Juan Pantano

Senior Research Associate
Associate Director for Research
Center for the Economics of Human Development
The University of Chicago
e-mail: jpanta [at] uchicago [dot] edu



  • Curriculum Vitae [pdf]


        PUBLICATIONS
  • Cesarean Sections and Subsequent Fertility, with K. Norberg, Journal of Population Economics, 2016, Vol. 29 No 1: 5-37 (lead article) [pdf]
  • Obesity and Sex Ratios in the U.S., with K. McEvilly and W. Lin, Review of Economics of the Household, 2016, Vol. 14, No. 2: 269–292 [pdf]
  • Strategic Parenting, Birth Order and School Performance, with V. J. Hotz, Journal of Population Economics, 2015, Vol. 28 No. 4: 911-936 [pdf]
  • Estimating Neighborhood Choice Models: Lessons from a Housing Assistance Experiment, with S. Galiani and A. Murphy, American Economic Review, 2015, Vol. 105 No 11: 3385-3415 [pdf]
  • The Unintended: Negative Outcomes Over The Life Cycle, with W. Lin, Journal of Population Economics, 2015, Vol. 28 No. 2: 479-508 [pdf]
  • Catastrophic Natural Disasters and Economic Growth, with E. Cavallo, S. Galiani and I. Noy, Review of Economics and Statistics, 2013, Vol. 95, No. 5: 1549–1561. [pdf]

        WORKING PAPERS
  • Using Expectations Data to Allow for Unobserved Heterogeneity in Hotz-Miller Estimation Strategies, with Y. Zheng, revise and resubmit
    [pdf]
  • Unwanted Fertility, Contraceptive Technology and Crime: Exploiting a Natural Experiment in Access to The Pill, revise and resubmit
  • Healthcare Access, Costs and Treatment Dynamics : Evidence from in Vitro Fertilization, with B. Hamilton, E. Jungheim and B. McManus, revise and resubmit [pdf]
  • Birth Order and Unwanted Fertility, with W. Lin and S. Sun, submitted  [pdf]
  • The Demographic Consequences of Sex-Selection Technology, with Q. Li [pdf]


        WORK IN PROGRESS
  • Parental Reputation, with C. Fu
  • Identification of Quantity-Quality Trade-off with Imperfect Fertility Control, with W. Lin, R. Pinto and S. Sun
  • The Equilibrium Effect of Cross-Border Brides on Marriage Markets, with Y. Wang and W. Lin
  • Social Security Benefits, Life Expectancy and Early Retirement, with M. Casanova, D. He and Q. Li
  • Learning and the Inefficient Exit of Entrepreneurs, with B. Hamilton and T.J. Janpen
  • Understanding C-Section Overuse, with H. Faghani Dermi
  • Estimating and Validating a Litigation Game, with B. Black
  • A Dynamic Model of Prostate Cancer Treatment Choice, with B. McManus, B. Hamilton and J. Trogdon