Session 110:
Using Policy Variation to Identify Demographic Change

Friday, March 31
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
San Bernardino
Lobby Level

Chair: Rucker C. Johnson, University of California, Berkeley
Discussant: Deborah S. Reed, Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC)

  1. Is There Any Added Worker Effect from the Reduction in Standard Working Hours? The "Aubry's Law" in France as a Natural ExperimentMeherun Ahmed, University of Washington

  2. Female Income, Women's Status, and Spousal Violence: Effects of the Mexican Progresa ProgramGustavo J. Bobonis, University of Toronto; Roberto Castro, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Melissa Gonzalez-Brenes, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

  3. Explaining Birth Order Effects Using Variation in Compulsory Schooling LawDean R. Lillard, Cornell University; Jennifer Gerner, Cornell University

  4. Do the Elderly Respond to Taxes on Earnings? Evidence from the Social Security Retirement Earnings TestDavid Loughran, RAND; Steven Haider, RAND

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