Economic Demography Workshop PAA-2000

Westin Bonaventure Hotel
Los Angeles, CA
Room: Santa Barbara B

Wednesday, March 22, 2000 - 1-5 pm


SESSION I: 1:00 - 2.30 pm

    Chair: Bridget Hiedemann, Seattle University, Seattle, WA

    "Transfers, Life Cycle Planning, and Capital Stocks"
    Antoine Bommier - (INED, IEP-Paris and LEA-INRA) University of California, Berkeley, CA
    Ronald D. Lee - University of California, Berkeley, CA
    Discussant: Barbara Schone: Department of Health & Human Services, Rockville, MD

    "Migration (an ex-ante risk management strategy), and Timing and Effectiveness of Inter-Household Transfers (an ex-post risk coping mechanism) in Protecting Households During Illness Shock: the Case of Rural Pakistan"
    Karima Saleh - Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Discussant: Elaina Rose: University of Washington, Seattle, WA

SESSION II: 2:40-5:00 pm

    Chair: David Ribar, The George Washington University, Washington DC

    "The Lifecycle Welfare Migration Hypothesis: Evidence from the 1980 and 1990 Censuses"
    Jonah Gelbach - University of Maryland, College Park, MD
    Discussant: Aaron Yelowitz, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

    "The Effects of the Welfare System on Marital Dissolution"
    McKinley Blackburn - University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
    Discussant: Madeline Zavodny, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, GA

    "Reexamining the Effects of Time Limits on Welfare Utilization"
    Jeff Grogger - UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
    Discussant: David Ribar, The George Washington University, Washington DC