Patricia Reagan

Professor Emerita

Department of Economics, Ohio State University

NLS user since 1993

  • Reagan, P. B. and Salsberry, P. J. “Cross race comparisons between SES health gradients among African-American and white women at mid-life.” Social Science & Medicine 108 (2014) 81-88.
  • Salsberry, PJ, Reagan, PB, “Worsening Health and Widening Disparities in Women across a Generation: A Mother-Daughter Comparison,” Journal of Women’s Health. July 2013: 617-624.
  • Reagan, PB, Salsberry, PJ, Fang, MZ, Gardner, WP, Pajer, K. (2012). African-American/white differences in the age of menarche: Accounting for the difference. Social Science and Medicine, 75(7),1263-1270.
  • Tanda, R, Salsberry, PJ, Reagan, PB, Fang, MZ. (2012).The impact of prepregnancy obesity on children’s cognitive test scores. Maternal Child Health Journal. 17(2), 222-229.
  • Ham, JC, Li, X, Reagan, PB, (2011) “Matching and semi-parametric IV estimation, a distance-based measure of migration, and the wages of young men,” Journal of Econometrics, volume 161, issue 2, pp. 208 - 227.
  • 8. Salsberry, PJ, Reagan, PB. (2010). Effects of heritability, shared environment, and nonshared intrauterine conditions on child and adolescent BMI, Obesity, 2010; 18(9): 1775-1780.
What I learned from NLS data

Empirical work is only as good as the data on which it is based.

Why I chose NLS data

The ability to study health development across generations.