Friday, April 12 / 8:15 AM - 9:45 AM Meeting Room 202 (Level 2)

Session 130
Childhood Conditions and Adult Achievement

Chair: Maria Rosales-Rueda, Princeton University
Discussant: Hope Corman, Rider University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Discussant: Maria Rosales-Rueda, Princeton University
Discussant: Lauri Sääksvuori, National Institute for Health and Welfare
Discussant: Margaret Triyana, University of Chicago

1. When Does a Preterm Birth Lead to a Disadvantage Later in Life? Effects on Cognitive AbilityAnna Baranowska-Rataj , Umeå University; Kieron Barclay, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Berkay Ozcan, London School of Economics; Joan Costa-Font, London School of Economics; Mikko Myrskyla, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research.

2. The Long-Run Effects of America’s First Paid Maternity LeaveBrenden Timpe , University of Michigan.

3. The Influence of Early-Life Economic Shocks on Long-Term Health and Economic Well-being: Evidence From the U.S. Great Depression and New DealValentina Duque, University of Sydney; Lauren Schmitz , University of Michigan.

4. Cognitive Development and Infectious Disease: Gender Differences in Investments and OutcomesSonia Bhalotra, University of Essex; Ryan P. Brown , University of Colorado Denver; Atheendar Venkataramani, University of Pennsylvania.

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