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Session 58:
Population and poverty (1)

Wednesday, July 20
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Auditorium François 1er

Chair: Cecil Mlatsheni, University of Cape Town
Discussant: Murray Leibbrandt, University of Cape Town

  1. The effects of socio-demographic factors on the risk of becoming poor in Argentina. A longitudinal analysis of data from the Encuesta Permanente de Hogares (1995-2003)María Constanza Street, Universidad de Buenos Aires; María Marta Santillán, Universidad Católica de Córdoba; Jerónimo R. Carballo, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba

  2. Targeting health services to the urban poor: Is slum geography enough?Shea Rutstein, ORC Macro; Kiersten Johnson, ORC Macro; Livia Montana, ORC Macro

  3. Changes in farm income and land use over time in the Ecuadorian AmazonRichard Bilsborrow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Alisson F. Barbieri, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Bolier Torres-Navarrete, Georg August Universität, Göttingen

  4. The impact of basic health insurance on coverage for childbirth attended by medical staff in Bolivia: evidence from household surveysCecilia Vidal, Harvard University

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