Session 79:
Effects of Health on Development of Human Capital I

Friday, March 30
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Chelsea
7th floor

Chair: Jere Behrman, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Sharon J. Ghuman, Population Council
Discussant: Farzana Afridi, Syracuse University

  1. The Impact of Poor Health on Education: New Evidence Using Genetic MarkersWeili Ding, Queen's University; Steven F. Lehrer, Queen's University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); J. Niels Rosenquist, Harvard University; Janet Audrain-McGovern, University of Pennsylvania

  2. Long-Term Consequences of Childhood ADHD on Early Adult OutcomesJason Fletcher, Yale University; Barbara Wolfe, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  3. Parental Health Expectations and Children's Educational Attainment in Rural MalawiMonica J. Grant, University of Pennsylvania

  4. Infant Morbidity and School Performance in Late Childhood in Cebu, PhilippinesTita Lorna L. Perez, University of San Carlos; Marilyn V. Cinco, University of San Carlos

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