Final Call for Papers: Inequalities in Children’s Outcomes in Developing Countries
This conference will bring together papers that discuss the extent of inequalities in key indicators of children’s human capital and well-being, especially how inequalities change and evolve, and the factors that mitigate or reinforce early inequalities and explain their evolution over time. St Anne's College, Oxford, 8-9 July 2013
Speakers will include:
- Orazio Attanasio (University College, London)
- Jere Behrman (University of Pennsylvania)
- Pedro Carneiro (University College, London)
- Stefan Dercon (DFID / University of Oxford)
- Paul Glewwe (University of Minnesota)
- Costas Meghir (Yale University)
- Karthik Muralidharan (University of California, San Diego)
Final call for papers
The conference organising committee invites submissions of high-quality research papers addressing these and other questions relating to child well-being and development in developing countries. Submissions using the Young Lives data are encouraged, although consideration will also be given to papers using other developing country panel data-sets that address related issues. Potential topics of interest include:
- What is the extent of inequalities in key indicators of children’s human capital and well-being over the child’s life-course across, gender, socio-economic status, ethnic group, rural-urban residence, and other dimensions?
- How do inequalities evolve and change over the child’s life-course?
- What are the factors that mitigate/reinforce early inequalities and explain the evolution of inequalities over time?
If you would like to submit a paper (full papers only; abstracts only will not be considered), please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject header please put: Submission Young Lives Child Inequalities Conference. If the paper is multiple-authored, please indicate who will present and whether the presenter would be willing to act as a discussant. Submission deadline: 1 April 2013.
Download the full conference details and Call for Papers.