Session 158:
Race, Ethnicity, Immigration, and Child Health and Well-Being

Saturday, April 2
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
McKinley
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Elizabeth Wildsmith, Child Trends
Discussant: Ilana Redstone Akresh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  1. The Shape of Things to Come: Obesity Prevalence among Foreign-Born vs. U.S.-Born Hispanic Children in CaliforniaAlison M. Buttenheim, University of Pennsylvania; Anne Pebley, University of California, Los Angeles; Katie Hsih, Princeton University; Noreen Goldman, Princeton University

  2. The Intergenerational Production of the Health Gradient: Evidence among Mexican Immigrant FamiliesChristina Diaz, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Jenna Nobles, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  3. Variation in Birth Outcomes among Native Born and Foreign Born Black Women in the United StatesIrma T. Elo, University of Pennsylvania; Zoua M. Vang, McGill University; Jennifer Culhane, Drexel University

  4. Is the Immigrant Health Advantage Apparent in Childhood? Immigrant Generation, Race and Ethnicity, and Child Health across the Early LifecourseErin R. Hamilton, University of California, Davis; Jodi Berger Cardoso, University of Texas at Austin

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