Session 151:
Community and Contextual Effects on Health and Mortality II

Saturday, April 3
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
3rd Floor

Chair: Sarah A. Burgard, University of Michigan
Discussant: Avery M. Guest, University of Washington

  1. Community Effects on Disaster-Related Mortality: The Case of the 1995 Chicago HeatwaveChristopher Browning, Ohio State University; Danielle Wallace, University of Chicago; Seth L. Feinberg, Montana State University; Kathleen A. Cagney, University of Chicago

  2. Learning from Neighbors: Social Learning about Child Feeding during Diarrheal EpisodesKirk Dearden, Brigham Young University; Lant Pritchett, Harvard University and World Bank Group; Jeff Brown, Harvard University

  3. Assimilation and Its Discontents: The Case of Low Birth-Weight in Los AngelesBrian K. Finch, RAND

  4. A Dynamic Model of Neighborhood SES and Racial Segregation on Health DisparitiesErin Ruel, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Stephanie A. Robert, University of Wisconsin at Madison

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