Session 185:
Social Change and Population Health

Saturday, May 5
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Continental Parlor 8
Ballroom Level

Chair: Jeffrey Bingenheimer, George Washington University
Discussant: Mauricio Avendano Pabon, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Harvard School of Public Health

  1. Social Patterning in Body Mass Index (BMI) among Contemporary Immigrant Groups: The Emergence of a GradientIlana Redstone Akresh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Reanne Frank, Ohio State University

  2. The Impact of Parental Enrollment in the National Health Insurance Scheme on Child Health Outcomes and Health Behaviors in GhanaGissele Gajate Garrido, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Clement Ahiadeke, University of Ghana

  3. The Gorbachev Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Russia's Mortality CrisisGrant Miller, Stanford University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Christina Gathmann, University of Mannheim; Jay Bhattacharya, Stanford University

  4. Does Public Spending Level Mortality Inequalities? - Findings from East Germany after the UnificationTobias C. Vogt, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Fanny Kluge, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

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