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Early Life Health Shocks: Can Policy Interventions Help?

05 July 2018
Manila
Philippines

University of Hawaii professor Teresa Molina presented recent work examining whether policy interventions, such as conditional cash transfer programs, can help reduce the disadvantages by those hit by negative early life health shock, relative to those who are unaffected. It is well documented that children who are hit by negative health shocks can suffer long-term disadvantages, in terms of health, education, and labor outcomes.

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05 Jul 2018 Presentation Early Life Health Shocks: Can Policy Interventions Help?
Learn how early life health environment affects human capital accumulation in developing countries. It is well-documented that ...
Teresa Molina

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