Friday, May 1 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM   •   Sapphire Ballroom E

Session 106:
Health, Migration, Race, and Education

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

  4. 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

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