Friday, April 12 / 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM   •   Gallier AB

Session 123:
Determinants of Maternal and Child Health in Developing Countries

Chair: Jed Friedman, World Bank Group
Discussant: Gil Shapira, World Bank Group

  1. Changes in Maternal and Child Health Care Behaviors: Early Evidence of the Impact of Community-Based Programs in NigeriaSally E. Findley, Columbia University ; Omolara T. Uwemedimo, Columbia University ; Henry V. Doctor, Columbia University ; Cathy Green, Health Partners International ; Fatima Adamu, PRRINN-MNCH ; Godwin Afenyadu, PRRINN-MNCH

  2. The Role of Mother's Primary School Completion in Maternal Health Care Utilization and Birth Weight: Evidence from a Compulsory Schooling LawPinar Mine Gunes, University of Maryland

  3. Periods of Child Growth up to Age 8 Years in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam: Key Distal Household and Community FactorsWhitney Schott, University of Pennsylvania ; Benjamin Crookston, University of Utah ; Elizabeth Lundeen, Emory University ; Aryeh D. Stein, Emory University ; Jere Behrman, University of Pennsylvania

  4. The Effects of Community and Household Interventions on Birth Outcomes: Evidence from IndonesiaMargaret Triyana, University of Chicago

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