Friday, May 2 / 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM   •   Simmons

Session 141:
Effects of Policies and Programs and Events on Infant Mortality and Birth Outcomes

Discussant: Thomas W. Pullum, ICF International
Chair: Daniel A. Powers, University of Texas at Austin

  1. The Effects of Family Leave Policy on Child Health: Evidence from 19 OECD Countries from 1969 to 2010Joyce Shim, Columbia University

  2. The Mortality Effects of Antenatal Testing LawsWinnie Fung, Wheaton College ; Omar Robles, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

  3. The Effect of a Natural Disaster on the Incidence of Miscarriages, Stillbirths and Pregnancy OutcomesTzu-Yin Hazel Tseng, University of Houston ; Elaine M. Liu, University of Houston ; Jin-Tan Liu, National Taiwan University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

  4. The Mexican Drug War and Early-Life Health: The Impact of Violent Crime on Birth OutcomesRyan P. Brown, Duke University

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