Session 42:
Social Environment and Adult Health in Developing Countries

Thursday, April 1
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Beacon B
3rd Floor

Chair: Scott M. Lynch, Princeton University
Discussant: Christopher L. Seplaki, Princeton University

  1. Social Insurance and Widowhood in Costa RicaWilliam H. Dow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Kristy Gonzalez, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Luis Rosero-Bixby, Universidad de Costa Rica

  2. Women's Autonomy, Women's Status, and Nutrition in Zimbabwe, Zambia, and MalawiMichelle Hindin, Johns Hopkins University

  3. Social Networks, Risk Perception, and Changing Attitudes towards HIV-AIDS: New Evidence from a Longitudinal Study Using Fixed-Effects EstimationStephane Helleringer, University of Pennsylvania

  4. Social Roles, Environment, and Gender Differences in Disability and Function in Egypt and TunisiaKathryn M. Yount, Emory University

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