Recent Publications

McGovern, Mark E. and David Canning, “Vaccination and All Cause Child Mortality 1985-2011: Global Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys,” American Journal of Epidemiology, 2015, 182(9), pp 791-

Akachi, Yoko and David Canning, “Inferring the Economic Standard of Living and Health from Cohort Height: Evidence from Modern Populations in Developing Countries,” Economics and Human Biology, 2015, 19, 114-128.

Driessen, Julia, Abdur Razzaque, Damian Walker, and David Canning, The Effect of Childhood Measles Vaccination on School Enrollment in Matlab, Bangladesh, Applied Economics, 2015, 47 (55), 6019-6040.

McGovern, Mark E., Till Bärnighausen, Joshua Salomon and David Canning, “Using Interviewer Random Effects to Calculate Unbiased HIV Prevalence Estimates in the Presence of Non-Response,” BMC Medical Research Methodology, 2015, 15(8), 11 pages.

Bloom, David E., David Canning and Gunther Fink, “Disease and Development Revisited,” Journal of Political Economy, 2014, 122(6), pp 1355-1366.

Bloom, David E., Michael J. Moore, and David Canning, “Optimal Retirement with Increasing Longevity,” Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2014, 116(3) pp 838–858.

Prettner, Klaus, and David Canning. “Increasing Life Expectancy and Optimal Retirement in General Equilibrium.” Economic Theory, 2014, 1, pp 191-217.

Canning, David, Isabel Günther, Sebastian Linnemayr, David Bloom, “Fertility Choice, Mortality Expectations, and Interdependent Preferences. An Empirical Analysis,” European Economic Review, 2013, 63, pp 273-289.

Canning, David, “Axiomatic Foundations for Cost Effectiveness Analysis,” Health Economics, 2013, 22(12), pp 1405–1416.

Vollmer, Sebastian, Hajo Holzmann, Florian Ketterer, Stephan Klasen and David Canning, “The Emergence of Three Human Development Clubs,” PLOS One, 2013, 8(3): e57624. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057624.

Hogan, Daniel R., Joshua A. Salomon, David Canning, James K. Hammitt, Alan M. Zaslavsky, and Till Bärnighausen, “National HIV prevalence estimates for sub-Saharan Africa: controlling selection bias with Heckman-type selection models,” Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2012, 88(S2), pp i17-i23.

Canning, David, “Progress in Health around the World,” Journal of Development Studies, 2012, 48(12), pp 1784-1798.

Canning, David and Paul T. Schultz, “The Economic Consequences of Reproductive Health and Family Planning,” Lancet, 2012, 380(9837), pp 165-171.

Bloom, David E., David Canning and Erica Seiguer Shenoy, “The Effect of Vaccination on Children’s Physical and Cognitive Development in the Philippines,” Applied Economics, 2012, 44(21), pp 2777-2783.

Finlay Jocelyn, Emre Ozaltin, and David Canning, “Association of Maternal Age with Infant Mortality, Child Anthropometric Failure, Diarrhoea, and Anaemia for First Births in Low- and Middle-In come Countries,” BMJ Open, 2011, Vol. 1(2), 1:e000226 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000226.

Canning, David, Abdur Razzaque, Julia Driessen, Damian G. Walker, Peter Kim Streatfield, and Mohammad Yunus, “The Effect of Maternal Tetanus Immunization on Children’s Schooling Attainment in Matlab, Bangladesh: Follow-up of a Randomized Trial,” Social Science and Medicine, 2011, 72(9) , pp 1429-1436.

Bärnighausen, Till, David E. Bloom, David Canning, Abigail Friedman, Orin Levine, Jennifer O’Brien, Lois Privor-Dumm, and Damian Walker, “Rethinking the benefits and costs of childhood vaccination: the example of the Haemophilus Influenzae type b vaccine,” Vaccine, 2011, 29(13), pp  2371-2380.

Bärnighausen, Till, Jacob Bor, Speciosa Wandira-Kazibwe, and David Canning, “Correcting HIV prevalence estimates for survey non-participation: an application of Heckman-type selection models to the Zambian Demographic and Health Survey,” Epidemiology, 2011, 22(1), pp 27-35.