Family and Education Workshop Annual Meeting (FEW)

Date
9 March 2020 08:30–10 March 2020 16:00
Location
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Conference Program


March 9, 2020

Session 1

Effects of Busing on Test Scores and Well-being of Bilingual Pupils: Resources Matter
Helena Skyt Nielsen, Professor at the Department of Economics and Business, Aarhus University

School Finance Reform and Labor Market Outcomes.
Diane Schanzenbach
, Director and Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research and Margaret Walker Alexander Professor of Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University

Direct and spillover effects of vaccine-hesitant providers
Maria Knoth Humlum
, Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Business, Aarhus University. (with Julie Berry Cullen, Agne Suziedelyte and Peter Rønø Thingholm)

Session 2

Skill Transmission Between Generations and the Heritability of Comparative Advantage
Mikael Lindahl, Professor of Economics, University of Gothenburg

Wealthy and Wise? Revisiting the Question of Whether Money Matters to Children's Outcomes
Marianne Page, Professor of Economics, University of California at Davis


March 10, 2020

Session 3

Philanthropy and Public-Sector Leadership: The Case of Broad Superintendents.
Susanna Loeb
, Director of the Annenberg Institute and Professor of Education and International and Public Affairs, Brown University. (with Tom Dee and Ying Shi)

Intergenerational Correlations in Longevity
Sandra Black, Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs, Columbia University. (with Adriana Lleras-Muney, Nolan Pope and Joe Price)

Support to schools receiving refugee children: Effects of a randomized intervention
Anna Sjögren, Associate Professor in Economics, The Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy. (with Helena Holmlund)

Session 4

Welfare reforms and child outcomes
Marianne Simonsen
, Professor, Aarhus University. School of Business and Social Sciences. Department of Economics and Business Economics (with Anne Brink Nandrup, Lars Skipper & Jeff Smith)

Effects of Scaling Up Means-Tested Voucher Programs
David Figlio
, Orrington Lunt Professor and Dean, School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University