Session 36:
Public Policy and Child Wellbeing

Thursday, April 17
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Oak Alley
4th floor

Chair: Charles Michalopoulos, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC)
Discussant: Eric Dearing, Boston College
Discussant: Lisa A. Gennetian, The Brookings Institution

  1. Public Policy, Demographic Change, and the Incidence and Severity of Long-Term Child Poverty through the 1990sLloyd D. Grieger, University of Michigan; Jessica J.B. Wyse, University of Michigan

  2. Liberal Welfare State Policies and Health: The Effect of The Earned Income Tax Credit on Child Well-BeingKate W. Strully, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY); David Rehkopf, University of California, San Francisco and University of California, Berkeley; Ziming Xuan, Harvard School of Public Health

  3. Welfare Receipt and Early Childhood Cognitive ScoresColleen M Heflin, University of Missouri at Columbia; Sharon Kukla-Acevado, University of Kentucky

  4. Economic Costs of Early Childhood PovertyGreg J. Duncan, Northwestern University; Ariel Kalil, University of Chicago

Other sessions on Children, including Child Health, Youth and Parenting