Session 89:
Parental Investments in Education: Social, Economic, and Policy Influences

Friday, April 16
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Cumberland E
Exhibition Level

Chair: Elizabeth Cooksey, Ohio State University
Discussant: Sunny Xinchun Niu, Princeton University
Discussant: Elizabeth A. Gummerson, Princeton University

  1. Mother’s Perception of HIV and Investments in Children's Health and Education: The Case of Rural MalawiRuben Castro, University of Pennsylvania; Jere Behrman, University of Pennsylvania; Hans-Peter Kohler, University of Pennsylvania

  2. Education Returns in the Marriage Market: Does Female Education Investment Improve the Quality of Future Husbands in Egypt?Asmaa Elbadawy, Population Council

  3. How Does Legalizing Divorce Effect Resource Allocation within Households? The Case of ChileMisty Heggeness, University of Minnesota

  4. The Role of U.S. Migration and Remittances on the Educational Attainment of Children in MexicoGabriela Sanchez-Soto, Brown University

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