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Santosh Kumar

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Department of Economics and International Business SHB 241 A Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX, USA 77341
Terminal Degree:2009 Department of Economics; University of Houston (from RePEc Genealogy)

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Department of Economics and International Business
College of Business Administration
Sam Houston State University

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Working papers

  1. Santosh Kumar & Nishith Prakash, 2017. "Effect of Political Decentralization and Female Leadership on Institutional Births and Child Mortality in Rural Bihar, India," Working Papers 1703, Sam Houston State University, Department of Economics and International Business.
  2. Santosh Kumar, 2016. "Price Elasticity of Alcohol Demand in India," Working Papers 1610, Sam Houston State University, Department of Economics and International Business.
  3. Santosh Kumar, 2016. "The Effect of Birth Order on Schooling in India," Working Papers 1605, Sam Houston State University, Department of Economics and International Business.
  4. Santosh Kumar & Ramona Molitor & Sebastian Vollmer, 2016. "Children of Drought: Rainfall Shocks and Early Child Health in Rural India," PGDA Working Papers 11614, Program on the Global Demography of Aging.
  5. Adriana D. Kugler & Santosh Kumar, 2015. "Preference for Boys, Family Size and Educational Attainment in India," NBER Working Papers 21138, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Fidel Gonzalez & Santosh Kumar, 2015. "Prenatal Care and Birthweight in Mexio," Working Papers 1505, Sam Houston State University, Department of Economics and International Business.
  7. Santosh Kumar & Emily Dansereau, 2014. "Supply-Side Barriers to Maternity-Care Provision in India: A Facility-Based Analysis," Working Papers 1406, Sam Houston State University, Department of Economics and International Business.
  8. Santosh Kumar & Emily Dansereau & Chris Murray, 2014. "Does Distance Matter for Institutional Delivery in Rural India?," Working Papers 1405, Sam Houston State University, Department of Economics and International Business.
  9. Kumar, Santosh & Dansereau, Emily & Murray, Chris, 2012. "Does Distance matter for Institutional Delivery in Rural India? An Instrumental Variable Approach," MPRA Paper 45762, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 01 Jan 2013.
  10. Santosh Kumar & Nishith Prakash, 2012. "Political Decentralization, Women's Reservation and Child Health Outcomes: A Case Study of Rural Bihar," Working papers 2012-18, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  11. Santosh, Kumar & Sebastian, Vollmer, 2011. "Does improved sanitation reduce diarrhea in children in rural India?," MPRA Paper 31804, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  12. Kumar, Santosh & Kugler, Adriana, 2011. "Testing the Children Quantity-Quality Trade-Off in India," MPRA Paper 42487, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  13. Kumar, Santosh & Rauniyar, Ganesh, 2011. "Is electrification welfare improving?: non-experimental evidence from rural Bhutan," MPRA Paper 31482, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  14. Santosh, Kumar, 2009. "Fertility and Birth Spacing Consequences of Childhood Immunization Program: Evidence from India," MPRA Paper 27126, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  15. Santosh, Kumar, 2009. "Childhood Immunization, Mortality and Human Capital Accumulation: Micro-Evidence from India," MPRA Paper 27127, University Library of Munich, Germany.

Articles

  1. Kumar, Santosh & Prakash, Nishith, 2017. "Effect of political decentralization and female leadership on institutional births and child mortality in rural Bihar, India," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 185(C), pages 171-178.
  2. Adriana D. Kugler & Santosh Kumar, 2017. "Preference for Boys, Family Size, and Educational Attainment in India," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 54(3), pages 835-859, June.
  3. Santosh Kumar, 2016. "The effect of birth order on schooling in India," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 23(18), pages 1325-1328, December.
  4. Santosh Kumar & Ramona Molitor & Sebastian Vollmer, 2016. "Drought and Early Child Health in Rural India," Population and Development Review, The Population Council, Inc., vol. 42(1), pages 53-68, March.
  5. Santosh Kumar & Emily A. Dansereau & Christopher J. L. Murray, 2014. "Does distance matter for institutional delivery in rural India?," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(33), pages 4091-4103, November.
  6. Santosh Kumar & Sebastian Vollmer, 2013. "Does Access To Improved Sanitation Reduce Childhood Diarrhea In Rural India?," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 22(4), pages 410-427, April.
  7. Masters, Samuel H. & Burstein, Roy & Amofah, George & Abaogye, Patrick & Kumar, Santosh & Hanlon, Michael, 2013. "Travel time to maternity care and its effect on utilization in rural Ghana: A multilevel analysis," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 93(C), pages 147-154.
  8. Kumar, Santosh & Calvo, Rocio & Avendano, Mauricio & Sivaramakrishnan, Kavita & Berkman, Lisa F., 2012. "Social support, volunteering and health around the world: Cross-national evidence from 139 countries," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 74(5), pages 696-706.
  9. Santosh Kumar, 1968. "Erratum," Operations Research, INFORMS, vol. 16(1), pages 222-222, February.

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  1. Santosh Kumar & Nishith Prakash, 2012. "Political Decentralization, Women's Reservation and Child Health Outcomes: A Case Study of Rural Bihar," Working papers 2012-18, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.

    Mentioned in:

    1. > Political Economy > Political Economy of Asia > Political Economy of India

Working papers

  1. Santosh Kumar, 2016. "Price Elasticity of Alcohol Demand in India," Working Papers 1610, Sam Houston State University, Department of Economics and International Business.

    Cited by:

    1. Kaushalendra Kumar & Santosh Kumar & Anil Kumar Singh, 2018. "Prevalence and socio-demographic correlates of alcohol consumption: survey findings from five states in India," Working Papers 1802, Sam Houston State University, Department of Economics and International Business.

  2. Santosh Kumar, 2016. "The Effect of Birth Order on Schooling in India," Working Papers 1605, Sam Houston State University, Department of Economics and International Business.

    Cited by:

    1. Adriana D. Kugler & Santosh Kumar, 2015. "Preference for Boys, Family Size and Educational Attainment in India," NBER Working Papers 21138, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Santosh Kumar & Nishith Prakash, 2017. "Effect of Political Decentralization and Female Leadership on Institutional Births and Child Mortality in Rural Bihar, India," Working Papers 1703, Sam Houston State University, Department of Economics and International Business.
    3. Shreyasee Das & Nayana Bose, 2017. "Intergenerational Effects of Improving Women's Property Rights: Evidence from India," 2017 Papers pda789, Job Market Papers.

  3. Santosh Kumar & Ramona Molitor & Sebastian Vollmer, 2016. "Children of Drought: Rainfall Shocks and Early Child Health in Rural India," PGDA Working Papers 11614, Program on the Global Demography of Aging.

    Cited by:

    1. Steven A. Block & William A. Masters & Prajula Mulmi & Gerald E. Shively, 2016. "Climatic conditions and child height: Sex-specific vulnerability and the protective effects of sanitation and food markets in Nepal," Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University 0817, Department of Economics, Tufts University.
    2. World Bank [WB], 2016. "High and Dry : Climate Change, Water, and the Economy," Working Papers id:10736, eSocialSciences.
    3. Diether Beuermann & Camilo Pecha & Juan Pedro Schmid, 2017. "The Effects of Weather Shocks on Early Childhood Development," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 8543, Inter-American Development Bank.

  4. Adriana D. Kugler & Santosh Kumar, 2015. "Preference for Boys, Family Size and Educational Attainment in India," NBER Working Papers 21138, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Chabé-Ferret, Bastien, 2016. "Adherence to Cultural Norms and Economic Incentives: Evidence from Fertility Timing Decisions," IZA Discussion Papers 10269, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    2. Mehtabul Azam, 2016. "Private Tutoring: Evidence from India," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 20(4), pages 739-761, November.
    3. Mehtabul Azam & Chan Hang Saing, 2017. "Is there really a trade-off? Family Size and Investment in Child Quality in India," Economics Working Paper Series 1712, Oklahoma State University, Department of Economics and Legal Studies in Business.
    4. Björn Nilsson, 2017. "The School-to-work transition in developing countries," Working Papers DT/2017/07, DIAL (Développement, Institutions et Mondialisation).
    5. Fernihough, Alan, 2017. "Less is More? The child quantity-quality trade-off in early 20th century England and Wales," QUCEH Working Paper Series 2017-07, Queen's University Belfast, Queen's University Centre for Economic History.

  5. Santosh Kumar & Emily Dansereau & Chris Murray, 2014. "Does Distance Matter for Institutional Delivery in Rural India?," Working Papers 1405, Sam Houston State University, Department of Economics and International Business.

    Cited by:

    1. Mikhed, Vyacheslav & Scholnick, Barry, 2014. "Financial benefits, travel costs, and bankruptcy," Working Papers 14-18, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
    2. Joseph Flavian Gomes, 2017. "The Health Costs of Ethnic Distance: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa," NCID Working Papers 04/2017, Navarra Center for International Development, University of Navarra.
    3. Laura Anselmi & Mylène Lagarde & Kara Hanson, 2015. "Health service availability and health seeking behaviour in resource poor settings: evidence from Mozambique," Health Economics Review, Springer, vol. 5(1), pages 1-13, December.
    4. Satis Devkota & Christopher Butler, 2016. "Caste-ethnic disparity in vaccine use among 0- to 5-year-old children in Nepal: a decomposition analysis," International Journal of Public Health, Springer;Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+), vol. 61(6), pages 693-699, July.

  6. Kumar, Santosh & Dansereau, Emily & Murray, Chris, 2012. "Does Distance matter for Institutional Delivery in Rural India? An Instrumental Variable Approach," MPRA Paper 45762, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 01 Jan 2013.

    Cited by:

    1. Masters, Samuel H. & Burstein, Roy & Amofah, George & Abaogye, Patrick & Kumar, Santosh & Hanlon, Michael, 2013. "Travel time to maternity care and its effect on utilization in rural Ghana: A multilevel analysis," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 93(C), pages 147-154.

  7. Santosh Kumar & Nishith Prakash, 2012. "Political Decentralization, Women's Reservation and Child Health Outcomes: A Case Study of Rural Bihar," Working papers 2012-18, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Yuvraj Pathak & Karen Macours, 2017. "Women’s Political Reservation, Early Childhood Development, and Learning in India," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 65(4), pages 741-766.
    2. Duncan M. Wagana & Mike A. Iravo & Joyce D. Nzulwa & John M. Kihoro, 2016. "Effect of Financial and Political Decentralization on Service Delivery in County Governments in Kenya," International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, Human Resource Management Academic Research Society, International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, vol. 6(6), pages 304-320, June.
    3. Joan Costa-Font & Divya Parmar, 2016. "Political agency and public healthcare: Evidence from India," WIDER Working Paper Series 135, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

  8. Santosh, Kumar & Sebastian, Vollmer, 2011. "Does improved sanitation reduce diarrhea in children in rural India?," MPRA Paper 31804, University Library of Munich, Germany.

    Cited by:

    1. Shakya, Holly B. & Christakis, Nicholas A. & Fowler, James H., 2015. "Social network predictors of latrine ownership," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 125(C), pages 129-138.
    2. Jolène Labbé & James D Ford & Lea Berrang-Ford & Blanaid Donnelly & Shuaib Lwasa & Didacus Bambaiha Namanya & Sabastian Twesigomwe & Sherilee L Harper, 2016. "Vulnerability to the health effects of climate variability in rural southwestern Uganda," Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Springer, vol. 21(6), pages 931-953, August.

  9. Kumar, Santosh & Kugler, Adriana, 2011. "Testing the Children Quantity-Quality Trade-Off in India," MPRA Paper 42487, University Library of Munich, Germany.

    Cited by:

    1. Dumas, Christelle & Lefranc, Arnaud, 2013. ""Sex in Marriage is a Divine Gift": For Whom? Evidence from the Manila Contraceptive Ban," IZA Discussion Papers 7503, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    2. Christelle Dumas & Arnaud Lefranc, 2016. ""Sex in marriage is a divine gift": For whom ? Evidence from the Manila contraceptive ban," Post-Print hal-00867874, HAL.

  10. Santosh, Kumar, 2009. "Childhood Immunization, Mortality and Human Capital Accumulation: Micro-Evidence from India," MPRA Paper 27127, University Library of Munich, Germany.

    Cited by:

    1. Santosh, Kumar, 2009. "Fertility and Birth Spacing Consequences of Childhood Immunization Program: Evidence from India," MPRA Paper 27126, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Ariel BenYishay & Keith Kranker, 2015. "All-Cause Mortality Reductions from Measles Catchup Campaigns in Africa," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 50(2), pages 516-547.

Articles

  1. Adriana D. Kugler & Santosh Kumar, 2017. "Preference for Boys, Family Size, and Educational Attainment in India," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 54(3), pages 835-859, June.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Santosh Kumar, 2016. "The effect of birth order on schooling in India," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 23(18), pages 1325-1328, December.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  3. Santosh Kumar & Ramona Molitor & Sebastian Vollmer, 2016. "Drought and Early Child Health in Rural India," Population and Development Review, The Population Council, Inc., vol. 42(1), pages 53-68, March.

    Cited by:

    1. Steven A. Block & William A. Masters & Prajula Mulmi & Gerald E. Shively, 2016. "Climatic conditions and child height: Sex-specific vulnerability and the protective effects of sanitation and food markets in Nepal," Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University 0817, Department of Economics, Tufts University.

  4. Santosh Kumar & Emily A. Dansereau & Christopher J. L. Murray, 2014. "Does distance matter for institutional delivery in rural India?," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(33), pages 4091-4103, November.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  5. Santosh Kumar & Sebastian Vollmer, 2013. "Does Access To Improved Sanitation Reduce Childhood Diarrhea In Rural India?," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 22(4), pages 410-427, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Makate, Marshall & Makate, Clifton, 2016. "Is poor sanitation killing more children in rural Zimbabwe? Results of propensity score matching method," MPRA Paper 72831, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 02 Aug 2016.
    2. Awaworyi Churchill, Sefa & Ocloo, Janet Exornam & Siawor-Robertson, Diana, 2015. "Ethnic diversity makes me sick! An examination of ethnic diversity’s effect on health outcomes," EconStor Preprints 123721, ZBW - German National Library of Economics.
    3. Sowmya Dhanaraj, 2015. "Determinants of Child Health: An Empirical Analysis," Working Papers 2015-136, Madras School of Economics,Chennai,India.
    4. Joseph J. Capuno & Carlos Antonio R. Tan, Jr. & Xylee Javier, 2016. "WASH for child health: Some evidence in support of public intervention in the Philippines," UP School of Economics Discussion Papers 201611, University of the Philippines School of Economics.
    5. Britta Augsburg & Paul Rodríguez-Lesmes, 2015. "Sanitation dynamics: toilet acquisition and its economic and social implications," IFS Working Papers W15/15, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
    6. Katherine L. Dickinson & Sumeet R. Patil & Subhrendu K. Pattanayak & Christine Poulos & Jui-Hen Yang, 2015. "Nature's Call: Impacts of Sanitation Choices in Orissa, India," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 64(1), pages 1-29.
    7. Hammer, Jeffrey & Spears, Dean, 2013. "Village sanitation and children's human capital : evidence from a randomized experiment by the Maharashtra government," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6580, The World Bank.
    8. Santosh Kumar & Ganesh Rauniyar, 2018. "The Impact of Rural Electrification on Income and Education: Evidence from Bhutan," Working Papers 1801, Sam Houston State University, Department of Economics and International Business.
    9. Sefa Awaworyi Churchill & Janet Exornam Ocloo & Diana Siawor-Robertson, 2017. "Ethnic Diversity and Health Outcomes," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 134(3), pages 1077-1112, December.
    10. Nandi, Arindam & Megiddo, Itamar & Ashok, Ashvin & Verma, Amit & Laxminarayan, Ramanan, 2017. "Reduced burden of childhood diarrheal diseases through increased access to water and sanitation in India: A modeling analysis," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 180(C), pages 181-192.
    11. Andres, Luis A. & Briceno, Bertha & Chase, Claire & Echenique, Juan A., 2014. "Sanitation and externalities : evidence from early childhood health in rural India," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6737, The World Bank.

  6. Masters, Samuel H. & Burstein, Roy & Amofah, George & Abaogye, Patrick & Kumar, Santosh & Hanlon, Michael, 2013. "Travel time to maternity care and its effect on utilization in rural Ghana: A multilevel analysis," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 93(C), pages 147-154.

    Cited by:

    1. Aoun, Nael & Matsuda, Hirotaka & Sekiyama, Makiko, 2015. "Geographical accessibility to healthcare and malnutrition in Rwanda," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 130(C), pages 135-145.

  7. Kumar, Santosh & Calvo, Rocio & Avendano, Mauricio & Sivaramakrishnan, Kavita & Berkman, Lisa F., 2012. "Social support, volunteering and health around the world: Cross-national evidence from 139 countries," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 74(5), pages 696-706.

    Cited by:

    1. Fabio Zagonari, 2016. "Which Attitudes Will Make us Individually and Socially Happier and Healthier? A Cross-Culture and Cross-Development Analytical Model," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 17(6), pages 2527-2554, December.
    2. Fiorillo, Damiano & Nappo, Nunzia, 2015. "Formal volunteering and self-perceived health. Causal evidence from the UK-SILC," MPRA Paper 62051, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Riumallo-Herl, Carlos Javier & Kawachi, Ichiro & Avendano, Mauricio, 2014. "Social capital, mental health and biomarkers in Chile: Assessing the effects of social capital in a middle-income country," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 105(C), pages 47-58.
    4. Fiorillo, Damiano & Nappo, Nunzia, 2014. "Volunteering and perceived health. A European cross-countries investigation," MPRA Paper 72313, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2016.
    5. Kim, Harris Hyun-Soo, 2015. "School context, friendship ties and adolescent mental health: A multilevel analysis of the Korean Youth Panel Survey (KYPS)," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 145(C), pages 209-216.
    6. Fiorillo, Damiano, 2017. "Reasons for unmet needs for health care: the role of social capital and social support in some Western EU countries," MPRA Paper 82680, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    7. Harris Kim, 2014. "The association between social capital measures and self-reported health among Muslim majority nations," International Journal of Public Health, Springer;Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+), vol. 59(5), pages 749-757, October.
    8. Fiorillo, Damiano & Nappo, Nunzia, 2014. "Formal and informal volunteering and health across European countries," MPRA Paper 54130, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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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 15 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 (6) 2011-07-02 2012-09-30 2014-06-07 2016-01-18 2016-11-20 2017-06-11. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (4) 2011-07-02 2015-05-22 2016-11-20 2017-10-29
  3. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (3) 2013-06-09 2014-03-30 2014-08-28
  4. NEP-EDU: Education (3) 2015-05-16 2015-05-22 2016-02-29
  5. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2012-09-30 2013-06-09
  6. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2017-06-11 2017-10-29
  7. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (1) 2014-03-30
  8. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2011-06-25
  9. NEP-GEN: Gender (1) 2017-06-11
  10. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2011-07-02
  11. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2014-06-07
  12. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2011-06-25

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