2021 ASSA Meeting

IAFFE @ ASSA 2021 | JANUARY 3-5, 2021

IAFFE Sessions

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Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
Hosted By: Association for Evolutionary Economics & International Association for Feminist Economics
Chair: Mary V. Wrenn, University of West England

  • Economic Capacity Building and the Instrumental Promotion of Shared Ideologies, Theories and Concepts in Africa, Howard Stein, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Inequality, Vested Interests, and Industrial Development: A Comparison of ISI Policy in Mexico and South Korea, Kellin Chandler Stanfield, Hobart and William Smith College, Sooyoung Lee, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Neoliberalism and Its Failures in Argentina, Emilia Ormaechea, National University of Litoral The Role of the State in Women’s Enterprise Development: Comparing Gulf Countrie, Tonia Warnecke, Rollins College, Melissa Langworthy, Ladysmith
  • Capitalist Development in Brazil: Labor and Gender Perspectives, Lygia Sabbag Fares, Strong School of Administration and Management (ESAGS)  

Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021   12:15 PM - 2:15 PM (EST)
Hosted By: International Association for Feminist Economics
Chair: Radhika Balakrishnan, Rutgers University

  • Radhika Balakrishnan, Rutgers University | Topic: How Human Rights Can Help in Understanding the Link Between Economic Policy and Well Being
  • Darrick Hamilton, Ohio State University | Topic: The Inseparable Intersections of Race, Gender, Family and Economic Circumstance
  • Corina Rodriguez Enriquez , Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Public Policy-Argentina | Topic: Macroeconomic Policy Challenges to Approach Inequality in Latin America in the Aftermath of COVID-19 Pandemic: A Feminist Perspective
  • Jayati Ghosh, Jawaharlal Nehru University | Topic: Intersecting Inequalities in COVID-19 Responses in Developing Countries
  • James Heintz , University of Massachusetts-Amherst | Topic: The Triple Threat: Care, Sustainability, and Macroeconomic Crisis 

Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021   3:45 PM - 5:45 PM (EST)
Hosted By: International Association for Feminist Economics
Chair: Johannes Haushofer, Princeton University

  • Evolution of Cultural Beliefs and Gender of Children in West Africa - Willa Friedman, University of Houston; Boblawende Jean Kabore, University of Houston 
  • Conflict Exposure in Childhood and Adolescence and Acceptance of Domestic Violence in Adulthood - Giulia La Mattina, University of South Florida; Olga N. Shemyakina, Georgia Institute of Technology 
  • Trade-offs? The Impact of WTO Accession on Intimate Partner Violence in Cambodia - Bilge Erten, Northeastern University; Pinar Keskin, Wellesley College
  • Gender Differences in Political Career Progression: Evidence from United States Elections - Hani Mansour, University of Colorado-Denver; Ryan Brown, University of Colorado-Denver; Stephen O'Connell, Emory University; James Reeves, University of Michigan
  • Discussant(s) - Hani Mansour, University of Colorado-Denver; Willa Friedman, University of Houston; Kasey Buckles, University of Notre Dame; Jeanne Lafortune, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Monday, Jan. 4, 2021  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
Hosted By: International Association for Feminist Economics
Chair: Abena Oduro, Centre for Social Policy Studies and University of Ghana

  • Which Women Own Land in India? Between Divergent Data Sets, Measures, and Laws - Bina Agarwal, Global Development Institute and University of Manchester; Pervesh Anthwal, Virginia Tech Malvika Mahesh, Institute of Economic Growth and University of Delhi
  • Yes, I Am a Peasant! An Alternative to Measure Women's Political Empowerment Using the Colombian National Political Culture Survey - Suelen Emilia Castiblanco, Los Andes University-Bogota
  • Impact of Policy Interventions at Reduction and Redistribution of Unpaid Care Work on Employment Generation, Time- and Income-Poverty and Gender Gaps: A Macro-Micro Policy Simulation for Turkey - Ípek Ílkkaracan, Istanbul Technical University; Kijong Kim, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College; Thomas Masterson, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College; Emel Memis; Ankara University
  • Roads to Better Health: Linkages between Infrastructure and Child Health Outcomes in India - Pallavi Panda, State University of New York-Geneseo
  • Gender Differences in Economic Activities of People with Disabilities in the Context of Rural Ethiopia - Smriti Tiwari, Skidmore College

Monday, Jan. 4, 2021  12:15 PM - 2:15 PM (EST)
Hosted By:  & International Association for Feminist Economics
Chair: Shaianne Osterreich, Ithaca College

  • The Oppressive Nexus of Socioeconomic Status and Gender in Egyptian Society: A Marxist Exposition - Stephanie Attar, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Unpaid Work in Non-Capitalist Spaces in India: Contesting the Gendered Understandings - Surbhi Kesar, Azim Premji University
  • Norms and Specialization in Household Production: Evidence from a Danish Parental Leave Reform - Anne Sophie Lassen, Copenhagen Business School 
  • The Impact of a Donald Trump Election: How a Change in Perceived Discrimination Affects Substance Use - Teresa Perry, Colorado State University 
  • Space, Time, and Religious Identity: Women’s Mobility in India and Pakistan- Abhilasha Srivastava, Bridgewater State University

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
Hosted By: Association for Social Economics & International Association for Feminist Economics
Chair: Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, Rutgers University

  • Race, Gender and Occupational Crowding in the Time of COVID-19 - Ofronama Biu, New School; Darrick Hamilton, New School
  • Health Economics, Social Stratification and the COVID-19 Pandemic - John Bryan Davis, University of Amsterdam and Marquette University; Geoffrey Hodgson, University of London; Gerry McCartney, Public Health Observatory; Robert McMaster, University of Glasgow
  • Stratification Economics and the Pandemic: Effects on Care Provisioning - Merve Burnazoglu, Utrecht University; John Bryan Davis, Marquette University and University of Amsterdam; Zohreh Emaami, Alverno College Recession
  • Stimulus Package and Protection of Women Gender in COVID-19 Pandemic Response in Bangladesh - Khatun Sayema, Jahangirnagar University
  • The Future of Work, Domestic Workers and the Gig Economy - Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, Rutgers University; Elaine Zundl, Rutgers University

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021   12:15 PM - 2:15 PM (EST)
Hosted By: Union for Radical Political Economics & International Association for Feminist Economics
Chair: Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, Rutgers University

  • Essential, Exposed and Still Unequal: Women, Work and COVID-19 in the United States - Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts-Boston 
  • Industrial Policy and Gender Inclusivity - Stephanie Seguino, University of Vermont
  • The Macroeconomics of Women’s Economic Empowerment: A Macro-Micro Analysis of Gender Segregation and Job Quality in Developing Countries - Elissa Braunstein, Colorado State University
  • The COVID-19 Lockdown in India: Gender and Caste Dimensions of the First Job Losses - Ashwini Deshpande, Ashoka University
  • Work Time Matters for Mental Health: A Gender Analysis of Paid and Unpaid Labor - Chiara Piovani, University of Denver

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021   3:45 PM - 5:45 PM (EST)
Hosted By: Association for the Study of Generosity in Economics & International Association for Feminist Economics
Chair: Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, Rutgers University

  • Do Women Become More Conservative after Childbirth? An Empirical Analysis of Gender Attitudes - Lucas van der Velde, Warsaw School of Economics  
  • The Effect of Paid Parental Leave on Fertility and Mother`s Labor Force Participation - Andra Hiriscau, Florida International University  
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Employment, Care Work, and Domestic Violence: A Study with Women Residents in Brazilian’s Favelas - Eliana Sousa Silva, Insper and Maré Development Networks; Regina Madalozzo, Insper; Sergio Roberto Cardoso, Insper
  • COVID-19 and the Division of Work within the Household. An Empirical Analysis on Unpaid Care and Domestic Work in Italy and Thailand - Erica Aloe, Sapienza University of Rome and American University; Minh Tam Bui, Srinakharinwirot University Chompoonuh Kosalakorn Permpoonwiwa, Srinakharinwirot University; Marina Zannella, Sapienza University of Rome
  • Demographic, Health and Economic Transitions and the Future Global Demand for Care - Elizabeth M. King, Brookings Institution; Hannah Randolph, American University; Maria S. Floro, American University; Jooyeoun Suh, AARP