Session 27:
International and Domestic Migration, Children and Families

Thursday, April 11
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Bayside A
4th Floor

Chair: Jennifer A. Holland, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) and University of Wisconsin-Madison
Discussant: Fernando Riosmena, University of Colorado at Boulder

  1. International Family Migration and the Academic Achievement of 9th Grade Students in MexicoBryant Jensen, Brigham Young University; Silvia Giorguli-Saucedo, El Colegio de México; Eduardo Hernández, Instituto Nacional para la Evaluación de la Educación

  2. Family Structure, Maternal Nativity Status and Childhood Overweight and Obesity: Evidence from the United KingdomWendy Sigle-Rushton, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); Alice Goisis, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

  3. The Causal Effects of Rural-to-Urban Migration on Children’s Wellbeing in ChinaHongwei Xu, University of Michigan; Yu Xie, University of Michigan

  4. Father's Labor Migration and Children's School Discontinuation in Rural MozambiqueScott T. Yabiku, Arizona State University

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