Members of the NBER's Program on Children met March 5–6 in Cambridge. Program Directors Anna Aizer of Brown University and Janet Currie of Princeton University organized the meeting. These researchers' papers were presented and discussed:
Michael Gilraine, New York University, "Air Filters, Pollution and Student Achievement"
Peter Bergman, Columbia University; Raj Chetty, Lawrence F. Katz, and Nathaniel Hendren, Harvard University and NBER; Stefanie DeLuca, Johns Hopkins University; and Christopher Palmer, MIT and NBER, "Creating Moves to Opportunity: Experimental Evidence on Barriers to Neighborhood Choice" (NBER Working Paper 26164)
Imran Rasul, Pedro Carneiro, and Giacomo Mason, University College London; Lucy Kraftman, Institute for Fiscal Studies; and Lucie Moore and Molly Scott, Office of Personnel Management, "The Impacts of a Multifaceted Pre-natal Intervention on Human Capital Accumulation in Early Life"
Katherine Meckel, University of California, San Diego and NBER; Maya Rossin-Slater, Stanford University and NBER; and Lindsey M. Uniat, Yale University, "Efficiency versus Equity in the Provision of In-Kind Benefits: Evidence from Cost Containment in the California WIC Program" (NBER Working Paper 26718)
Olivier Marie, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and Esmée Zwiers, Princeton University, "The Power of the Dutch Pill: The Short and Long Term Effects of Access to Birth Control"
John Anders and Andrew C. Barr, Texas A&M University, and Alexander A. Smith, United States Military Academy, West Point, "The Effect of Early Childhood Education on Adult Criminality: Evidence from the 1960s through 1990s"
Elira Kuka, George Washington University and NBER, and Na'ama Shenhav, Dartmouth College, "Long-Run Effects of Incentivizing Work Post-Birth"
Christina Brown, University of California, Berkeley; Supreet Kaur, University of California, Berkeley and NBER; and Heather Schofield, University of Pennsylvania, "Attention as Human Capital"
Herdis Steingrimsdottir, Copenhagen Business School, and Snaebjorn Gunnsteinsson, University of Maryland, "The Long-Term Impact of Children's Disabilities on Families"
Alicia S. Modestino and Richard J. Paulsen, Northeastern University, "School's Out: How Summer Youth Employment Programs Impact Academic Outcomes"
Bhashkar Mazumder, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; Maria Rosales-Rueda, Rutgers University; and Margaret Triyana, Wake Forest University, "Social Interventions, Health and Well-being: The Long-term and Intergenerational Effects of a School Construction Program"
Timothy N. Bond and Jillian B. Carr, Purdue University; Analisa Packham, Vanderbilt University and NBER; and Jonathan Smith, Georgia State University, "Hungry for Success? SNAP Timing, High-Stakes Exam Performance, and College Attendance"
Summaries of these papers are at