Academic journal article NBER Reporter


Academic journal article NBER Reporter


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Members of the NBER's Program on Children met May 2-3 in Cambridge. Program Directors Anna Aizer of Brown University and Janet Currie of Princeton University organized the meeting. These researchers' papers were presented and discussed:

* Maria Micaela Sviatschi, Princeton University, and Iva Trako, World Bank, "Female Officers, Gender Violence and Children: Evidence from Women's Justice Centers in Peru"

* Giuseppe Sorrenti and Ulf Zoelitz, University of Zurich, "The Causal Impact of Socio-Emotional Skills Training on Educational Success"

* Andrew C. Barr, Texas A&M University, and Alexander A. Smith, United States Military Academy, "The Effect of Income During Infancy: Evidence from the EITC"

* Anthony Bald and Margarita Machelett, Brown University; Eric Chyn, University of Virginia; and Justine S. Hastings, Brown University and NBER, "The Causal Impact of Removing Children from Abusive and Neglectful Homes" (NBER Working Paper No. 25419)

* Jonathan M. Colmer, University of Virginia, and John L. Voorheis, U.S. Census Bureau, "Pollution and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Evidence from the 1970 Clean Air Act"

* Natalie Bau, University of California, Los Angeles; Martin Rotemberg, New York University; Manisha Shah, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER; and Bryce Steinberg, Brown University and NBER, "Brain vs. …

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