We Learned Over the Past Two Decades?," Chapters,in: International Handbook on the Economics of Education, chapter 9 Edward Elgar Publishing.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 17 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (12) 2012-04-23 2012-06-25 2012-07-14 2012-10-20 2013-08-10 2015-05-22 2015-07-18 2016-02-17 2016-09-25 2017-08-13 2017-08-13 2018-09-10. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (8) 2012-04-23 2012-06-25 2012-07-14 2012-10-20 2013-08-10 2014-03-08 2015-05-22 2016-09-25. Author is listed
  3. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (3) 2004-07-18 2012-04-23 2017-08-13
  4. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (2) 2016-09-25 2017-08-13
  5. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (2) 2012-04-23 2014-05-04
  6. NEP-CNA: China (1) 2015-07-18
  7. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2015-07-18
  8. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2018-09-10
  9. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (1) 2012-04-23
  10. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2018-10-15
  11. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2017-08-13
  12. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2018-10-15
  13. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2012-04-23
  14. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2015-07-18
  15. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2013-08-10

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