Zeuthen Workshop on Child Health and Public Policy

This year’s Zeuthen lecturer at the University of Copenhagen is Professor Janet Currie (Princeton University). Professor Currie will give three lectures on “Economics of Children” on 2-4 May 2023. In connection with the Zeuthen lectures, Center for Economic Behavior and Inequality (CEBI) at the University of Copenhagen is organizing this workshop on “Child Health and Public Policy” on 3-4 May 2023.

While the workshop takes place on 3-4 May, we encourage participants to arrive on May 2 and attend the first lecture by Professor Currie in the afternoon. Participation is free of charge and includes registration, lunch, refreshments, and a workshop dinner. 

More information on registration and programme in early Spring 2023.

Call for papers

We invite submission of papers for presentation at the workshop. Submissions by junior researchers are particularly encouraged. We welcome theoretical and empirical papers on the economics of children. Examples of suitable topics include:

  • Child mental health, education, and productivity
  • Pollution and child health
  • Inequalities in child health
  • Public policies to promote child health

Important dates

Submission of paper: 1 March 2023

Notification of acceptance: 27 March 2023

Registration: 7 April 2023

Submission of paper

Please submit your paper via this form.