Heather N. Royer
Assistant Professor of Economics
University of California - Santa Barbara
E-mail: last name “at sign” econ.ucsb.edu
Office Address: 2020 North Hall
Mailing Address: 2127 North Hall
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Mail Stop 9210
Fax: (805) 893-8830
“Incentives, Commitments and Habit Formation in Exercise: Evidence from a Field Experiment with Workers at a Fortune-500 Company” (With Mark Stehr and Justin Sydnor), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, forthcoming (also NBER Working Paper #18580).
“The Importance of Parental Knowledge and Social Norms: Evidence from Weight Report Cards in Mexico” (With Silvia Prina) Journal of Health Economics, forthcoming (also NBER Working Paper #19344).
"The Effect of Education on Adult Mortality and Health: Evidence from Britain" (With Damon Clark) American Economic Review, 2013, 103(6): 2087-2120.
“Intergenerational Effects on Health - In Utero and Early Life” (With Allison Witman) for the Encyclopedia of Health Economics produced by Elsevier.
"Aftershocks: The Impact of Clinic Violence on Abortion Services” (With Mireille Jacobson) American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2011, 3(1): 189-223.
"The Effect of Maternal Education on Fertility and Infant Health: Evidence from School Entry Policies Using Exact Date of Birth" (With Justin McCrary) American Economic Review, 2011, 101(1): 158-195.
"Separated at Girth: Estimating the Long-Run and Intergenerational Effects of Birthweight using Twins." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 1(1): 49-85, 2009.
"Cyclical and Demographic Influences on the Distribution of Income in California," (With Mary C. Daly) Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Economic Review, 2000.
“Letting Down the Team? Evidence of Social Effects of Team Incentives” (With Philip Babcock, Kelly Bedard, Gary Charness, John Hartman) NBER Working Paper #16687, revise and resubmit Journal of the European Economic Association.
"What All Women (and Some Men) Want to Know: Does Maternal Age Affect Infant Health?" University of California, Berkeley, Center for Labor Economics Working Paper # 68.
Short Published Essays
With Mary C. Daly and Debbie Reed, "Population Mobility and Income Inequality in California," California Counts, vol 2(4), 2001.
Dolphin Club Member since 1996
Updated July 7, 2013