Emily Oster

Working Papers

Determinants of Technology Adoption: Private Value and Peer Effects in Menstrual Cup Take-Up (with Rebecca Thornton)
Draft, March, 2009

Menstruation and Education in Nepal (with Rebecca Thornton)
Draft, March, 2009

Routes of Infection: Exports and HIV Incidence in Sub-Saharan Africa
Draft, January, 2009

Estimating HIV Prevalence and Incidence in Africa from Mortality Data
Draft, January, 2009

HIV and Sexual Behavior Change: Why Not Africa?
Draft, February, 2009; NBER Working Paper Number 13049
Appendix W.1.
Appendix W.2.

Hepatitis B Does Not Explain Male-Biased Sex Ratios in China (Comment on "Hepatitis B and the Case of The Missing Women")
Draft, April, 2008

Published and Forthcoming Papers

The Power of TV: Cable Television and Women's Status in India (with Robert Jensen)
Quarterly Journal of Economics, forthcoming
Web Appendix W.

Does Increased Access Increase Equality? Gender and Child Health Investments in India
Journal of Development Economics, 89(1): p. 62-76 (May 2009)

Proximate Sources of Population Sex Imbalance in India
Demography, forthcoming

Fear of health insurance loss among individuals at risk for Huntington disease (with Ray Dorsey et al)
American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A, 146A: p.2070-2077 (August, 2008)

Hepatitis B and the Case of the Missing Women
Journal of Political Economy, 113(6): p. 1163-1216 (December 2005) Citation Appendix

Response to Das Gupta (2005) Comment: "Explaining Asias Missing Women -- A New Look at the Data"
Population and Development Review, 32(2): p. 323-327 (June 2006)

Sexually Transmitted Infections, Sexual Behavior and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Quarterly Journal of Economics, 120(2): p. 467-515 (May 2005) Correction Appendix, August 2007

Witchcraft, Weather and Economic Growth in Renaissance Europe
Journal of Economic Perspectives, 18(1): p. 215-228 (Winter 2004) Citation Erratum

Are All Lotteries Regressive? Evidence from the Powerball
National Tax Journal, 57(2): p. 179-187 (June 2004)

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