No Place Like Home: Long-Run Impacts of Early Child Health and Family Planning on Economic and Migration Outcomes

Date: 
October 1, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Title: 
Associate Professor of Economics
Affiliation: 
University of Colorado Boulder, Institute of Behavioral Science
Speaker Biographies: 

Research Interests:

Investigating the impacts of conditional cash transfers on various child health and educational outcomes in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Yemen, determining the long-term effects of family planning and early child health interventions on cognitive development of older children and adolescents, using a randomized experiment in Yemen to test the unitary model of the household and to determine if expenditure patterns differ depending on if money in the hands of men versus women, exploring the effect of electification on poverty in Brazil.

Location: 
Room 100 - Perelman Center for Political Science & Economics