Lena Edlund

Columbia University

Lena Edlund, Associate Professor of Economics at Columbia University, will use data from hospitals to examine how the incidence of child abuse varies by children’s age, gender, and their parents’ socio-economic level. She will present her findings in three research papers examining child physical abuse, sexual abuse, and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).


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