Session 83:
Effects of Fetal and Childhood Conditions on Adult Health Outcomes

Thursday, May 1
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4th Floor

Discussant: Jennifer B. Dowd, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR)
Chair: Florencia Torche, New York University (NYU)

  1. Understanding Heterogeneity in the Effects of Birth Weight on Adult Cognition and WagesJason Fletcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Justin Cook, Yale University

  2. Beyond Birth Weight: Alternate Ways of Representing How the Fetal Environment Relates to Adult Blood PressureKenneth Bollen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Shawn Bauldry, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Linda Adair, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  3. Violent Conflicts and Child Development: Evidence from ColombiaValentina Duque, Columbia University

  4. Racial Differences in the Relationship between Childhood Adverse Events and Mental Health Disorders among a Nationally Representative Sample of AdolescentsJennifer Ahern, University of California, Berkeley; Deborah Karasek, University of California, Berkeley; Tim-Allen Bruckner, University of California, Irvine

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