Session 152:
Effects of Government Policies and Incentives on Fertility and Reproductive Health

Saturday, April 17
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Cumberland D
Exhibition Level

Chair: Clea McNeely, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Discussant: David Bishai, Johns Hopkins University
Discussant: Gita G. Mirchandani, Johns Hopkins University

  1. Protect Young Mothers from Cigarettes, Help Their Babies? A Regression Discontinuity Study on Minimum Cigarette Purchase AgeJi Yan, Washington University in St. Louis

  2. Arkansas' Family Planning Waiver: Assessing Effects on Unintended Births and Other OutcomesKathleen Adams, Emory University; Genevieve Kenney, Urban Institute; Katya Galactionava, Emory University

  3. The Contribution of Recent Increases to Family Benefits to Australia’s Early 21st Century Fertility Increase: An Empirical AnalysisNick Parr, Macquarie University; Ross Guest, Griffith University

  4. The Mythology of Two Hundred Million People: Equalitarianism, Welfare Benefits, and Population GrowthShuo Chen, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Huadong Song, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Jie Chen, KDB Asia Ltd.

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