Monthly Archives: August 2016

How do parents respond to low birth weight outcomes?

Free access  to a new study by Brandon J. Restrepo  just published in the Journal of Population Economics.      The paper analyzes how parental investment responds to a low birth weight (LBW) outcome and finds important differences in investment responsesby maternal … Continue reading

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Population Economics: Call for Book Proposals

Writing a new book in the field? Consider to publish with the Springer book series in “Population Economics” Editor-in-chief: K.F. Zimmermann with Series Editors: A. Cigno, E. Tekin, J. Zhang,  and A.J.G. Brown (Ed.) For proposals and submissions contact the … Continue reading

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Natural Disasters and Human Mobility

In a new paper with Linguère Mously Mbaye we review the effects of natural disasters on human mobility or migration. Although there is an increase of natural disasters and migration recently and hence more evidence to observe, the relationship remains … Continue reading

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