Economic Demography Workshop - PAA 2002

Board/Directors - 4th Floor
Atlanta Hilton and Towers
255 Courtland Towers NE
Atlanta, GA

Wednesday, May 8, 2002 1:00 - 5:00 pm

SESSION I: 1:00-2:15 - Fertility

Chair: Elaina Rose, University of Washington, Seattle
Discussant: Jacob A. Klerman, RAND

"Lessons from the Baby Boom: Delayed Effects of Fertility on Patterns of Consumption"
Diane Macunovich, Barnard College

"Dynasty Infertility and Intergenerational Altruism?"
Russell Murphy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute

SESSION II: 2:20-3:35 - Health and Retirement

Chair: Jacob Alex Klerman, RAND
Discussant: Elaina Rose, University of Washington, Seattle

"Technical Progress and Early Retirement"
Avner Ahituv, Hebrew University

"Understanding Health Disparities Across Education Groups"
Dana Goldman, RAND, and Darius Lakdawalla, RAND

SESSION III: 3:40-4:55 - Marriage

Chair: David Ribar, George Washington University

"Dowry, Brideprice, and Household Bargaining in Rural China"
Phil Brown, University of Michigan
Discussant: Charlene Kalenkoski, US Bureau of the Census

"The Effects of Second-Earner Deduction on Married Men's Labor Supply"
Hyung-Jai Choi, University of Washington
Discussant: Madeline Zavodny, Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank