Long Term Effects of Parental Involvement Laws on Fertility and Education

Date: 
Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: 
U of C Medical Center, Goldblatt Pavilion, Room H-103

Dr. Robert Kaestner, Professor, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, Dept. of Economics, UIC and his co-author Sara Borelli, will present "Long Term Effects of Parental Involvement Laws on Fertility and Education" as part of the Section of Family Planning & Contraceptive Research lecutres series.

Lunch will be provided. RSVP to sorzalli@uchicago.edu

Goldblatt Pavilion is located at 59th and Drexel.

Dr. Kaestner is a Professor in the Institute of Government and Public Affairs of the University of Illinois and a Professor in the Department of Economics of the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Dr. Kaestner's areas of expertise are health, labor and social policy. He has more than 100 scholarly publications and has been awarded several research grants from the National Institutes of Health.  Dr. Kaestner has recently conducted research on the effects of Medicaid and private health insurance on infant and child health; whether or not expansions in Medicaid crowded out private health