Session 75:
Child Health and Socioeconomic Status

Friday, April 1
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Rooms 411-412
Level 4

Chair: Narayan Sastry, RAND
Discussant: William H. Dow, University of California, Berkeley

  1. The Role of Community Context in Children's Health: Evidence from the PhilippinesMarie Joy B. Arguillas, Cornell University

  2. Gender Differences in Child Survival in India: What Do We Know?Sonalde B. Desai, University of Maryland; Sonya Rastogi, University of Maryland; Reeve Vanneman, University of Maryland

  3. The Effect of Socio-Economic Status (SES) on Likelihood of Sickness, Care-Seeking, and Choice of Provider for Children Under-Five in Ten Districts of UgandaGita G. Mirchandani, Johns Hopkins University; David Bishai, Johns Hopkins University

  4. Maternal Participation and Child Health in a Developing SettingJenna Nobles, University of California, Los Angeles

  5. Determinants of Children’s Growth in Height at the Individual, Family, and Community Level: The Case for Contemporary ChinaShige Song, Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

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