Inequality at Birth: Some Causes and Consequences
From Alumni Education
Janet Currie *88, Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, and the Director for the Center for Health and Wellbeing, discusses the causes and consequences of health in early life. By examining the impact of birth weight upon test scores and future earnings through various studies and peripheral research, Professor Currie presents the strong connection between health at birth and future economic and educational circumstances. Presented as part of Alumni Day 2013.