Long-Run Consequences of Short-Term Health Shocks

Doctoral Dissertation


The three chapters included in this dissertation investigate the long-run consequences of short-term health shocks. The first chapter examines how malaria in children in Indonesia impacts household well-being and subsequent compensatory behavior. The second chapter examines how influenza during different periods of childhood affects educational attainment in the United States. The third chapter examines how parents respond to the risk and cost of influenza that their young children face in terms of their influenza vaccination decisions for those children.


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  • etd-04142015-223546

Author Nolan James Corry Locke Noble
Advisor William N. Evans
Contributor Molly Lipscomb, Committee Member
Contributor William N. Evans, Committee Chair
Contributor Kasey Buckles, Committee Member
Contributor Benjamin Ridenhour, Committee Member
Degree Level Doctoral Dissertation
Degree Discipline Economics
Degree Name PhD
Defense Date
  • 2014-08-25

Submission Date 2015-04-14
  • United States of America

  • vaccination

  • educational attainment

  • flu shot

  • influenza

  • influenza risk

  • childhood health

  • University of Notre Dame

  • English

Record Visibility Public
Content License
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