Peer-Reviewed Papers

  1. Jennifer Carroll, Leah Bevis, Taleed El-Sabawi, Mary Figgatt, Nabarun Dasgupta, Leo Beletsky, Amy Leiberman, Ashleigh Dennis, Corey Davis. 2023. “A Discussion of Critical Errors in a Longitudinal Study on Deterrent Effect of Drug-Induced Homicide Law on Opioid-Related Mortality Across 92 Counties and the District of Columbia in the U.S.: A Cautionary Tale for Policy Makers”, World Medical & Health Policy [paper]
  2. Bevis, Leah, Kichan Kim, David Guerena. 2022. “Soil zinc deficiency and child stunting: Evidence from Nepal” Journal of Health Economics, 87:102691. [paper] [pre-print] [Nepali press: Online Khabar, Himalayan Times]
  3. Bevis, Leah and Kichan Kim. 2021. “Soil Mineral Availability and Human Mineral Status: A Review and Evidence from Malawi,” Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 44(2):822-847. [paper] [pre-print]
  4. Andrew L Thorne-Lyman, Leah EM Bevis, Helen Kuo, Swetha Manohar, Binod Shrestha, Angela KC, Rolf D Klemm, Rebecca A Heidkamp. 2021. “Season of data collection of child dietary diversity indicators may affect conclusions about longer term trends in Peru, Senegal and Nepal,” Current Developments in Nutrition. [paper]
  5. Sajid, Osama, Leah Bevis. 2021. “Flooding and Child Health: Evidence from Pakistan,” World Development, 146(105477). [pre-print] [paper]
  6. Abay, Kibrom, Leah Bevis, Christopher Barrett. 2020. “Measurement Error Mechanisms Matter: Agricultural intensification with farmer misperceptions and misreporting,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 103(2):498-522. [NBER] [paper]
  7. Bevis, Leah, Kira Villa. 2020. “Intergenerational Transmission of Maternal Health: Evidence from Cebu, Philippines,” Journal of Human Resources, Forthcoming. [pre-print] [paper]
  8. Bevis, Leah, Rachel Hestrin. 2020. “Widespread heterogeneity in staple crop mineral concentration in Uganda partially driven by soil characteristics,” Environmental Geochemistry and Health, Nov 9:1-23.  [paper]
  9. Bevis, Leah, Rachel Hestrin. 2020. “Variation in Crop Zinc Concentration Influences Estimates of Dietary Zinc Inadequacy,” Plos One, 15(7), p.e0234770. [paper]
  10. Bevis, Leah, Christopher B Barrett. 2019. “Close to the Edge: High Productivity at Plot Peripheries and the Inverse Size-Productivity Relationship,” Journal of Development Economics, 143(102377). [paper] [blog]
  11. Bevis, Leah, Felix Naschold, Tanvi Rao. 2019. “An Unequal Burden: Seasonal patterns in the intra-household distribution of health in Tanzania.” Food Policy, 89(101766). [paper]
  12. Kim, Kichan, Leah EM Bevis. (2019.) “Soil Fertility and Poverty in Developing Countries,” Choices, 34(2). [paper]
  13. Leah EM Bevis, Jon M Conrad, Christopher B Barrett. (2017). “State-Conditioned Soil Investment in Rural Uganda,” Research in Economics, 71(2):254-281. [paper]
  14. Christopher B Barrett and Leah EM Bevis. (2015.) “The Self-Reinforcing Feedback between Low Soil Fertility and Chronic Poverty,” Nature Geoscience, published online. [paper] [blog]
  15. Bevis, Leah EM, Christopher B Barrett. (2015.) “Decomposing Intergenerational Income Elasticity: The gender‐differentiated contribution of capital transmission in rural Philippines,” Word Development, 74:233-252. [paper]
  16. Leah EM Bevis. (2015.) “Soil-to-Human Mineral Transmission with an Emphasis on Zinc, Selenium and Iodine,” Springer Science Reviews, 3(1):77-96. [paper]

Book Chapters

  • Christopher B Barrett and Leah EM Bevis. (2015.) “The Micronutrient Deficiencies Challenge in African Food Systems.” In David E Sahn (Ed.), The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Paper]

Working Papers
Soil Micronutrients Linked to Human Health in India
     With Claire Morton, Hemant Pullabhotla, David Lobell (submitted)
The Intra-Household Effects of Subsidized Food: Evidence from Odisha, India
     With Shinjini Pandey & Tanvi Rao
Seasonal Determinants of Wasting in Senegal: Is Disease More Important Than Diet?
     With Karan Shakya, Andrew Thorne-Lyman
An Instrumental Variables Adaptation of Sequential G-Estimation
     With Kira Villa
Rural Yields set Maize Prices in Africa
     With Anna Folke Larsen, Thomas Kim
The Long Run Nutrition Impacts of the Green Revolution in India
     With Digvijay Negi
The Green Revolution and Inequality: India
     With Rabail Chandio