Publications

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Published Papers
Jocelyn E. Finlay (2020) Reproductive Health and Women’s Economic Activity, under review World Development.
Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2020) Fertility and Women’s Labor Force Participation in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, under review
M. Mamun Huda, Martin O’Flaherty, Jocelyn E. Finlay, Abdullah Al Mamun. (2020) Time Trends and Socio-Demographic Inequalities in Adolescent Motherhood in 74 Low- and Middle-Income Countries, forthcoming, The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health
Jocelyn E. Finlay, Nega Assefa, Mary Sando, Yadeta Dessie, Guy Harling, Tasiana Njau, Angela Chukwu, Ayo Odoula, Iqbal Shah, Richard Adanu, Justine Bukenya. (2019) Sexual and Reproductive Health Knowledge Among Adolescent in sub-Saharan Africa, first online Tropical Medicine and International Health.
Mary C. Smith Fawzi, Kathryn G. Andrews, Günther Fink, Goodarz Danaei, Dana Charles McCoy, Christopher Sudfeld, Evan D Peet, Jeanne Cho, Yuanyuan Liu, Jocelyn E. Finlay, Majid Ezzati, Sylvia F. Kaaya and Wafaie Fawzi. (2019) Lifetime economic impact of the burden of childhood stunting attributable to maternal psychosocial risk factors in 137 low/middle-income countries, BMJ Global Health, 4:e001144.
Jocelyn E. Finlay, Yvette Efevbera, Jacques Ndikubagenzi, Mahesh Karra and David Canning. (2019) Reframing the Measurement of Women’s Work in the sub-Saharan African Context. Work, Employment and Society, 33(3), 518-528.
Jocelyn E. Finlay, Iván Mejía-Guevara and Yoko Akachi. (2018) Inequality in Total Fertility Rates and the Proximate Determinants of Fertility in 21 Low- and Middle-Income Countries. PLOS ONE, 13(9): e0203344.
Jocelyn E. Finlay and Marlene A. Lee. (2018) Identifying Causal Effects of Reproductive Health Improvements on Women’s Economic Empowerment through the Population Poverty Research Initiative. The Milbank Quarterly, 96(2), 300-22.
Abdullah. A. Mamun, David. H. McIntyre, Jake. M. Najman, Gail M. Williams, M. Khatun, Jocelyn E. Finlay and Leonie Callaway. (2018) Young Adult Pregnancy Status and the Risk of Developing Overweight and Obesity among Women and Men. Clinical Obesity, 8: 327-336.
Jocelyn E. Finlay, Melanie K. Norton and Iván Mejía-Guevara. (2017) Adolescent Fertility and Child Health: The Interaction of Maternal Age, Parity and Birth Intervals in Determining Child Health Outcomes. International Journal of Child Health and Nutrition, 6(1), 16-33.
Sebastian Vollmer, Kenneth Harttgen, Malavika A. Subramanyam, Jocelyn E. Finlay, Stephan Klasen and S V Subramanian. (2016) Association between economic growth and early childhood nutrition – Authors’ reply. The Lancet Global Health, 4(12), e903.
Jocelyn. E. Finlay, Günther Fink, Dana C. McCoy, L. C. Tavarez, Jeanne Chai, Goodarz Danaei, Majid Ezzati, Wafaie Fawzi and Mary C. Fawzi. (2016) Stunting Risk of Orphans by Caregiver and Living Arrangement in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries. Journal Epidemiology and Community Health, 70(8), 784-90.
Jocelyn E. Finlay, Corrina Moucheraud, Simo Goshev, Francis Levira, Sigilbert Mrema, David Canning, Honorati Masanja and Alicia Ely Yamin. (2015) The Effects of Maternal Mortality on Infant and Child Survival in Rural Tanzania: A Cohort Study. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 19(11), 2393-402.
Corrina Moucheraud, Alemayehu Worku, Mitike Molla, Jocelyn E. Finlay, Jennifer Leaning and Alicia Ely Yamin. (2015) Consequences of Maternal Mortality on Infant and Child Survival: A 25-year Longitudinal Analysis in Butajira Ethiopia (1987-2011). Reproductive Health, 12 (Suppl 1), S4-S4.
Abdullah A. Mamun and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2015) Shifting of Undernutrition to Over Nutrition and its Determinants among Women of Reproductive Ages in the 36 Low to Medium Income Countries. Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, 9(1), 75-86.
Sebastian Vollmer, Kenneth Harttgen, Malavika A. Subramanyam, Jocelyn E. Finlay, Stephan Klasen and S. V. Subramanian. (2015) Association between Economic Growth and Early Childhood Nutrition – Authors’ reply. The Lancet Global Health, 3(2), e81.
Sebastian Vollmer, Kenneth Harttgen, Malavika A. Subramanyam, Jocelyn E. Finlay, Stephan Klasen and S. V. Subramanian. (2014) Association between Economic Growth and Early Childhood Nutrition – Authors’ reply. The Lancet Global Health, 2(9), e501-e502.
Sebastian Vollmer, Kenneth Harttgen, Malavika A. Subramanyam, Jocelyn E. Finlay, Stephan Klasen and S. V. Subramanian. (2014) Association between Economic Growth and Early Childhood Nutrition: Evidence from 121 Demographic and Health Surveys from 36 Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries. The Lancet Global Health, 2(4), e225-e234.
Jocelyn E. Finlay and Ashley M. Fox. (2013) Reproductive Health Laws and Fertility Decline in Ghana. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 123, e24-e28.
Fahad Razak, Jocelyn E. Finlay and S.V. Subramanian. (2013) Maternal Underweight and Child Growth and Development. The Lancet, 381(9867), 626-27.
Daniel. J. Corsi, Jocelyn. E. Finlay and S.V. Subramanian. (2012) Weight of Communities: A Multilevel Analysis of Body Mass Index in 32,814 Neighborhoods in 57 Low- to Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). Social Science & Medicine, 75(2), 311-22.
Daniel. J. Corsi, Melissa Neuman, Jocelyn E. Finlay and S.V. Subramanian. (2012) Demographic and Health Surveys: A Profile. International Journal of Epidemiology, 41(6), 1602-13.
Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2012) The Association of Contraceptive Use, Non-use and Failure, with Child Health. International Journal of Child Health and Nutrition, 1(2), 113-34.
Daniel J. Corsi, Jocelyn E. Finlay and S.V. Subramanian. (2011) Global Burden of Double Malnutrition: Has Anyone Seen It? PLOS ONE, 6(9), e25120.
Jocelyn E Finlay, Emre Özaltin and David Canning. (2011) The Association of Maternal Age with Infant Mortality, Child Anthropometric Failure, Diarrhoea and Anaemia for First Births: Evidence from 55 Low- and Middle-Income Countries. BMJ Open, 1(2):24.
Melissa. Neuman, Jocelyn E. Finlay, George D. Smith and S.V. Subramanian. (2011) The Poor Stay Thinner: Stable Socioeconomic Gradients in BMI among Women in Lower- and Middle-Income Countries. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 94(5), 1348-57.
S.V. Subramanian, Jocelyn E. Finlay and Melissa Neuman. (2011) Global Trends in Body-Mass Index. The Lancet, 377(9781), 1915-16.
S.V. Subramanian, Emre Ozaltin and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2011) Height of Nations: A Socioeconomic Analysis of Cohort Differences and Patterns among Women in 54 Low- to Middle-Income Countries. PLOS ONE, 6(4), 13.
David E. Bloom, David Canning, Günther Fink and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2010) The Cost of Low Fertility in Europe. European Journal of Population-Revue Europeenne De Demographie, 26(2), 141-58.
David E. Bloom, David Canning, Günther Fink and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2009) Fertility, Female Labor Force Participation, and the Demographic Dividend. Journal of Economic Growth, 14(2), 79-101.
David E. Bloom and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2009) Demographic Change and Economic Growth in Asia. Asian Economic Policy Review, 4(1), 45-64.
David E. Bloom, David Canning, Günther Fink and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2007) Does Age Structure Forecast Economic Growth? International Journal of Forecasting, 23(4), 569-85.

Papers in Preparation
Jocelyn E. Finlay and Johannes Norling (2020) Economics of Gender Roles and Gender Discrimination
Jocelyn E. Finlay (2020) Women’s Empowering-Work Index
Jocelyn E. Finlay (2020) Conflict, Early Childbearing and Resilience: A Life-course Approach.
Jocelyn E. Finlay, Esther Leah Achandi, Arcade Ndoricimpa, Chantal Inamahoro, Jacques Ndikubagenzi and Gilbert Niyongabo. (2020) Shield Me from Shame: Poverty and Early Childbearing in sub-Saharan Africa
Jocelyn E. Finlay, Esther Leah Achandi, Arcade Ndoricimpa, Chantal Inamahoro, Jacques Ndikubagenzi and Gilbert Niyongabo. (2020) Vulnerability: Dependency to Empowerment in the Example of Early Childbearing.
Jocelyn E. Finlay, Esther Leah Achandi, Arcade Ndoricimpa, Jacques Ndikubagenzi, Gilbert Niyongabo, Ana Langer (2020) Silent Flight: Maternal Health of Congolese Refugees in Burundi
Jocelyn E. Finlay, Esther Leah Achandi, Arcade Ndoricimpa, Jacques Ndikubagenzi, Gilbert Niyongabo (2019) Empowering Young Women in their Sexual and Reproductive Health in Burundi
Jocelyn E. Finlay and Chantel Inamahoro (2019) Inequity in Young Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health: Stigma and the perpetuating force of the term “family planning”.

Working Papers
Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2019) Fertility and Women’s Labor Force Participation in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. IUSSP Working Paper.
Jocelyn E. Finlay, Iván Mejía-Guevara and Yoko Akachi. (2016) Delayed Marriage, Contraceptive Use, and Breastfeeding. Helsinki, Finland: UNU-WIDER.
David E. Bloom, Jocelyn E. Finlay, Salal Humair, Andrew Mason, Olanrewaju Olaniyan and Adedoyin Soyibo. (2015) Prospects for Economic Growth in Nigeria: A Demographic Perspective. PGDA Working Paper, 127.
June Y.T. Po, Jocelyn E. Finlay, Mark B. Brewster and David Canning. (2012) Estimating Household Permanent Income from Ownership of Physical Assets. PGDA Working Paper, 97.
Jocelyn E. Finlay, David Canning and June Y.T. Po. (2012) Reproductive Health Laws around the World. PGDA Working Paper, 96.
David E. Bloom, David Canning, Günther Fink and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2012) Microeconomic Foundations of the Demographic Dividend. PGDA Working Paper, 93.
David E. Bloom, David Canning and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2010) Population Aging and Economic Growth in Asia. Population Aging and Economic Growth in Asia. The Demographic Transition in the Pacific Rim, NBER-EASE, 19.
Bauer Armin, David E. Bloom, Jocelyn E. Finlay and Jaypee Sevilla. (2010) Global Crisis and Fiscal Space for Social Protection, in Poverty and Sustainable Development in Asia: Impacts and Responses to the Global Economics Crisis. Asian Development Bank.
David E. Bloom, David Canning, Günther Fink and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2009) The Effect of Social Security Reform on Male Retirement in High- and Middle-Income Countries. PGDA Working Paper, 48. Click here.
Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2009) Fertility Response to Natural Disasters: The Case of Three High Mortality Earthquakes. World Bank Policy Research Working Papers.
David E. Bloom, David Canning, Günther Fink and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2008) Demographic Change, Institutional Settings, and Labor Supply. PGDA Working Paper, 42.
David E. Bloom and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2008) Demographic Change and Economic Growth in Asia. PGDA Working Paper, 41.
David E. Bloom, David Canning and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2008) Population Aging and Economic Growth in Asia. PGDA Working Paper, 40.
David E. Bloom, David Canning, Günther Fink and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2008) The High Cost of Low Fertility in Europe. PGDA Working Paper, 32.
David E. Bloom, David Canning, Günther Fink and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2007) Fertility, Female Labor Force Participation, and the Demographic Dividend. PGDA Working Paper, 25.
David E. Bloom, David Canning, Günther Fink and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2007) Realizing the Demographic Dividend: Is Africa Any Different? PGDA Working Paper, 23.
David E. Bloom, David Canning, Günther Fink and Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2007) Does Age Structure Forecast Economic Growth? PGDA Working Paper, 20.
Jocelyn E. Finlay. (2006) Endogenous Longevity and Economic Growth. PGDA Working Paper, 9.

Reports
Elizabeth Leahy Madsen and Jocelyn E. Finlay (2019) The Long-Lasting Toll of Conflict on Fertility and Early Childbearing, PACE for USAID by Population Reference Bureau
Jocelyn E. Finlay (2018) Child Marriage and Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health, in a UNFPA Report on Child Marriage. Forthcoming 2019.
Marlene Lee and Jocelyn E. Finlay (2017) The Effect of Reproductive Health Improvements on Women’s Economic Empowerment, Population Reference Bureau.
Jocelyn E. Finlay, (2015) Fertility and Child Health, Published in Canning, David; Raja, Sangeeta; Yazbeck, Abdo S. (2015) Africa’s Demographic Transition: Dividend or Disaster? World Bank.