Session 63:
Economics of Fertility

Thursday, March 31
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Harding
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Seth Sanders, Duke University
Discussant: Mark Hoekstra, University of Pittsburgh

  1. The Effect of Local Economic Downturns on Teen Births: Evidence from North Carolina Plant ClosingsElizabeth O. Ananat, Duke University; Anna Gassman-Pines, Duke University; Christina M. Gibson-Davis, Duke University

  2. The Impact of Subsidized Birth Control for College Women: Evidence from the Deficit Reduction ActEmily Collins, University of Michigan; Brad Hershbein, University of Michigan

  3. Do Family Wealth Shocks Affect Fertility Choices? Evidence from the Housing Market Boom and BustKevin J. Mumford, Purdue University; Michael Lovenheim, Cornell University

  4. Gender-Specific Local Labor Market Conditions and FertilityJessamyn Schaller, University of California, Davis

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