Session 70:
Child and Family Policy

Thursday, May 3
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Union Square 14
Fourth Floor

Chair: Jane Waldfogel, Columbia University
Discussant: Sakiko Tanaka, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

  1. Do Conditional Cash Transfer Programs Improve Work and Earnings among its Youth Beneficiaries? Evidence after a Decade of a Mexican Cash Transfer ProgramSusan Parker, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Luis Rubalcava, Spectron Desarrollo S.C. and Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Graciela M. Teruel, Universidad Iberoamericana

  2. Evaluating the Impacts of Conditional and Unconditional Cash Transfers on Children’s Health in Rural Burkina FasoRichard Akresh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Damien de Walque, World Bank Group; Harounan Kazianga, Oklahoma State University

  3. Additional Returns to Investing in Girls' Education: Impact on Younger Sibling Human CapitalJavaeria A. Qureshi, University of Chicago

  4. Child Gender and Parental Investments in India: Are Boys and Girls Treated Differently?Silvia H. Barcellos, RAND Corporation; Leandro Carvalho, RAND Corporation; Adriana Lleras-Muney, Princeton University

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