1. Galama, T.J., Lleras-Muney, A. and Van Kippersluis, H. (2020), The Effect of Education on Health and Mortality: A Review of Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Evidence. Oxford Handbook of Health Economics (forthcoming). Link to working paper.
  2. Fonseca, R., Michaud, P., Galama, T.J. and Kapteyn, A. (2021). Accounting for the Rise of Health Spending and Longevity. Journal of the European Economic Association,19(1), pp.536-579.
  3. Van Ourti, T., O’Donnell, O., Koç, H., de Koning, H., and Fracheboud, J. (2019). Effect of screening mammography on breast-cancer mortality: Quasi-experimental evidence from rollout of the Dutch population-based program with 17-year follow-up of a cohort. International Journal of Cancer.​
  4. Koc, H., O'Donnell, O., and Van Ourti, T. (2018). What Explains Education Disparities in Screening Mammography in the United States? A Comparison with The Netherlands. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 15(9), 1961
  5. Galama, T.J., Lleras-Muney, A. and Van Kippersluis, H. (2018), The Effect of Education on Health and Mortality: A Review of Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Evidence. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance. Link to working paper.  DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190625979.013.7
  6. Galama, T.J. and van Kippersluis H.  (2018). A Theory of Socioeconomic Disparities in Health Over the Life CycleEconomic Journal; Link to working paper.
  7. Angrisani, M., Atella, V. and M. Brunetti, M. (2018). Public Health Insurance and Household Portfolio Choices: Unraveling Financial “Side Effects” of MedicareJournal of Banking and Finance. Link to working paper.
  8. Koc, H. and Van Kippersluis, H. (2017). Thought for Food: Understanding Education Disparities in Food ConsumptionJournal of Human Capital (forthcoming)
  9. Bago d'Uva, T.M, O'Donnell, O.A, and van Doorslaer, E.K.A. (2017). Who can predict their own demise? Heterogeneity in the accuracy and value of longevity expectations. Journal of the Economics of Agingdoi:10.1016/j.jeoa.2017.10.003
  10. Hsieh, C.S. and Van Kippersluis, H. (2017). Smoking Initiation: Peers and Personality. Quantitative Economics, forthcoming  Link to working paper
  11. Ravesteijn, B., Van Kippersluis, H., Van Doorslaer, E. (2017). The wear and tear on health: what is the role of occupation? Health Economics (forthcoming) NIHMSID: 900657; Link to working paper
  12. Van Kippersluis, H., and Rietveld, C.A. (2017). Pleiotropy-robust Mendelian Randomization. International Journal of Epidemiology, 1-10;  Link to working paper
  13. Angrisani, M., Hurd, M., Meijer, E., Parker, A. and Rohwedder, S. (2017). Personality and Employment Transitions at Older Ages: Direct and Indirect Effects through Non-Monetary Job Characteristics. Labour (early view). Link to working paper 
  14. Salvy, S.-J., de la Haye, K., Galama, T.J. and Goran, M.I. (2017). Home visitation programs: An untapped opportunity for the delivery of early childhood obesity prevention. Obesity Reviews. 18(2), pp.149-163.
  15. Coveney, M., García Gómez, P., Van Doorslaer, E. and Van Ourti, T. (2016). Health Disparities by Income in Spain Before and After the Economic CrisisHealth Economics, 25(S2), pp.141-158. NIHMSID 821561; Link to working paper. 
  16. Arnold, M., Rentería, E., Conway, D.I., Van Ourti, T., and Soerjomataram, I. (2016). Global inequalities in cancer incidence and mortality in the 21st century. Cancer Causes and Control, 27(8): 999-1007. PMID: 27329211
  17. Bijwaard, G.E. and Van Kippersluis, H. (2016). Efficiency of Health Investment: Education or Intelligence? Health Economics 25(9): 1056-1072 
  18. Aguila, E., Angrisani, M. and Blanco, L. (2016), Ownership of a bank account and health of older Hispanics, Economics Letters, 144, 41–44. PMCID: PMC5034945
  19. O’Donnell, O., O’Neill, S., Van Ourti, T., Walsh, B. (2016). Conindex: Estimation of Concentration Indices. The Stata Journal, 16(1): 112-138. NIHMS ID: NIHMS756115; PMCID: PMC4819995
  20. Croezen, S., Avendano, M., Burdorf, A., Van Lenthe, F. (2015). Social participation and depression in old age: A fixed effects analysis in ten European countries. American Journal of Epidemiology, 182(2): 168-76. PMCID: PMC4493978. PMID 26025236
  21. Noelke, C., Avendano, M. (2015). Who Suffers During Recessions? Economic Downturns, Job Loss, and Cardiovascular Disease in Older Americans. American Journal of Epidemiology, 182(10): 873-82. PMC Journal – In Process. PMID: 26476283
  22. Arroyave, I., Hessel, P., Burdorf, A., Rodriguez-Garcia, J., Cardona, D., Avendano, M. (2015). The public Health Impact of Economic Fluctuations in a Latin American Country: Mortality and the Business Cycle in Colombia in the Period 1980-2010. International Journal for Equity in Health, 14:48. PMCID: PMC4477489. PMID: 26014135.
  23. Avendano, M., Hessel, P. (2015). The income inequality hypothesis rejected? European Journal of Epidemiology, 30(8): 595-598. NIHMS ID: NIHMS723814. PMID: 26377701
  24. Orsini, C., Avendano, M. (2015). Macro-economic conditions and infant health: a changing relationship for black and white infants in the United States. PLoS One. PMCID: PMC4431876. PMID: 25974070
  25. Van Hedel, K., Van Lenthe, F.J., Avendano, M., Bopp, M., Esnaola, S., Kovács, K., Martikainen, P., Regidor, E., Mackenbach, J.P. (2015). Marital status, labour force activity and mortality: a study in the USA and six European countries. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 43(5): 469-80. PMCID: PMC4673396. PMID: 25868643
  26. Montez, J.K., Martikainen, P., Remes, H., Avendano, M. (2015). Work-Family Context and the Longevity Disadvantage of US Women. Social Forces. 93, 4: 1567-1597. NIHMS ID: NIHMS755376
  27. Bijwaard, G.E., Van Kippersluis, H., Veenman, J. (2015).  Education and health: The role of cognitive ability. Journal of Health Economics, 42: 29-43. PMCID: PMC4478201. PMID: 25912224. Link to working paper.
  28. Avendano, M., Berkman, L.F., Brugiavini, A., Pasini, G. (2015). The long-run effect of maternity leave benefits on mental health: Evidence from European countries. Social Science and Medicine, 132: 45-53. PMCID: PMC4400242. PMID: 25792339. Link to working paper.
  29. Van Hedel, K., Avendano, M., Berkman, L.F., Bopp, M., Deboosere, P., Lundberg, O., Martikainen, P., Menvielle, G., Van Lenthe, F.J., Mackenbach, J.P. (2015). The contribution of national disparities to international differences in mortality between the United States and 7 European countries. American Journal of Public Health, 105(4): e112-9. PMID: 25713947.
  30. Cylus, J., Glymour, M.M., Avendano, M. (2015). Health effects of unemployment benefit program generosity. American Journal of Public Health, 105(2): 317-23. PMID: 25521897.
  31. De Vries, E., Arroyave, I., Pardo, C., Wiesner, C., Murillo, R., Forman, D., Burdorf, A., Avendano, M. (2015). Trends in inequalities in premature cancer mortality by educational level in Colombia, 1998-2007. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 69(5): 408-15. PMCID: PMC4393795. PMID: 25492898.
  32. Garcia-Gomez, P., Schokkaert, E., Van Ourti, T., Bago d’Uva, T. (2015). Inequity in the Face of DeathHealth Economics. 24(10): 1348-1367. NIHMS ID: NIHMS755422. PMID: 25073459.
  33. O’Donnell, O., Van Doorslaer, E., Van Ourti, T. (2015). Health and inequality. In Atkinson A.B., Bourguignon F.J. (eds.), North-Holland Handbook of Income Distribution, Elsevier: 1419-1533. Link to working paper.
  34. Rietveld, C.A., Kippersluis, H. and Thurik, A.R. (2015). Self‐employment and health: Barriers or benefits?. Health Economics, 24(10): 1302-1313. NIHMS ID: NIHMS759755
  35. Van Ourti, T., Erreygers, G., Clarke, P. (2014). Measuring Equality and Equity in Health and Health Care. In Culyer, T. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Health Economics, Vol. 2, Elsevier: 234-239.
  36. Hessel, P., Vandoros, S., Avendano, M. (2014). The differential impact of the financial crisis on health in Ireland and Greece: a quasi-experimental approach. Public Health, 128(10): 911-9. PMCID: PMC4372657. PMID: 25369355.
  37. Lopez-Arana, S., Avendano, M., Van Lenthe, F.J., Burdorf, A. (2014). Trends in overweight among women differ by occupational class: results from 33 low- and middle-income countries in the period 1992-2009.  International Journal of Obesity, 38(1): 97-105. PMCID: PMC3742714. PMID: 23649471.
  38. Van Kippersluis, H., Galama, T.J. (2014). Wealth and Health Behavior: Testing the Concept of a Health Cost. European Economic Review. 72: 197-220. PMCID: PMC4266945. PMID: 25530621. Link to working paper.
  39. Riumallo-Herl, C., Basu, S., Stuckler, D., Courtin, E., Avendano, M. (2014). Job loss, wealth and depression during the Great Recession in the USA and Europe. International Journal of Epidemiology, 43(5): 1508-17. PMCID: PMC4190512. PMID: 24942142.
  40. Cylus, J., Glymour, M.M., Avendano, M. (2014).  Cylus et al. respond to "unrealized benefits?" American Journal of Epidemiology, 180(1): 56-7. PMCID: PMC4133557. PMID: 24939979.
  41. Cylus, J., Glymour, M.M., Avendano, M. (2014). Do generous unemployment benefit programs reduce suicide rates? A state fixed-effect analysis covering 1968-2008American Journal of Epidemiology, 180(1): 45-52. PMCID: PMC4070935. PMID: 24939978.
  42. Arroyave, I., Burdorf, A., Cardona, D., Avendano, M. (2014). Socioeconomic inequalities in premature mortality in Colombia, 1998-2007: the double burden of non-communicable diseases and injuriesPreventative Medicine, 64: 41-7. PMCID: PMC4067972. PMID: 24674854.
  43. Riumallo-Herl, C.J., Kawachi, I., Avendano, M. (2014). Social capital, mental health and biomarkers in Chile: assessing the effects of social capital in a middle-income country. Social Science and Medicine, 105: 47-58. PMCID: PMC4089037. PMID: 24495808.
  44. Rodríguez López, S., Montero, P., Carmenate, M., Avendano, M. (2014). Functional decline over 2 years in older Spanish adults: evidence from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 14(2): 403-12. PMCID: PMC3843990. PMID: 23844926.
  45. Avendano, M., Kawachi, I. (2014). Why do Americans have shorter life expectancy and worse health than do people in other high-income countries? Annual Review of Public Health, 35: 307-25. PMCID: PMC4112220. PMID: 24422560.
  46. Leist, A.K., Hessel, P., Avendano, M. (2014). Do economic recessions during early and mid-adulthood influence cognitive function in older age? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 68(2): 151-8. PMCID: PMC4067969. PMID: 24258197.
  47. Baeten, S., Van Ourti, T., Van Doorslaer, E. (2013). Rising inequalities in income and health in China: who is left behind?  Journal of Health Economics,  32(6): 1214-29. PMCID: PMC3880577. PMID: 24189450.
  48. Baeten, S., Van Ourti, T., Van Doorslaer, E. (2013). The socioeconomic health gradient across the life cycle: what role for selective mortality and institutionalization? Social Science and Medicine,  97: 66-74. PMCID: PMC3831059. PMID: 24161090.
  49. Galama, T.J., Van Kippersluis, H. (2013), Health Inequalities through the Lens of Health Capital Theory: Issues, Solutions, and Future Directions. Research on Economic Inequality, 21: 263-284. PMCID: PMC3932058. PMID: 24570580. Link to working paper.
  50. García-Gómez, P., Van Kippersluis, H., O'Donnell, O., Van Doorslaer, E. (2013). Long Term and Spillover Effects of Health Shocks on Employment and Income. Journal of Human Resources,  48(4): 873-909. PMCID: PMC4110210. PMID: 25067853.
  51. Hessel, P., Avendano, M. (2013). Are economic recessions at the time of leaving school associated with worse physical functioning in later life? Annals of Epidemiology,  23(11): 708-15. PMCID: PMC4372657. PMID: 24051367.
  52. Leist, A.K., Glymour, M.M., Mackenbach, J.P., Van Lenthe, F.J., Avendano, M. (2013).  Time away from work predicts later cognitive function: differences by activity during leave. Annals of Epidemiology, 23(8): 455-62. PMCID: PMC3832060. PMID: 23889855.
  53. Lopez-Arana, S., Burdorf, A., Avendano, M. (2013). Trends in overweight by educational level in 33 low- and middle-income countries: the role of parity, age at first birth and breastfeeding. Obesity Reviews, 14(10): 806-17. PMCID: PMC3804307. PMID: 23782957.
  54. Arroyave, I., Cardona, D., Burdorf, A., Avendano, M. (2013). The impact of increasing health insurance coverage on disparities in mortality: health care reform in Colombia, 1998-2007.  American Journal of Public Health, 103(3): e100-e106. PMCID: PMC3673514. PMID: 23327277.
  55. García-Gómez, P., Schokkaert, E., Van Ourti, T. (2013). Reference value sensitivity of measures of unfair health inequality. Research on Economic Inequality, 1; 21:157-192. PMCID: PMC4062312. PMID: 24954998.
  56. Ravesteijn, B., Van Kippersluis, H., Van Doorslaer, E. (2013). The contribution of occupation to health inequality. Research on Economic Inequality, 1; 21: 311-332. PMCID: PMC4041295. PMID: 24899789.
  57. Galama, T.J., Kapteyn, A., Fonseca, R., Michaud, P.C. (2013). A health production model with endogenous retirement. Health Economics, 22(8): 883-902. PMCID: PMC3498590. PMID: 22888062. Link to working paper.
  58. Galama T.J., Hullegie, P., Meijer, E., Outcault, S. (2012). Is there empirical evidence for decreasing returns to scale in a health capital model? Health Economics, 21(9): 1080-100. PMCID: PMC3412934. PMID: 22628203. Link to working paper.
  59. Bleichrodt, H., Rohde, K.I., Van Ourti, T. (2012). An experimental test of the concentration index. Journal of Health Economics,  31(1): 86-98. NIHMS ID: NIHMS588607. PMID: 22307035.
  60. Erreygers, G., Clarke, P., Van Ourti, T. (2012).  "Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who in this land is fairest of all?"--Distributional sensitivity in the measurement of socioeconomic inequality of health. Journal of Health Economics,  31(1): 257-70. PMCID: PMC3349439. PMID: 22204878. Link to working paper. 
  61. D'Uva, T.B., Lindeboom, M., O'Donnell, O., Van Doorslaer, E. (2011). Slipping Anchor? Testing the Vignettes Approach to Identification and Correction of Reporting Heterogeneity. Journal of Human Resources,  46(4): 875-906. PMCID: PMC3241933. PMID: 22184479. Link to working paper.
  62. Avendano, M., Galama, T.J. (2011). Inequalities in mortality in the U.S. and Denmark: more alike than different. A commentary on Hoffmann. Social Science and Medicine, 73(11): 1569-72.  PMID: 22001228.
  63. D'Uva, T.B., Lindeboom, M., O'Donnell, O., Van Doorslaer, E. (2011). Education-related inequity in healthcare with heterogeneous reporting of health. Journal of the Royal Statistics Society, Series A, 174(3): 639-664. PMCID: PMC3175532. PMID: 21938140. Link to working paper.
  64. Galama, T., Kapteyn, A. (2011). Grossman's missing health threshold. Journal of Health Economics, 30(5): 1044-56. PMCID: PMC3177017. PMID: 21775003. Link to working paper.
  65. Erreygers, G., Van Ourti, T. (2011). Measuring socioeconomic inequality in health, health care and health financing by means of rank-dependent indices: a recipe for good practice. Journal of Health Economics,  30(4): 685-94. PMCID: PMC3158909. PMID: 21683462.
  66. Erreygers, G., Van Ourti, T. (2011). Putting the cart before the horse. A comment on Wagstaff on inequality measurement in the presence of binary variables. Health Economics,  20(10): 1161-5. PMCID: PMC3304083. PMID: 21674679.
  67. Van Kippersluis, H., O'Donnell, O., Van Doorslaer, E. (2009), Long Run Returns to Education: Does Schooling Lead to an Extended Old Age? Journal of Human Resources, 46(4), 695-721. PMCID: PMC3160637. PMID: 21874068. Link to working paper


  1. Galama, T.J., Morgan, R. and Saavedra, J.E. (2017), Wealthier, happier and more self-sufficient: when anti-poverty programs improve economic and subjective wellbeing at a reduced cost to taxpayers. NBER working paper 24090
  2. García-Gómez, P., Galama, T.J., Van Doorslaer, E., and López-Nicolás, A. (2017). Interactions between Financial Incentives and Health in the Early Retirement Decision. CESR Working Paper No. 2017-004
  3. Galama, T.J. and Van Kippersluis, H.  (2015). A Theory of Education and Health. CESR Working Paper #2015-001. R&R Journal of Political Economy
  4. Galama, T.J. (2015). A Contribution to Health-Capital Theory. CESR Working Paper #2015-004.
  5. Angrisani, M., Kapteyn, A. and Meijer, E. (2015). Non-Monetary Job Characteristics and Employment Transitions at Older Ages. MRRC Working Paper, WP 2015-326
  6. Angrisani, M., Hurd, M. and Meijer, E. (2012). Investment Decisions in Retirement: the Role of Subjective Expectations. MRRC Working Paper, WP 2012-274