Anne Case

Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs
Director, Research Program in Development Studies

Papers & Publications

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Author(s) Paper Publication Information
A. Case, Anu Garib, Alicia Menendez, and Analia Olgiati Paying the Piper: The High Cost of Funerals in South Africa Economic Development and Cultural Change, vol. 62, no. 1, pp. 1-20 (2013)
C. Ardington, T. Bärnighausen, A. Case and A. Menendez Social protection and labor market outcomes of youth in South Africa RPDS Working Paper #283
A. Case and C. Paxson HIV Risk and Adolescent Behaviors in Africa American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, vol. 103, iss. 3, pp. 433-438 (2013)
C. Ardington and A. Case Health Challenges Past and Future Forthcoming in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa, Oxford University Press, Haroon Bhorat, Alan Hirsch, Ravi Kanbur and Mthuli Ncube (eds.)
C. Ardington, T. Bärnighausen, A. Case and A. Menendez The Economic Consequences of AIDS Mortality in South Africa Journal of Development Economics, vol. 111, pp. 48-60 (2014)
A. Case and C. Paxson The Long Reach of Childhood Health and Circumstance: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study The Economic Journal, vol. 121, pp. F183-F204 (2011)
A. Case and C. Paxson Causes and Consequences of Early Life Health Demography, vol. 47, Supplement, pp. S65-S85 (2010)
C. Ardington and A. Case Interactions Between Mental Health and Socioeconomic Status in the South African National Income Dynamics Study Studies in Economics and Econometrics, vol. 34, iss. 3, pp. 69-85 (2010)
Ardington, Case, Islam, et al. The impact of AIDS on intergenerational support in South Africa: Evidence from the Cape Area Panel Study Research on Aging 32(1):97-121 (2010)
A. Case and C. Paxson Early Life Health and Cognitive Function in Old Age American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings vol. 99, iss. 2, pp. 104-109 (2009)
A. Case and C. Paxson The impact of the AIDS pandemic on health services in Africa: Evidence from demographic health surveys Demography 48(2):675-697 (2011)
A. Case and A. Menendez Requiescat in Pace? The Consequences of High Priced Funerals in South Africa Chaper 11 in Explorations of Aging, David Wise (ed.), University of Chicago Press (2011)
A. Case, C. Paxson, and M. Islam Making Sense of the Labor Market Height Premium: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey Economic Letters 102, pp. 174-176 (2009)
A. Case, D. Lee, and C. Paxson The Income Gradient in Children's Health: A Comment on Currie, Shields and Wheatley Price Journal of Health Economics, vol. 27, iss. 3, pp. 801-807 (2008)
A. Case and
C. Paxson
Height, Health and Cognitive Function at Older Ages American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, vol. 98, iss. 2 (2008)
C. Ardington,
A. Case and
V. Hosegood
Labor supply responses to large social transfers: Longitudinal evidence from South Africa American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, vol. 1, iss. 1, pp. 22-48 (2009)
A. Case and
A. Menendez
Sex Differences In Obesity Rates In Poor Countries: Evidence From South Africa Economics and Human Biology, iss. 7, vol. 3, pp. 271-282 (2009)
C. Ardington,
A. Case and
V. Hosegood
Labor supply responses to large social transfers: Longitudinal evidence from South Africa NBER Working Paper: 13442  (2007)
A. Case and A. Menendez Does Money Empower the Elderly? Evidence from the Agincourt Demographic Surveillance Area Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, vol. 35, iss. 3, pp. 157-164 (2007)
A. Case and C. Paxson Children's Health and Social Mobility The Future of Children, vol. 16, No. 2, Opportunity in American, pp. 151-173 (2006)
A. Case and
C. Paxson
Stature and Status: Height, Ability, and Labor Market Outcomes Journal of Political Economy vol. 116, iss. 3, (2008)
A. Case,
C. Paxson, and
T. Vogl
Socioeconomic Status and Health in Childhood: A Comment on Chen, Martin and Matthews Social Science & Medicine, vol. 64, iss. 4, pp. 757-61 (2007)
A. Case and
A. Deaton
Health and Wellbeing in Udaipur and South Africa Chapter 9 in Developments in the Economics of Aging, David Wise (ed.), University of Chicago Press (2006 )
A. Case, A. Menendez, and C. Ardington Health Seeking Behavior in Northern KwaZulu-Natal  
A. Case, V. Hosegood, and F. Lund The Reach and Impact of Child Support Grants: Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal Development Southern Africa, vol. 22, iss. 4, 467-482 (2005)
A. Case and C. Ardington The Impact of Parental Death on School Outcomes: Longitudinal Evidence from South Africa Demography, vol. 43, iss. 3, 401-420 (2006)
A. Case and A. Deaton Health and Wealth Among the Poor: India and South Africa Compared American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, vol. 95, iss. 2 (2005)
A. Case The Primacy of Education Chapter 18 in Understanding Poverty, A. Banerjee, R. Benabou, D. Mookherjee (eds.), pp. 269-284, Oxford University Press (2005)
A. Case and A. Deaton Broken Down by Work and Sex: How Our Health Declines Chapter 6 in Analyses in the Economics of Aging, University of Chicago Press, pp. 185-205 (2005)
A. Case and C. Paxson Sex Differences in Morbidity & Mortality Demography, vol. 42, iss. 2, pp. 189-214 (2005)
A. Case, A. Fertig, and C. Paxson The Lasting Impact of Childhood Health and Circumstance Journal of Health Economics, vol. 24, pp. 365-389 (2005)
A. Case, C. Paxson, and J. Ableidinger Orphans in Africa: Parental Death, Poverty, and School Enrollment Demography, vol. 41, iss. 3, pp. 483-508 (2004)
A. Case, I. LeRoux, and A. Menendez Medical Compliance and Income-Health Gradients American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, vol. 94, iss. 2, pp. 331-335 (2004)
A. Case, V. Hosegood, and F. Lund The Reach of the South Africa Child Support Grant: Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal  
A. Case, I-Fen Lin, and S. McLanahan Explaining Trends in Child Support: Economic, Demographic, and Policy Effects Demography, vol. 40, iss. 1, pp. 171-189 (2003)
T. Besley and A. Case Political Institutions and Policy Choices: Evidence from the United States Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 41, iss. 1, pp. 7-73 (2003)
A. Case and A. Deaton Consumption, Health, Gender, and Poverty World Bank Working Paper: 3020 (2003)
A. Case and C. Paxson Parental Behavior and Child Health Health Affairs, vol. 21, iss. 2, pp. 164-178 (2002)
A. Case, D. Lubotsky, and C. Paxson Economic Status and Health in Childhood: The Origins of the Gradient American Economic Review, vol. 92, iss. 5, pp. 1308-1334 (2002)
A. Case and C. Paxson Mothers and Others: Who Invests in Children's Health? Journal of Health Economics, vol. 20, iss. 3, pp. 301-328 (2001)
K. Anderson, A. Case, and D. Lam Causes and Consequences of Schooling Outcomes in South Africa: Evidence from Survey Data Social Dynamics, vol. 27, iss. 1, pp. 37-59 (2001)
A. Case, I-Fen Lin, and S. McLanahan Educational Attainment of Siblings in Stepfamilies Evolution and Human Behavior, vol. 22, iss. 4, pp. 269-289 (2001)
A. Case Does Money Protect Health Status? Evidence from South African Pensions Chapter 8 in Perspectives on the Economics of Aging, David Wise (editor), pp. 287-312, University of Chicago Press (2004)
A. Case Health, Income, and Economic Development Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, The World Bank, pp. 221-241 (2001/2002)
A. Case Election Goals and Income Redistribution: Recent Evidence from Albania European Economic Review, vol. 45, iss. 3, pp. 405-423 (2001)
A. Case and F. Wilson Health and Wellbeing in South Africa: Evidence from the Langeberg Survey  
T. Besley and A. Case Unnatural Experiments? Estimating the Incidence of Endogenous Policies Economic Journal, vol. 110, iss. 467, pp. F672-F694 (2000)
A. Case, I-Fen Lin, and S. McLanahan How Hungry is the Selfish Gene? Economic Journal, vol. 110, iss. 466, pp. 781-804 (2000)
A. Case and M. Yogo Does School Quality Matter? Returns to Education and the Characteristics of Schools in South Africa
NBER Working Paper: 7399 (1999)
A. Case and A. Deaton
School Inputs and Educational Outcomes in South Africa
Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 114, iss. 3, pp. 1047-1084 (1999)
A. Case,
I-Fen Lin,
and S. McLanahan
Household Resource Allocation in Stepfamilies: Darwin Reflects the Plight of Cinderella American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, vol. 89, iss. 2, pp. 234-238 (1999)
A. Case The Effects of Stronger Child Support Enforcement of Non-marital Fertility Fathers Under Fire: The Revolution in Child Support Enforcement, Irwin Garfinkel, Sara McLanahan, Daniel Meyer and Judith Seltzer (eds.), Russell Sage Foundation, pp. 191-215 (1998)
A. Case Income Distribution and Expenditure Patterns in South Africa  
A. Case and A. Deaton
Large Cash Transfers to the Elderly in South Africa
Economic Journal, vol. 108, iss. 450, pp. 1330-1361 (1998)
T. Besley and A. Case Does Electoral Accountability Affect Economic Policy Choices? Evidence from Gubernatorial Term Limits Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 110, iss. 3, pp. 769-798 (1995)
T. Besley and A. Case Incumbent Behavior: Vote Seeking, Tax Setting and Yardstick Competition American Economic Review, vol. 85, iss. 1, pp. 25-45 (1995)
A. Case Symposium on Consumption Smoothing in Developing Countries The Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol. 9, iss. 3, pp. 81-82 (1995)
K. Butcher and A. Case

The Effect of Sibling Sex Composition on Women's Education and Earnings

Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol. 109, iss. 3, pp. 531-563 (1994)
T. Besley and A. Case Diffusion as a Learning Process: Evidence From HYV Cotton
RPDS Discussion Paper No. 174 (1994)
A. Case Taxes and the Electoral Cycle: How Sensitive Are Governors to Coming Elections Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, pp. 17-26 (March/April 1994)
T. Besley and A. Case Modeling Technology Adoption in Developing Countries American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, vol. 83, iss. 2, pp. 396-402(1993)
A. Case, J.R. Hines, Jr. and H.S. Rosen Budget Spillovers and Fiscal Policy Interdependence: Evidence from the States Journal of Public Economics, vol. 52, iss. 3, pp. 285-307 (1993)
A. Case Interstate Tax Competition After TRA 86 Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, vol. 12, iss. 1, pp 136-148 (1993)
A. Case Neighborhood Influence and Technological Change Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 22, iss. 3, pp. 491-508 (1992)
A. Case Spatial Patterns in Household Demand Econometrica, vol. 59, iss. 4, pp. 953-965 (1991)
A. Case and L. Katz The Company You Keep: The Effects of Family and Neighborhood on Disadvantaged Youths NBER Working Paper: 3705 (1991)
A. Case and A. Deaton Analysis of Household Expenditures Living Standards Measurement Study Working Paper No. 28, Washington, D.C.: The World Bank (1987)
A. Case and L. Squire A Comparison of General and Partial Equilibrium Modeling Approaches Country Policy Department Discussion Paper, Washington, D.C.: The World Bank (1984)
A. Case and L. Squire The Relative Merits of Alternative Approaches to Applied Welfare Economics Washington, D.C.: The World Bank (1982)