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Research Papers

Working Papers

“You are What Your Parents Think: Height and Local Reference Points”, March 2018, Fan Wang, Esteban Puentes, Jere R. Behrman, and Flavio Cunha

“Estimating the Effects of Educational System Contraction: The Case of China’s Rural School Closure Initiative”, March 2018, Emily Hannum, Xiaoying Liu, and Fan Wang

“An Empirical Equilibrium Model of Formal and Informal Credit Markets in Developing Countries”, February 2018

Research in Progress

“A Choice Amongst Many: Household Borrowing in a Setting with Multiple Providers”, January 2018, Hoai-Luu Nguyen, Robert M. Townsend, and Fan Wang

“Investments in the Human Capital of Children in Village Economies”, June 2017, Flavio Cunha, Robert M. Townsend, and Fan Wang

“Catch-up effects in Health Outcomes-Linear and Quantile Regression Estimates from Four Countries”, May 2017, with Jere R. Behrman, Andreas Georgiadis, Subha Mani, and Fan Wang


Early life height and weight production functions with endogenous energy and protein inputs”, September 2016, Economics & Human Biology, Volume 22, Esteban Puentes, Fan Wang, Jere R. Behrman, Flavio Cunha, John Hoddinott, John A. Maluccio, Linda S. Adair, Judith Borja and Reynaldo Martorell