Session 187:
Public Policy and Families in Developing Countries

Saturday, May 5
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Continental Parlor 3
Ballroom Level

Chair: Toshiko Kaneda, Population Reference Bureau (PRB)
Discussant: T. Paul Schultz, Yale University
Discussant: David Lam, University of Michigan

  1. Why is the Sex Ratio Unbalanced in China? The Roles of the One-Child Policy, Underdeveloped Social Insurance, and Parental ExpectationsXue Li, University of Maryland

  2. Men, Pensions and Wellbeing in Rural South Africa: Tracking Effects through Policy ShiftsEnid Schatz, University of Missouri, Columbia; Xavier Gómez-Olivé, University of the Witwatersrand; Margaret L. Ralston, University of Missouri, Columbia; Jane Menken, University of Colorado at Boulder; Stephen Tollman, University of the Witwatersrand

  3. A Life-Course Perspective on Social Protection among the Working Poor in EgyptMaia Sieverding, Population Council and University of California, Berkeley

  4. Mother’s Autonomy and Child Welfare - a New Measure and Some New EvidenceTanika Chakraborty, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur; Prabal De, City College, City University of New York (CUNY)

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