American Economic Association (Board of Editors, American Economic Review, 1965-67;
Journal of Economic Literature, 1968-70, Nominating Committee 1998)
International Society for Quality of Life Studies, Board of Directors, 2003 –
Vice President, 2004 -
Books and Reports
Happiness, Growth, and the Life Cycle, New York: Oxford University Press, 2010
The Reluctant Economist: Perspectives on Economics, Economic History, and Demography, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Editor, Happiness in Economics, Edward Elgar, 2002.
Editor, Special Issue of Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization on “Subjective Well-Being and Economic Analysis,” vol. 45, no. 3, July, 2001.
Growth Triumphant: The Twenty-first Century in Historical Perspective, Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1996 (French edition, Nouveaux Horizons, Paris, 2000; Swedish edition, SNS Forlag, Stockholm, 2001).
Birth and Fortune: The Impact of Numbers on Personal Welfare, 2nd edition, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987. First edition, Basic Books, 1980.
The Fertility Revolution: A Supply-Demand Analysis, (with Eileen M. Crimmins) Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985.
Immigration, (with D. Ward, W.S. Bernard, and R. Ueda), Cambridge: Belknap Press, 1982.
Exploratory Study of the `Synthesis Framework' of Fertility Determination with WFS Core Questionnaire Data, (with Eileen M. Crimmins), WFS Scientific Reports, No. 40, London: World Fertility Survey, 1982.
Population and Economic Change in Developing Countries (editor), Chicago: University of Chicago Press for NBER, 1980.
American Economic Growth: An Economist's History of the United States (edited with Lance E. Davis, and William N. Parker) New York: Harper and Row, 1972.
An Evaluation of the Family Planning Programme of the Government of India (co-author), prepared for the Government of India by a United Nations Advisory Mission, Report No. TAO/IND/50 (24 November), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, 1969.
Population, Labor Force, and Long Swings in Economic Growth: The American Experience, New York: Columbia University Press, 1968.
The American Baby Boom in Historical Perspective, New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, Occasional Paper 79, 1962. Also published without App. C in American Economic Review, LI:5, December 1961, 869-911.
Population Redistribution and Economic Growth, United States, 1890-1950, V. I and II (with S. Kuznets, D.S. Thomas, E.S. Lee, A.R. Miller, and C.P. Brainerd), Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1957, 1960.
The National Economic Accounts of the United States: Review, Appraisal, and Recommendation, a report to the Office of Statistical Standards, Bureau of the Budget, prepared by the National Accounts Review Committee of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1957 (with other members of the National Accounts Review Committee.
"China's Life Satisfaction, 1990-2010" (with Robson Morgan, Malgorzata Switek, and Fei Wang), PNAS, March 2012, available at:http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2012/05/09/1205672109.abstract
“Modern Economics Growth: Cross Sectional and Time Series Evidence” (with Laura Angelescu), in Kenneth C. Land, ed., Handbook of Social Indicators and Quality of Life Research, 2012, New York and London: Springer.
“The Impact of Modern Economic Growth on Urban-Rural Differences in Subjective Well-Being” (with Laura Angelescu-McVey and Jacqueline S. Zweig), World Development, 2011, 39(12).
“The happiness-income paradox revisited” (with L. Angelescu-McVey, M. Switek, O. Sawangfa, and J.S. Zweig), Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2010, 107(52), pp. 22463-22468.
“Well-Being, Front and Center. A Note on the Sarkozy Report”, CESIfo DICE REPORT: Journal for Institutional Comparison, 2010, 8(4), pp.22-25.
“Well-Being, Front and Center. A Note on the Sarkozy Report”, Population and Development Review, March 2010.
“Happiness and Domain Satisfaction: New Directions for the Economics of Happiness” (with Onnicha Sawangfa), in A. K. Dutt and B. Radcliff, eds., Happiness, Economics, and Politics: Towards a Multi-Disciplinary Approach, 2009, Northampton, MA., Edward Elgar, pp. 70-94
“Happiness and Growth the World Over: Time Series Evidence on the Happiness-Income Paradox” (with Laura Angelescu), IZA Discussion Paper No. 4060, 2009. Available at http://ftp.iza.org/dp4060.pdf.
“Happiness and Economic Growth: Does the Cross Section Predict Time Trends? Evidence from Developing Countries” (with Onnicha Sawangfa), forthcoming, in E. Diener, J. Helliwell, and D. Kahneman, eds. , International Differences in Well-Being. Princeton, NJ., Princeton University Press, pp. 162-212
“Lost in Transition: Life Satisfaction on the Road to Capitalism,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2009, 71:1, pp. 130-145
“Life Cycle Happiness and Its Sources: Why Psychology and Economics Need Each Other”, in L. Bruni, F. Comim and M. Pugno, eds., Capabilities and Happiness, 2008, New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 28-59.
“Life satisfaction and economic conditions in East and West Germany pre- and post-unification” (with Anke C Zimmermann), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2008, 68:3-4, 433-444.
“Aspirations, Attainments, and Satisfaction: Life Cycle Differences Between American Women and Men” (with Anke C Zimmermann), Journal of Happiness Studies, 2008, 9:4, 601-619.
"Introduction," in Elwood Carlson, The Lucky Few: Between the Greatest Generation and the Baby Boom, Springer, 2008, xvii-xx.
“The Escalation of Material Goals: Fingering the Wrong Culprit”, Psychological Inquiry, 2007, 18:1, 31-33.
“Life Cycle Happiness and Its Sources: Intersections of Psychology, Economics and Demography”, Journal of Economic Psychology, 2006, 27:4, 463-482.
“Happily Ever After? Marriage, Divorce, and Happiness in Germany” (with Anke C Zimmermann), Population and Development Review, 2006, 32:3, 511-528.
“The Quality-of-Life (QOL) Research Movement: Past, Present, and Future,” (with M. Joseph Sirgy, Alex C. Michalos, Abbott L. Ferriss, Donald Patrick and William Pavot), Social Indicators Research, 2006, 76:3, 343-466.
“Building a Better Theory of Well-Being”in Luigino Bruni and Pier Luigi Porta (eds.), Economics & Happiness: Framing the Analysis, New York: Oxford University Press, 2006, 29-64.
“Feeding the Illusion of Growth and Happiness: A Reply to Hagerty and Veenhoven,” Social Indicators Research, 2005, 74:3, 429 – 443.
“A Puzzle for Adaptive Theory,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2005, 56: 4, 513-521.
“Diminishing Marginal Utility of Income? Caveat Emptor,” Social Indicators Research, 2005, 70:3, 243-255.
“The Story of a Reluctant Economist” in Michael Szenberg and Lall Ramrattan (eds.), Reflections of Eminent Economists. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2004.
“The Economics of Happiness,” Daedalus, 2004, 133, Issue 2 - on happines, 26 - 33.
“Life Satisfaction: Can We Produce It?” in Wolfgang Glatzer, Susanne von Below, Matthias Stoffregen (eds.), Challenges for Quality of Life in the Contemporary World, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, 347-357.
“Explaining Happiness,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 100:19, September 16, 2003, 11176-11183.
“Happiness of Women and Men in Later Life: Nature, Determinants, and Prospects,” in M. Joseph Sirgy, Don Rahtz, and A.Coskin Samli, eds., Advances in Quality-of-Life Theory and Research. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, 13-26.
“Living Standards,” in Joel Mokyr, ed., Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, Vol. 3, Oxford University Press, 2003.
“Baby Boom,” in Joel Mokyr, ed., Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, Vol. 1, Oxford University Press, 2003.
“Is Reported Happiness Five Years Ago Comparable to Present Happiness? A Cautionary Note,” Journal of Happiness Studies, 2002, 3, 193-198.
“The Income-Happiness Relationship,” in Wolfgang Glatzer, ed., Rich and Poor: Disparities, Perceptions, Concomitants. Boston: Kluwer Academic, 2002, pp. 157-175.
“Income and Happiness: Towards a Unified Theory,” The Economic Journal, 111:473 July 2001, 465-484.
“Life Cycle Welfare: Trends and Differences,” Journal of Happiness Studies, 2, 2001, 1-12.
“Life Cycle Welfare: Evidence and Conjecture,” The Journal of Socio-Economics, 30:1, 2001, 31-61.
“The Worldwide Standard of Living Since 1800,” Journal of Economic Perspectives, 14:1, Winter 2000, 7-26.
“The Globalization of Human Development,” Annals of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 570, July 2000, 32-48.
“Growth and Composition of the American Population in the Twentieth Century,” in Michael R. Haines and Richard H. Steckel (eds.), A Population History of North America, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000, 631-675.
“What Goals Motivate Individual Behavior?” (with Eileen M. Crimmins) in K. Warner Schaie and John Hendricks (eds.), The Evolution of the Aging Self, New York: Springer Publishing Co., 2000, 159-168.
“Locational Restructuring and Financial Crisis,” Structural Change and Economic Dynamics 11, 2000, 129-138.
“How Beneficient is the Market? A Look at the Modern History of Mortality,” European Review of Economic History, December, 1999, 3:3, 257-294.
“When Flat Lines are Remarkable: An Essay in Honour of Dirk van de Kaa,” in Anton Kuijsten, Henk de Gans, and Henk de Feijter (eds.), The Joy of Demography ... and Other Disciplines: Essays in Honor of Dirk van de Kaa, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Thela Thesis, 1999, 369-377.
“Income and Subjective Well-Being over the Life Cycle,” (with Christine M. Schaeffer) in Carol D. Ryff and Victor W. Marshall, eds., The Self and Society in Aging Processes, New York: Springer, 1999, 279-302.
“Materialist and Postmaterialist Values: A Comment” (with Eileen M. Crimmins) in Terry Nichols Clark and Michael Rempol, eds., Citizen Politics in Post Industrial Societies, Westview Press, 1997, 81-83.
“The Young Are Becoming More Materialistic” (with Eileen M. Crimmins) in Terry Nichols Clark and Michael Rempol, eds., Citizen Politics in Post Industrial Societies, Westview Press, 1997, 67-77.
“Mortality Reduction in East Asia and Latin America: An International Perspective” in James W. McGuire, ed., Rethinking Development in East Asia and Latin America, Pacific Council on International Policy, December 1997, 58-63.
"Twentieth Century American Population Growth," in Engerman, Stanley and Robert E. Gallman (eds.), The Cambridge Economic History of the United States, Vol. III. The Twentieth Century, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
“The Story of a Reluctant Economist,” The American Economist, 41:2 (Fall), 1997, 1-11.
“Fertility and Fertility Research: Where Are They Going?” A Comment on the Macunovich Paper,” in Paul L. Menchik (ed.), Household and Family Economics, Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996, 151-157.
“Is Economic Growth the Engine Driving Improved Life Expectancy?” Newsletters of the Cliometric Society, 10:3 (October), 1995, 31-33.
"Industrial Revolution and Mortality Revolution: Two of a Kind?" Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 5:4, 1995, 393-408.
"Preferences and Prices in Choice of Career: The Switch to Business, 1972-87," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 27:1 (June), 1995, 1-34.
"Will Raising the Incomes of All Increase the Happiness of All?" Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 27:1 (June), 1995, 35-48. Excerpted in Neva R. Goodwin, Frank Ackerman, and David Kiron, eds., The Consumer Society, Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1997, 25-27.
"Economic and Social Implications of Demographic Patterns," Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, fourth edition, San Diego: Academic Press, 1995, 73-93.
"Echoes of the Baby Boom and Bust: Recent Changes in Intergenerational Living Arrangements of Elderly Widows in the U.S." (with Eileen M. Crimmins, Christine Macdonald and Diane J. Macunovich), Demography, 32:1 (February), 1995, 17-28.
"When Demography is Destiny: The Census Bureau's Population Projections," in Policy Responses to Demographic Aging: The Implications of Population Aging, National Academy on Aging, Wash.D.C., 1995.
"The Birth Dearth, Aging, and the Economy," in Asefa, Sisay and Wei-Chiao Huang (eds.), Human Capital and Economic Development, Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute, 1994, 11-34.
"Will American Baby Boomers Be Less Well Off Than Their Parents? Income, Wealth, and Family Circumstances over the Life Cycle," (with Christine M. Schaeffer and Diane J. Macunovich), Population and Development Review, 19:3 (September), 1993, 497-522.
"Economic Status of Young and Old in the Working Age Population, 1964 and 1987" (with Eileen M. Crimmins and Diane J. Macunovich), in Vern L. Bengtson and W. Andrew Achenbaum, eds., The Changing Contract Across Generations, New York: Aldine DeGruyter, 1993.
"Demographic Research and Demographic Policy," in International for the Scientific Study of Popuation, Proceedings of the Montreal Conference, Montreal, September, 1993.
"Should Economists Be Dependent on Official Fertility Projections?" Challenge, July-Aug., 1992, 51-53.
"The Economic Impact of Prospective Population Changes in Advanced Industrial Countries: An Historical Perspective," Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 46:6 (November), 1991, S299-S309.
"Private Materialism, Personal Self-Fulfillment, Family Life, and Public Interest: The Nature, Effects, and Causes of Recent Changes in the Values of American Youth," (with Eileen M. Crimmins), Public Opinion Quarterly, 55, 1991, 499-533.
"Preference Changes Among American Youth: Family, Work, and Goods Aspirations, 1976-86," (with Eileen M. Crimmins and Yasuhiko Saito), Population and Development Review, 17:1 (March), 1991, 115-133.
"How Parents Have Coped: The Effect of Life Cycle Demographic Decisions on the Economic Status of Pre-School Age Children, 1964-1987," (with Diane J. Macunovich), Population and Development Review, June, 1990, 299-323.
"How Have American Baby Boomers Fared? Earnings and Economic Well-Being of Young Adults, 1964-87," (with Christine Macdonald and Diane J. Macunovich), Journal of Population Economics, 3, 1990, 277-290.
"Retirement Prospects of the Baby Boom Generation: A Different Perspective," (with Christine Macdonald and Diane J. Macunovich), The Gerontologist, 30:6, December, 1990, 776-783.
"Demography is Not Destiny in Higher Education," in Arthur Levine and Associates, Shaping Higher Education's Future, Demographic Realities and Opportunities, 1990-2000, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1989. "Recent Changes in Personal Aspirations of American Youth," (with Eileen M. Crimmins), Sociology and Social Research, 72:4, July, 1988, 217-223.
"The Demand for Family Planning: A New Approach," (with K. Wongboonsin and M.A. Ahmed), Studies in Family Planning, 19:5, Sept./Oct., 1988, 257-269.
"Application of Granger-Sims Causality Tests to Monthly Fertility Data, 1958-1984," (with D.J. Macunovich), Journal of Population Economics, 1, 1988, 171-188.
"Determinants of Fertility Control in Egypt, 1979-80," (with E.M. Crimmins and I.K. Taha) in A.M. Hallouda, S.M. Farid, and S. Cochrane (eds.), Egypt: Demographic Responses to Modernization, Cairo: Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics, 1988. Also published as World Bank Technical Paper No. 87-9.
"The Impact of Modernization on the Motivation for Fertility Control, Egypt, 1979-80," (with E.M. Crimmins, M.A. Ahmed, S.M. Soliman), in A.M. Hallouda, S.M. Farid, and S. Cochrane (eds.), Egypt: Demographic Responses to Modernization, Cairo: Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics, 1988. Also published as World Bank Technical Paper No. 87-10.
"The New Age Structure of Poverty in America: Permanent or Transient?" Population and Development Review, 13:2, June, 1987, 195-208.
"Easterlin Hypothesis," in Eatwell, John, Murray Milgate and Peter Newman, eds., The New Palgrave, A Dictionary of Economics, New York: The Stockton Press, 1987, 1-4.
"Fertility," in Eatwell, John, Murray Milgate and Peter Newman, eds., The New Palgrave, A Dictionary of Economics, New York: The Stockton Press, 1987, 302-308.
"Economic Preconceptions and Demographic Research: A Comment," Population and Development Review, 12:3 (September 1986), 517-528.
"Changes in Labor Force Participation of Persons 55 and Over Since World War II: Their Nature and Causes," (with Eileen M. Crimmins and Lee Ohanian), in Pauline K. Robinson, Judy Livingston and James E. Birren, eds., Aging and Technological Advances, New York: Plenum Press, 1985.
"The Estimation of Natural Fertility: A Micro Approach," (with Eileen M. Crimmins), Social Biology, 31:1-2, (1984) 160-170.
"Factors Affecting Fertility Control in India: A Cross-Sectional Study" (with K. Srinivasan, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and Eileen M. Crimmins), Population and Development Review, 10:2 (June 1984), 273-296.
"New Perspectives on the Demographic Transition: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of an Indian State, 1951-1975," (with Eileen M. Crimmins, Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and K. Srinivasan), Economic Development and Cultural Change, 32:2 (January 1984), 227-253.
"Reply to Rutten and Higgs," Research in Population Economics, 5 (1984), 213-215.
"Determinants of Fertility Control in Egypt, 1979-80," (with Eileen M. Crimmins and Ibrahim Khodair), Washington, D.C.: The World Bank, 1984.
"Analysis of WFS Data in a Socio-Economic `Synthesis' Framework," (with Eileen M. Crimmins), International Population Conference, Manila 1981, 5 Liege, Belgium: International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, 1983.
"Modernization and Fertility: A Critical Essay," in R.A. Bulatao and R.D. Lee, eds., Determinants of Fertility in Developing Countries, 2, New York: Academic Press, 1983, 562-586.
"The Impact of Demographic Factors on the Family Environment of Children, 1940-1995," in Richard R. Nelson and Felicity Skidmore, eds., American Families and the Economy, Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1983.
"Birth History, Age Structure, and Post World War II Fertility in Ten Developed Countries: An Exploratory Empirical Analysis" (with Marc A. Artzrouni), Genus, XXXVIII:3-4, Sept.-Dec., 1982, 81-99.
"The Changing Circumstances of Child-Rearing," Journal of Communication, 32:3, Summer,1982, 86-98.
"Discussion," World Fertility Survey Conference 1980, Record of Proceedings, 2, London: World Fertility Survey, 1982.
"The Outlook for Higher Education: A Cohort Size Model of Enrollment of the College Age Population, 1948-2000" (with D. Ahlburg and E. Crimmins), Review of Public Use, October 1981, 211-227. "Educational Attainment by Sex and Age, 1980-2000," Review of Public Data Use, 9, 1981, 323-329. "Why Isn't the Whole World Developed?" Journal of Economic History, XLI:1 (March 1981), 1-19.
"American Population Since 1940," in Martin Feldstein, ed., The American Economy in Transition, Chicago: University of Chicago Press for the National Bureau of Economic Research, 1981.
"Fertility and Development," Population Bulletin of ECWA, 18, June 1980, 5-40.
"Immigration: Economic and Social Characteristics" in Stephan Thernstrom, ed., The Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1980.
"Introduction," in Richard A. Easterlin, ed., Population and Economic Change in Developing Countries, Chicago: University of Chicago Press for NBER, 1980, 1-4.
"Toward a More General Economic Model of Fertility Determination: Endogenous Preferences and Natural Fertility" (joint paper with Robert A. Pollak and Michael L. Wachter), in Richard A. Easterlin, ed., Population and Economic Change in Developing Countries, Chicago: University of Chicago Press for NBER, 1980, 81-140.
"Homicide and Fertility Rates in the United States: A Comment," (with Morton Owen Schapiro), Social Biology, 26 (Winter) 1979, 341-343.
"Population," in Glenn Porter, ed., Encyclopedia of American Economic History, vol. I, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978, 167-82.
"Comment," in International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, International Population Conference, Mexico, 1977, Liege, Belgium: IUSSP, 1978, 137-140.
"A Model of Rural Population Growth in the American North," in Faculty of Social Sciences, ed., The Landon Report: Interdisciplinary Studies of the Historical Evolution of Southwestern Ontario, Second Annual Report, 1977-78, London, Canada: The University of Western Ontario, 1978, 165-207.
"The Economics and Sociology of Fertility: A Synthesis," in Charles Tilly, ed., Historical Studies of Changing Fertility, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978, 57-133.
"New Directions for the Economics of Fertility," in Milton Yinger, ed., Major Social Issues, New York: The Free Press, 1978, 310-317.
"What Will 1984 Be Like? Socioeconomic Implications of the Recent Twists in Age Structure," Demography 15:4, November 1978, 397-432.
"Fertility and Female Labor Force Participation in the United States: Recent Changes and Future Prospects," in International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, Proceedings of the Conference on "Economic and Demographic Change: Issues for the 1980's," Helsinki, 1978, V. 3, Liege, Belgium: IUSSP, 1978, 71-86.
"The Changing Impact of Population Swings on the American Economy" (with Michael L. Wachter and Susan M. Wachter), Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 122:3, June 1978, 119-130.
"Demographic Influences on Economic Stability: The United States Experience" (with Michael L. Wachter and Susan M. Wachter), Population and Development, 4:1 (March), 1978, 1-21.
"Farms and Farm Families in Old and New Areas: The Northern States in 1860," (joint paper with Gretchen A. Condran and George Alter), in Tamara Hareven and Maris Vinovskis, eds., Family and Population in Nineteenth-Century America, Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1978, 22-84.
"Population Issues in American Economic History: A Survey and Critique," in Robert E. Gallman, ed., Recent Developments in the Study of Business and Economic History: Essays in Honor of Herman E. Krooss, Greenwich, CT: Johnson Associates, 1977, 131-158.
"Factors in the Decline of Farm Family Fertility in the United States: Some Preliminary Results," Journal of American History, LXIII:3 (December), 1976, 600-614.
"Population: The Economics of the Long Run," in Sidney Weintraub, ed., Some Trends in Modern Economic Thought, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1976, 485-499.
"The Conflict Between Aspirations and Resources," Population and Development Review, 2:3-4, Sept.-Dec., 1976, 417-425.
"Suggestions for the Study of the Economic Growth of the Delaware Valley Area," in Glenn Porter, ed., Regional Economic History: The Mid-Atlantic Area Since 1700, Wilmington, Delaware: Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, 1976, 17-24.
"A Note on the Recent Fertility Swing in Australia, Canada, England and Wales, and the United States" (joint paper with Gretchen A. Condran), in Hamish Richards, ed., Population, Factor Movements and Economic Development: Studies Presented to Brinley Thomas, Cardiff: The University of Wales Press, 1976, 139-151.
"Summary Remarks," in Conference on Population and Economic Development in Taiwan, December 29, 1975-January 2, 1976, Taiwan: The Institute of Economics, Academica Sinica, 1976, 665-672.
"The Effect of Modernization on Family Reproductive Behavior," in The Population Debate: Dimensions and Perspectives: Papers of the World Population Conference, Bucharest, 1974, Vol. II, New York: United Nations, 1975, 263-277.
"Evolutions demographiques: quelques causes et consequences economiques," Prospectives (July), 1975, 47-72.
"An Economic Framework for Fertility Analysis," Studies in Family Planning, 6:3 (March), 1975, 54-63.
"Population Change and Farm Settlement in the Northern United States," Journal of Economic History, 36:1 (March), 1976, 45-75.
"Farm Production and Income in Old and New Areas at Mid-Century," in David C. Klingaman and Richard K. Vedder, eds., Essays in 19th Century Economic History, Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1975.
"Does Economic Growth Improve the Human Lot?" in Paul A. David and Melvin W. Reder, eds., Nations and Households in Economic Growth: Essays in Honor of Moses Abramovitz, New York: Academic Press, Inc., 1974.
"Relative Economic Status and the American Fertility Swing," in Eleanor B. Sheldon, ed., Family Economic Behavior: Problems and Prospects, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott for Institute of Life Insurance, 1973.
"Comment," in A. Weintraub, E. Schwartz, and J.R. Aronson, The Economic Growth Controversy, New York: International Arts and Sciences Press, Inc., 1973.
"Commentary," in Meyer H. Fishbein, ed., The National Archives and Statistical Research, Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1973, 96-98.
"Does Money Buy Happiness," The Public Interest, 3 (Winter), 1973, 3-10.
"Comment on `Demographic Changes and American Economic Development: Past, Present and Future,'" in E.R. Morss and R.H. Reed, eds., Research Reports, Vol. II, Economic Aspects of Population Change, Commission on Population Growth and the American Future, Wash., D.C.: U.S. Govern. Printing Office, 1973.
"Population" in Neil W. Chamberlin, ed., Contemporary Economic Issues, revised edition, Homewood, Illinois: Richard D. Irwin Inc., 1972, 301-352.
"The American Population," in Lance E. Davis, Richard A. Easterlin, and William N. Parker, eds., American Economic Growth: An Economist's History of the United States, New York: Harper and Row, 1972.
"Relations between Population Pressure and Economic and Demographic Change," in International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, International Population Conference: London 1969, Vol. III, Liege, Belgium: IUSSP, 1971, 1661-1674.
"Does Human Fertility Adjust to the Environment?" American Economic Review, LXI:2 (May), 1971, 399-407.
"Towards a Socio-Economic Theory of Fertility: A Survey of Recent Research on Economic Factors in American Fertility," in S.J. Behrman et al, eds., Fertility and Family Planning: A World View, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1969, 127-156.
"Comment on `The Service Industries in the 19th Century'" in Victor R. Fuchs, ed., Production and Productivity in the Service Industries, Studies in Income and Wealth, vol. 34, New York: Columbia University Press, 1969, 352-365.
"Economic Growth: An Overview," International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, IV, New York: Macmillan, 1968, 395-408.
"Effects of Population Growth on the Economic Development of Developing Countries," The Annals, vol. 369 (January), 1967, 98-108.
"Economic-Demographic Interactions and Long Swings in Economic Growth," American Economic Review, LVI:5 (December), 1966, 1063-1104.
"On the Relation of Economic Factors to Recent and Projected Fertility Changes," Demography, III, 1966.
"Comments on the Response of Labor Supply to the Demand of Labor," in Robert Aaron Gordon and Margaret S. Gordon, eds., Prosperity and Unemployment, New York: John Wiley, 1966, 126-134.
"Discussion of New Population and Labor Force Projections," 1964 Proceedings of the Business and Economics Section of the American Statistical Association, 1964, 387-392.
"Is There Need for Historical Research on Underdevelopment?" American Economic Review Proceedings, LV:2 (May), 1965, 104-108.
"Long Swings in U.S. Demographic and Economic Growth: Some Findings on the Historical Pattern," Demography, II, 1965, 490-507.
"A Note on the Evidence of History," in C. Arnold Anderson and Mary Jean Bowman, eds., Education and Economic Growth, Chicago: Aldine, 1965, 422-429.
"Comment on GNP Estimates, 1839-1909," in Conference on Research in Income and Wealth, Income and Wealth, vol. 29, 1965, 76-90.
"Comment on the Impact of Puerto Rican Migration to the United States," in Mark Perlman, ed., Human Resources in the Urban Economy, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1963, 244-252.
“The American Baby Boom in Historical Perspective,” The American Economic Review, LI:5 (December), 1961, 869-911.
"Regional Income Trends, 1840-1950," in Seymour E. Harris, ed., American Economic History, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1961, 525-547.
"Influences in European Overseas Emigration Before World War I," Economic Development and Cultural Change, IX:3 (April), 1961, 331-351.
"Israel's Development: Past Accomplishments and Future Problems," Quarterly Journal of Economics, LXXV (February), 1961, 63-86.
"Implications of the Demographic History of Developed Countries for Present-Day Underdeveloped Nations," Comparative Studies in Society and History, II:3 (April), 1960, 374-378.
"Population Change and the Demand for Services: A Comment," in Universities-National Bureau Committee for Economic Research, Demographic and Economic Change in Developed Countries, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1960, 517-521.
"Interregional Differences in Per Capita Income, Population, and Total Income, 1840-1950," in Conference on Research in Income and Wealth, Trends in the American Economy in the Nineteenth Century, Studies in Income and Wealth, vol. 24, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1960, 73-140.
"Long Term Regional Income Changes: Some Suggested Factors," Papers and Proceedings of the Regional Science Association, vol. IV, 1958.
"The Income Side: Some Theoretical Aspects," in Conference on Research in Income and Wealth, V. 22, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1957.
"The Conceptual Basis of National Income Statistics--A Re-Examination of Some Basic Issues: A Comment," in ibid.
"Conceptual Issues of Regional Income Estimation: A Comment," in Conference on Research in Income and Wealth, Regional Income, Studies in Income and Wealth, 21, Princeton Univ. Press, 1957.
"An Interpretation of the Kuznets and Department of Commerce Income Concepts in Terms of the Department of Commerce Figures, 1929/1950," Review of Economics and Statistics (February), 1953.
"Principal Consultant, Chapter F," National Income and Wealth, Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1957, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1960.
Doctoral Dissertation: "Some Conceptual Aspects of the Comparative Measurement of Economic Growth," microfilmed, 1953.
Recent Reviews and Review Articles:
Review of Tim Kasser, The High Price of Materialism, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002, Contemporary Sociology, January 2004.
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