Session 10:
The Long-Term Impact of Famines and Environmental Shocks

Thursday, April 11
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Bayside C
4th Floor

Chair: Timothy B. Gage, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY)
Discussant: Patrick Heuveline, University of California, Los Angeles

  1. Ambient Temperature in Utero and Cold-Related Adult Mortality in a Swedish Cohort, 1915 to 2002Tim-Allen Bruckner, University of California, Irvine; Gerard G. J. van den Berg, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute; Ralph Catalano, University of California, Berkeley; Kirk Smith, University of California, Berkeley

  2. Long-Run Health Consequences of Early-Life Exposure to the 1959-61 China FamineWen Fan, University of Minnesota; Yue Qian, Ohio State University

  3. Long Run Impacts of Famine Exposure: A Study of the 1974 - 1975 Bangladesh FamineGisella Kagy, University of Colorado at Boulder

  4. Testing Fisherian Adaptive Sex Ratio Hypothesis: A Famine-Based Natural Experimental ApproachShige Song, Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY)

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