Session 102:
How Policy Influences Health and Mortality in Developed and Developing Contexts

Friday, May 2
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
4th Floor

Chair: Jeffrey D. Morenoff, University of Michigan
Discussant: Marcus O. Dillender, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Discussant: Brad Hershbein, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

  1. Reduction in Emergency Department Visits for Children's Ear and Respiratory Infections after the Introduction of Smoke-Free LegislationSummer D. S. Hawkins, Boston College; Sylvia Hristakeva, Boston College; Mark Gottlieb, Northeastern University; Christopher Baum, Boston College

  2. Political Context, Policies, and Health Behaviors: The Case of TobaccoAshley Fox, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Rakesh Yumkham, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  3. Does Physician Compensation Impact Procedure Choice and Patient Health?Diane Alexander, Princeton University

  4. The Long-Term Effect of Birth Control Laws (1960-1979) on Women’s Health at Old Age: Evidence from the U.S. Health and Retirement StudyAmy Ehntholt, Harvard University; Erika L. Sabbath, Harvard University; Lisa Berkman, Harvard University; Mauricio Avendano, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Harvard University

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