Session 58:
Population, Environment, and Health

Thursday, April 1
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Beacon B
3rd Floor

Chair: Joshua A. Mott, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Discussant: Lawrence A. Brown, Ohio State University

  1. Public Health Investments and the Infant Mortality Gap: Evidence from Federal Sanitation Interventions on U.S. Indian ReservationsTara Watson, Princeton University

  2. Access to Safe Drinking Water: Effects on Health and Time Management in Andhra Pradesh, IndiaGarimella Rama Rao, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Garimella Rohini Devi, SK Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce; M.N.V. Prasad, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  3. The Effects of 'Improvements' in the Water Supply on the Mortality of Cities at the Turn of the Twentieth CenturyGretchen A. Condran, Temple University; Rose Cheney, University of Pennsylvania; Harold Lentzner, Independent Researcher

  4. The Role of Public Health Improvements in Health Advances: The 20th Century United StatesDavid Cutler, Harvard University; Grant Miller, Harvard University

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