2022 ASSA Meeting

IAFFE @ ASSA/AEA 2022 | Virtual, JANUARY 7-9, 2022 | Boston, MA US

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Below are the IAFFE sessions at the virtual 2022 ASSA Annual Meeting, January 7-9, 2022.

Note re Presenting Authors, if there is more than one author listed, the Presenting Author is indicated with an * after their name.

Women's Agency, Urbanisation and Wellbeing 

Friday, Jan. 7, 2022   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
Chair: Nidhiya Menon, Brandeis University

  • The Relationship between Gender Gaps and the Business Cycle -- Denise Barth*, DIW Berlin; Marius Clemens, DIW Berlin; Elke Holst, DIW Berlin,
  • The Gendered Effects of Urban Displacement -- Arpita Biswas, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Time and Income Poverty: Detecting Intersectional Differences Using Distributional Copulas -- Franziska Dorn*, University of Goettingen; Rosalba Radice, University of Goettingen; Giampiero Marra, University College London; Thomas Kneib, University of Goettingen
  • Gender, Motherhood, and Wages in India -- Leila Gautham, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Can Mining Change Regressive Cultural Norms? Evidence on Acceptance of Domestic Violence and Shared Decision-Making in India -- Nidhiya Menon*, Brandeis University; Amanda Guimbeau, Brandeis University; James Ji Ji, Brandeis University; Yana Rodgers, Rutgers University

Capitalism and Care 

Friday, Jan. 7, 2022   12:15 PM - 2:15 PM (EST)
Hosted with: Union for Radical Political Economics
Chair: Shaianne Osterreich, Ithaca College

  • The Triple Day Thesis: Theorizing Motherhood Within the Capabilities Approach and Marxist Feminist Social Reproduction Theory -- Elaine Tontoh, New School for Social Research
  • Why Doesn’t It Take A Village? A Classical Perspective on Child Care in the Social Division of Labor -- Noé Wiener, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Who Cares? Capitalism and the "Crisis of Care" -- Paddy Quick, URPE
  • Women in Post-Covid-19 Times: Pandemic, Violence and Social Reproduction -- Alicia Girón, National University of Mexico

Can Trade Be Used to Promote Feminist Objectives: Evaluating Recent Innovations in Trade Policy 

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
Hosted with: Association for Evolutionary Economics
Chair: Alma Espino, University of the Republic Uruguay

  • Seeking Greater Intersectionality in Trade: Learning from Women with Disabilities -- Deborah Stienstra, University of Guelph
  • Can Human and Labor Rights Commitments in EU Preferential Trade Arrangements Be Used to Eliminate Sexual Harassment of Women Farm Laborers in Agriculture in Kenya, Morocco, and Italy? -- Tequila Brooks, TJ Brooks, Esq.
  • Canada’s Feminist Trade Policy -- Erin Hannah, Western University
  • Gender and Labour Rights in Trade Agreements: The Case of the USMCA -- Laura Macdonald, Carleton University

Gender Inequality I 

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
Hosted with: Association for Social Economics
Chair: Ying Zhen, Wesleyan College

  • Gender and Racial Discrimination Musicians Face in the Music Labor Market of the United States -- Ying Zhen, Wesleyan College
  • The Evolution of Gender Wealth Inequality in the United States in a Changing Institutional Context -- Hanna Szymborska, Birmingham City University
  • Linking Extreme Precipitation Events with Early Marriages among Girls: Quantitative Evidence from Himalayan State of Uttarakhand -- Jheelum Sarkar, Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • The Impact of Austerity on Gender Inequality in Time Allocation -- Anamika Sen, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Water and Women's Well Being in India: Empirical Evidence -- Ashish Sedai, Colorado State University

Gender Inequality II 

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022   12:15 PM - 2:15 PM (EST)
Hosted with: Association for Social Economics
Chair: Ana Androsik, New School for Social Research

  • A Tale of Two Criteria: Intersectionality and the Credit Market -- Anastasia Cozarenco*, Montpellier Business School; Ariane Szafarz, Montpellier Business School
  • Are Two Sources of Credit Better than One?: Credit Access and Debt among Microfinance Clients in Bangladesh -- Nudrat Faria Shreya, University of Kent
  • Caring Labor during Ebola Crises in Sierra Leone: Lessons for COVID -- Ana Androsik, New School for Social Research
  • Pink Tech: Did Computers and the Internet Reduce the Gender Wage Gap? Evidence from Brazilian Data -- Ana Luisa G. Abras, Federal University of ABC; Giovana C. Bigliazzi*, Federal University of ABC; Mônica Yukie Kuwahara, Federal University of ABC

Families in the Pandemic: Work, Household Responsibilities and Care 

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022   12:15 PM - 2:15 PM (EST)
Hosted with: Association for the Study of Generosity in Economics
Chair: Marcella Corsi, Sapienza University-Rome

  • COVID-19 and Changes in the Gendered Division of Unpaid Labor, Job Productivity, and Job Satisfaction -- Jennifer Cohen*, Miami University; Kristina Durante, Rutgers University; Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, Rutgers University; Lisa Kaplowitz, Rutgers University; Elain Zundl, Rutgers University
  • Transformations of Gender Gaps in Paid and Unpaid Work Time during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Findings from Turkey -- Ipek Ilkkaracan*, Istanbul Technical University; Emel Memis, Ankara University
  • Paid and Unpaid Work during COVID-19. A Study on the Effects of Lockdown Measures in Italy -- Marcella Corsi, Sapienza University-Rome; Erica Aloe*, Sapienza University-Rome; Alessandra De Rose, Sapienza University-Rome; Marina Zannella, Sapienza University-Rome
  • Fathers Matter: Intra-Household Responsibilities and Children’s Wellbeing during the COVID-19 Lockdown in Italy -- Lucia Mangiavacchi*, University of Perugia; Luca Piccoli, University of Trento; Luca Pieroni, University of Perugia

LERA/IAFFE Joint Session: Diversity in the Labor Market 

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022   12:15 PM - 2:15 PM (EST)
Hosted with: Labor and Employment Relations Association
Chair: Takao Kato, Colgate University
Discussant(s): Melanie Jones, Cardiff University; Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, University of California-Merced; Francine D. Blau, Cornell University

  • Careers of Elite School Graduates: Evidence from a French Large Firm -- Dominique Meurs, French Institute for Demographic Studies (INED)
  • Pay Gaps in the National Health Service: The Puzzle of Observability and Disclosure -- Karen Mumford, York University
  • Effects of Increased Immigration Enforcement on Citizens' Self-Employment -- Karla Cordova, Pomona College
  • Pension Rights, Employment, and the Gender Wealth Gap -- Eva Sierminska, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research

Global Capitalism and Gender Relations 

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022   3:45 PM - 5:45 PM (EST)
Hosted with: Union for Radical Political Economics
Chair: Sirisha Naidu, University of Missouri-Kansas City

  • Industrial Policy, Gender, and Technological Change in Indonesia -- Shaianne Osterreich, Ithaca College
  • How Does Time Use Data Shape a Gendered Understanding of Class? A Feminist Political Economy of Indian Time Use Data -- Sirisha Naidu, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Manifestos and Destinies: Which Way to Radical Democracy? -- Marianne Hill, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
  • China Shock and Female Labor Market Participation in Brazil -- Juliana Cristofani, Federal University of ABC

Women's Employment, Unpaid Work and Intimate Partner Violence 

Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022   12:15 PM - 2:15 PM (EST)
Chair: Abena D. Oduro, University of Ghana

  • Internalization of Patriarchal Attitudes and Women’s Labour Market and Economic Outcomes in Nigeria -- Nkechi S. Owoo, University of Ghana
  • Walking for Water and Fuelwood: Welfare Implications for Women and Children in Ghana -- Monica Lambon-Quayefio, University of Ghana
  • Risk Factors of Intimate Partner Physical Violence among Married Women in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Ghana, Kenya, Malawi and Zimbabwe -- Jones Paintsil Arkoh, University of Cape Coast-Ghana; Christobe Asiedu, Louisiana Tech University; Elizabeth Asiedu, Howard University; Neepa Gaekwad Babulal*, State University of New York-Freedonia; Tatenda P. Zinyemba, United Nations University-MERIT and Maastricht University School of Governance
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Self-Employed Women in the UK -- Jennifer Catañeda Navarette, University of Cambridge

New Strategies for Making Economics More Inclusive 

Panel Session
Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022   3:45 PM - 5:45 PM (EST)
Chair: Lee Badgett, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

  • Devika Dutt, University of Massachusetts-Amherst and D-Econ
  • Marlene Kim, University of Massachusetts-Boston
  • Eva Schönwald, Women in Economics Initiative
  • Rhonda V. Sharpe, Women’s Institute for Science, Equity and Race