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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, INC.

SI 2016 Childrens Workshop

Anna Aizer and Janet Currie, Organizers

July 28-29, 2016

Royal Sonesta Hotel
Charles Suite

40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard

Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

PROGRAM

 

Wednesday, July 27

 

 

6:00 pm

Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel

Thursday, July 28

8:00 am

Coffee and Pastries

Morning session joint with Labor Studies, Ballroom B, West Tower

8:30 am

Leonardo Bursztyn, University of Chicago and NBER
Georgy Egorov, Northwestern University and NBER
Robert Jensen, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Cool to be Smart or Smart to be Cool? Understanding Peer Pressure in Education

9:20 am

Naomi Gershoni, Tel Aviv University
Corinne Low, University of Pennsylvania
The Impact of Extended Reproductive Time Horizons: Evidence from Israel's Expansion of Access to IVF

10:10 am

Break

10:30 am

Henrik Kleven, London School of Economics
Camille Landais, London School of Economics
Jakob Sogaard, University of Copenhagen
Children and Gender Inequality: Evidence from Denmark

11:20 am

Robert Paul Hartley, University of Kentucky
Carlos Lamarche, University of Kentucky
James Ziliak, University of Kentucky
Welfare Reform and the Intergenerational Transmission of Dependence

 

12:10 pm

Lunch

1:15 pm

Jacob Goldin, Stanford University
Tatiana Homonoff, Cornell University
Katherine Meckel, Texas A&M University
Is there an Nth of the Month Effect? The Timing of SNAP Issuance, Food Expenditures, and Grocery Prices
 

2:05 pm

Eric Chyn, University of Michigan
Moved to Opportunity: The Long-Run Effect of Public Housing Demolition on Labor Market Outcomes of Children

2:55 pm

Break

3:10 pm

Cristina Borra, Universidad de Sevilla
Libertad Gonzalez, Universidad Pompeu Fabra
Almudena Sevilla, Queen Mary London
The Impact of Scheduling Birth Early on Infant Health

4:00 pm

Katie Fitzpatrick, University of Seattle
The Effect of Childhood Savings Accounts on Household Spending

 

4:50 pm

Adjourn

Friday, July 29

8:00 am

Coffee and Pastries

8:30 am

Manisha Shah, University of California at Los Angeles and NBER
Bryce Millett Steinberg, Harvard University
Workfare and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from India

9:20 am

Maya Rossin-Slater, University of California at Santa Barbara and NBER
Miriam Wüst, The Danish National Centre for Social Research
Are Different Early Investments Complements or Substitutes? Long-Run and Intergenerational Evidence from Denmark

10:10 am

Break

10:30 am

Melanie Guldi, University of Central Florida
Amelia Hawkins, University of Michigan
Jeffrey Hemmeter, Social Security Administration
Lucie Schmidt, Williams College
Supplemental Security Income and Child Outcomes: Evidence from Birth Weight Eligibility Cutoffs

11:20 am

David Slusky, University of Kansas
Yao Lu, University of Chicago
The Impact of Women’s Health Clinic Closures on Fertility

12:10 pm

Lunch

1:10 pm

Gerard van den Berg, University of Bristol
Bettina Siflinger,
University of Mannheim
The Effects of a Universal Child Care Reform on Child Health - Evidence from Sweden

2:00 pm

Tom Vogl, Princeton University and NBER
Shoumitro Chatterjee, Princeton University
Economic Growth and Childbearing in the Short- and Long-Run

2:50 pm

Break

3:20 pm

Hannes Schwandt, University of Zurich

The Lasting Legacy of Seasonal Influenza: In-utero Exposure and Human Capital Development.

 

 

4:10 pm

Achyuta Adhvaryu, University of Michigan

Steven Bednar, Elon University

Teresa Molina, University of Southern California

Quynh Nguyen, The World Bank

Anant Nyshadham, Boston College

When It Rains it Pours: The Long-run Economic Impacts of Salt Iodizationn

5:00 pm

Adjourn