Type: Seminar

Early Life Adversity, Biological Adaptation, and Human Capital

Speaker

Atheendar Venkataramani, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania

Date & Time

Mar 8, 2018, 4:00-5:30 am EST

Early life shocks result in physiological changes that allow infants and children to adapt to surrounding environments. We examine the implications of one form of biological adaptation - immune system learning - for human capital formation.

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