Children’s Life Journeys and Critical Inflection Points
16 March 2018
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Experts from different fields presented new insights from their research on development economics, focusing on child health and on designing policies to improve child well-being and development.
The event featured keynote speaker Michael Kremer, Gates Professor of Developing Societies at the Department of Economics at Harvard University, who talked about “The long-run impacts of improving child health: the case of deworming”.
Sarah Cook (UNICEF Innocenti), Daniel Frey (UNICEF Switzerland), Philippe Puyo (SDC), Ernst Fehr (Excellence Foundation Zurich), Guilherme Lichand (CCWD)
Stylized facts and impacts on short- and long-term outcomes
James Leckman (Yale), Drew Bailey (University of California, Irvine)
Prevention and mitigation of child health shocks
Michael Callen (UCSD), Gunter Fink (Swiss TPH)
Round table on pathways from research to child health programming
Charles Nelson (Harvard University), Jose Cuesta (UNICEF Innocenti), Johannes Wedenig (UNICEF Malawi), Mica Jenkins (World Food program)
Keynote: The long-run impacts of improving child health: the case of deworming
Michael Kremer (Harvard University), Venue: RAA-G-15