“Long-term health and human capital effects of in utero exposure to an industrial disaster: a spatial difference-in-difference analysis of the Bhopal gas tragedy“ with P. Bharadwaj, L. McDougal, A. Kaushik and A. Raj, BMJ, 2023.
“A decentralized approach to model national global food and land use systems“ with A. Mosnier, V. Javalera-Rincon, et al., Environmental Research, 2023.
“Contributions of healthier diets and agricultural productivity toward sustainability and climate goals in the United States,” with GC Wu, JS Baker, CM Wade, JE Fargione and P Havlik. Sustainability Science, 2022.
“Long-term pathways analysis to assess the feasibility of sustainable land-use and food systems in Mexico,” with C. Gonzalez-Abraham et al., Sustainability Science, 2022.
“How can diverse national food and land-use priorities be reconciled with global sustainability targets? Lessons from the FABLE initiative,” with A. Mosnier, G. Schmidt-Traub, M. Obersteiner, et al. Sustainability Science, 2022.
“Diversity and violence during conflict migration: The Troubles in Northern Ireland,” with Claire L. Adida, Joseph M. Brown and Paul McLachlan, Political Science Research and Methods, 2022: 1-17. [Replication data available here]
“Regional Research-Practice-Policy Partnerships in Response to Climate-Related Disparities: Promoting Health Equity in the Pacific,” with Lawrence A. Palinkas et al., International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 19: 9758, 2022.
“What Can We Learn from Nighttime Lights for Small Geographies? Measurement Errors and Heterogeneous Elasticities,” with Richard Bluhm, Remote Sensing 14(5), 2022. [Replication data available here]
“Nightlights and Subnational Economic Activity: Estimating Departmental GDP in Paraguay,” with Mario Rodriguez-Heredia,
Remote Sensing 14(5), 2022. [Replication data available here and predictions for subnational Paraguayan GDP available here]
“ENSO impacts child undernutrition in the global tropics,” with Jesse K. Anttila-Hughes, Amir S. Jina, Nature Communications, October 12, 2021.
“Health Impacts of the Green Revolution: Evidence from 600,000 births across the Developing World,” with Ram Fishman, Prabhat Barnwal, Aaditya Dar, Nathan Mueller and Jan von der Goltz, Journal of Health Economics, Vol 24, Dec 2020. (Previous draft here)
“The impact of an insecticide-treated bednet campaign on all-cause child mortality: a geospatial impact evaluation from the Democratic Republic of Congo,” with Carrie Dolan, Ariel BenYishay, Karen A. Grépin, Jeffrey C. Tanner, April Kimmel and David Wheeler. PLOS ONE, February 22, 2019.
“The benefits of taxing cigarettes in middle income countries,” with Thomas E. Novotny. BMJ 2018, 361:k1433.
“Fertilizing Growth: Agricultural Inputs and their Effects in Economic Development,” with John W. McArthur, Journal of Development Economics, 127, 133-152, 2017. [Previous Brookings Global Economy & Development working paper here] [Replication data available here]
“A malaria ecology index predicted spatial and temporal variation of malaria burden and efficacy of antimalarial interventions based on African serological data,” with Jesse K. Anttila-Hughes, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 96(3), 616-623, 2017.
“Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness of Integrating HIV and Nutrition Service Delivery: Pilots in Malawi and Mozambique,” with J.N. Bergmann, K. Legins, T.T. Sint, S. Snidal, UNICEF Working Group, and Y. Ben Amor. AIDS and Behavior 21(3), 703-711, 2017.
“Geographic Determinants of China’s Urbanization,” with Peter Christensen. Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 59, pp. 90-102, 2016.
“Malaria Ecology and Climate Change,” European Physics Journal, Vol. 225, Issue 3, pp. 459-470, May 2016.
“Physical Geography and the History of Economic Development,” with Jeffrey D. Sachs, Faith & Economics Vol. 66, pp. 11-43, Fall 2015.
“Deployment of Community Health Workers Across Rural Sub-Saharan Africa: Financial Considerations and Operational Assumptions,” with Anne Liu and Prabhjot Singh. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 91:244-253, 2012.
“Scaling Up Malaria Control in Africa: An Economic and Epidemiological Assessment,” (with Awash Teklehaimanot and Jeffrey D. Sachs), American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 77 (Suppl 6), December 2007.
“Ending Africa’s Poverty Trap,” (with Jeffrey D. Sachs, John W. McArthur, Guido Schmidt-Traub, Margaret Kruk, Chandrika Bahadur, and Michael Faye), Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1:2004.
“Travel Time and Monetarization in Rural Peru,” The Harvard College Economist, Vol. 2 Issue 1, Spring 2002.
“GIS, Remote Sensing, and Lessons for Economic Development,” The Political Economist 25(1): 2019.
“Regional development, geography of,” with Jeffrey D. Sachs, in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Second Edition. Eds. Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. [Download PDF]
“Understanding African Poverty: Beyond the Washington Consensus to the Millennium Development Goals Approach,” with Jeffrey D. Sachs and Wing Thye Woo, in Africa in the World Economy: The National, Regional, and International Challenges. Fondad: The Hague, 2005. [Download PDF] Foreword (co-authored with Jeffrey D. Sachs) to Antezana, Oscar, La Reducción de la Pobreza: Un Proceso Político, Plural: La Paz, 2005.