Thursday, April 30 / 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM   •   Ambassador Ballroom 3

Session 39:
Public Policy and Child Outcomes

Chair: Matthew Stagner, University of Chicago
Discussant: Sandra Danziger, University of Michigan
Discussant: Rukmalie Jayakody, Pennsylvania State University

  1. The Effects of Anti-Poverty Policy on Poverty Exits versus Poverty Cycling among Poor ChildrenShelley K. Irving, Pennsylvania State University

  2. Child Care Subsidies and Childhood ObesityChris Herbst, Arizona State University ; Erdal Tekin, Georgia State University

  3. Income-Related Gaps in School Readiness in the U.S.and the UK: An Analysis of the Mediating FactorsJane Waldfogel, Columbia University ; Elizabeth Washbrook, University of Bristol

  4. Do Children Benefit if Their Unmarried Parents Marry? A Focus on Young Children’s BehaviorNina Palmo, University of Texas at Austin

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