Session 50:
Economic Crises, Natural Disasters and Population Well-Being

Thursday, April 30
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Nicolet B
Level 5

Chair: Jed Friedman, World Bank Group
Discussant: Olga N. Shemyakina, Georgia Institute of Technology
Discussant: Michelle Poulin, Brown University

  1. Armed Conflict and Schooling: Evidence from the 1994 Rwandan GenocideRichard Akresh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Damien de Walque, World Bank Group

  2. Long-Term Health Consequences of Early Exposure to the China 1959-1961 FamineCheng Huang, Emory University; Reynaldo Martorell, Emory University

  3. Breakup of New Orleans Households after Hurricane KatrinaMichael Rendall, RAND Corporation

  4. Tsunami-Induced Displacement in Sumatra, IndonesiaClark L. Gray, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Cecep S. Sumantri, SurveyMETER

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