Publications

Andrews, K. G., Martin, M. W., Shenberger, E., Pereira, S., Fink, G. and McConnell, M. (2020) “Financial support to medicaid-eligible mothers increases caregiving for preterm infants”, Maternal and child health journal. Kluwer, 24(5), pp. 587–600. doi: 10.1007/s10995-020-02905-7.   edoc
Liu, C. H., Fink, G., Brentani, H. and Brentani, A. (2020) “Caregiver depression is associated with hair cortisol in a low-income sample of preschool-aged children”, Psychoneuroendocrinology. Elsevier, 117, p. 104675. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2020.104675.   edoc
Knoblauch, A. M., Farnham, A., Zabré, H. R., Owuor, M., Archer, C., Nduna, K., Chisanga, M., Zulu, L., Musunka, G., Utzinger, J., Divall, M. J., Fink, G. and Winkler, M. S. (2020) “Community health impacts of the trident copper mine project in Northwestern Zambia: results from repeated cross-sectional surveys”, International journal of environmental research and public health, 17(10), p. 3633. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17103633.   edoc | Open Access
Bielicki, J. A. and Fink, G. (2020) “Measuring antibiotic use in children: piecing together the puzzle”, Lancet. Global health, 8(6), pp. e742-e743. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30209-6.   edoc | Open Access
Brentani, A., Ferrer, A. P. S., Bessa, L., Chang, S., Walker, S., Powell, C., Hamadani, J., Grisi, S. and Fink, G. (2020) “Survive and Thrive in Brazil: The Boa Vista Early Childhood Program: study protocol of a stepped-wedge, randomized controlled trial”, Trials. BioMed Central, 21(1), p. 390. doi: 10.1186/s13063-020-4217-3.   edoc | Open Access
Fink, G., McCoy, D. C. and Yousafzai, A. (2020) “Contextual and socioeconomic variation in early motor and language development”, Archives of disease in childhood. BMJ Publ. Group , 105(5), pp. 421–427. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2019-317849.   edoc
Sahu, M., Tediosi, F., Noor, A. M., Aponte, J. J. and Fink, G. (2020) “Health systems and global progress towards malaria elimination, 2000-2016”, Malaria journal. BioMed Central, 19, p. 141. doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03208-6.   edoc | Open Access
Nguyen, A. T. B., Nguyen, N. T. K., Phan, P. H., van Eeuwijk, P. and Fink, G. (2020) “Parental satisfaction with quality of neonatal care in different level hospitals: evidence from Vietnam”, BMC health services research. BioMed Central, 20, p. 238. doi: 10.1186/s12913-020-5070-5.   edoc | Open Access
De Neve, J.-W., Karlsson, O., Canavan, C. R., Chukwu, A., Adu-Afarwuah, S., Bukenya, J., Darling, A. M., Harling, G., Moshabela, M., Killewo, J., Fink, G., Fawzi, W. W. and Berhane, Y. (2020) “Are out-of-school adolescents at higher risk of adverse health outcomes? Evidence from 9 diverse settings in sub-Saharan Africa”, Tropical medicine and international health. Blackwell Science, 25(1), pp. 70–80. doi: 10.1111/tmi.13328.   edoc | Open Access
Fink, G., D’Acremont, V., Leslie, H. H. and Cohen, J. (2020) “Antibiotic exposure among children younger than 5 years in low-income and middle-income countries: a cross-sectional study of nationally representative facility-based and household-based surveys”, The Lancet infectious diseases. Elsevier, 20(2), pp. 179–187. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30572-9.   edoc
Lu, C., Cuartas, J., Fink, G., McCoy, D., Liu, K., Li, Z., Daelmans, B. and Richter, L. (2020) “Inequalities in early childhood care and development in low/middle-income countries: 2010-2018”, BMJ Global Health. BMJ Publishing Group, 5(2), p. e002314. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-002314.   edoc | Open Access
Altafim, E. R. P., McCoy, D. C., Brentani, A., Escobar, A. M. de U., Grisi, S. J. F. E. and Fink, G. (2020) “Measuring early childhood development in Brazil: validation of the Caregiver Reported Early Development Instruments (CREDI)”, Jornal de pediatria. Elsevier , 96(1), pp. 66–75. doi: 10.1016/j.jped.2018.07.008.   edoc | Open Access
Bigoni, A. and Fink, G. (2020) “Adding to the debate on the influence of temperature on corona virus disease (COVID-19): the case of Brazil”, Public health, 187, pp. 74–76. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2020.07.040.   
Brentani, A., Scoleze Ferrer, A. P., Brentani, H., Liu, C. H., Grisi, S. J. F. E., Valente, M. H., Gomes, F., de Ulhôa Escobar, A. M. and Fink, G. (2020) “Cohort profile: São Paulo Western Region Birth Cohort (ROC)”, International journal of epidemiology, 49(5), pp. 1438–1438g. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyaa129.   
Cohen, J. L., Leslie, H. H., Saran, I. and Fink, G. (2020) “Quality of clinical management of children diagnosed with malaria: a cross-sectional assessment in 9 sub-Saharan African countries between 2007-2018”, PLoS medicine, 17(9), p. e1003254. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003254.   
Sania, A., Sudfeld, C. R., Danaei, G., Fink, G., McCoy, D. C., Zhu, Z., Fawzi, M. C. S., Akman, M., Arifeen, S. E., Barros, A. J. D., Bellinger, D., Black, M. M., Bogale, A., Braun, J. M., van den Broek, N., Carrara, V., Duazo, P., Duggan, C., Fernald, L. C. H., Gladstone, M., Hamadani, J., Handal, A. J., Harlow, S., Hidrobo, M., Kuzawa, C., Kvestad, I., Locks, L., Manji, K., Masanja, H., Matijasevich, A., McDonald, C., McGready, R., Rizvi, A., Santos, D., Santos, L., Save, D., Shapiro, R., Stoecker, B., Strand, T. A., Taneja, S., Tellez-Rojo, M.-M., Tofail, F., Yousafzai, A. K., Ezzati, M. and Fawzi, W. (2019) “Early life risk factors of motor, cognitive and language development: a pooled analysis of studies from low/middle-income countries”, BMJ Open. BMJ Publishing Group, 9(10), p. e026449. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026449.   edoc | Open Access
Werner, L. K., Jabbarian, J., Kagone, M., McMahon, S., Lemp, J., Souares, A., Fink, G. and De Neve, J. (2019) “‘Because at school, you can become somebody’ - the perceived health and economic returns on secondary schooling in rural Burkina Faso”, PLoS ONE. Public Library of Science, 14(12), p. e0226911. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0226911.   edoc | Open Access
Koné, S., Bonfoh, B., Dao, D., Koné, I. and Fink, G. (2019) “Heckman-type selection models to obtain unbiased estimates with missing measures outcome: theoretical considerations and an application to missing birth weight data”, BMC medical research methodology. BioMed Central, 19, p. 231. doi: 10.1186/s12874-019-0840-7.   edoc | Open Access
Clarke-Deelder , E., Shapira, G., Samaha, H., Fritsche, G. B. and Fink, G. (2019) “Quality of care for children with severe disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo”, BMC public health. BioMed Central, 19, p. 1608. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7853-3.   edoc | Open Access
McCoy, D. C., Cuartas, J., Waldman, M. and Fink, G. (2019) “Contextual variation in young children’s acquisition of social-emotional skills”, PLoS ONE. Public Library of Science, 14(11), p. e0223056. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0223056.   edoc | Open Access
Nguyen, T. B. A., Hoang, P. M., Phan, P. H., Van Eeuwijk, P. and Fink, G. (2019) “Medical cost and out-of-pocket expenditure for preterm infants: evidence from Vietnam”, The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health. SEAMEO, 50(6), pp. 1155–1168. doi: 10.21203/rs.2.11600/v1.   edoc
Khadka, A., Perales, N. A., Wei, D. J., Gage, A. D., Haber, N., Verguet, S., Patenaude, B. and Fink, G. (2019) “Correction to: Malaria control across borders: quasi-experimental evidence from the Trans-Kunene malaria initiative (TKMI)”, Malaria journal. BioMed Central, 18, p. 365. doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2997-2.   edoc | Open Access
Fink, G. and Cohen, J. (2019) “Delivering quality : safe childbirth requires more than facilities”, Lancet. Global health, 7(8), pp. e990-e991. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30193-7.   edoc | Open Access
Richter, L., Black, M., Britto, P., Daelmans, B., Desmond, C., Devercelli, A., Dua, T., Fink, G., Heymann, J., Lombardi, J., Lu, C., Naicker, S. and Vargas-Barón, E. (2019) “Early childhood development : an imperative for action and measurement at scale”, BMJ Global Health, 4(Suppl 4), p. e001302. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001302.   edoc | Open Access
Karra, M. and Fink, G. (2019) “Long run height and education implications of early life growth faltering : a synthetic panel analysis of 425 birth cohorts in 21 low- and middle-income countries”, BMC public health. BioMed Central, 19, p. 876. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7203-5.   edoc | Open Access
Bayat, R., Ashrafi, K., Shafiepour Motlagh, M., Hassanvand, M. S., Daroudi, R., Fink, G. and Künzli, N. (2019) “Health impact and related cost of ambient air pollution in Tehran”, Environmental research. Elsevier, 176, p. 108547. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2019.108547.   edoc
Lewis, T. P., Andrews, K. G., Shenberger, E., Betancourt, T. S., Fink, G., Pereira, S. and McConnell, M. (2019) “Caregiving can be costly : a qualitative study of barriers and facilitators to conducting kangaroo mother care in a US tertiary hospital neonatal intensive care unit”, BMC pregnancy and childbirth. BioMed Central, 19, p. 227. doi: 10.1186/s12884-019-2363-y.   edoc | Open Access
Wei, D., Brigell, R., Khadka, A., Perales, N. and Fink, G. (2019) “Comprehensive school-based health programs to improve child and adolescent health : Evidence from Zambia”, PLoS ONE. Public Library of Science, 14(5), p. e0217893. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217893.   edoc | Open Access
NCD Risk Factor Collaboration, (2019) “Rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic in adults”, Nature. Macmillan, 569(7755), pp. 260–264. doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-1171-x.   edoc
Usemann, J., Ledergerber, M., Fink, G. and Ritz, N. (2019) “Cost-effectiveness of tuberculosis screening for migrant children in a low-incidence country”, The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. IUATLD, 23(5), pp. 579–586. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.18.0356.   edoc
Boggs, D., Milner, K. M., Chandna, J., Black, M., Cavallera, V., Dua, T., Fink, G., Kc, A., Grantham-McGregor, S., Hamadani, J., Hughes, R., Manji, K., McCoy, D. C., Tann, C. and Lawn, J. E. (2019) “Rating early child development outcome measurement tools for routine health programme use”, Archives of disease in childhood. BMJ Publ. Group , 104(Suppl. 1), pp. S22-S33. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2018-315431.   edoc | Open Access
Efevbera, Y., Bhabha, J., Farmer, P. and Fink, G. (2019) “Girl child marriage, socioeconomic status, and undernutrition : evidence from 35 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa”, BMC medicine. BioMed Central, 17, p. 55. doi: 10.1186/s12916-019-1279-8.   edoc | Open Access
Smith Fawzi, M. C., Andrews, K. G., Fink, G., Danaei, G., McCoy, D. C., Sudfeld, C. R., Peet, E. D., Cho, J., Liu, Y., Finlay, J. E., Ezzati, M., Kaaya, S. F. and Fawzi, W. W. (2019) “Lifetime economic impact of the burden of childhood stunting attributable to maternal psychosocial risk factors in 137 low/middle-income countries”, BMJ Global Health. BMJ Publishing Group, 4(1), p. e001144. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001144.   edoc | Open Access
Jeong, J. O., J. Rasheed, M. M. and D. C. Fink, G. Y. (2019) “Maternal and paternal stimulation : mediators of parenting intervention effects on preschoolers’ development”, Journal of applied developmental psychology. Ablex, 60, pp. 105–118. doi: 10.1016/j.appdev.2018.12.001.   edoc
Khadka, A., Perales, N. A., Wei, D. J., Gage, A. D., Haber, N., Verguet, S., Patenaude, B. and Fink, G. (2018) “Malaria control across borders : quasi-experimental evidence from the Trans-Kunene malaria initiative (TKMI)”, Malaria journal. BioMed Central, 17, p. 224. doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2368-4.   edoc | Open Access
Rockers, P. C., Zanolini, A., Banda, B., Chipili, M. M., Hughes, R. C., Hamer, D. H. and Fink, G. (2018) “Two-year impact of community-based health screening and parenting groups on child development in Zambia : follow-up to a cluster-randomized controlled trial”, PLoS medicine. PLoS, 15(4), p. e1002555. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002555.   edoc | Open Access
Akachi, Y., Steenland, M. and Fink, G. (2018) “Associations between key intervention coverage and child mortality : an analysis of 241 sub-national regions of sub-Saharan Africa”, International journal of epidemiology. Oxford University Press, 47(3), pp. 740–751. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx262.   edoc
Richter, L. M. D., C. Behrman, J. B., P. Daelmans, B. D., A. E. Gertler, P. H., J. Fawzi, W. F., G. Lombardi, J. B., F. L. Lu, C. L. and S. Nores, M. Y. (2018) “G20’s initiative for early childhood development”, Lancet. The Lancet, 392(10165), pp. 2695–2696. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)33058-7.   edoc
Jeong, J., Siyal, S., Fink, G., G. McCoy, D. C. and Yousafzai, A. K. (2018) “Correction to: ‘His mind will work better with both of us’: a qualitative study on fathers’ roles and coparenting of young children in rural Pakistan”, BMC. BMC public health, 18, p. 1350. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-6271-2.   edoc | Open Access
Saran, I., Fink, G. and McConnell, M. (2018) “How does anonymous online peer communication affect prevention behavior? Evidence from a laboratory experiment”, PloS one. Public Library of Science, 13(11), p. e0207679. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0207679.   edoc | Open Access
Jeong, J., Siyal, S., Fink, G., McCoy, D. C. and Yousafzai, A. K. (2018) “‘His mind will work better with both of us’: a qualitative study on fathers’ roles and coparenting of young children in rural Pakistan”, BMC public health. BioMed Central, 18(1), p. 1274. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-6143-9.   edoc | Open Access
McCoy, D. C., Waldmann, M., Credi Field Team and Fink, G. (2018) “Measuring early childhood development at a global scale : evidence from the caregiver-reported early development instruments”, Early childhood research quarterly. Elsevier , 45(4), pp. 58–68. doi: 10.1016/j.ecresq.2018.05.002.   edoc
Lancaster, G. A., McCray, G., Kariger, P., Dua, T., Titman, A., Chandna, J., McCoy, D., Abubakar, A., Hamadani, J. D., Fink, G., Tofail, F., Gladstone, M. and Janus, M. (2018) “Creation of the WHO Indicators of Infant and Young Child Development (IYCD) : metadata synthesis across 10 countries”, BMJ Global Health, 3(5), p. e000747. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000747.   edoc | Open Access
Fink, G., Andrews, K. G., Brentani, H., Grisi, S., Scoleze Ferrer, A. P. and Brentani, A. (2018) “Overall and sex-specific associations between fetal adversity and child development at age 1 year : evidence from Brazil”, American journal of epidemiology, 187(11), pp. 2324–2331. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwy141.   edoc | Open Access
Dzodzomenyo, M., Fink, G., Dotse-Gborgbortsi, W., Wardrop, N., Aryeetey, G., Coleman, N., Hill, A. and Wright, J. (2018) “Sachet water quality and product registration : a cross-sectional study in Accra, Ghana”, Journal of water and health. IWA Publishing, 16(4), pp. 646–656. doi: 10.2166/wh.2018.055.   edoc | Open Access
Jeong, J., Bhatia, A. and Fink, G. (2018) “Associations between birth registration and early child growth and development : evidence from 31 low- and middle-income countries”, BMC Public Health. BioMed Central, 18, p. 673. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5598-z.   edoc | Open Access
Haber, N., Harling, G., Cohen, J., Mutevedzi, T., Tanser, F., Gareta, D., Herbst, K., Pillay, D., Bärnighausen, T. and Fink, G. (2018) “List randomization for eliciting HIV status and sexual behaviors in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa : a randomized experiment using known true values for validation”, BMC medical research methodology. BioMed Central, 18, p. 46. doi: 10.1186/s12874-018-0507-9.   edoc | Open Access
Bairoliya, N. and Fink, G. (2018) “Causes of death and infant mortality rates among full-term births in the United States between 2010 and 2012 : an observational study”, PLoS medicine. PLoS, 15(3), p. e1002531. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002531.   edoc | Open Access
De Neve, J. W. and Fink, G. (2018) “Children’s education and parental old age survival : quasi-experimental evidence on the intergenerational effects of human capital investment”, Journal of Health Economics. Elsevier, 58, pp. 76–89.   edoc
Rokicki, S., Cohen, J., Fink, G., Salomon, J. A. and Landrum, M. B. (2018) “Inference with difference-in-differences with a small number of groups: a review, simulation study, and empirical application using SHARE data”, Medical care. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 56(1), pp. 97–105. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000830.   edoc | Open Access
Arku, R. E., Ezzati, M., Baumgartner, J., Fink, G., Zhou, B., Hystad, P. and Brauer, M. (2018) “Elevated blood pressure and household solid fuel use in premenopausal women: analysis of 12 Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) from 10 countries”, Environmental research. Elsevier, 160, pp. 499–505. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2017.10.026.   edoc
Liu, C. H., Fink, G., Brentani, H. and Brentani, A. (2017) “An assessment of hair cortisol among postpartum Brazilian mothers and infants from a high-risk community in São Paulo : intra-individual stability and association in mother-infant dyads”, Developmental psychobiology. Wiley-Interscience Publ, 59(7), pp. 916–926. doi: 10.1002/dev.21557.   edoc
Rokicki, S. and Fink, G. (2017) “Assessing the reach and effectiveness of mHealth: evidence from a reproductive health program for adolescent girls in Ghana”, BMC public health. BioMed Central, 17, p. 969. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4939-7.   edoc | Open Access
Andrews, K., Bourroul, M. L. M., Fink, G., Grisi, S., Scoleze Ferrer, A. P., Diniz, E. M. de A. and Brentani, A. (2017) “Time to change focus? Transitioning from higher neonatal to higher stillbirth mortality in São Paulo State, Brazil”, PLoS ONE. Public Library of Science, 12(12), p. e0190060. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190060.   edoc | Open Access
Fink, G., Levenson, R., Tembo, S. and Rockers, P. C. (2017) “Home- and community-based growth monitoring to reduce early life growth faltering: an open-label, cluster-randomized controlled trial”, American journal of clinical nutrition. American Society for Clinical Nutrition, 106(4), pp. 1070–1077. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.117.157545.   edoc