Saturday, May 11 / 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM   •   Cherokee

Session 147:
Infant and Child Health in the U.S.: Effects of Income and Social Programs

Chair: Wen-Jui Han, Columbia University
Discussant: Sanders Korenman, City University of New York

  1. Income Changes and Cognitive Stimulation in Children's Home Environments during the Preschool and Early Elementary School YearsElizabeth Votruba-Drzal, Northwestern University

  2. Welfare Programs and Infant Mortality in the United States: 1995Theodore Fuller, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  3. Medicaid Managed Care and Infant Health: A National EvaluationRobert Kaestner, University of Illinois at Chicago ; Lisa Dubay, Urban Institute ; Genevieve Kenney, Urban Institute

  4. The Effects of WIC on Pregnancy, Birth, and Infant Health OutcomesMarianne Bitler, RAND ; Janet Currie, University of California at Los Angeles

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