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Jay L. Zagorsky

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First Name:Jay
Middle Name:L.
Last Name:Zagorsky
RePEc Short-ID:pza246
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595 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
Twitter: @prof_jay_z
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Markets, Public Policy and Law Department
Questrom School of Business
Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts (United States)
RePEc:edi:mppbuus (more details at EDIRC)

Research output

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  1. Zagorsky, Jay L. & Smith, Patricia K., 2020. "Who drinks soda pop? Economic status and adult consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 38(C).
  2. Smith, Patricia K. & Zagorsky, Jay L., 2018. "“Do I look fat?” Self-perceived body weight and labor market outcomes," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 30(C), pages 48-58.
  3. Jay Zagorsky, 2018. "The Curse of Cash," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 94(306), pages 342-343, September.
  4. Zagorsky, J.L., 2017. "Divergent trends in US maternity and paternity leave, 1994-2015," American Journal of Public Health, American Public Health Association, vol. 107(3), pages 460-465.
  5. Zagorsky, Jay L. & Smith, Patricia K., 2017. "The association between socioeconomic status and adult fast-food consumption in the U.S," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 27(PA), pages 12-25.
  6. Jay L Zagorsky, 2016. "Are Blondes Really Dumb?," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 36(1), pages 401-410.
  7. Jay L. Zagorsky & Patricia K. Smith, 2016. "Does Asthma Impair Wealth Accumulation or Does Wealth Protect Against Asthma?," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 97(5), pages 1070-1081, November.
  8. Jay Zagorsky, 2013. "Do People Save or Spend Their Inheritances? Understanding What Happens to Inherited Wealth," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 34(1), pages 64-76, March.
  9. Zagorsky, Jay L. & Smith, Patricia K., 2009. "Does the U.S. Food Stamp Program contribute to adult weight gain?," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 7(2), pages 246-258, July.
  10. Galizzi, Monica & Zagorsky, Jay L., 2009. "How do on-the-job injuries and illnesses impact wealth?," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(1), pages 26-36, January.
  11. Zagorsky, Jay L., 2005. "Health and wealth: The late-20th century obesity epidemic in the U.S," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 3(2), pages 296-313, July.
  12. Jay L. Zagorsky, 2005. "Measuring Poverty Using Both Income and Wealth," Journal of Income Distribution, Ad libros publications inc., vol. 13(3-4), pages 2-2, November.
  13. Zagorsky, Jay L., 2003. "Husbands' and wives' view of the family finances," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 32(2), pages 127-146, May.
  14. Kevin Lang & Jay L. Zagorsky, 2001. "Does Growing up with a Parent Absent Really Hurt?," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 36(2), pages 253-273.
  15. Jay L. Zagorsky, 1999. "Health and the Working Poor," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 25(2), pages 169-189, Spring.
  16. Jay L. Zagorsky, 1999. "Young Baby Boomers' Wealth," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 45(2), pages 135-156, June.
  17. Kevin Lang & Jay Zagorsky, 1998. "Why are Canadian and US Unemployment Rates So Highly Correlated?," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 24(s1), pages 56-71, February.
  18. Zagorsky, Jay L., 1998. "Was depression era unemployment really less in Canada than the U.S.?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 61(1), pages 125-131, October.
  19. Jay L. Zagorsky, 1998. "Job Vacancies In The United States: 1923 To 1994," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 80(2), pages 338-345, May.
  20. Zagorsky, Jay L., 1994. "Stock market data, vacancies and sectoral dispersion," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 16(3), pages 509-521.
  21. Jay L. Zagorsky, 1993. "Analysis," Challenge, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(5), pages 61-62, September.


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