Session 4:
Population and Environment I

Thursday, May 1
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Salons J-K
4th Floor

Chair: Dirgha J. Ghimire, University of Michigan
Discussant: Nicholas Nagle, University of Tennessee

  1. The Implications of Environmental Degradation for Human Capital: Children's Time Fetching Water and Firewood in TanzaniaDeborah Levison, University of Minnesota; Deborah S. DeGraff, Bowdoin College; Esther W. Dungumaro, University of Dar es Salaam

  2. Ambient Air Pollution and Adverse Birth Outcomes: A Natural ExperimentCheng Huang, George Washington University

  3. Agricultural Expansion, Air Pollution, and Child Health: Evidence from Pre-Harvest Sugarcane Burning in BrazilMarcos A. Rangel, Princeton University and University of Chicago; Tom Vogl, Princeton University

  4. Climate Change, Food Security, and Child Nutrition in India: Vulnerability and Resilience to Short-Term Climate VariabilityKiersten Johnson, ICF International; Molly Brown, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

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