Session 106
Health, Migration, Race, and Education

Friday, May 1
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Sapphire Ballroom E
Level 4

Chair: Joseph Ferrie, Northwestern University
Discussant: Sven E. Wilson, Brigham Young University
Discussant: Marcella Alsan, Stanford University

1. The Impact of Migration on Infant Health: Evidence from the Great MigrationKatherine Eriksson, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Greg Niemesh, Miami University.

2. Income and Health in African America: Evidence from Union Army PensionsTrevon D. Logan, Ohio State University; Shari Eli, University of Toronto.

3. Estimating the Effect of Education on Mortality in the Presence of Migration: Evidence from the Jim Crow SouthBhashkar Mazumder, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; Seth Sanders, Duke University; Daniel Aaronson, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; Evan Taylor, University of Michigan.

4. Education and Mortality: Evidence from Historical Compulsory Schooling Laws in CanadaShuang Zhang, University of Colorado, Boulder; Grant Miller, Stanford University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Christina Gathmann, University of Mannheim; Ying Cao, University of Guelph; Jiayuan Teng, University of Guelph.

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