Ø 2011 “Son Preference in Indian Families: Absolute Versus Relative Wealth Effects.” Demography, 48 (1):342-370
Links to Electronic Supplementary Material (on Demography/Springer website)
of Price Information on Residential Water Demand”. Applied Economics,
Vol. 38(4), pp. 383-93
Water Bills to Reinforce Price Signals: Evidence from the
Conference version (IWA-Economics and Statistics, Rethymno, Crete, July 2005)
Specification for Municipal Water Management: Evaluation of the Stone-Geary
Form” With Ron Griffin (
"Inter-Temporal and Spatial Choice Between Ground and Surface Water in Municipalities With Land Subsidence"
2000. Dissertation Committee Chair: Peter Mieszkowski.
Abstract 3-page summary Full-text online
Working papers/ on-going projects:
From Son-Preference to Daughter Neglect in
Ø Best practice in Evidence-Based Health Policy in Low and Middle Income Countries: Learning from ten years of World Bank Public Expenditure Reviews and Poverty Assessment.
Ø Constructing Health Achievement Indices with Inequality Aversion: an Application to Indian States.
§ Nov. 2008 Report prepared for the World-Bank: Construction of an Indian States Health Achievement Index and Equality-Adjusted Health Achievement Index (ISHAI and ISHAIEQ)
And, on hold for now…
Ø Statistical discrimination and returns to experience in the market place. With John List and Michael Price
Ø Using Water Bills as a Conservation Tool: Will Residential Consumers Get the Message?
Ø Resource Use and Verbal Sanctions: Can Normative Language on Utility Bills Promote Conservation?
Ø Heads Up, Heads Down: Optimal Groundwater Use in Growing Cities with Land Subsidence
New Waves Article (TWRI - New Waves V10 n4, December 1997)
DHS-NHFS (Demographic and Health Surveys)
Resources for the Future
Robert Stavins Webpage
Lawrence Berkeley Lab
National Institute for Water Resources - Link to all 54 State Water Resource Institutes
Water Research Network
AWWA, WATER:\STATS Info
TWRI - Texas WaterNet
Texas Water Development Board (TWDB)