Session 42:
Cross-Cultural Studies of Child Development

Thursday, April 11
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Nottoway
4th Floor

Chair: Leticia J. Marteleto, University of Texas at Austin
Discussant: Xiaogang Wu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  1. Costly Posturing: Relative Status, Ceremonies and Early Child Development in ChinaXi Chen, Yale University; Xiaobo Zhang, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

  2. Catch-up Effects in Health Outcomes – Linear and Quantile Regression Estimates from Four CountriesSubha Mani, Fordham University; Jere Behrman, University of Pennsylvania; Andreas Georgiadis, University of Oxford

  3. Exploiting Externalities to Estimate the Long-Term Effects of Early Childhood DewormingOwen Ozier, World Bank Group

  4. The Daughter Tax: Maternal Consequences of Female Children in Twenty-Eight Developing CountriesAbigail Weitzman, New York University (NYU)

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