2017 ASSA Meeting

ASSA 2017

Chicago, IL USA | January 6-8, 2017


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Friday, January 6, 9:00am - Noon | Swissôtel Chicago, Vevey 1

Friday, January 6, 2:00pm - 4:00pm | Swissôtel Chicago, Vevey 1

Friday, January 6, 4:45pm - 6:45p | Swissôtel Chicago, Vevey 1

Open to all IAFFE members
Saturday, January 7, 4:45pm - 6:45p | Swissôtel Chicago, Vevey 3 & 4

IAFFE Sessions
Below are the IAFFE sessions at the 2017 ASSA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL USA.
IMPORTANT - Please click on the session title to consult the final program on the ASSA website for any sessions changes.

Inter- and Intra-Household Inequality
Friday, January 6, 2017, 2:30p - 4:30p | Swissôtel Chicago, Montreux 3

Chair:  Lee Badgett, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Discussants: Lee Badgett, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Sara Cantillon, Glasgow Caledonian University

  • Leanne Roncolato (Franklin and Marshall College) and Mike Martell (Franklin and Marshall College), Modern Families: Bargaining and Time Use in Same-Sex Households
  • Rahul Lahoti (University of Goettingen) and Stephen Klasen (University of Goettingen), How Serious is the Neglect of Intra-Household Inequality in Multi-dimensional Poverty Indices?
  • Shoshana Grossbard (San Diego State University), R. Richard Geddes (Cornell University), and Hazem Alshaikhmubarak (San Diego State University), Non-Marital Fertility and the Expansion of Women’s Economic Rights
  • Soazic Elise Wang Sonne (United Nations University), Does A Higher Women’s Intrahousehold Bargaining Power Trigger Clean Fuel Adoption: Evidence From Senegal
  • Arna Vardardottir (Copenhagen Business School) and Michaela Pagel (Columbia Business School), Family Finances: Intra-Household Bargaining and Capital Structure

Feminist Economics: Out of Africa
Saturday, January 7, 2017 | 12:30p - 2:15p | Swissôtel Chicago, Monte Rosa

Chair:  Alicia Girón, UNAM
Discussants: Olagoke Akintola, University of KwaZulu-Natal

  • Mina Baliamoune-Lutz (University of North Florida) and Stefan Lutz (University of East London), Gender and Firm Performance in Middle Eastern and African Economies
  • Tamara McGavock (Grinnell College), Child Brides, Bargaining Power, and Reform of Ethiopia's Family Law
  • Lindsey Novak (University of Minnesota), School of Thought: The Role of Education in Changing the Preference for Female Genital Cutting in Burkina Faso

Fundamental Research on Feminist Economics
Saturday, January 7, 2017 | 2:30p - 4:30p | Swissôtel Chicago, Bianco

Chair:  Diana Strassmann, Rice University
Discussants: Joyce Jacobsen, Wesleyan University; Lisa Cook, Michigan State University

  • Nina Banks (Bucknell University), Cecilia Conrad (MacArthur Foundation), and Rhonda Sharpe (Bucknell University), Black Women’s Unpaid Labor in the Social Economy
  • Günseli Berik (University of Utah), To Measure or To Narrate? Feminist Paths toward a Sustainable Future
  • Carlo D’Ippoliti (Sapienza University of Rome), Marcella Corsi (Sapienza University of Rome), and Giulia Zacchia (Sapienza University of Rome), Gendered Careers: Women Economists in Italy
  • Joanna Tyrowicz (University of Warsaw), Lucas van der Velde (University of Warsaw), and Irene van Staveren (International Institute of Social Studies), Identifying Age Penalty in Women's Wages: New Method and Conclusions from Germany 1984-2008

Feminist Economics: Modelling and Measurement
Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM | Swissôtel Chicago, Montreux 3

Chair: Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts-Boston
Discussants: James Heintz, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Stephanie Seguino, University of Vermont; Chiara Piovani, University of Denver; Gokce Uysal, Bahcesehir University

  • Brenda Spotton Visano (York University), Gendering Post-Keynesian Macroeconomics: A Contribution to the Debate
  • Selin Secil Akin (University of Massachusetts-Amherst), Are Macroeconomic Policies Gender Neutral? 
  • Shaianne Osterreich (Ithaca College), Feminist-Heterodox Theorizing about Globalization
  • Eurydice Fotopoulou (University of Greenwich), Ozlem Onaran (University of Greenwich), Cem Oyvat (University of Greenwich), Income Distribution, Gender Equality and Public Spending: A Synergy for Decent Work and Growth

Gender Inequality Redux
Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM | Swissôtel Chicago, Montreux 3

Chair: Shaianne Osterreich, Ithaca College
Discussants: Yavuz Yasar, University of Denver; Hsueh-Hsiang Li, Colorado State University; Selin Secil Akin, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Brenda Spotton Visano, York University

  • Anders Fremstad (Colorado State University), Mark Paul (University of Massachusetts-Amherst), Opening the Farm Gate to Women? Sustainable Local Agriculture in the United States
  • Chiara Piovani (University of Denver), Nursel Aydiner-Avsar (UNCTAD),  Economic Factors and Mental Health: A Gender Analysis for the United States
  • Gokce Uysal (Bahcesehir University), Tuba Toru Delibasi (Bahcesehir University), Bulent Anil (Bahcesehir University), Does Classroom Gender Composition Affect School Dropout? 
  • Natalia Czap (University of Michigan-Dearborn), Hans J. Czap (University of Michigan-Dearborn), Mark E. Burbach (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Conforming to or Defying Gender Stereotypes? Empathy versus Financial Nudging in Environmental Context 

The Care Economy and Parental Time Use With Children in Developed and Developing Economies
Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, 12:30 PM – 2:15 PM | Swissôtel Chicago, Montreux 3

Chair: Joyce Jacobsen, Wesleyan University
Discussants: Jooyeoun Suh, University of Oxford; Tamar Khitarishvili, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College; Kijong Kim, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

  • Tamar Khitarishvili (Levy Economics Institute of Bard College), Kijong Kim (Levy Economics Institute of Bard College), Nancy Folbre (University of Massachusetts-Amherst), Childcare Arrangements in the United States and Parental Engagement With Children at Home: Distributional Analysis
  • Jooyeoun Suh (University of Oxford), Kijong Kim (Levy Economics Institute of Bard College), Has Universal Childcare Policy Alleviated Parental Time Burdens and Influenced Parental Engagement With Children? The Case of South Korea
  • Avanti Mukherjee (University of Massachusetts-Amherst), Does ‘Doing Care’ Mean Less Child Care? Insights From the Indian Time Use Survey