March 20 panel to discuss effects of parental job loss on children

While job loss can have financial, social and health consequences for displaced workers, there is very little data on how parental job loss affects children. In an upcoming Schubert Center for Child Studies lecture, Mark Votruba, associate professor of economics, will discuss his research on the causal effect of parental job loss on children’s school performance in Norway. Then, Policy Matters Ohio Executive Director Amy Hanauer and Ohio Labor Agency Executive Director David Megenhardt will join Votruba to discuss the implications for policy and practice in the U.S.

Join the discussion March 20 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations Room 115.

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