Mini-Conference on Equality among Children and Families: Evidence from China, Japan, and the World
Date: Thursday, 12 January 2016
Venue: G-SEC lab, the 6th floor, East Research Building,
Mita Campus, Keio University
The Conference is open to scholars and graduate students who have interests in these issues.
===== Program =====
- ◆Welcoming remarks by Hideo Akabayashi (Keio University)
- ◆Part 1: Invited Lecture
- Chair: Noriko Tsuya (Keio University)
- James M Raymo (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
- "Cross-National Variation in Children's Poverty by Family Structure"
- Lunch (Invited only)
- ◆Part 2: Presentations 1
- Chair: Kazuo Yamaguchi (University of Chicago)
- Michio Naoi (Keio University)
- "Does Money Matter? Exploring a Causal Link between Family Income and Educational Spending and Child Outcomes through National Child Allowance Policy"
- Xin Zhang (Peking University)
- "Smog in Our Brains: Gender Difference in the Impact of Exposures to Air Pollution on Cognitive Performance"
- Coffee Break
- ◆Part 3: Presentations 2
- Chair: Yoshio Higuchi (Keio University)
- Hideo Akabayashi (Keio University)
- "An Empirical Analysis of Preschool Education in Japan"
- Wangyang Li (Beijing Normal University)
- "The influences of family SES on parenting practices： an international comparative study"
- Coffee Break
- ◆Part 4: Presentations 3
- Chair: Hideo Akabayashi (Keio University)
- Yu Xie (Princeton University)
- "Family Influences on Children’s Development in Contemporary China"
- Reception (Invited only)
For more details, please click the program.
Supported by the Institute for Economic Studies, Keio University
Sponsored by MEXT Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S)
state of inequality of well-being of children and family education in East
Asian countries using household panel data. The conference opened with the
invited lecture by Professor James Raymo of University of Wisconsin-Madison
about the methodological overview of inequality of children across countries.