George Wehby

Department of Health Management and Policy
College of Public Health
University of Iowa
145 N. Riverside Dr.
100 College of Public Health Bldg., Room N248
Iowa City, IA 52242
Tel: 319/384-3814

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NBER Program Affiliations: HE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of Iowa

NBER Working Papers and Publications

January 2020Effects of the Minimum Wage on Child Health
with Robert Kaestner, Wei Lyu, Dhaval M. Dave: w26691
June 2016Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health
with Dhaval Dave, Robert Kaestner: w22373

Published: George L. Wehby & Dhaval M. Dave & Robert Kaestner, 2020. "Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, vol 39(2), pages 411-443. citation courtesy of

March 2015Does Medicaid Coverage for Pregnant Women Affect Prenatal Health Behaviors?
with Dhaval M. Dave, Robert Kaestner: w21049
January 2015Can Changing Economic Factors Explain the Rise in Obesity?
with Charles J. Courtemanche, Joshua C. Pinkston, Christopher J. Ruhm: w20892

Published: Charles J. Courtemanche & Joshua C. Pinkston & Christopher J. Ruhm & George L. Wehby, 2016. "Can Changing Economic Factors Explain the Rise in Obesity?," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 82(4), pages 1266-1310, April. citation courtesy of

February 2014Breastfeeding and Child Disability: A Comparison of Siblings from the United States

Published: George L. Wehby, 2014. "Breastfeeding and child disability: A comparison of siblings from the United States," Economics & Human Biology, vol 15, pages 13-22.

January 2014Alcohol Exposure In Utero and Child Academic Achievement
with Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder, Sarah Lewis, Luisa Zuccolo: w19839

Published: Stephanie Hinke Kessler Scholder & George L. Wehby & Sarah Lewis & Luisa Zuccolo, 2014. "Alcohol Exposure In Utero and Child Academic Achievement," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 0(576), pages 634-667, 05. citation courtesy of

May 2012The Heterogeneity of the Cigarette Price Effect on Body Mass Index
with Charles J. Courtemanche: w18087

Published: Wehby, George L. & Courtemanche, Charles J., 2012. "The heterogeneity of the cigarette price effect on body mass index," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(5), pages 719-729. citation courtesy of

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