Mini-Conference on Equality among Children and Families: Evidence from China, Japan, and the World


January 12, 2017


In this conference, we discussed research agenda for investigating the state of inequality of well-being of children and family education in East Asian countries using household panel data. The conference opened with the invited lecture by Professor James Raymo of University of Wisconsin-Madison about the methodological overview of inequality of children across countries. Then five research papers using Chinese and Japanese panel data were presented, followed by the discussions by the participants and the floor.