Session 123:
Determinants of Maternal and Child Health in Developing Countries

Friday, April 12
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Gallier AB
4th Floor

Chair: Jed Friedman, World Bank Group
Discussant: Gil Shapira, World Bank Group

  1. Changes in Maternal and Child Health Care Behaviors: Early Evidence of the Impact of Community-Based Programs in NigeriaSally E. Findley, Columbia University; Omolara T. Uwemedimo, Columbia University; Henry V. Doctor, Columbia University; Cathy Green, Health Partners International; Fatima Adamu, PRRINN-MNCH; Godwin Afenyadu, PRRINN-MNCH

  2. The Role of Mother's Primary School Completion in Maternal Health Care Utilization and Birth Weight: Evidence from a Compulsory Schooling LawPinar Mine Gunes, University of Maryland

  3. Periods of Child Growth up to Age 8 Years in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam: Key Distal Household and Community FactorsWhitney Schott, University of Pennsylvania; Benjamin Crookston, University of Utah; Elizabeth Lundeen, Emory University; Aryeh D. Stein, Emory University; Jere Behrman, University of Pennsylvania

  4. The Effects of Community and Household Interventions on Birth Outcomes: Evidence from IndonesiaMargaret Triyana, University of Chicago

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