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Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 91 Citations 38,223 220 World Ranking 42 National Ranking 24

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2019 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2014 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2014 - Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

2013 - Fellows of the Econometric Society

2013 - Member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

1993 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Law
  • Health care
  • Poverty

Janet Currie focuses on Demography, Socioeconomic status, Environmental health, Head start and Birth weight. The Demography study combines topics in areas such as Test, Panel data, Shock, Low birth weight and Public policy. Her research integrates issues of Affect, Psychiatry, Medicaid, Health equity and Socioeconomics in her study of Socioeconomic status.

Her Environmental health research incorporates themes from Poverty, Social determinants of health, Public health and Malnutrition. Her studies deal with areas such as Quality, Disadvantaged, Early childhood education, Child development and Earnings as well as Head start. She has included themes like Young adult, Fertility, Infant Welfare and Prenatal care in her Birth weight study.

Her most cited work include:

  • Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: Socioeconomic Status, Poor Health in Childhood, and Human Capital Development (881 citations)
  • Mother's Education and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Evidence from College Openings (764 citations)
  • Killing Me Softly: The Fetal Origins Hypothesis. (752 citations)

What are the main themes of her work throughout her whole career to date?

Her primary areas of study are Demography, Environmental health, Medicaid, Demographic economics and Test. Her Demography research includes elements of Pregnancy, Birth weight, Low birth weight and Socioeconomic status. Her Environmental health study frequently links to related topics such as Infant health.

She has researched Medicaid in several fields, including Welfare, Managed care, Prenatal care and Family medicine. The various areas that Janet Currie examines in her Test study include Developmental psychology and Head start. Janet Currie regularly ties together related areas like Disadvantaged in her Head start studies.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Demography (23.47%)
  • Environmental health (21.06%)
  • Medicaid (18.01%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Demography (23.47%)
  • Environmental health (21.06%)
  • Family medicine (9.81%)

In recent papers she was focusing on the following fields of study:

Her primary scientific interests are in Demography, Environmental health, Family medicine, Health equity and Demographic economics. The concepts of her Demography study are interwoven with issues in Young adult, Disadvantaged and Early childhood. Her study explores the link between Disadvantaged and topics such as Birth cohort that cross with problems in Lead poisoning and Test.

Her research in Environmental health intersects with topics in Quantile regression and Microdata. Her Family medicine study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Medicaid and Medical school. Her Health equity research incorporates elements of Pregnancy and Low birth weight.

Between 2015 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • Childhood Circumstances and Adult Outcomes: Act II (125 citations)
  • Hydraulic fracturing and infant health: New evidence from Pennsylvania. (53 citations)
  • Hydraulic fracturing and infant health: New evidence from Pennsylvania. (53 citations)

In her most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Health care
  • Public health

Janet Currie mainly focuses on Hydraulic fracturing, Medicaid, Environmental health, Demography and Human capital. Her study looks at the relationship between Medicaid and topics such as Family medicine, which overlap with Health care and Medical school. Her research is interdisciplinary, bridging the disciplines of Infant health and Environmental health.

Her Demography research integrates issues from Young adult, Life expectancy, Compensation law of mortality and Poverty. Her research on Human capital also deals with topics like

  • Actuarial science which is related to area like Organizational behavior, Management science and Procedural skill,
  • Life course approach which is related to area like Infant mortality. Her studies in Mortality rate integrate themes in fields like Economic Justice, Socioeconomic status, Socioeconomics and Equity.

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Top Publications

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: Socioeconomic Status, Poor Health in Childhood, and Human Capital Development

Janet Currie.
Journal of Economic Literature (2009)

1582 Citations

Killing Me Softly: The Fetal Origins Hypothesis.

Douglas Almond;Janet Marion Currie.
Journal of Economic Perspectives (2011)

1462 Citations

Mother's Education and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Evidence from College Openings

Janet Marion Currie;Enrico Moretti.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (2003)

1454 Citations

HEALTH, HEALTH INSURANCE AND THE LABOR MARKET

Janet Currie;Brigitte C. Madrian.
Research Papers in Economics (1999)

1393 Citations

Longer-Term Effects of Head Start

Eliana Garces;Duncan Thomas;Janet Marion Currie.
The American Economic Review (2002)

1377 Citations

Early childhood education programs

Janet Marion Currie.
Journal of Economic Perspectives (2001)

1254 Citations

Does Head Start Make a Difference

Janet Currie;Duncan Thomas.
The American Economic Review (1995)

1092 Citations

Human Capital Development Before Age Five

Douglas Almond;Janet Currie.
Handbook of Labor Economics (2011)

1050 Citations

Health Insurance Eligibility, Utilization of Medical Care, and Child Health

Janet Currie;Jonathan Gruber.
Quarterly Journal of Economics (1996)

1029 Citations

Saving Babies: The Efficacy and Cost of Recent Changes in the Medicaid Eligibility of Pregnant Women

Janet Currie;Jonathan Gruber.
Journal of Political Economy (1996)

903 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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