Session 173:
Population, Health, and Economic Development

Saturday, April 2
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Wilson A
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Helena Choi, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Discussant: Tom Merrick, World Bank Group

  1. Microeconomic Foundations of the Demographic DividendGuenther Fink, Harvard School of Public Health; David E. Bloom, Harvard School of Public Health; David Canning, Harvard University; Jocelyn E. Finlay, Harvard University

  2. The Effect of Child Health on Schooling: Evidence from Rural VietnamThuan Thai, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Evangelos Falaris, University of Delaware

  3. Can Conditional Cash Transfers Improve Maternal Health and Birth Outcomes? Evidence from El Salvador’s Comunidades Solidarias RuralesAlan de Brauw, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Amber Peterman, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

  4. The Social and Private Benefits of Reducing High Fertility in Low-Income Countries: Implications for Sub-Saharan African and Global Economic ProspectsMonica Das Gupta, World Bank Group; John G. Cleland, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Shareen Joshi, Georgetown University

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