Session 14:
Building Human Capital in Early Childhood

Thursday, May 1
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Regis
3rd Floor

Discussant: John A. Maluccio, Middlebury College
Chair: Deon P. Filmer, World Bank Group

  1. The Impact of Early Childhood Education on Child Development Outcomes: Evidence from the Indonesia Early Childhood Education and Development (ECED) ProjectHaeil Jung, Indiana University, Bloomington; Amer Hasan, World Bank Group

  2. Effects of Early-Life Exposure to Sanitation on Childhood Cognitive Skills: Evidence from India's Total Sanitation CampaignDean Spears, Delhi School of Economics; Sneha Lamba, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

  3. Simultaneity of Fertility and Schooling Decisions in Ouagadougou, Burkina FasoMoussa Bougma, Université de Montréal; Jean-François Kobiané, Université de Ouagadougou

  4. Malaria Eradication and Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from UgandaJeremy Barofsky, University of Southern California; Tobenna D. Anekwe, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); Claire Chase, World Bank Group; Farshad Farzadfar, Harvard University

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