Anthropometrics as health measures: Strauss, John, and Duncan Thomas. 1998. “Health, Nutrition, and Economic Development.” Journal of Economic Literature 36 (2): 766-817.
The effect of food shortage on health: Chen, Yuyu, and Li-An Zhou. 2007. “The Long-Term Health and Economic Consequences of the 1959-1961 Famine in China.” Journal of Health Economics 26 (4): 659-681.
The effect of income on health: cross-country study: Pritchett, Lant, and Lawrence H. Summers. 1996. “Wealthier is Healthier.” Journal of Human Resources 31 (4): 841-868.
The effect of income on health: lottery prizes as an exogenous source of income variation: Lindahl, Mikael. 2005. “Estimating the Effect of Income on Health and Mortality Using Lottery Prizes as an Exogenous Source of Variation in Income.” Journal of Human Resources 40 (1): 144-168.
The relative income hypothesis: Gerdtham, Ulf-G. and Magnus Johannesson. 2004. “Absolute Income, Relative Income, Income Inequality, and Mortality.” Journal of Human Resources 39 (1): 228-247.
The effect of education on health: sibling data: Behrman, Jere R., and Barbara L. Wolfe. 1989. “Does More Schooling Make Women Better Nourished and Healthier?: Adult Sibling Random and Fixed Effects Estimates for Nicaragua.” Journal of Human Resources 24 (4): 644-663.
The effect of education on health: instrumental variable: Lleras-Muney, Adriana. 2005. “The Relationship between Education and Adult Mortality in the United States.” Review of Economic Studies 72 (1): 189-221.
Nature and nurture effects: Plug, Erik. 2004. “Estimating the Effect of Mother’s Schooling on Children’s Schooling Using a Sample of Adoptees.” American Economic Review 94 (1): 358-368.
The effect of clean drinking water on health: Galiani, Sebastian, Paul Gertler, and Ernesto Schargrodsky. 2005. “Water for Life: The Impact of the Privatization of Water Services on Child Mortality.” Journal of Political Economy 113 (1): 83-120.
The effect of parental time on infant health: Miller, Grant, and Piedad Urdinola. 2010. "Cyclicality, Mortality, and the Value of Time: The Case of Coffee Price Fluctuations and Child Survival in Columbia." Journal of Political Economy 118 (1): 113-155.
The effect of health information on diet habit: Zhao, Meng, Yoshifumi Konishi, and Paul Glewwe. 2013. “Does Information on Health Status Lead to a Healthier Lifestyle? Evidence from China on the Effect of Hypertension Diagnosis on Food Consumption.” Journal of Health Economics 32 (2): 367-385.
The effect of macroeconomic shock on health: Levine, David I., and Minnie Ames. 2003. "Gender Bias and the Indonesian Financial Crisis: Were Girls Hit Hardest?" University of California, Berkeley. CIDER Working Paper No. C03-130.
The effect of environmental pollution on health: Jayachandran, Seema. 2009. "Air Quality and Early-Life Mortality: Evidence from Indonesia's Wildfires." Journal of Human Resources 44 (4): 916-954.
The role of gene – environment interactions: Thompson, Owen. 2014. “Economic Background and Educational Attainment: The Role of Gene – Environment Interactions” Journal of Human Resources, 49 (2): 263-294.
The effect of breastfeeding on infant health: Baker, Michael, and Kevin Milligan. 2008. "Maternal Employment, Breastfeeding, and Health: Evidence from Maternity Leave Mandates." Journal of Health Economics 27 (4): 871-887.