Session 10:
Family Size and Human Capital

Thursday, March 29
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Gramercy/Olmstead
7th floor

Chair: David Eggebeen, Pennsylvania State University
Discussant: Florencia Torche, New York University

  1. Family Size, Birth Order, and IQSandra Black, University of California, Los Angeles; Paul Devereux, University College Dublin; Kjell Salvanes, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH)

  2. Demographic Transitions and Children's Resources: Bonus or Divergence?Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue, Cornell University; C. Shannon Stokes, Pennsylvania State University

  3. Is Gender Bias in Education Mediated by Sibling Configuration? Evidence from EgyptRania Salem, Princeton University

  4. Family Size, Children’s Cognitive Test Scores and Familial Interaction: U.S., 1997-2002John Sandberg, McGill University; Patrick Rafail, Pennsylvania State University

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