Thursday, April 30 / 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM   •   Nicolet B

Session 14:
Social Programs and Economic Well-Being in Developing Countries

Chair: Jere Behrman, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Douglas McKee, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Susan Parker, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)

  1. How Does Family Planning Promote Development? Evidence from a Social Experiment in Matlab, Bangladesh, 1977-1996T. Paul Schultz, Yale University

  2. "Oportunidades" to Reduce Smoking in Mexico?Mabel Andalon Lopez, Cornell University

  3. Randomized Evaluation of a Program Extending Social Security Health Insurance to Informal Workers via MFIS in NicaraguaMursaleena Islam, Abt Associates Inc. ; Barbara Magnoni, EA Consultants ; Laurel E. Hatt, Abt Associates Inc.

  4. Population, Vulnerability and Poverty: A Methodological Exploration Based on Iquitos, PeruRichard Bilsborrow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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