Session 105:
Investments in Children: Implications for Well-Being

Friday, May 2
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Tremont
1st Floor

Discussant: Tia Palermo, Stony Brook University, State University of New York (SUNY)
Chair: Rachel Kidman, Stony Brook University, State University of New York (SUNY)

  1. Can Economic Assets Increase Girls’ Risk of Sexual Harassment? Evaluation Results from a Social, Health, and Economic Asset-Building Intervention for Vulnerable Adolescent Girls in UgandaKaren Austrian, Population Council Kenya; Eunice N. Muthengi, Population Council Kenya

  2. Redistribution for Human Development: Welfare Gains at the Cost of Welfare Loss?Nafisa Halim, Boston University

  3. Parental Spending on Children and Children’s Social-Emotional DevelopmentWei-Jun Jean Yeung, National University of Singapore; Lingxin Hao, Johns Hopkins University

  4. Maternal Education and Parental Investments: A Child Health PerspectiveKate C. Prickett, University of Texas at Austin; Jennifer M. Augustine, University of Houston

Other sessions on Children and Youth