Thursday, April 11 /
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Agriculture and Child Mortality
Chair: Abigail Weitzman, University of Michigan
Discussant: Aashish Gupta, Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania
Diffusion of Modern Crop Varieties Associated With 20th Century Infant Mortality Declines • Gordon McCord , University of California, San Diego.
Economic Downturns and Inequities in Birth Outcomes: Evidence From 148 Million U.S. Births • Clemens Noelke , Brandeis University; Chen Yu-Han, Brandeis University; Theresa L. Osypuk, University of Minnesota; Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Brandeis University.
Fire, Wind, and Smoke: Impact of Crop-Residue Burning on Infant Mortality in India • Hemant Pullabhotla .
Insuring Girls’ Lives Against Drought • Jagori Saha , Rhodes College; Joshua Merfeld, New York University.
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