Academic journal article NBER Reporter

Cohort Studies

Academic journal article NBER Reporter

Cohort Studies

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The NBER's Working Group on Cohort Studies met in Chicago on April 2-3, 2010. The group's Director Dora L. Costa of the University of California, Los Angeles, organized the meeting. These papers and topics were discussed:

* "The Developmental Origins of Longevity"--David Barker, Southampton General Hospital

* "Early Life Family and Socioeconomic Conditions and Cause-Specific Mortality in Finland"--Irma T. Elo, University of Pennsylvania; Pekka Martikainen, University of Helsinki; and Mikko Myrskyla, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

* "Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Formation" (NBER Working Paper No. 15664)--Flavio Cunha, University of Pennsylvania and NBER; James Heckman, University of Chicago and NBER; and Susanne Schennach, University of Chicago

* "The Ostrich Effect: Selective Attention to Financial News by Investors"-- George Loewenstein and Duane Seppi, Carnegie Mellon University; Nachum Sicherman, Columbia University; and Stephen Utkus, Vanguard

* "Growing Up in a Recession: Beliefs and the Macroeconomy" (NBER Working Paper No. …

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