Session 34:
Environment and Health

Thursday, April 30
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Richard B
Level 5

Chair: Ann Ferris, University of Michigan
Discussant: Divya Nair, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Discussant: William Pan, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  1. The Spatial Patterns of Low Birth Weight and Infant Mortality at the County-Level: Using Spatial Analytical TechniquesSeung-Eun Song, University of Texas at Austin

  2. Water Pollution and Digestive Cancers in ChinaAvraham Ebenstein, Harvard University

  3. The Urban and Nutrition Transition: Using Giscience and Remote Sensing to Map Predictors of Urban Household Food Security in Accra, GhanaAnna Carla Lopez, San Diego State University; John R. Weeks, San Diego State University

  4. Environmental Degradation, Population Pressure and Health in South India: Elite Capture or Poor Information?Monica Das Gupta, World Bank Group; Vijayendra Rao, World Bank Group; Radu Ban, World Bank Group

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